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|16 hours 51 min ago||MLive isn't so bad,||
as long as you completely avoid the comment sections.
|1 day 21 hours ago||disagree on many points||
1. PAC-12 picked up Utah and Colorado before negotiating with UT, OU et al. 2. The Big 12 needs to add schools just to have a championship game. I'd be shocked if they turned down someone like FSU because they are too far away. 3. UVA as a "crown jewel" seems like a reach, as does their relationship with UNC and the idea that they are tied to VT. 4. GT was supposedly very interested in joining the Big Ten. They would be a viable candidate if the finances of leaving the ACC can be worked out. 5. I don't understand why the ACC would collapse if they lost a couple of schools to the Big Ten. Losing UNC would be tough, but what about losing UVA and GT? UConn would love to join and, as you pointed out, they already have 15 teams. 6. Other conferences haven't exactly been following the Big Ten's lead in expansion. The SEC went to 14 before us. The PAC-12 was negotiating to go to 16 while we were at 12 and the Big 12 is sitting at 10. The Big Ten going to 16 may mean nothing to them, or they may decide to expand first. 7. Oklahoma and OK St. reportedly approached the Big Ten about membership. I don't think OU is necessarily all that tied to UT. In fact, if the SEC were to expand I think they would take a run at OU first. 8. Expansion may well be dead for now for the Big Ten, but it would be because all of the attractive candidates (other than ND) are in the ACC and signed that rights deal. 9. The SEC wanting Duke was a joke, right?
|2 days 3 hours ago||I believe it's being called||
I believe it's being called "slot corner" in some of the recruiting reports here.
|2 days 13 hours ago||should try his hand at music||
I'd recommend he start making music videos. It shouldn't be hard to make something that will get his release in a "mutual" decision.
|3 days 38 min ago||MSU should do this too.||
MSU should do this too.
|5 days 4 hours ago||I would add MSU to your list.||
I would add MSU to your list. It's got to be tough to hang onto recruits who are hoping for a better offer.
|6 days 4 hours ago||Why hate the pay sites and not the free ones?||
If your concern is the KIDS, well both are hounding therm. Many of the free sites are trying to make money too. They are just doing it without paid subscribers and paywalled articles.
|6 days 18 hours ago||They were also just the Rainbows,||
at least according to one of my old shirts.
|1 week 15 hours ago||Is PSU doing a good job with this class?||
How many players will they have room for? I've heard 13. If true, they're mostly full already and have 4 WRs. It looks like O'Brien's strategy is to fill up his class early. From the outside, it seems he could be aiming higher. Not only is he getting some 4* commits, getting interest from Peppers has to help even if he doesn't land him.
|1 week 1 day ago||I am afraid you misread the headline.||
It asks whether "athletics" have too much power at PSU, not "athletes".
|1 week 1 day ago||not my idea of a sensational headline||
Did PSU give a reason for replacing the doctor? It sounded like there was a conflict between the trainer and the doctor that O'Brien and Joyner decided by replacing the doctor.
|1 week 1 day ago||Here's a timeliine.||
Feb 2012 - Bill O'Brien brings in a long time NFL trainer to be the new head trainer. Jan 2013 - PSU hires an outside law firm to investigate complaints about the new trainer. Feb 2013 - O'Brien recommends the school replace the team doctor. Now - After reassigning the doctor as O'Brien requested, PSU is trying to make the move sound like a promotion.
|1 week 3 days ago||Using the past to predict the future,||
if he visits as scheduled, the coaches will take his commitment.
|1 week 3 days ago||He's been here four years.||
Sam Webb said he will be eligible to play right away as a grad student transfer.
|1 week 5 days ago||There is no question about taking them.||
As to where they will all fit in, that will sort itself out after they get into practices. Any imbalances can be addressed in the 2015 class.
|2 weeks 20 hours ago||You could probably say the same thing||
about 15 different schools, every one of them lacking Nebraska's geographic disadvantage.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||One answer.||
I'm pretty sure we are already giving out the maximum number of scholarships for all of our teams.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Impending sanctions were a big problem.||
Getting the actual penalties was a relief. The period of waiting for them was extended and painful, affecting our ability to hire a coach and recruiting. We should have done better than Ellerbe, but our options were severely limited. I still remember Roger Reid turning us down and his other prospects were nil.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Aren't you missing out on useful information?||
I'd like to know whether the services rank him about the same or have significant disagreement. Could their rankings vary because they project him to different positions, list different measurables, etc?
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Thank you.||
The whole idea that the coaches needed to push Ringer out because they oversigned is very irritating. At the very least, they only need to not offer Mike Jones a fifth year. Does anyone really think they are pushing Ringer out so they can keep Jones around?
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Yes, how horrible.||
They want to visit the kid first and find out what's going on before releasing him.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Frank either badly overplayed his hand||
or was trying to get fired. He was hardly in a position to make contract demands after this season and did anyway.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Illinois had the highest paid assistant||
in the Big Ten a few years ago. Being willing to pay doesn't guarantee getting top flight coaching.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||not necessarily||
University of Kansas = KU, Univeristy of Missouri = MU, are two examples.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||The "how" is a problem too.||
The authors of the report cited, the one comparing the relative salaries of faculty, presidents and coaches, suggest reducing the number of football scholarships to 60, capping coach's salaries at around $400K and cutting spending for non-revenue sports. They also advocate revenue sharing among schools.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Yeah, I don't see that.||
Not questioning anyone's reporting, but I will be shocked if we only take 1 DB in this class.
|3 weeks 1 hour ago||Paterno||
How fitting that his post-bye numbers are the worst after negotiating all those byes before joining the Big Ten.
|3 weeks 2 hours ago||interesting point of view||
I can't picture any NBA team being intimidated by any of the team names.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||These are not the same kinds of risk, though.||
These are not the same kinds of risk, though. The Daryl Stingley type injuries are very rare. There is a difference between assuming the risk of a serious, but rare injury as opposed to serious injuries caused by an accumulation of normal hits. It's a little like flying in an airplane. We all know the plane could crash and most will assume that risk because it's so small. If we learned that there were also toxins in the air inside the cabins with serious risk to prolonged exposure, would we just write that off in the same way?
In a similar vein, players might be well aware that suffering multiple concussions is dangerous. They also can have reasonably expect the opportunity to retire before it became too big of a risk for them. Certainly we have seen examples of that. Especially college athletes might trust the team doctors to protect them. The danger from repeated sub-concussive injuries isn't really comparable in terms of seeing an increased risk. Plenty of former players are now wondering what damage they might have unknowingly suffered.
Football has taken measures to minimize the likelyhood of spinal injuries like Stingly's. They have taken steps to protect players who may have suffered concussions. Why shouldn't they try to lessen the risk from sub-cussive injuries?
|3 weeks 1 day ago||We are all aware of the risks?||
Sorry, but that's just ridiculous. We are aware that there are risks, yes, but we are still learning just what they are. Were we worried about sub-concussive blows a decade ago, a year ago? I don't think very many were. Some people don't seem to be today. Beyond that, a step to limit hitting in spring practice sounds like an excellent example of how to reduce risks without changing the game.