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|10 weeks 11 hours ago||Agreed.||
Any road that goes through Alabama is a dead end.
|16 weeks 2 days ago||Beilein will be in the||
Beilein will be in the discussion as long as we keep performing at this level, but with the talent on this roster he will get overlooked by coaches doing a lot with less. I think at this point (a long way to go, obviously) it looks like Altman or Shyatt's to lose.
|19 weeks 5 days ago||Hipsters||
They've moved on to Fila.
|25 weeks 4 days ago||Hey, let's just make sure||
Hey, let's just make sure we're above the fold for TWIS.
|26 weeks 6 days ago||That the Winterhawks would||
That the Winterhawks would get caught cheating isn't surprising (they are ridiculously talented, and sometimes that is about more than just being a great organization) but at the same time they have a long lineage of putting players in the NHL (Mark Messier, Cam Neely, Marian Hossa, Brendan Morrow, Adam Deadmarsh, etc...) so it wouldn't be out of the blue for high quality talent to show up in Portland. As a transplanted Wolverine up here in PDX it would be a shame if the Winterhawks had been dubious in their recruiting tactics. But honestly, the $250,000 fine wouldn't really hurt the Winterhawks, and, as the article states, they trade most of their draft picks away anyways, so losing a few wouldn't really hurt them. The cupboards are already stacked for the next 2-3 years.
|37 weeks 5 days ago||COYS!||
Vertonghen will be a centerback, Essou-Akotto is the starting LB. But with the options available it might be time for the long-awaited move of Bale back to LB.
Other than that, dead on. Spurs did some remarkable things in the last few days. Dempsey for 6 mil is an absolute steal and provides some major cover for what is a thin strike force. If he can just replicate VdV's goals then he was way underpriced.
It will be interesting to see where AVB plays Lennon, who has been extremely influential when healthy. Eventually he wants to play a 4-3-3 so playing Defoe, Adebayor and Dempsey up front makes sense with Bale, Parker (once fit) and Dembele in the middle. This ends up looking like a deep team (except for up top) and Lloris can come in and start right away. Friedel has looked shaky in the first two starts.
And if today was any indicator, Chelsea is going nowhere. They just got destroyed by Atletico Madrid. Their defense looked like a joke and David Luiz suddenly looked like a 35 year old. This could be another interesting EPL season. Hopefully Spurs are in the top 4 when the dust clears.
|43 weeks 6 days ago||My apologies||
I'm sorry that the quality of my response did not meet the high standards that you expect/ exemplify on this board on a daily basis. In the future I will go to great lengths to make sure that I fulfil any and all quality standards set forth by you, oh great barometer of what qualifies as "postable." I hope I have not offended you, and hope that your Thor-wrath has been avoided with this humble statement of apology. Godspeed, eFriend.
|44 weeks 7 hours ago||Uncle Phil||
The general assumption amongst Oregon fans (I live in Oregon) is that Uncle Phil money will be there regardless of whether or not Uncle Phil is. Their new basketball court is named after his son, and the feeling is that Knight will either set up a ridiculously large endowment for the athletic department or his children will keep the coffers full. In short, they aren't worried.
Whether that's true or not, only time will tell.
|44 weeks 7 hours ago||Can't tell if serious.||
Can't tell if serious.
|45 weeks 5 days ago||Babcock has said that Brunner||
Babcock has said that Brunner is a top 6 forward for this team, so it isn't like we signed a bunch of 3/4 liners. If I'm Holland, which I am obviously not, I'd look into Bobby Ryan. Nash is a nice piece, but Columbus is going to fleece whoever they trade with. Ryan is younger, arguably as talented, and putting a right-handed goal poacher on a line with Datsyuk sounds like a recipe for success. We'd probably have to trade Filp in a deal, whom I like, but is not irreplaceable.
The biggest problem is the hole on D. It looks like our strategy going forward is "Play the young guys and hope Jimmy plays like God."
|46 weeks 2 days ago||Soccer City USA||
We are the Portland, the Portland Timbers. We are mental and we are green. We are the greatest football supporters that the world has ever seen.
|48 weeks 1 day ago||I'm of the opinion that||
I'm of the opinion that Abdelkader brings little to nothing to this team. If he signs for dirt cheap, fine, but otherwise let him test the market.
|48 weeks 5 days ago||Bars of Gold||
The singer and drummer from BVS started a new band, Bars of Gold. Their first album is really, really good.
|1 year 3 days ago||COYS?||
|1 year 1 week ago||The only person on this list||
The only person on this list that I'd vote for would be Novak. Throw Stu on there and I'd vote for him. As much as Novak was the gritty gritstein that we all love, Stu was just as important to the basketball renaissance that we are currently enjoying. Picking one and not even nominating the other seems unfair.
|1 year 1 week ago||Eastern Conference?||
Really. I think whoever wins the west is definitely champs. The Kings and Coyotes have been on a tear.
|1 year 4 weeks ago||Agreed. I feel like we are on||
Agreed. I feel like we are on a one way street to the Europa League sans Redknapp, Bale and Modric. Fun times for all. Whatever, COYS!
|1 year 4 weeks ago||Man U v Citeh?||
Both can burn.
|1 year 9 weeks ago||If you think that Michigan||
If you think that Michigan lost to Ohio because of one play at the end of the game you either don't understand the concept of team sports or you missed the fact that we missed a bunch of easy layups. On top of that, it is a game, nobody died. Go play with your kids or hug a stranger. It will be okay.
|1 year 10 weeks ago||You lost me at "I like Bruce||
You lost me at "I like Bruce Weber."
|1 year 10 weeks ago||Is that Louis CK that asks||
Is that Louis CK that asks for the newspaper?
|1 year 10 weeks ago||We can give him credit for||
We can give him credit for his apology this time, but what about the hundred times he has proven he's a douche in the past? At this point it is a pattern, not an outlier.
|1 year 10 weeks ago||I think that if people had||
I think that if people had known that Braylon was going to take all of the Football Jesus talk of his junior and senior years and just run with it, the dialog would have been significantly reduced. What a clown he has become.
|1 year 10 weeks ago||Brian||
How dare you compare anything that our glorious university would do to that wretched bunch of child-touchers known as the Seattle Sounders. RCTID.
-Timbers Army faithful
|1 year 11 weeks ago||Jalen v Brian||
The difference between Brian and Jalen's viewpoints is that Brian wants the banners to stay down because they remind him of a time when something he loves was a bit naughty. The players connected to the scandal hurt something that he loves, and now he feels compelled to hate them forever. That's fine, but Jalen Rose wants those banners back up because they are one of the crowning achievements of his life. Nobody says, "you're Jalen Rose you played for six NBA teams." They say, "You're Jalen Rose, you played for Michigan" and yet there are no records that corroborate that statement. To Jalen those banners represent something significant that he accomplished with four of his best friends, and while I can understand Brian's position, this is only something that he has tenuous ties to. The banners, and what they represent, are part of the essence of Jalen's being that he is told every time he walks into Crisler Arena, never existed. I just think he has more at stake.
|1 year 12 weeks ago||My first NHL game was a Red||
My first NHL game was a Red Wings game in Columbus as well. Their fans are almost as bad as Ohio fans, yet incredibly more ignorant about the sport they are watching. A man sitting behind me spent the entire second period trying to stuff peanut shells down my shirt. A real classy group of people.
|1 year 12 weeks ago||Lost 4-3.||
|1 year 12 weeks ago||Tios||
Eating at Tios is like watching someone put your grandmother through a blender and making you chug the results. It is atrocious. The fact that it was on Man Vs. Food is an abomination to Ann Arbor cuisine.
|1 year 12 weeks ago||Excellent Topic||
People confuse the Pancheros on campus with Pancheros as a whole. The Pancheros on South U is the only Pancheros worth eating at at all. Something about it, probably its proximity to greatness, makes it delicious. I've never had a great burrito at any other of their locations.
I'd go like this:
3. Pancheros (on campus)
I think Qdoba overcooks their steak, and that's what I usually will get. The steak nachos with medium salsa at BTB are absolutely killer. Chipotle fueled my grad school years (at a different school, alas) and their barbacoa tacos are solid, especially with the corn salsa.
Anyone in PDX on here ever eat at King Burrito in NoPo? Some of the best Mexican food I've ever had. You can get a burrito the size of your forearm for $4.
|1 year 25 weeks ago||The Thirsty Lion is a decent||
The Thirsty Lion is a decent bar. As was said above, get there early if you want a decent seat. Hopefully the chapter president doesn't do his raffle into the third quarter this weekend like he usually does. If he does, punch him in the throat. People will probably applaud you for it, he's a douche.
For realsies, though. If you can watch it at home I would do that. Grab a sixer (or a dirty thirty, whatever be your pleasure) and enjoy The Game on the couch. I went to the Lion for every game the past two years and have enjoyed myself much more when not forced to watch with the horde. Although, that probably says more about me than the crowd. Either way - GO BLUE.