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|2 days 11 hours ago||Support GRIII's decision||
I support whatever decision GRIII reaches - which appears to be going pro - but am I the only one who doesn't understand his consternation at playing the "4" under Beilein? What exactly was he forced to do offensively this year because of being labeled a "4" that a "3" doesn't do under Beilein? It's not like we made him sit in the paint and body out for position. I just don't understand why he thought that was an issue.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Hey, what gives?||
What gives? That other thread on March Madness that was just taken down seemed totally placid.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||Really?||
People are FREAKING OUT while we have a 4-point lead at the half on a neutral floor against an OSU team we beat by double digits at home? Oh, and when we have a head coach who is notoriously excellent at halftime adjustments?
Yeesh. Tommy Amaker's ready and willing if you guys are that concerned.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||TuneIn||
I actually found it on TuneIn. Didn't know that app existed. Can use that on my drive. Much appreciated!
|4 weeks 4 days ago||Radio?||
Unavoidable drive later today - any idea on what this is broadcast on nationally radio-wise? ESPN Radio? CBS?
Any help much appreciated.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Other||
I vote for the alley-oop and chirping-Denzel-Valentine mashup gif.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Cock-eyed judges||
Oh, if only these cock-eyed judges you spoke of were as prevalent as you imply. My job as an attorney would be much easier. I guess that also means my skills would be in less demand...
Hooray lack of cock-eyed judges!
The fact that the judge will likely not decide this on summary judgment - to the extent that the article's assessment is true - may end up being the only victory the NCAA is after. Putting a complicated matter like this in front of a jury will likely turn this case into a crapshoot, in my estimation. A crapshoot might be the best chance the NCAA could have hoped for.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||I agree||
I agree re: THJ being a lone bright spot for the Knicks this year. It's a shame that Dolan/Woodson are so incompetent that they insist that JR Smith still get 30+ minutes/game and cut into Hardaway's playing time.
|9 weeks 11 hours ago||Perhaps||
Perhaps my ctrl + f function was not working but I found the same thing.
|9 weeks 12 hours ago||#NODISRESPECTTOAARONCRAFT||
|9 weeks 1 day ago||Northeast||
College Football will always be an also-ran here in the northeast. It's just not in most families' blood and there's little to indicate that the traditions will change anytime soon. People here get up for NFL Sundays big-time - the local bars are packed, people are wearing jerseys. Saturdays when I venture out in my Denard jersey people look at me like I have 8 heads and clearly some suspect I must have confused my days of the week.
|10 weeks 1 day ago||Semantics||
I think your quibble is semantics-based but I don't think saying it's "up for grabs" is a mischaracterization of what he said. I think we implicitly extract more meaning from that phrase than is actually there. An open competition means "up for grabs" essentially. Every starting job should always be up for grabs, really.
|11 weeks 13 hours ago||Hoke's comments||
I think anyone who is begrudging Hoke's comments to the media needs a bit of a reality check. In an ideal world Hoke is able to tell us the truth and avoid any involvement in this matter, but this is not an ideal world.
While possible he did not hear from his own counsel or the AD's counsel on this matter, I find that difficult to believe. Assuming he did, there is no way - I cannot emphasize this enough - that they advised him to say anything that might implicate Gibbons' disciplinary proceedings or suggest that something larger was at play. No comment or "team rules" is an option I suppose, but one that would only invite further inquiry. If I'm counsel, I'm not risking further inquiry and a potential lawsuit against Hoke for defamation, or the University for violation of FERPA or any other privacy act because Hoke "owes the fans/media honesty." Sure, "no comment" isn't a violation of FERPA or any other regulations, but don't think that a crafty Plaintiff's attorney doesn't file a garbage Complaint capable of avoiding early dismissal based on the suspicion that comment engenders. Is the idea that they would vaguely mention a possible injury - which is probably vaguely true to most players on the team anyway - and allow the entire disciplinary process to resolve itself really that abhorrent?
If Hoke lied to players, parents' players, the University, investigators, etc. in an effort to protect Gibbons' butt, then go ahead and take issue with him. However, I don't see what the great travesty is that Hoke, probably upon the advice of counsel, possibly evaded the issue and fudged a response, claiming a "false" injury, in a media press conference. Football press conferences and "honesty with fans" are never going to take precedence over Hoke's or the University's legal concerns, and frankly, I don't really think they should. Brady Hoke is not your father. You will get over his misdirection - if in fact it is misdirection.
|11 weeks 1 day ago||I'm fine with that||
I don't think Hoke maybe fudging at a press conference to avoid disclosing something as scandalous and potentially contentious as that is a black mark on Hoke. Perhaps the University lawyers advised him not to disseminate that information. It's not Hoke's job to tell everyone about a punishment levied by the University that doesn't arise out of his playing football.
|11 weeks 1 day ago||Well||
Not exactly a HOT TAKE but I would encourage everyone to reserve judgment on how the University handled this until more facts come to light. Obviously the delay in judgment seems strange - and may very well be due to mismanagement on the part of the University - but there's no need to weigh in now when clearly all, or even a majority of, the facts surrounding this matter have not yet surfaced.
|11 weeks 1 day ago||Nope - Doesn't attach||
It does not preclude subsequent civil proceedings or administrative proceedings against a person who has already been prosecuted for the same act or omission.
|11 weeks 1 day ago||Enjoy||
|11 weeks 1 day ago||Well||
He was never tried or charged with those crimes. There's no double jeopardy. Also, the University of Michigan is not a court of law which triggers all of your constitutional rights that attach in a criminal proceeding.
|11 weeks 1 day ago||To be fair to MSU Students||
To be fair to MSU Students- I can't believe I just said that - searching RCMB to determine what MSU kids call Stauskas is like searching MLive to see what Michigan students called Jeff Smoker.
Though thank you for linking to that thread - it is VERY unintentionally funny in retrospect.
|12 weeks 4 days ago||Yeah||
Yeah, what a new, topical spin on the Knicks' season. Hilarious! Did he make any ESPN loves Tebow cracks, too?
|14 weeks 6 days ago||Caris at PG||
I don't mind having Caris guard the opposing team's point guard, obviously, but Caris getting extended play at the point would be a disaster. His court vision is awful. Seriously, watch his head when he drives the line - 95% of the time and you'll see him charging forward with his head down. I like Caris' defensive play but I am wary of his utility as an offensive player. He can take the ball to the hole but he's not incredible at that aspect to the point that it outweighs his other offensive inefficiencies in my opinion. It's a shame that he appears to be the mirror opposite of Spike, whose lack of defensive prowess often overcomes his incredible ballhandling and passing skills which make him the ideal point for this team offensively.
|17 weeks 4 days ago||What is the minimum needed for tourney?||
With the OOC primarily over and Michigan sitting at 4 losses and no real marquee wins, what does Michigan need to do, bare minimum, to make the tourney? They'll need to get at least 2 wins, probably 3 against OSU, MSU and Wisconsin, right? And make it to 19 wins?
|17 weeks 4 days ago||What?||
The premise that an enjoyable product = great profits is incredibly faulty. They serve burgers and fries at fast food prices and pay a premium for quality products. It is not a high margin business. Perhaps they are not great business people or don't market effectively.
|18 weeks 3 days ago||You lost me||
You lost me at "unbearable Gus Johnson."
|19 weeks 4 days ago||Sigh||
Remember when this message board used to be great?
|28 weeks 2 days ago||Yeah||
I can't say I'm surprised. Sure, UConn played us close, but have we all forgotten the absurdity that was blowing your final two timeouts consecutively before a 4th and 30 attempt instead of keeping both timeouts and trying for a stop on defense (either after a 4th down conversion try or a punt)? I was flabberghasted when that happened. That was some serious Andy Reid game management ish right there.
|30 weeks 1 day ago||I like your enthusiasm||
I like your enthusiasm but Florida "sucks right now" is a bit extreme - particularly given our 4 point squeaker over Akron - and there is nothing to suggest Alabama is going to be hit with anything other than a stern warning.
Don't jinx it.
|33 weeks 1 day ago||Hoboken, New Jersey||
Would someone who can please add "Village Poorhouse" in Hoboken, New Jersey. It is where the North Jersey Alumni Association is going to be holding their game watching events this fall. I would do it myself but I don't think I can (as per the map) nor do I know how to.
|37 weeks 1 day ago||Thanks||
Thanks. Yes, I had forgotten about good ol' WOLV-TV. I'm just assuming that these days football, basketball, hockey, baseball and softball are all off limits for live student broadcasting thanks to BIG B1G.
|37 weeks 1 day ago||Turco Video||
I'm just assuming that Turco video is being narrated by the WCBN announcers?
Oh to be young and able to go to Michigan sporting events for free under the guise of "broadcasting" again.