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|3 years 24 weeks ago||If you want to start to get||
If you want to start to get up to speed on conventional sports wisdom vs. thinking in terms of expected value, take a look at Moneyball (the book, not the film).
|3 years 33 weeks ago||Can't believe that no one has||
Can't believe that no one has mentioned airbnb.com -- plenty of a2 rooms, apartments and houses listed.
|3 years 41 weeks ago||It's not going to be clear to||
It's not going to be clear to everyone that you're attempting to parody his comments on bin Laden.
|3 years 44 weeks ago||"Anyways" is an archaic form;||
"Anyways" is an archaic form; as such, it's not common to the English lexicon. Colloquially, one would be correct in saying that it's not an English word.
Without resorting to pedantry, though, "proly" is most definitely not a word, so at the very least he was correct in spirit.
|3 years 45 weeks ago||If there's a group of people||
If there's a group of people that, months later, still need to be complaining about how Brian covered Hoke's hiring, then at least they're doing it in the Fort where I won't see it.
Considering that the primary criticism of Brian was that he didn't get off the Rodriguez bandwagon fast enough, they seem to be pretty slow themselves to move on with their lives.
|3 years 45 weeks ago||Hang on a minute. I believe||
Hang on a minute. I believe this is the post that you're referring to:
How is that post an unfair criticism of Hoke? It's not a personal attack; it's discussing his record and career. Sure, it is Brian's opinion, but it's not like he's attacking Hoke's character or personal life.
This is a classic example of the dichotomy in the Michigan fan base. Brian's supporters think that it's fair to make criticisms of Brandon's process and Hoke's record; others think that criticizing the career of Michigan's eventual coach is unfair.
|3 years 45 weeks ago||Re-read his comment. That is||
Re-read his comment. That is not what he is saying.
|3 years 45 weeks ago||Michigan arrogance is the||
Michigan arrogance is the best kind of arrogance.
|3 years 45 weeks ago||"Productive" during the||
"Productive" during the off-season? Good luck.
|3 years 45 weeks ago||Whelp, on one hand the local||
Whelp, on one hand the local media has long insinuated that Rodriguez made former players feel unwelcome.
On the other hand, Rodriguez publicly invited former players back, repeatedly. Former players worked out with Barwis. Former players came to practice, met with Rodriguez, and afterward gave quotes along the lines of "I didn't know what to expect but Rodriguez and his staff are good people and they really care about the players".
If you want to cast your lot with the Freep and the rest of the local media instead of LaMarr Woodley, that's your perogative.
|3 years 45 weeks ago||Be careful tossing around the||
Be careful tossing around the word "fact," apparently it doesn't mean what you think it means.
|3 years 45 weeks ago||Van Bergen's quote at the end||
Van Bergen's quote at the end is unsettling.
|3 years 50 weeks ago||Yes, that was one of the||
Yes, that was one of the points that, I thought, they effectively made in the last 15 minutes of the documentary.
I assume that most of the people criticizing the Fab Five or the documentary didn't watch the documentary, or if they did, they weren't paying attention to the end as they were too upset because these kids were wearing black socks and baggy shorts and OMG LISTENING TO NWA.
|3 years 50 weeks ago||To effectively prove his||
To effectively prove his point, Grant Hill would have to challenge Jalen Rose to a freestyle rap battle.
NYTimes op-ed. The irony is paralyzing.
|3 years 51 weeks ago||You don't seem like a very||
You don't seem like a very happy person.
|4 years 6 weeks ago||Thank you for the EXPLICIT||
Thank you for the EXPLICIT SECTION. Anything that helps people avoid making it brutally clear that they lack even primitive reading comprehension skills is very, very welcome.
|4 years 7 weeks ago||The irony of this post is||
The irony of this post is suffocating.
|4 years 12 weeks ago||I didn't know it was a||
I didn't know it was a surprise, but I thought that I read in an email from the athletic department that it was the director of the Big Chill film, Lawrence Kasdan.
|4 years 12 weeks ago||True story: when non-computer||
True story: when non-computer people say "blogs," they almost always mean "message boards."
|4 years 13 weeks ago||Touché||
|4 years 13 weeks ago||re: BONUS psychoanalysis note||
There are times when engineers and non-engineers just shouldn't talk to each other, and those times are when emotions are high.
|4 years 16 weeks ago||One doesn't usually agree||
One doesn't usually agree with sarcasm...
|4 years 17 weeks ago||There will always be||
There will always be *multiple* torrents of any Michigan football game posted. If you can't find it on bigtentorrents or tenyardtracker, then it just hasn't been posted yet.
That being said, an SD torrent was already *linked to* in the second line of Brian's post today.
|4 years 17 weeks ago||There's 0% chance that anyone||
There's 0% chance that anyone at BSD can comprehend what you wrote, Brian. You're going to have to use smaller words and short, declarative sentences if you want to communicate with them.
|4 years 18 weeks ago||
You can get twitter updates via SMS. The only downside would be that not all of Brian's tweets are announcing new posts, so there'd be a bit of noise mixed in too.
|4 years 19 weeks ago||Rather than Brandon getting||
Rather than Brandon getting involved, I'd much rather a unicorn intervene and kick Rodriguez into gear. It's obviously not that the kids on special teams are already a talent level below that of the defensive starters, it's just that they need a good talking to.
|4 years 20 weeks ago||I think it started between||
I think it started between 2003-2005 or something. Maybe later. You're not going crazy.
Well, maybe you are, but you shouldn't use this as a data point to draw that conclusion.
|4 years 20 weeks ago||In wikipedia land, that would||
In wikipedia land, that would imply that MGoBlog is significant, but not necessarily imply anything regarding the significance of its proprietor.
|4 years 20 weeks ago||Firin' talk moratorium||
Wow. That's a lot more diplomatic of a response than I would have expected.
|4 years 20 weeks ago||Glad that I'm not the only||
Glad that I'm not the only one that caught that. Pretty sure that the TREMENDOUS guarantees that he'll be playing for Michigan.