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|21 hours 24 min ago||The only correct statement||
The only correct statement for Hoke to have made is, "I resign."
|2 days 14 hours ago||This too! Hoke's not just a||
Hoke's not just a terrible coach, now he's officially lost it.
|5 days 11 hours ago||31-16||
|1 week 5 days ago||Man, those guys were good and||
Man those guys were good and fun to watch at Michigan.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Surprise!!! We're not as||
Surprise!!! We're not as good as you thought we'd be!!! Haha -- so gotcha!!!
|2 weeks 2 days ago||The direction Peppers took||
The direction Peppers took that shot, it looked llke a high ankle sprain, so I doubt we see him on the field until the Big Ten season. Those take at least 3-4 weeks to heal and then the ankle area still remains stiff until you get acupuncture.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||I think it's actually that he||
I think it's actually that he doesn't have "a system." They have systems in football; this is basketball. He tailors his sets and schemes to best utilize his players' abilities and put them in a position to succeed, and he continually learns and adapts. Nothing's static.
Also, I think he recruits players that make great teammates. There seems to be some sort of "no asshole" policy, and it shows in how well the players get along both on and off the court. It also allows him to use his time efficiently for coaching and not waste it dealing with trival lockeroom/chemistry issues.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||I noticed the mainstream||
I noticed the mainstream media playing-up the "this is victim blaming" angle, and it appears that people are biting hard on this attempt to create that sentiment.
But really, just knowing what happens when data is transferred between internet endpoints, knowing that the NSA has access to all of our iDevice related data (as we've been informed), and being aware of all the massive network security breaches big data and finacial services companies have been experiencing, it is pretty stupid.
The proper metaphor is using a bargain bike lock from Walmart to lock your bicycle up on the sidewalk in New York City. Yeah, some thief stole your bike, you're the victim, and that's a shitty thing you didn't deserve, but you still should've known better. It's negligence.
The reason the mainstream media is playing-up the "this is victim blaming" angle is to play down the "using big technology products and big data services isn't secure" angle on behalf of their big technology and big data service advertisers (you know, where their revenue come from).
|8 weeks 5 days ago||I don't understand the||
I don't understand the relatively recent obsession with Death Certificate. AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted was worlds better. I remember when Death Certificate got 4.5 mics from The Source and thinking how it was only rated more than 4 because of positive feelings about AMW lingering in the subconscious (in retrospect, 4.5 was correct, but it wasn't a 5 mic classic like AmeriKKKa's Most).
|9 weeks 1 day ago||Seems like an arrogant||
Seems like an arrogant belief. There is far more to the universe than we'll ever come close to understanding. It probably doesn't fit our simplistic and blunt luck/unluck categories, but there's more to things than the alternate simplistic and blunt paradigm of raw deterministic probability. There does appear to be truth in the observation that "chance favors the prepared mind."
|9 weeks 1 day ago||It's actually the more||
It's actually the more successful gamblers that happen to have a stronger faith in concepts of luck...I find that interesting.
|9 weeks 1 day ago||Criminal Minded||
Figured I'd make mention of it since you folks repping the first golden age seem to be forgetting about it. I feel like we've waited more than long enough for the third already...
|10 weeks 3 days ago||Irvin's Neck||
It looks like he's swallowing an infant.
|19 weeks 3 days ago||I don't think it's racist.||
I don't think it's racist. There was a rather unfortunate area of commerce in our country's history that resulted in African-Americans generally possessing superior athleticism to the rest of the world's demographics (although to be fair, the athleticism of our country as a whole is now being eroded at each generation thanks to the widespread prevalence of industrial toxins and the like). I always think about just how dominate the US would be in soccer if a lot of the 3* running back and wide receiver athletes that never make it to the pros in football were pushed to play soccer at a young age instead.
The NCAA is the most prevalent remaining bastion of that institution, providing minimally sufficient access to food, shelter, healthcare, and education in exchange for a highly profitable workforce. I'm certain that, at the highest levels, there's a sinister, racist element involved with that.
|19 weeks 3 days ago||Once I get 14954 more||
Once I get 14954 more MGoPoints, I will return and upvote this.
|19 weeks 3 days ago||That's the big reason he||
That's the big reason he couldn't become the go-to guy everyone wanted (expected) him to be. But it won't stand in the way of him having a successful career as a high-level complementary player in the NBA.
|19 weeks 3 days ago||If everyone already knew||
If everyone already knew that, then why would they feel the need to remind us so much?
|19 weeks 3 days ago||Yay -- Isiah's back with the||
Yay -- Isiah's back with the Pistons, where my childhoood hero belongs! Really haven't been a fan of Gores at all, but I like the way he handled the Dumars thing (respectfully, and keeping him on board in a more behind the scenes role), the Van Gundy hire, and bringing Zeke back in this role.
|19 weeks 5 days ago||It was synthetic? As much as||
It was synthetic? As much as I think weed is healthy, safe, and should be legal, synthetic weed is harmful to health, dangerous, and needs to be outlawed.
I feel like there's going to be studies performed using synthetic THC that show negative effects and then used to try to convince people that weed in general is bad. They're already using studies performed with synthetic vitamins to create sentiment that vitamins are bad for you. The mainstream media reports these studies without mentioning that the supplements were artificial, and the less informed sector of the public buys it as applying to naturally-sourced supplements. The worst part is a number of the companies manufacturing drugs they want you to use instead of vitamins are the ones putting a lot of the synthetic supplements on the shelves (and providing around 15% of mainstream media's total advertising revenue...ad buys = content control)
|19 weeks 5 days ago||A step in the right direction||
A step in the right direction for the NFL.
As far as HGH goes, the league should permit the use of deer antler extracts but not the synthetic HGH.
|19 weeks 5 days ago||By "he", I meant the||
By "he", I meant the defender. The hand of the ball handler on the ball is considered to be part of the ball and not part of the ball handler. So technically the defender touched the ball last by hitting the hand on the ball, and it's out of bounds off the defender. It's a technical fiction used in the rules. It's pretty much intended for situations where the defender blocks a shot from behind and knocks it out of bounds in doing so.
|19 weeks 5 days ago||No, exactly. The defender||
No, exactly. The defender hits the hand on the ball. Thererfore, because the hand is part of the ball, he is considered to have touched the ball.
|19 weeks 5 days ago||Hand is part of the ball in||
Hand is part of the ball in hoops. This has always has been the rule.
|19 weeks 5 days ago||He's not on par with the||
He's not on par with the typical max level player, but his max contract would be the "6 or fewer years of experience" version, and with the amount of space the Pistons have and with the cap looking like it's going up over the next few years, I don't think it would be as bad as "max contract" implies.
|19 weeks 5 days ago||The Pistons going to shit had||
The Pistons going to shit had nothign to do with draft picks. This is basically what went down:
Davidson lost it a little toward the end, turned into a curmudgeon, and forced Brown out. The best available replacement was Flip Saunders, who's not a championship coach and couldn't get our championship roster to the Finals. This single thing cost the Pistons at least one championship and at least two Finals appearances.
After failing to get to the Finals against lesser teams and seeing Boston come up, Dumars made a panic move to trade Billups for Iverson, thinking a superstar-level player would overcome the mid-level coaching. Unfortunately, Hamilton wasn't on board with watching another player dominate the ball and got in the way of letting it happen.
Meanwhile, Dumars was so determined to prove he made up for the Darko pick by turning it into Stuckey, he completely missed the fact that the real young shooting guard talent on his roster was actually Afflalo.
Then Davidson passed in the spring of '09, and Dumars saw that summer as his last chance with financial freedom for while, and also thought he could get a couple free agent steals with everyone keeping their cap space for the next summer, and that led to Gordon and Villanueva.
After that, it's pretty much been a series of good first round draft picks and bad coaches, with no major moves until last summer. I still think Smith will be an effective player with the right coach.
Wanted us to go with Budenholzer as coach last summer, but SVG this year is probably better anyways, The guy's coached 6 total full seasons and won more than 50 games in 5 of them (including 3 different 59 win seasons). With the cap space we have now in view of the free agent pool this year and the talent we have on the roster, I think the Pistons are actually in great shape.
|19 weeks 5 days ago||I agree, Pistons have done||
I agree, Pistons have done pretty well in the draft over the years. When I hear a comment like that one, I just think it exposes the speaker as not very knowledgeable and easily influenced by sentiment in article comment sections.
|19 weeks 6 days ago||I like this. Now use the cap||
I like this. Now use the cap space to sign Gordon Hayward and Avery Bradley.
|20 weeks 3 days ago||C'mon Ron||
That took me all of 10 seconds to clue you in.
|20 weeks 3 days ago||So Walmart could issue an||
So Walmart could issue an edict that all of it's employees can't eat on Tuesdays or will otherwise be fired?
|20 weeks 3 days ago||If a company bans its||
Could Coke fire employees if they drank a Pepsi in the lunch room or at home? If a company bans its employees from eating carrots, would that be within their rights? What about banning its employees from drinking water? Just curious -- you're saying the employees wouldn't have any legal recourse for something like that?