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|29 weeks 4 days ago||So....||
I guess Peyton Manning's NOT the greatest QB of all time? Ridiculous that people were saying if he won THIS game the debate was over.
|29 weeks 4 days ago||Chrome||
I'm having the same problem on chrome. Boo.
|29 weeks 4 days ago||link||
Wondering if anyone has a link to the game online?? Firstrowsports has a plug-in ad over the screen. I can hear it....but not see it.
|30 weeks 43 min ago||Felman Malveaux...there's a||
Felman Malveaux...there's a name. I vaguely remember hearing buzz about what he was doing at practice.
|33 weeks 1 day ago||No....||
He was an absolute disaster at NC State. They called him "No Endzone."
|39 weeks 3 days ago||Hellllooooo Heisman!||
Remember that punt return very, very well.
|41 weeks 1 day ago||Oh well.||
Good luck to him. Hope he gets a degree and doesn't end up in the Saban Memorial Hospital.
|48 weeks 5 min ago||Blergh||
I sure am going to miss college sports when everybody "fixes" it.
|49 weeks 18 hours ago||late score||
If you took Clemson and the points, that 23 play, 84 yard drive might have screwed it up for you.
|50 weeks 4 days ago||TV||
The people in charge of the networks won't be happy until all of college sports are nothing but a smouldering ruin.
Fox Sports...they have admitted that they don't care about the game. it merely serves as a backdrop onto which they project commercials for other things. Then during those other things, they run more commercials.
Then there's Mickey Mouse and their meme-factory. And now this from CBS.
|51 weeks 2 days ago||BTW||
DIdn't they just build the Dolphins a new stadium recently? Why do they need a new one?
|51 weeks 2 days ago||Same here||
Publicly-supported football stadiums are a terrible idea. There are any number of position papers that back that up too.
|51 weeks 3 days ago||Perspective||
The guy who wrote the "**** My Dad Says" blog wrote a good piece about sports and fans. During a tantrum during the Chargers' Superbowl loss in the 90s, he broke a pretty expensive bottle of hooch that his dad had been saving. After recovering from his anger, his dad reminded him that the players on his favorite team didn't give a damn about him. Why did he care so much about them?
I have to admit, several years ago, my mood was totally dictated by the fortunes of the teams I followed. Once, after a terrible loss, I had my weekend destroyed. It ended up destroying the next week and the following weekend. After the season, I realized that I envied people who didn't like sports. The losses hurt worse than the wins felt good. It had become a bad bargain.
So...I've spent the years after that turning the volume down. I still like sports. It just no longer dictates my mood. It is, as someone once said, just a game.
If you find yourself dressing up like a really crappy superhero and making hype videos where you talk trash to N. Dakota State...maybe you're not spending your time well. Maybe try taking a walk...get some exercise...get rid of those idiotic tattoos. Maybe try and kiss a girl once in awhile. Move out of your mom's basement and try getting a job too.
Hey, back in the day, I was a deadhead. Spent way too much time and money travelling the country and seeing the Grateful Dead. As Jerry Garcia said, "If the only thing you have in your life is the Grateful Dead, you don't have much."
Same could be said for football fans.
|1 year 6 days ago||Controversy?||
It's controversial to assert that Southern Cal football gives illegal benefits to recruits?? I think you could throw a dart at a USC roster ten times and hit a guy who received illegal benefits with every throw.
|1 year 2 weeks ago||For the record...||
I am available and would be happy to take over play-by-play duties.
|1 year 3 weeks ago||Good luck to him||
Hope he gets a terrific education and meets a nice girl.
|1 year 10 weeks ago||Detroit||
I'm not from Detroit and don't live within 1,000 miles of the place...so I have no skin in the game. But Detroit has lots of land and lots and lots of fresh water. If you have those two things, you will always have a city.
Yes, you have to undo decades of political and criminal and union corruption. No, it's not going to be like it was back in the day...but maybe that's a good thing.
One thing...whenever people talk about the mass exodus from Detroit, it's important to note that the population decrease has taken place in the city limits. But since 1980, the population of the Detroit METRO area has largely stayed the same. Eventually, it will be make more economic sense to move back within the city limits and start filling in those massive gaps currently being occupied by weeds, broken glass and burned out homes.
The influx of young, creative people looking for cheap housing is what fueled a renaissance (of sorts) in both Philly and Pittsburgh. Detroit could see the same thing going on. You need to stabilize your society. That means figuring out a way to address the crime (on some level). There's a whole generation of people that are swirling the drain in a vicious cycle. That has to stop as well.
But you've got land and water. Ask Texas how important that is. Remember when Austin was the place that everyone wanted to move to? Well, it bursts into flames every summer.....
Of course, this is also an article that claims Houston is the *best* city in America. It's easily the ugliest city I've ever been in.
|1 year 10 weeks ago||*sigh*||
Perhaps the title of the class can be, "The Internet Is Not Your Friend."
|1 year 11 weeks ago||Where to get the podcast||
It's not up just yet...
|1 year 12 weeks ago||Grandma Howard||
His grandmother actually died during his senior in high school. It's in the Fab Five doc.
|1 year 13 weeks ago||Am I wrong?||
Wasn't Drew Henson considered the #1 overall recruit in the nation? Also, I think Ricky Powers was the #2 player in the nation (behind Robert Smith) as a senior.
|1 year 19 weeks ago||Williams||
Is it possible that he gets moved to defense (provided he commits)? What you are describing sounds almost like a free safety or even a guy who could grow into an outside linebacker.
|1 year 19 weeks ago||Red Sox||
Their game starts at 11 a.m. on Patriots Day. They won 3-2.
|1 year 20 weeks ago||Dollar Signs||
Charles Barkley was on Dan Patrick's show this morning. He said that agents were doing a fine job of ruining basketball. They just want people to get to the second contract as quickly as possible. That's the only thing they care about.
He brought up the case of the UK kids who went pro last year. Had they come back this year, they would have been one of the all-time great college teams. Instead, UK was in the NIT and the NBA was saddled with a bunch of kids who had made zero impact on the league so far.
The teams that are bad in the NBA can't get better because the draft is littered with kids who are years away from contributing. By the time they're ready...they sign with someone else.
Everyone agrees that adopting something like baseball's rules would be best (let the best players go out of high school...let everyone else have to stay a couple of years in college). But agents run the union and the union won't sign off on such an agreement (doing so without their consent would be illegal).
|1 year 20 weeks ago||Great season||
That game should have been a joy to watch last night. Instead, it was like watching an impacted molar get cut out of someone's mouth. The officiating was bad for both teams. But it was really...REALLY...bad.
That said, it was a great year. The implications on recruiting will be enormous. This will be a season that Michigan can build on for years to come.
|1 year 20 weeks ago||Boo||
|1 year 21 weeks ago||It's more than a temper||
Coaches LOVE their players. You spend so much time around your guys that they are your family. Yes, people lose their tempers from time to time...but if you find yourself doing it OVER AND OVER AND OVER again, this isn't a temper problem. This is a YOU problem.
Bobby Knight's guys loved him. They stuck up for him and talked about how the tantrums were about one percent of who he was.
That video doesn't show a guy who has a temper problem...that shows a guy who is a crazy person.
Coaches will yell and cuss sometimes because they want to get more out of you. You're going at 90 percent and they want you to be at 100 percent. Think of Al Pacino's speech in "Any Given Sunday" about it coming down to an inch here and an inch there. The difference in who gets that inch is the difference in who wants it the most.
That's not what Rice is doing in that video. That's a guy who has no ability to cope with his environment.
|1 year 21 weeks ago||Bobby Knight||
Actually, it was a cop in Puerto Rico that got the trashcan treatment.
|1 year 21 weeks ago||Rigged??||
Of course it's rigged. Unless you missed every game Michael Jordan ever played in, how could you doubt it?
|1 year 21 weeks ago||Concert series||
Blind Pilot is part of the concert series. They are a terrific band out of Portland (I think) that is well-worth checking out.