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|8 weeks 5 days ago||Krampus||
|11 weeks 1 day ago||It is Alabama's world....||
And we are just living in it. Give them the trophy. Geesh.
|11 weeks 4 days ago||I tend to agree||
But las year I think the four best teams were Alabama, Clemson, Oklahoma, and Ohio Stare. Stanford was good, but OSU was better. However, your point still stands.
|25 weeks 2 days ago||I am right there with ya,||
I am right there with ya, Brother.....
|25 weeks 4 days ago||Michigan - Charles||
Michigan - Charles Woodson
College football - Barry Sanders
|26 weeks 3 days ago||The Bo "M" for me, and it||
The Bo "M" for me, and it isn't even close.
|28 weeks 3 days ago||Don't you mean #RAGRETS?||
Don't you mean #RAGRETS?
|29 weeks 3 days ago||OK, here is my selfish problem with this change......||
When January 2nd is a work day I am pretty much screwed out of watching the second playoff game. Getting up at 5am after watching a game that doesn't end until almost midnight is tough on this old man. When they are NYE I know I always have the next day off and I can freely eat, drink, and be merry while I watch the games.
This is also my problem with the championship game being on a Monday night. I mean, seriously. Can't we find a way to put that game on a weekend day??
Old man musings, I guess......
|31 weeks 2 days ago||I was there with my wife and two of our friends.....||
It had rained like hell they day or two before the game. I mean, torrential rain. Some of the roads leading from the hotel where we were staying to State College were closed due to flooding. The parking areas were a total mud hole.
The Lion fans were so damn cocky before that game. Once the ass kicking started the only sounds you could hear were the hitting on the field and the screaming from the few thousand Wolverine fans.
I have been to a lot of home and away games. I have seen some incredible finishes. But to this point, this is the best game I have ever seen in person. I still get chills thinking about it.
|32 weeks 3 days ago||I was at that '94 game in South Bend.....||
It was amazing.
My buddy and I actually met Lou Holtz before the game as he was walking to the stadium. He stopped for a minute or two and shook our hands and wished us luck. He is a little quirky, but he is a pretty good guy.
|32 weeks 3 days ago||I tend to agree......||
I think there are more announcements coming. I simply can't believe that Warde and his staff doesn't see the same schedules that we do. This makes little sense without flipping the MSU series back to being opposite of OSU. Perhaps this was the impetus to make that happen.
I hope that is the case. If not, we really got screwed. Hard to see the upside here.
|32 weeks 4 days ago||My first Tigers game in person was in 1977.||
I was 9 and we were at home playing the Royals. Fidrych wasn't pitching, but he was out in left field before the game during warm-ups. My dad got me a game program and when we saw him we joined the masses that went to the wall to try and get his autograph. He was very gracious and stayed there until he had signed autographs for everyone. He signed my game program.
Oh, and the Tigers won. It was an awesome day.
|33 weeks 5 days ago||'97/'98 for me....||
and it isn't close.
Football national title; Woodson wins the Heisman; Michigan beats Duke in basketball; Men's hockey wins the national title; Red Wings win their second straight Cup (of course, first in '97, second in '98).
And to top it off for me, I attended every single home football game and the epic win at Penn State. I also attended the regional hockey finals at Yost, which still ranks as the best sporting event I have ever attended in person.
|41 weeks 22 hours ago||Is this a trick question?||
The correct answer is "no".
|42 weeks 4 days ago||AC/DC||
Back in Black. I bought it when it first came out. I still have it!
|43 weeks 6 days ago||Thanks for the feedback, everyone.||
Eye-opening and much appreciated!
|43 weeks 6 days ago||Yeah...||
That is definitely an area I am looking into for mapping something out.
|43 weeks 6 days ago||Maybe.||
I did it several years in a row before I took last year off because of running related injuries. This year I feel pretty good, but it will likely be a last minute decision for me.
|43 weeks 6 days ago||I knew that this.....||
was the right community to ask for advice. Taking the subway to other locales is a good suggestion. Point taken about clothing colors, even if it was tongue in cheek!
I am sure there are treadmills at my hotel, but the coolest thing about going out of town is running in new locations. Plus, it is long and tedious doing 8-9 miles on a treadmill. I can do it, but it ain't fun.
Thanks for the tips and suggestions!
|43 weeks 6 days ago||I actually checked this first.||
Unfortunately none of the routes I could find were actually downtown. Most require me to travel to get to other areas.
|51 weeks 1 day ago||Pretty simple||
Rum and Coke Zero.
|51 weeks 4 days ago||Downton Abbey||
Not sure why, but I am engrossed in that show.
|1 year 9 weeks ago||I am partial to||
"Happy spouse, happy house". This way the onus is on both to take each other's happiness into account.
While we are talking marital advice, I don't think couples truly understand how devasting financially a divorce can be. I am not suggesting that everyone should enter marriage with a pessimistic attitude, but everyone should understand that if the marriage eventually does not work out, the financial devastation can be insurmountable. I know first hand how tough it can be. My first marriage didn't work and it killed me financially. Luckily I quickly found my soul mate and we have been together for 20 years. But, the financial pain took many years to recover from. And even now, am I fully recovered? I lost years of being able to "plan for the future" because I had to settle marital debts.
Sure, divorce comes with all kinds of pain: custody issues, mutual friends, families, not to mention the pain of ending a relationship that you had expected to last forever. However, most of that gets better with time and, usually, doesn't have lingering effects. However, the financial devastation may never truly go away.
I know that there are pre-marriage counseling classes that some couples take, but I don't know that they ever touch on the financial hardships that can come with a divorce.
"We want prenup" Of course, I don't necessarily mean that, but I think too many young couples go into something like marraige rather blindly. And since nearly 50% of all marriages end in divorce, the odds are pretty good that your young happy married life will likely come to an end at some point.
Who needs a drink?
|1 year 9 weeks ago||The solution, of course......||
Is to marry someone that likes sports almost as much as you do. My wife likes hockey (college and NHL) and football (college and NFL). In fact, she will watch games even if I am not at home. It helps that she is a huge UM fan. She is more excited to watch all of the bowl games that are on tomorrow than I am!
Perhaps I just got lucky, though.
|1 year 12 weeks ago||600 yards||
Of offense for Baylor with 3 minutes left in 3rd quarter. Yikes.
|1 year 12 weeks ago||I agree||
The ugliest things I have ever seen.
|1 year 17 weeks ago||Now that||
|1 year 20 weeks ago||Is Baylor||
The best team in the country? They look like they are on a mission.
|1 year 20 weeks ago||Whoops! This was supposed to be in response to||
|1 year 20 weeks ago||Why get married at all?||