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|15 hours 12 min ago||Not the same chemistry. OL||
Not the same chemistry. OL needs reps so that players know when and who scrapes off the double team and gets to the linebackers and who stays on the DL. You don't have to like the guy next to you to block effectively
|15 hours 26 min ago||Leadership starts with the||
Leadership starts with the HC. Any "chemistry" issues on a team are because the HC didn't fix them. Bo always said that he could unite any team in hatred of him (referring to Bo). Brady Hoke is not that kind of coach. I honestly think he was spoiled with the Molk/Martin/Van Bergen senior class his first year. Anyways, here's hoping that team 135 has it figured out.
|2 days 12 hours ago||But if our OL was better and||
But if our OL was better and we could use the 2 TEs to the strong side to run routes wouldn't that occupy the Strong Side safety. If we run a simple corner/out combo with those tight ends it leaves gallon wide open on the seam once he can shake off the TSA full body pat down he was getting. It seems like once the Strong Side safety notices both receivers to his side are committed to blocking he immediately takes off to get deep over the top of the routes on the other side.
|3 days 18 hours ago||Alternate Uniforms||
Just wait until they wear blue pants at home. It will happen sooner rather than later.
|1 week 2 days ago||Either a true 16 team playoff||
Either a true 16 team playoff with all conference champions included or elimination of playoffs and a return to pre BCS/Bowl Alliance new years day bowl game matchups.
|2 weeks 12 hours ago||You aren't taking into||
You aren't taking into account the NFL's blackout rules. NFL owners are incentivized to have smaller (around 60K) stadiums because they need to sell out in order to appear on TV where the real money is made. College stadiums do not have this constraint so they are free to expand as much as they like.
|2 weeks 12 hours ago||Nothing is going to happen||
Nothing is going to happen unless average attendance drops below capacity for the season.
The demand that has been falling was excess demand and the AD has been raising prices to reach equillibrium which is a rational thing to do.
|2 weeks 14 hours ago||This or in Sporting KC's case||
This or in Sporting KC's case build a bigger stadium.
|2 weeks 14 hours ago||It's high school economics.||
It's high school economics. When supply is fixed demand drives price changes. MLS is more affordable than other major sporting events because their demand is so much lower. Until the demand for Michigan football tickets drops off the Athletic Department will continue to raise ticket prices, PSL included.
|2 weeks 14 hours ago||I'm not that impressed with||
I'm not that impressed with the attendance numbers for Sporting KC. They were filling their minor league baseball stadium to 99% capacity and then built a larger soccer specific stadium and filled it to 99% capacity. Then during the year they won the MLS it was over capacity. I mean everyone loves a winner.
Unfortunately the econmies of scale are so vastly different between MLS and BCS level college football that I don't think anything is relatable. A 500 person supporters group can make an impact when there are only 15k - 20k peple at an event. 500 people in a crowd of 110K is a rounding error.
Michigan doesn't have an attendance issue. An enthusiastic and organized crowd is a different story.
|3 weeks 19 hours ago||I think DB has a pretty good||
I think DB has a pretty good track record so far. I can only think of one critique I have of him. The decision to move away from General Admission to this new "Super Fan" seating policy was reactionary. He should have made the change to GA and stuck with it.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||8-5, Losses @ND, @MSU, @OSU,||
8-5, Losses @ND, @MSU, @OSU, Bowl Game, and 3 choose 1 of: IU, PSU, or Utah.
Running Game is still dependant on DG for 40% of yards.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||Did the Ghana goalkeeper not||
Did the Ghana goalkeeper not catch that ball because the last player to touch it was a Ghana defender who "intentionally" headed it skywards (possibly a failed clearance). If the keeper had caugh it wouldn't that have been in violation of the back-pass rule and a penalty awarded to Portugual?
|5 weeks 1 day ago||I would say that it is||
I would say that it is because we had to bail them out of 2 world wars (well not so much WWI) and they don't embrace us. When we lost our fathers and grandfathers to German bullets liberating French soil and they won't support our causes on an international level it shows ingratefulness.
That and it seems every 30 years or so they have some social upheaval, change their constitution, and re emerge as the # french republic. I think they are on 5 right now, throw in some periods of empire with napolean for good measure too. America got it right the first time (Well second if you include the articles of confederation).
|5 weeks 1 day ago||That's cool man. Playing||
That's cool man. Playing youth soccer in '98 I thought they were awesome too.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Out of curiosity what makes||
Out of curiosity what makes you like the soccer team from a country you have never been to? Family heritage? A certain player?
|5 weeks 1 day ago||These guys have to know that||
These guys have to know that cameras are always on them. How in any way can he think I'll bit this guy and act like he shouldered/elbowed me in the mouth and expect to get away with it. The Italian player didn't need to roll around on the ground for so long but I guess that is the only way to get the refs attention.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||Adjusted based on bets||
Adjusted based on bets placed?
|5 weeks 6 days ago||I'm well aware of the NLRB||
I'm well aware of the NLRB ruling and addressed it in my previous post. Did you know it only applies to Private Schools not Public Schools? Also did you know it is being appealed?
This is a discussion about how to increase compensation. I've laid out one method to do so that is practical and can't be opposed by people standing on the "principle" that NCAA athletes shouldn't be paid. Slap another $415 bucks into each scholarship athletes housing check each month and voila you have successfully increased their compensation by 5K without upsetting the purists.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||Your making a false analogy.||
Your making a false analogy. College Athletes and their relationship with University Athletic Departments (aside from one NLRB ruling currently under appeal) are not akin to the private sector employee/employer model.
If you want to give football/basketball players more money the best avenue is to advocate for the increase in housing stipends. This will be applied to all College Athletes equally. If you want to give more money to football/basketball players simply because they are football/basketball players then you will have a whole host of Title IX issues.
Personally I'm a fan of allowing all college athletes to own and sell their likeness as they please but put the profits into a trust fund that can't be accessed until they either graduate or are professionally contracted in their sport.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||They already get 24K a year||
They already get 24K a year in housing stipends. If you want your argument to be better received you should say that they need an extra $5,000/12 = $416.67 per month to cover the rising costs of campus housing. Just saying we should give them five grand because they are basketball/football players and those are the most popular sports is not enough.
|6 weeks 13 hours ago||Can they keep the old turf in||
Can they keep the old turf in storage in case the gray ends up being a disaster?
|6 weeks 14 hours ago||Wikipedia|
|6 weeks 16 hours ago||I think we should have "let"||
I think we should have "let" Lloyd retire after 2005 and gone after Dantonio then. A former OSU assistant did wonders for this program in the '70s and I imagine Dantonio would have done the same for Michigan in the late '00s early '10s
|6 weeks 16 hours ago||An all blue scheme is one of||
An all blue scheme is one of my bold predictions for this upcoming season. Gotta generate buzz somehow and the schedule ain't doing it. Plus the recruits love it.
|6 weeks 16 hours ago||Obivoulsy, Ohio = The Ohio||
Ohio = The Ohio State University
OHIO = Ohio University
Ohio is a reference to the University System of Ohio, of which Ohio State University is the flagship campus.
|6 weeks 19 hours ago||But what about blue pants for||
But what about blue pants for a home game?
|6 weeks 1 day ago||Isn't John Brooks a||
Isn't John Brooks a defender? At 6'4" I can see him going forward for set pieces but why would they play him as a target forward?
|6 weeks 1 day ago||Is any of this news? TV||
Is any of this news? TV dollars come directly from Population and Population growth trends.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||If a large group of Irish||
If a large group of Irish Americans started filing lawsuits I'm sure the NCAA would take notice and make ND "Get Permission"