maybe i should have had greg howard write the brandon obit.
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|10 hours 49 min ago||Great Caesar's Ghost!||
Great Caesar's Ghost!
|11 hours 14 min ago||Mark Dangerfield?||
|13 hours 49 min ago||Better than Mumm-Ra, I||
Better than Mumm-Ra, I suppose.
|17 hours 48 min ago||Take his statements at face||
Take his statements at face value - he values being a basketball player for Michigan, but he values his academics more. Neither basketball nor academics were where he wanted them to be, so he felt he had to choose - and the decision was academics.
If the pressure came from anywhere, it was from within. He doesn't seem like the type who would settle for anything less than his best, and he wasn't meeting that criterion in either domain.
|1 day 8 hours ago||I get the semantics, but||
I get the semantics, but let's just call it a postseason conference championship. That would be inclusive of all sports with either a championship game/meet/match or tournament.
|2 days 15 hours ago||Killer forehand AND spirit||
Killer forehand AND spirit fingers? Nice!
|5 days 10 hours ago||I agree with that to an||
I agree with that to an extent. The coaching here has been masterful, as well as the ability to build a really solid roster with players who are unselfish and know their roles. There is no true superstar on this team. This is their starting 5 - Horford (NTH), Korver, Teague, Millsap, Carroll.
|5 days 18 hours ago||He'd do it, too, if it||
He'd do it, too, if it weren't disallowed by the SEC.
|6 days 12 hours ago||My immediate first thought,||
My immediate first thought, also. I guess growing up in Atlanta and religiously watching Dukes of Hazzard as a kid influenced me in some way. And no, I don't consider the movie version a worthy reboot.
|6 days 17 hours ago||And only two PROGRAMS (UK,||
And only two PROGRAMS (UK, UCLA) have won more national championships. And every Duke natty (5) has come under Krzyzewski. IU and UNC also have 5 championships, but under multiple coaches.
|6 days 17 hours ago||As a guy who grew up in||
As a guy who grew up in Atlanta and followed the Hawks from the early 80s in my childhood, nobody ever called him "Dom." He was always Dominique, or just 'Nique.
|1 week 14 hours ago||One minor correction - Booker||
One minor correction - Booker is a freshman at UK. The rest is, sadly, on the mark, sarcasm and all.
|1 week 3 days ago||Is there still that one off||
Is there still that one off 94 on the way to DTW? i've been there a few times.
|1 week 4 days ago||Best team I ever saw was||
Best team I ever saw was Wheeler HS in Marietta, GA in 1994, my senior year. Shareef Abdur-Raheem was the headliner for that team and they just dominated class AAAA, which was the highest classification at the time.
|1 week 4 days ago||And her job has a requirement||
And her job has a requirement that she stay fit. Unlike the rest of us office drones...
|1 week 4 days ago||I've just been there for||
I've just been there for business few times recently but for a few days each time. I have a rule to try to eat local wherever I am and a college town just seemed to make sense for that.
|1 week 4 days ago||Freshman year was 94 for me,||
Freshman year was 94 for me, where I learned of Pine email and IRC. I can't remember when I started checking out ESPN.com, but I think it was around 95 or so. Used to play Doom II online with all the other geeks at the UGLI computer lab instead of studying for orgo. I quit after Warcraft II, but many of my friends continued on with Command and Conquer, Starcraft, Diablo, etc. at NUBS, and then the Media Union after gaming was banned at NUBS due to a fight breaking out over Starcraft, I think.
|1 week 4 days ago||thought so too the first time||
I thought so too the first time I visited, but there's some good stuff there.
Anything in the Whiteaker neighborhood is pretty interesting. I had a fantastic meal at Izakaya Meiji, Papa Soul's, Ninkasi Brewing, and Vanilla Jill's Scoops and Soups for dessert.
the 5th street public market has a few interesting places, including the food court. Was a little disappointed with the burgers from NW Burgers, but Ocha and Marche aren't bad.
Across the street, Cornucopia is pretty great, and the Oregon Electric Station has been consistently good for a finer dining option.
For Thai, I've tried Ta Ra Rin and Sabai and liked them both. Very different atmospheres, but both were tasty.
That's all I can think of off the top of my head. Good if you look.
I've tried a handful of the places on the Eugene Weekly list and can vouch for its voracity ;)
Next time I'm there, I'm going to try Off the Waffle. If it's anything like Waffle Window, I know I'll be a happy camper.
Also want to try the Korean places (noodle bowl, chingu, arirang) to see how authentic (or not) they are. Sometimes, you just want the food of your ancestors, know what I mean?
|1 week 6 days ago||Next Kings promo -||
Next Kings promo - Salsa-flavored Popcorn night!
|1 week 6 days ago||Meme Name: Bo-BQ Sauce||
Meme Name: Bo-BQ Sauce Castillo
Harbaugh Obsession Name: Jim Har-BQ (or Harbaugh-Q)
Dog Show Name: Go Blue-BQ in the Big House
Bad Dog Name: Falcon Dong Punch
Big Puppy Name: Mitch
NOTE: none of these names is particularly serious, except maybe Mitch, although it'd take a real mgoblogger to get the big puppy connection. I guess if it's a small puppy, it could also be an overly subtle ironic name.
|2 weeks 12 hours ago||On the other hand, it's||
On the other hand, it's because Michigan is Michigan.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||I cried. Amazing story. My||
I cried. Amazing story. My prayers go out to her family and friends, who were so blessed to have known her.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||" I bet their crest doesn't||
" I bet their crest doesn't even have a tree. "
Nope, in fact, it has a sideways copyright symbol. Go figure...
|4 weeks 3 days ago||They have a guy who||
They have a guy who represented Israel at the London Olympics, and another guy who won multiple golds at the Asian Games.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||Like, "don't run your mouth||
Like, "don't run your mouth when you have a crystal ball and know you're going to lose and not score a single point" or something? He's a cocky college athlete. It's what cocky college athletes do.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||LUTHER||
EDIT: surprisingly, per wikipedia, the entire main cast is all still alive!
|4 weeks 3 days ago||That's it exactly. It's not||
That's it exactly. It's not the driving factor, but he mentioned it in the interview so it's at least a secondary or tertiary consideration. Therefore, let's play that up since Shane Morris and CTE and Chris Borland! Much more interesting than the throwaway one-liner the put in there about him being burned out on football.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||Position it as an experiment.||
Position it as an experiment. You both hate your jobs and this represents an opporunity to shake things up and do something different. Check potential job listings for your wife and present some possibilities. You are not tied down to being close to family due to kids, so you should be enjoying your mobility. Appeal to other passions in her life that align to what MI has to offer (outdoors, beer, sailing, beaches, etc.). Use it as an opportunity to share some of YOUR passions more fully with her (Michigan obvsly, but other stuff, too) and for her and your family to get to know each other a bit better.
It's a great opportunity for you to strike out on your own as a couple and learn to live as a husband and wife without (overly) leaning on her family. It will change the dynamic, and you could make the case that it's for the better.
I'll be frank - if she's pretty tied to family, then it's a tough sell, but not nearly as tough if you had kids. I moved to Chicago away from my family because we had a kid and another on the way and she wanted to be near HER support system. Fortunately for me, I really like Chicago and my company is HQed there.
|5 weeks 5 hours ago||Wow. Just... Wow.||
Wow. Just... Wow.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||either way, pretty creepy...||
either way, pretty creepy...