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- Game 5 of the 1992 NLCS when Sid Bream, of all people, beat the throw into home plate to send the Atlanta Braves to their 2nd straight World Series.
- Game 6 of the 1995 World Series, when the Braves won their first and only championship in Atlanta (the others were as the Boston and Milwaukee Braves).
- 1997 Michigan-ohio state because obviously. My senior year (although I did stay for a fifth).
- 2000 Orange Bowl because that was awesome. It was also my first bowl game as an alumnus, with a bunch of good friends (and strangers) at Joe's down on Weed in Chicago.
- Game 7 of the 1988 Celtics-Hawks eastern conference semi-finals. That was the epic Dominique Wilkins-Larry Bird duel which ended up a loser for the Hawks, but man - it was special.
- 2000 Michigan @ Northwestern because I was there and because A-train.
- Michigan-Kansas Trey buzzer beater
- the Time Out (I wasn't yet at Michigan, but my sister was, so it still hurt, man).
- 1986 slam dunk contest because SPUD FREAKING WEBB
- 1994 Kordell Stewart to Michael Westbrook. My freshman year. It's like the entire campus just froze for a minute during and after that play. You could have heard a pin drop.
- The entire 1991 World Series against the Twins, which was at both thrilling and heartbreaking, as a Braves fan. The things I take away from that were Kirby Puckett was a man, the Braves' Young Guns were the future, and I still hate Kent Hrbek for that ridiculous play where he literally pulled Ron Gant off first base and the ump called him out. Somebody done got paid.
|8 hours 40 min ago||Ah, thanks. and Okie State||
Ah, thanks. and Okie State in... wait, let me look that up. Stillwater.
Also, I thought TCU was in Dallas, not Ft Worth. Doesn't affect the responses, but oops on that, too. Baylor I know is in Waco b/c I watch Fixer Upper on HGTV every now and then.
EDIT: Also added in a comment above, but both Minnesota (Minneapolis and St. Paul) and Illinois (Urbana and Champaign) are in two cities.
|8 hours 41 min ago||See, and I thought it was the||
See, and I thought it was the other way around, with UofI in Champaign, and Minny in both cities.
Wikipedia confirms that BOTH straddle both cities:
The campus holds 647 buildings on 4,552 acres (1,842 ha) in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana (together known as Champaign–Urbana); its annual operating budget in 2011 was over $1.7 billion.
|8 hours 50 min ago||Here are my||
Here are my answers:
I didn't cheat, I promise.
the only ones I can't recall are where Arkansas is, and the one school in the Big 12 I can't think of. I got UT, OU, KU, KSU, ISU, WVU, TT, Baylor, and TCU. What's the last one?
EDIT: someone above mentioned suburbs. Good point. I think BC and Miami are both in suburbs, so I'm worng about that one. Miami is in Coral Gables, I believe. And BC is in Chestnut Hill or something like that? I'm sure about Pitt and Clemson, and pretty sure Louisville is in the same city, as is Syracuse.
Also pretty sure UofI is in Champaign, but includes the name of the neighboring town, Urbana. Minnesota actually does span the Mississippi River and is officially in both Minneapolis and St. Paul.
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|16 hours 48 min ago||Florida State in the 90's was||
Florida State in the 90's was truly a dynasty we might not see again for a long time, if ever. If that current Oregon run is impressive, the FSU run is just ridiculous, with 2 MNCs and an .889 win rate. Their WORST season during that run was 10-2. This was really around the time I started following college football and it was all about the 'Noles back then.
|1 day 4 hours ago||Oregon had a very mediocre||
Oregon had a very mediocre first 10 years in your timeframe, going 58-56 from 1984-1993. The next 10 were very good, going 84-38. This was the start of the Mike Bellotti era. Note that Bellotti won 10+ games 4 times, and is the first 10 game winner in UO history. Finally, they've been really amazing since 2008, winning at least 10 games every season, going 80-14 for an amazing win percentage of 85.11%. ohio state, by contrast, went 77-16 during that time period (including vacated games).
|3 days 13 hours ago||Another cool trick is to pull||
Another cool trick is to pull one wing off a fly and put it on its back. It flaps the remaining wing furiously and basically just does a really fast backspin.
|4 days 6 hours ago||to be fair, though||
NJIT and EMU, for that matter, aren't horrible.
NJIT is rated 180 by Kenpom, ahead of VT, Miami OH, and Rutgers (#208).
EMU is 136, ahead of Oakland, Auburn, and BC.
Granted, losing to those teams is obviously not a good thing, but it's not an automatic death knell. It does mean Michigan will have to make a pretty incredible run to have a shot at the NCAA tourney, though.
|4 days 10 hours ago||This is decidedly NOT sexy...||
This is decidedly NOT sexy...
|5 days 18 hours ago||Private vpn will allow you to||
Private vpn will allow you to stream American content when overseas.
|6 days 9 hours ago||St. Regis Deer Valley||
Never been to that one, but one of the travel bloggers I follow has done a pretty detailed trip report on it.
It really looks amazing. Funicular (!) to the main property, fire pit with s'mores, gorgeous views, complimentary champagne in the evenings, and ski in/out for the winter months. I don't know what room type you've got booked, but you should have a great time at the property.
|6 days 9 hours ago||Sweet! I've always liked his||
Sweet! I've always liked his character in King of the Hill.
|1 week 10 hours ago||No, I'm pretty sure it's diag||
No, I'm pretty sure it's diag squirrely trying to redeem herself...
|1 week 11 hours ago||That's the first correct||
That's the first correct thing you've written all day. Everything else about free speech is so wrong, it's actually quite funny.
|1 week 11 hours ago||I'd argue that it's not "for||
I'd argue that it's not "for good" but for the bottom line. Google has advertisers and partners who don't want to be associated with "smut" so they build those policies to acquiesce. Like I said above, they're a private enterprise and can do what they want, but let's also be realistic. It's purely a business decision, not thinking of the children or for the greater good.
|1 week 11 hours ago||Private enterprise, they can||
Private enterprise, they can do what they want. Or would you also take a stand with your employer if your job/livelihood is at stake?
Face it - this is part of Brian's (and staff's) livelihood. Respect that and move along.
|1 week 11 hours ago||also known as sand flies or||
also known as sand flies or no-see-ums. Tiny black bugs that attack in swarms and bite voraciously. Hate those annyoing bloodsuckers.
|1 week 11 hours ago||I love Cracker Barrel and||
I love Cracker Barrel and loved Shoney's as a kid (haven't seen one in ages, although there was a Shoney's or Bob's Big Boy or something on Washtenaw east of Ann Arbor, a little before 23).
Next thing you know, Brian will be slamming Po Folks and Waffle House. You cretins.
|1 week 15 hours ago||So I take it we'll never see||
So I take it we'll never see a Kate Upton Game of War ad on this site, right?
I'm fine with that. I've been ad-blocking all the suggestive pics anyway, so this just helps me out by addressing on the front end.
But the real question is - IS NAKED GUY VERBOTEN??
|1 week 17 hours ago||Screw Moises Alou. He||
Screw Moises Alou. He should've acted like the professional he purported to be, not blamed a fan for losing the game. Let's face it, the Cubs just crumbled and choked. And it's not like Bartman was the only guy reaching for the ball, he's just the only one to have had the misfortune to actually touch it.
|1 week 18 hours ago||For me personally: Game 5||
For me personally:
|1 week 19 hours ago||Jinkies!||
|1 week 2 days ago||LAX Power (which I've never||
LAX Power (which I've never read until today) has an article from a few weeks ago listing the Big Ten players to watch.
Michigan has 3 sophomores listed. Aside from a soph at Penn State, every other player listed is a JR or SR. This one article would suggest that Michigan has a pretty bright near-term future, given the young talent.
Of course, they also place Michigan last in the conference.
Ian King, So., A, Michigan
|1 week 2 days ago||All your Harbaugh are belong||
All your Harbaugh are belong to us!
|1 week 2 days ago||Also, did Freddy Canteen gain||
Also, did Freddy Canteen gain weight? Looks a little bigger in that picture.
|1 week 2 days ago||It should be publicly||
It should be publicly disclosed at some point, as UM is a public institution. I think they update salary disclosures once a year.
|1 week 2 days ago||She's the mom away from mom.||
She's the mom away from mom. She grabs you by the ear and drags your butt over to study hall so you keep up your grades, and smacks you upside the head when you make misogynistic jokes, and comforts you when you're missing home.
And probably heads up the player moms support group.
|1 week 2 days ago||Link for the||
Link for the board, although what's up with reffering to Michigan as "the Blue"?
|1 week 2 days ago||Right, forgot about the whole||
Right, forgot about the whole Marrone-Bills-Jets-Rex Ryan thing. Crazy. It did give us the inside track to Wheatley's return, though. Funny how it was 2 screwy coaching situations in the NFL that brought 2 native sons back home to Michigan.
|1 week 2 days ago||Great point, which also||
Great point, which also raises a question. What other coaches are out there who have succeeded as a player and a head coach in both college and the NFL?
I wouldn't really count Doug Marrone, who was only on NFL rosters for 2 non-consecutive years, although he was decent as the head coach as Syracuse. Jury is still out in Buffalo.