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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.
|20 hours 57 min ago||Back in the 90's, lost my||
Back in the 90's, lost my favorite Michigan hat.
Basically a Bo-style hat (blue with yellow stitched block M), but with a brown suede bill and brown leather adjustment strap in back. I believe it also had MICHIGAN stitched in little letters over or next to the opening in the back.
That was an awesome hat. So bummed when I lost it.
My favorite current hat is my fitted block M cap from the 90s. Pretty disgusting, though, so my wife hates when I wear it.
|2 days 21 hours ago||Yup, I mean, what could possibly go||
Yup, I mean, what could possibly go wrong? Oh, right..
|2 days 22 hours ago||What's with all this grammer||
What's with all this grammer carp? Its like a nucular bomb went off in hear. Your all so dum. Next time, you should warn my fellow posters and myself that this is coming. Instead of banning you to Bolivian, maybe we should just send you to the Antartic. For all intensive purposes, this thread is just an epic fail now. It may be your perogative to be a grammer dork, but its mine to exscape this thread while theres still time.
|3 days 2 hours ago||That seemed to be Hoke's||
That seemed to be Hoke's philosophy, but at some point, you just need the numbers.
|3 days 6 hours ago||Very true. I've driven from||
Very true. I've driven from ATL to DEN and spent a good amount of time on I-70. Also have clients in multiple eastern Kansas cities (KC, Wichita, Manhattan). The Flint Hills and tall grass prairies are actually quite picturesque with the rolling hills, despite the relative lack of trees. Western Kansas is just miserable.
Then again, it's basically like a longer version of ohio. Driving from AA to ATL and back, it was always amazing to me how depressing the ohio landscape is once you get north of Cincy (or maybe as far as Dayton).
|3 days 9 hours ago||Nope, still not ironic.||
Nope, still not ironic.
|3 days 11 hours ago||Because the rule explicitly||
Because the rule explicitly states that a school may have a greater level of contact with a recruit who signs a financial aid agreement. The catch is that the school is also retroactively penalized if the recruit decides not to enroll at that school.
In this case, LSU acted in good faith, assuming the kid was going to matriculate. The kid changed his mind, so LSU is penalized for excessive contact. If he enrolled, then it would not have been a violation. Stupid.
|4 days 1 hour 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.
|4 days 1 hour 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.
|4 days 1 hour 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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|4 days 9 hours 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.
|4 days 21 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).
|1 week 5 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.
|1 week 22 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.
|1 week 1 day ago||This is decidedly NOT sexy...||
This is decidedly NOT sexy...
|1 week 2 days ago||Private vpn will allow you to||
Private vpn will allow you to stream American content when overseas.
|1 week 3 days 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.
|1 week 3 days ago||Sweet! I've always liked his||
Sweet! I've always liked his character in King of the Hill.
|1 week 4 days ago||No, I'm pretty sure it's diag||
No, I'm pretty sure it's diag squirrely trying to redeem herself...
|1 week 4 days 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 4 days 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 4 days 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 4 days 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 4 days 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 4 days 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 4 days 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 4 days ago||For me personally: Game 5||
For me personally:
|1 week 4 days ago||Jinkies!||
|1 week 5 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