...says Denzel Valentine of Big Ten Tourney favorite MSU, which is 5-7 in its last 12 games. Cumong, man.
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|6 hours 56 min ago||No, it's because there's a||
No, it's because there's a segment of this fanbase that gets embarrassed when people act like children.
Juvenile crap like this makes it pretty clear we don't have a superior fanbase. I wouldn't have found this funny in middle school.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Yeah, man. We know absolutely||
Yeah, man. We know absolutely nothing. Nothing at all.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||"Rape was not the proven||
"Rape was not the proven charge. In fact, the charges of rape were dropped. "
Except whether someone is charged isn't the measure of whether they actually committed the crime or not. There is good reason to believe Gibbons did what he is alleged to have done (at least the University thinks so), charged or not has little bearing on that.
"I'm not sure if you went to college"
Graduating from Michigan this May, thanks.
"It's not always as black-and-white as a big football player throwing a girl down and taking advantage of her."
No, you're right. Way more things than just that qualify as rape.
"You have no idea what happened"
I don't know to a certainty, no. But I'm not a judge, and standards for belief are not as rigid as certainty.
"Of course, you're not just ignorant, you're bigoted, since you are assuming someone is saying something just because this is the football team"
It's a pretty good guess, I think. Whether they admit it to themselves or not, the reason people (like you!) get so passionate about this is because they're football fans.
"I'm not... saying I don't think he should have been expelled"
Foote was, which is what this comment chain was discussing.
"I'm not going to call him a rapist unless he's been proven to have raped someone or I know he raped someone."
We're typically perfectly fine calling O.J. Simpson a murderer, though.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||"He was found to have||
"He was found to have committed sexual misconduct as per the university policies."
What do you think that means, exactly? In what way did he violate the policy? My guess is that you say you don't know since you weren't there, but at a certain point you're just shutting down discussion under the guise of something like due process (even though this isn't a courtroom) because you don't like to think about it. Again, the only reason we're playing dumb here is because the football team is involved.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||The University was more sure||
The University was more sure than not that Gibbons raped someone. It's silly to think the only standard the University should have is whether there were criminal charges or not. If he wasn't a football player this would be obvious to everyone, I think.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||I'm surprised the comments||
I'm surprised the comments here are focusing almost exclusively on his opinions on admissions.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Larry Foote does not strike||
Larry Foote does not strike me as very bright, going by this article.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||Clerk there made fun of me||
Clerk there made fun of me for buying milk on a Saturday night once.
|6 weeks 1 hour ago||It feels like in every post I||
It feels like in every post I see from you you're (wrongly) accusing somone of being a troll.
|6 weeks 1 hour ago||Your username is fitting||
Your username is fitting considering your position.
|6 weeks 1 hour ago||While I understand your||
While I understand your larger point about there being a difference between formal language and more relaxed language, "it begs the question" has a precise, technical meaning. Using it to mean "raises the question" is at best unclear (whereas my informal use of language was not).
|6 weeks 1 hour ago||Bunch of savages in this||
Bunch of savages in this thread.
|6 weeks 2 days ago||The North Carolina state||
The North Carolina state constitution requires UNC's out of state proportion to be no higher than 18%. That's why it's so difficult to get in out-of-state. Michigan has no such policy. Your chances at Michigan are MUCH higher than they would be at UNC.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||3 Big Ten Championships 0||
3 Big Ten Championships
0 National titles
5 against OSU
7 against MSU
|6 weeks 5 days ago||There IS something ajar. They||
There IS something ajar. They still have yet to hire both a replacement OC and a replacement DC.
|6 weeks 6 days ago||Amateurs.||
|7 weeks 21 hours ago||Good.||
|7 weeks 1 day ago||WEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE. My||
My favorite topic on this board. Gift that keeps on giving.
I feel like, if my account ever gets banned, it will be in a fab five thread.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||Never realized there was such||
Never realized there was such wisdom in nepotism.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||Yep. Totally no connotation||
Yep. Totally no connotation about prior connection to the University at all. People in this thread are mentioning a completely unproven Mike Hart because he's a good man, not because he played here.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||I don't think basing a hiring||
I don't think basing a hiring decision on NOT having Michigan connections would make much sense. Just that a hiring decision that's blind to prior Michgian association should produce a non-Michigan Man hire from a numbers perspective.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||It's bullshitty, and I'm||
It's bullshitty, and I'm tired of it.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||Please this. Actually would||
Please this. Actually would prefer it not be a "Michigan Man" so that ideology can die.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||Want to catch redfish so||
Want to catch redfish so badly on a fly rod. Have the gear for it and everything. Only thing I'm lacking is a boat. Basically, I'm super jealous of you.
|8 weeks 4 days ago||How is that any different||
How is that any different from what we're being asked to do here?
|9 weeks 15 hours ago||16 and 17 year old kids are||
16 and 17 year old kids are probably told a bunch of things during their recruitment. If they believe everything they hear, I probably don't want them representing my University.
|9 weeks 19 hours ago||Nuance? I didn't hear the||
Nuance? I didn't hear the original comment, but the meaning seems quite clear in the OP. I don't think the possibility of someone misinterpreting the comment makes it offensive, it just makes the people who misunderstand wrong. And irresponsible? It's talk radio (I think? Not familiar with these names), their responsibility is to entertain their (presumably MSU fan) listeners.
|9 weeks 19 hours ago||That was not the implication.||
That was not the implication. At least that's not how I understood the comment as relayed here. The suggestion seems to instead be that that will be the excuse used by the AD to smooth over any PR issues.
|9 weeks 19 hours ago||Ok, how were they offensive||
Ok, how were they offensive and loathing?
|9 weeks 19 hours ago||I think it's silly to||
I think it's silly to speculate about something like that, but how exactly does it qualify as "disgusting?"