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|9 weeks 1 day ago||Standing up for The AP||
To be fair to The Associated Press, they are notoriously slow on breaking stories because they are far more thorough than other outlets when it comes to sourcing. They don't throw stuff against the wall on first word to break news. They don't throw rumors and vague storylines out there and present it as news, so they don't have to toe-tap around being wrong (i.e. Rapaport's "rebuffed" report).
While the national media deserves a lot of flak for how they handled this story, and while many people are starting to realize that national talking heads usually are only educated on the surface level of most topics, attacking the AP for waiting to post a confirmed story isn't really one of them.
|10 weeks 2 days ago||Exactly. SF knows he has zero||
Exactly. SF knows he has zero trade value because of the Michigan rumors. Hence, he will be fired after the last game, not held for a potential trade. Bear in mind, SF is ready to be done with this as much as we are. They want to move on and find their next coach.
This isn't really news as much as it is logic playing out.
|10 weeks 2 days ago||Really, all Balas' tweet is||
Really, all Balas' tweet is doing is rehashing Jay Glazer's report from earlier in the day. He's simply inferring a trade is virtually impossible. Whatever happens between JH and SF will happen within a couple days after their last game.
This doesn't really change anything on U-M's supposed timeline, but it, hopefully, means buyout talk with SF will go smoothly. Not that I figured that would be an issue for U-M. It's a much bigger headache for NFL teams.
|31 weeks 21 hours ago||-fart sounds-||
|51 weeks 2 days ago||I certainly agree with most||
I certainly agree with most of your argument, but GRIII was a blue chipper. I believe he was ranked higher than McGary on some sites' final rankings after Mitch was hurt most of his final year. Also, Walton and Irvin were top recruits. The team isn't entirely Spike Albrechts.
|51 weeks 5 days ago||I highly doubt DD knew about||
I highly doubt DD knew about a potential injury. No one likes the trade (except the Nats and the AL Central) but the big picture says the Tigers wanted Smyly in the rotation. Either Fister or Porcello were going to be moved and Ricky wouldn't fetch nearly as much as Doug. Ricky also is younger and cheaper.
|1 year 1 day ago||Any rational observations of||
Any rational observations of this team before Big Ten play had this team finishing no higher than fifth.
|1 year 4 days ago||This is going to sound like||
This is going to sound like the most hipster thing to say, but who gives a shit about a throwaway tag line? It's not your blog. You aren't charged for its content. Just because certain things aren't perfectly tailored to you doesn't mean they need to be changed. I honestly don't believe the MGoStaff spends much time contemplating how often the masthead and tag line are changed. It likely will stay until some other inside joke comes along.
|1 year 1 week ago||Cool. It was crazy once.||
Cool. It was crazy once. Let's not get ahead of ourselves. Several reporters were quick to point out on Twitter this was the first game all season the place was full prior to tipoff. Breslin and Kohl have a reputation for a reason. Just because we won a few big games doesn't change that. Make it crazy the rest of the season and develop our own reputation, then we can revisit this discussion.
|1 year 2 weeks ago||The Stauskiss begs to differ.||
The Stauskiss begs to differ.
|1 year 2 weeks ago||Your dad shouldn't be||
Your dad shouldn't be punished for anything. But he sounds like a total dick.
|1 year 2 weeks ago||That's kinda the point. You||
That's kinda the point. You shouldn't need to resolve to a physical altercation. Note: No one who has ever worked in PR would back your statement. Every team/program would say Incognito's actions are unacceptable because they are. Even coaches/players/etc. that may agree with your statement wouldn't publicly state it, because they know they'd lose in the court of public opinion.
|1 year 4 weeks ago||Just because he's rehabbing||
Just because he's rehabbing in no way infers he will return this season.
|1 year 4 weeks ago||Where does it say he could be||
Where does it say he could be back for the tourney?
|1 year 4 weeks ago||Update. Can't post cause I'm||
Update. Can't post cause I'm on my phone, but Magnus tweeted that point about an hour ago.
|1 year 4 weeks ago||I read something alluding to||
I read something alluding to they are concerned about his friends being a negative influence on him. They want him to get away from bad influences, thus getting out of the state.
|1 year 5 weeks ago||I read it as, you can't pin||
I read it as, you can't pin this decision on the new rules. The rules changed in 2011. If that is the reason why the case was re-reviewed, it wouldn't/shouldn't take two years.
|1 year 5 weeks ago||The mlive story referred to||
The mlive story referred to memorabilia to Cazzie, the 89 team and Trey Burke. I'd be fine with them putting up more on the 89 team and Orr. 89 team is way overshadowed in my opinion. Still doesn't mean you can't tell the story of the Fab Five.
|1 year 5 weeks ago||I read a similar article on||
I read a similar article on MLive. Basically, he wants to see some Fab Five memorabilia and recognition in Crisler.
|1 year 6 weeks ago||It's Clay Travis. He's a||
It's Clay Travis. He's a chauvinist assclown.
|1 year 7 weeks ago||Buffalo Bulls coach Jeff||
Buffalo Bulls coach Jeff Quinn.
|1 year 7 weeks ago||Mike Riley =/= Bobby||
Mike Riley =/= Bobby Petrino.
|1 year 8 weeks ago||Haha! Yes! They finished||
Haha! Yes! They finished 12-2! They suck! Hahahahahahaha!
|1 year 8 weeks ago||You a big "Days Of Our Lives"||
You a big "Days Of Our Lives" fan?
|1 year 8 weeks ago||Also appears to have||
Also appears to have destroyed the home clubhouse. Will take three months of marathon construction over the winter to get it ready. I'd love for it to be ready by April, but it will be a huge undertaking.
|1 year 8 weeks ago||All snark aside, potentially||
All snark aside, potentially giant economic loss for West Michigan. Tragic day for all Grand Rapidians.
|1 year 9 weeks ago||Aaaaaand I misquoted you. My||
Aaaaaand I misquoted you. My bad. I'm not taking away from your point, but that part seemed like an understatement.
|1 year 9 weeks ago||"Didn't hurt too bad"||
"Didn't hurt too bad"
|1 year 14 weeks ago||Darko had a 10-year NBA||
Darko had a 10-year NBA career. Obviously didn't live up to the hype and pistons fans always will hold a grudge, but there have been much bigger busts.
|1 year 14 weeks ago||This is one of the dumbest||
This is one of the dumbest things I've read in a while. Holland's track record speaks for itself, and considering the crater of a team Matt Millen left in Detroit, I think Mayhew has done a pretty good job. I like Dombrowski a lot and I think this trade makes sense for all parties involved, but Ilitch's wallet makes Dombrowski's job a lot easier.