Mount St. Mary's hired a private equity CEO to be their president. You'll never guess what happened next.
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|15 weeks 6 days ago||“There’s some relief because||
“There’s some relief because Dave got a new job,” Hackett said in July. “We weren’t counting on that; we got that. "
Fantastic unintentional comedy.
|17 weeks 3 days ago||cooter browns will have it||
cooter browns will have it on, even with the lsu game on. 15 minute cab ride from the quarter.
|40 weeks 5 days ago||C'mon man. You really think||
You really think he told his high school student section already and a bunch of 17 year olds are all able to keep a lid on it?
|1 year 5 weeks ago||This isn't some kind of joke||
This isn't some kind of joke about the Saints' defense?
|1 year 6 weeks ago||It's early, try again||
It's early, try again
|1 year 6 weeks ago||I'm no private jet expert but||
I'm no private jet expert but maybe the flight hasn't been officially scheduled yet and they'll do it closer to takeoff?
|1 year 6 weeks ago||This guy is the biggest PSU||
This guy is the biggest PSU homer I have ever seen.
I'd love to hear who is a better candidate than Harbaugh in Weinreb's mind...Jay Paterno?
His articles are embarrassing with their blatant hate for Michigan.
|1 year 7 weeks ago||Brandon of||
Brandon of course......
Just kidding, it's Dave Dunn - his agent
|1 year 9 weeks ago||We hear nothing other than||
We hear nothing other than Schiano fluffing himself for a week or so and now we are reaching out to multiple candidates - certainly sounds to me like the AD thinks their chances with Harbaugh have greatly diminished.
|1 year 9 weeks ago||Well, so much for Harbaugh||
Well, so much for Harbaugh coming home...
seems the writing is on the wall...
|1 year 9 weeks ago||I don't know if the link is||
I don't know if the link is screwed up but I was able to read the article and I believe I am aware, but not fully aware that I don't subscribe to scout so I hope it's ok to say that Carr is quoted in the article saying Harbaugh is his #1 choice.
|1 year 10 weeks ago||Most coaches I would assume||
Most coaches I would assume are looking to stay in coaching, I doubt very much Brandon will ever be an athletic director again.
Thus, Brandon retired and Hoke was fired.
|1 year 10 weeks ago||(No subject)||
|1 year 10 weeks ago||Ha, I really screwed that up||
Ha, I really screwed that up if that's what people think I meant.
I was referring to the assistants being out on the road talking to recruits.
I cannot imagine a situation that would look worse than a coach coming in, saying whatever it is that these assistants have to lie about to the recruits, and then literally a day later they are all fired.
Sorry for any confusion, I absolutely think Hoke should be able to talk to the current players.
|1 year 10 weeks ago||Just so we're all clear - We||
Just so we're all clear -
We are sending coaches to talk to kids that are no longer employed by the University.
The incompetence of the athletic department never ceases...
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|1 year 15 weeks ago||That's the part I really||
That's the part I really don't get.
This is a guy who clearly knows all about the new forms of digital media and regularly uses them to "enhance the brand", and yet he makes it a point of pride to condescend whenever talking about blogs like it's still 1999 and the only people on the internet are nerds sitting in their underwear in their parents' basement.
Like hey Dave, wake up bud. A large contingent of Michigan athletic supporters get their Michigan athletic news from blogs and form their opinion from blogs so maybe it would be a good time to start reading them after you've finished firing off a few dozen emails to the fake-ass wolverines*.
*h/t Terrelle Pryor
|1 year 15 weeks ago||So what about those IRS||
So what about those IRS emails...
|1 year 16 weeks ago||You been drinkin' tonight,||
You been drinkin' tonight, Chris?
|1 year 17 weeks ago||Desmond disappoints me the||
Desmond disappoints me the more he opens his mouth.
And let's not forget that this is the same guy that called out every player on the team with the exception of Peppers a few weeks ago.
Just ridiculous that they can weave this narrative that the fans are somehow protesting the players...
|1 year 18 weeks ago||(No subject)|
|1 year 18 weeks ago||I read all of that - somehow||
I read all of that - somehow you come off like a senile, old man - and yet - somehow it made me think that you know exactly what you're talking about.
|1 year 18 weeks ago||Why is his past not relevant||
Why is his past not relevant to the discussion?
I tend to believe that an individual's past behavior is a good barometer for their future behavior.
|1 year 18 weeks ago||No, I was saying that maybe||
No, I was saying that maybe he wasn't a good CEO because his performance relative to the overall market wasn't stellar.
That got debunked a little later when I realized that Domino's paid a huge special dividend, so Domino's actually performed better on a relative basis.
I do not expect Domino's share price to hold up in an enormous bear market.
But if you examine Domino's outperformance since DB's departure, DB doesn't come out looking so great.
Bottom line, when DB was hired, we were told that we were getting a slam dunk candidate because he was a CEO. But I think it worth examining, just because we got a CEO, were we getting a good CEO?
|1 year 18 weeks ago||Good on DB then to improve||
Good on DB then to improve his product.
I actually enjoy a few items on their current menu.
Let's hope then that if DB stays as athletic director that he also recognizes the dire need to improve his current product.
|1 year 18 weeks ago||I suppose the narrative of DB||
I suppose the narrative of DB using the AD as a stepping stone to Governor doesn't make complete sense to me.
It seems to me that while he is certainly in a prestigious position currently, it would make more sense to build up a war chest in the higher paying and more prestigous CEO role.
For those reasons, DB's move to AD feels like his stepping stone is more of a step back.
|1 year 18 weeks ago||I'm with you that I made some||
I'm with you that I made some huge jumps and extrapolations.
I'll also agree that confirmation bias is certainly in play.
At the end of the day though, DB was trumpeted as a huge "get" for the AD coming from his position as CEO. To me, that seems like a big step down in postion and I suspected (with zero evidence) that perhaps DB didn't exactly leave Domino's on his own volition. The performance of Domino's after his departure may support that thesis.
|1 year 18 weeks ago||Maybe it's an unaswerable||
Maybe it's an unaswerable question unless you have access to Domino's internal strategy documents.
I'm well aware that Domino's vastly overhauled their offerings and marketing - I was just curious if that happened under DB or the new leadership.
|1 year 18 weeks ago||You're absolutely correct on||
You're absolutely correct on this.
That special dividend is huge and I didn't notice it until after posting.
I still think that there's something to be said for Domino's performance since DB's departure.