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- Disappointed in the aftermath of the game - he clearly sees what happened during the game as the easily fixable problem. It is the Hoke-Brandon statement circus that has him pissed.
- Vows that communication will be transparent, timely, etc. Total shot at Brandon.
- Demand that Brandon provide him with a detailed report, that Schlissel will basically have vetted by UMHS folks. Who do you think Dr. Schlissel is going to listen to?
|16 hours 35 min ago||His writing too||
After listening to him, it is pretty clear that he thinks and communicates very clearly. If you recall, his statement after the Morris incident was like a breath of fresh air.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||Schlissel is clearly pissed off.||
So there is actually hope. His statement was finally the grownup in the room, and he has now set standards by which he will judge Brandon. This is the last thing Brandon could have wanted. Key pieces of his statement:
If Brandon really did squeeze the docs, my guess is that Schlissel will find out. None of this is good news for Dave Brandon. He now has the attention of a man who was clearly willing to pay little attention to Athletics.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||Cook for Regent!||
If MGoBlog funded anything via crowdsourcing, it should be to fill Brian's campaign coffers.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||Yeah, and all he did was get drunk and disorderly.||
In the pre-Internet era. Compared to Hoke's shitstorm, a comparatively minor PR problem. I mean this: http://www.sbnation.com/college-football/2014/9/27/6855599/brady-hoke-left-a-clearly-concussed-shane-morris-in-the-game-has-no is the worst indictment one can make of a college football coach. Not winning? Fine. Cheating? Fine. Willfully endanger 19-yr-old kids? There's no coming back from that.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||No, its not.||
Please remember that LC was the Interim Head Coach, due to Mo's firing.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||Like Mo's resignation wasn't forced?||
I seriously doubt the man will actually want to resign, but I expect that he will be asked to do so.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||The sharks are circling, and blood is in the water.||
I predict a Hoke resignation this week. To put it in perspective, Mo getting bombed and trashing a bar (pre-Internet!) is not as bad as the firestorm that started with the actual sequence of Shane getting hit, Braden calling to the sideline to no avail, followed by the later insertion, and now ending with the inexcusable statements Hoke made at his presser. Shane didn't want to come out? Who is the adult here? What competitive player ever wants to come out? Didn't see the wobble? Maybe if he wore a headset someone could have told him about it. There is no way he survives this.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||I concur||
The player Morris stumbled against, and who caught him, was clearly signaling the sideline. There is no doubt that should have been caught by a coach.
|8 weeks 5 days ago||Oh how I love these threads.||
These should be diaries!
|11 weeks 6 days ago||Can't wait til next year||
Hop and Md both come here, and not in the middle of winter!
|12 weeks 6 hours ago||7-7 slim possibility||
7-7 is the best that could be hoped for. ND, Drexel, Cornell, Md, OSU, Hop, PSU are all almost guaranteed losses.
|15 weeks 2 days ago||Iroquois midfield depth||
Lack of depth in the midfield is their biggest issue, followed by a deficit in team defense. Pannell rightly gets the attention, but plenty of other squads have creative, fast, and skilled attack men. Canada has midfield depth, but not quite the beasts that USA has (Paul rabil!). USAs face off guys are also very special, and no one plays team defense like Team USA.
|15 weeks 2 days ago||There were no names on a couple of the legend lockers||
11 and 21 are currently unlabeled, so there are no current players scheduled to wear those numbers. That could change, but we'll see. BTW, one of the fellows giving the tour said that his money was on Freddy Canteen as the next one to wear 21. He also said that the one living Wistert brother has input re: who wears 11.
|28 weeks 6 days ago||Still not a D1 roster||
It is fair to ask the question about Paul, but remember that he still has only a couple of real recruiting classes of d1 caliber. Talent in lax makes a HUGE difference, both in terms of skill and athleticism. No way to cover that up. On the other hand losses to newer programs than michigan shouldn't be happening.
|32 weeks 6 days ago||Doubtful. OSU is a very||
Doubtful. OSU is a very fundamentally sound lax team, and Cornell is definitely down, and they will be better later in the year than they are now, now that they can practice on a full field. I was very impressed with them when I watched Ohio play Hopkins early in the year. That game is probably still available to watch on WatchESPN if you want to check them out.
|34 weeks 6 days ago||Amazing accomplishment||
Cornell is certainly down, but there is no question that their talent level is still high. Being able to stay within striking distance the whole game, and gave a chance to win is a great experience for this team. Also, please note that the lopsided loss to Hopkins last week doesn't look nearly as bad considering the way the hop dismantled Princeton today.
|35 weeks 6 days ago||C'mon man!||
In this way we are so similar to Michigan fans - we Hopkins alums treasure those pre-tournament championships!
|35 weeks 6 days ago||One of the functions||
Of the Hopkins band's (a motley but spirited crew) functions when I was an undergrad was to mock the cheerleaders at football games. Cheerleaders are not part of the lax game day experience at Homewood, and I doubt they ever will.
|35 weeks 6 days ago||What year?||
Also a Hop alum in A2. On the road today, on an iPhone, so no stream for me.
|1 year 6 hours ago||Hopkins game at Oosterban?||
The problem with such an early game is that it will likely be inside - not nearly enough seats for the crowd that would be expected for this game.
|1 year 21 weeks ago||Not so sure of that Wahoo||
Not so sure of that Wahoo - I think Petro has had admiration for the B1G for a long time. When he talks about being part of a conference that strives for excellence I think he sees that in the overall way the B1G does athletics - not just lax- more than the way the ACC does it. I remember well the comments he made about being here in Ann Arbor for fall ball back in 2008. He spoke about how excited he was about exposing the Jays to big time college athletics and the atmosphere that goes with it (they went to the M-OSU game that weekend.)
|1 year 21 weeks ago||Video of announcment||
Announcement - Ron Daniels (JHU president), then Jim Delaney (interesting thoughts on mid-atlantic footprint - basically said, we are in this neighborhood already), then Dave Pietramala (JHU coach). Delaney is at about 4:15 in. Daniels has some interesting things to say about academics and the B1G.
|1 year 21 weeks ago||JHU-MD||
JHU-MD in lax = M - OSU in football. Similar festivities around 100th games, etc.
|1 year 21 weeks ago||I would guess...||
...that Hopkins home games will continue to be be ESPNU, and that all of their conference games will be broadcast on BTN. Frankly, for the BTN to get a chance to broadcast Hopkins so often is a boon for lax programming on the BTN. It will also give much more exposure to the other conference schools. Hopkins has the #1 TV watching fan base out there for lax (OK, that is nothing compared to any other B1G school for football or basketball, but this is about growing lax programming on BTN)
|1 year 21 weeks ago||Definitely can't happen||
Hopkins was granted a big waiver to be allowed to continue their lax programs as D1 when the NCAA changed rules about 15 years ago to demand that a school compete in one division only. There are a few hockey schools with the same waiver as well.
|1 year 21 weeks ago||Actually,||
I played a really wicked game of quarters with a guy named Johnny Hopkins 20 years ago when I did my overnight visit to JHU.
|1 year 21 weeks ago||Not just the title drought||
It is not just the lack of a title since 07 - it is the lack of a final four appearance in four years.
|1 year 21 weeks ago||Hopkins alum||
As an alumnus of Hopkins, I am very excited about this. Our alumni base is very mixed on this issue, however. The long tradition of independence is not parted with so easily by many. (yes, there are those who recently have been referring to Hopkins as the Notre Dame of lax - for a lack of return to championship weekend for too long.)
I think this is a great move for both sides. Hopkins needed to join a small league so that it could maintain its traditional rivalries (of course, the longest is with Maryland - remember the Michigan OSU hundreth game? Hopkins and Maryland did the same thing a few years before) While the B1G is not the strongest league, it does have enough quality programs to provide good Strength of Schedule through the conference tournament.
SOS is even more important than the AQ. Lax uses a godawful tournament selection process (no KRACH in lax) relying heavily on SOS. So since Hopkins's opponents had not great years this year, a 9-5 Hopkins team did not make the tournament (unheard of as little as 2 years ago - Hopkins with a winning record would have been a lock)
With two AQs with losing records making the tournament this year, it is clear that a team needs every chance it can get to make the tournament.
I have to say that the biggest thing I am excited about is my Jays coming to town every two years!
|1 year 29 weeks ago||Defense||
This may have been his best defensive game. 5 steals!
|1 year 35 weeks ago||This||
Just read this one and I could not agree more.