“The player development is the main thing I like (about Michigan),” Williams said. “You can see that they develop their players. They get them in the gym and they work them hard. And their hard work pays off.”
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|1 week 4 hours ago||I would love to see Michigan||
I would love to see Michigan in Omaha one day.
|1 week 4 days ago||I hope you're right. Right||
I hope you're right. Right now my confidence is in the basketball team which doesn't make sense considering all the quality they just lost. I was quietly hopeful for hockey last season, particularly after opening with a win against BC and going 1-0-1 against UNH. Then the bottom seemed to fall out in the GLI and we struggled the rest of the way. Which is weird because for most of my life, hockey always seemed to play their best after the GLI.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||There's the rub. I have||
There's the rub. I have loyalty to the sports TEAM. How anyone can have loyalty to an individual player is what I don't get. If Scherzer leaves the Tigers, I'll still be a Tiger fan, but I won't care how Scherzer is fairing with his new team.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||You are so right. He's||
You are so right. He's making great moves in Dallas. I'd love to bring him back.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||We need to seriously look at||
We need to seriously look at replacing Holland. His last good move was the one year deal for Hossa. And that was flawed because he then decided to offer a long-term deal to Franzen instead of Hossa during that season.
|3 weeks 11 hours ago||I'm sorry to hear this. My||
I'm sorry to hear this. My condolences.
|3 weeks 14 hours ago||Beilein, hands down.||
Beilein, hands down.
|4 weeks 4 hours ago||The beginning of the end for||
The beginning of the end for Holland. Now he just needs to sign Cleary and I'll officially start shopping for pitchforks.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Exactly. The NCAA argument||
Exactly. The NCAA argument is that they don't need to pay the players because they benefit from the free education. If they're not even getting that, then what?
|4 weeks 1 day ago||2013-2014.||
|4 weeks 4 days ago||The Wings are notorious for||
The Wings are notorious for letting prospects develop so being picked by the Wings would be good for him to have a few seasons as a Wolverine, right? I hope that's the case.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||Well played.||
|5 weeks 1 day ago||I'll withhold judgment on DB||
I'll withhold judgment on DB until after this season. If the team underperforms again, I expect DB to do the right thing and use some of that revenue he's bringing in to go out and spend some of it on an elite coach, rather than going on the cheap because a coach would walk to Michigan for the opportunity. And if the team actually does well? Then I'll applaud him for having the patience to allow Hoke his 4th year, something I was unsure that I'd do after last year's abomination of a season and pathetic bowl performance.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||You are so money with this||
You are so money with this comment. Absolutely agree. Everything is fresh and no negativity yet; however $70 for end zone seating to watch us hopefully annihilate App St is too rich for my blood. I'll enjoy it from the comfort of my couch.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||I wouldn't know. I've never||
I wouldn't know. I've never been on RCMB. But apparently you frequent it. How nice for you.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||This. And take mediocre||
This. And take mediocre prospect Robbie Ray with you. Still can't believe that trade was made by a team hoping to win a World Series this year!
|6 weeks 2 days ago||It's a good thing Beilein||
It's a good thing Beilein knows him and is the one who actually extends the offers rather than those of is who have never seen any of these guys play live.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||Loss of velocity and||
Loss of velocity and inability to throw fastball for strikes consistently (seems like it's always 2-0 on every hitter). I certainly wish we still had Fister, but DD values hard throwers more than pitchers.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||Avila may not rate as poor||
Avila may not rate as poor overall compared to other catchers but the true indictment of the Tigers is that he hits 5th regularly in the lineup. If he is the #5 hitter, then this lineup is in trouble.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||Bingo. Fister is AT WORST a||
Bingo. Fister is AT WORST a number 3 big league starter on almost every other team (he was a number 4 in Motown only). And Dombrowski got a utility guy who he gave away for nothing (literally since Lombardozzi was traded for Alex Gonzalez who we no longer have), a decent reliever in Krol, and a pitching prospect in Robbie Ray who wasn't even among the top 10 prospects in the Nats' organization. I'm a little afraid if Dombrowski were to start selling off some of our stars he might get nothing but a bag of balls in return. He might be able to fleece others when trading our prospects (acquiring Sanchez and the original deal to acquire Fister, plus, of course Miggy), but this Fister trade is still a head scratcher for a team that has World Series aspirations this year.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||I've been saying this all||
I've been saying this all season as well. People view him as still having upside, but I think we've seen what he is: a slightly better version of Brian Hunter.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||Not to be on the side of the||
Not to be on the side of the NCAA, but if they can't bring up non-revenue sports because no one is forcing them to offer these sports, then my question is, what is the purpose of Title IX? Assuming that football and men's hoops are the only money makers at most schools, and we're looking at 85 and 13 scholarships for those sports, then doesn't Title IX require 98 women's scholarships, which would be in non-revenue sports? Thus, the government is, in fact, requiring schools to offer those sports and they should be able to bring them up in their argument. Or do I have a complete misunderstanding of this (which is certainly possible)?
|7 weeks 6 days ago||We lost to them in 2007. We||
We lost to them in 2007. We had Jake Long, Manningham, Mike Hart, Chad Henne. We were pre-season #3 in the nation, I believe.
|8 weeks 7 hours ago||It isn't anywhere close to||
It isn't anywhere close to the same Michigan that lost, either. And by not anywhere close, I don't mean in a good way.
|8 weeks 6 days ago||I bought it, just like the||
I bought it, just like the last few years and just like the hockey and hoops book last year. I think Brian's writing style is excellent, even if I don't always agree. I also think some of the historical articles are fun. I don't care for the specific schematics as much - too much boring detail for me - but overall, these magazines have an honored spot near my throne and since I tend to visit there twice a day, they get well read!
|9 weeks 5 days ago||Are you AI's accountant?||
Are you AI's accountant? First of all, he has $50m from Reebok in a trust fund that he can't touch until 2030. That's another 15+ years. He hasn't actually filed bankruptcy yet but there are reports of creditors who he hasn't paid and he's been looking for ways to get additional income (per Forbes). He made over $150m in basketball salary alone and now all he has none of it left to pay his creditors? I'd say there was some wasting going on. I mean didn't he purchase some assets or investments he could cash in???
|10 weeks 2 days ago||Romine made that look easy.||
Romine made that look easy. And that's why I don't mind him in the lineup, despite his lack of hitting.
|10 weeks 4 days ago||Good news and our blue line||
Good news and our blue line needs good news.
|10 weeks 5 days ago||I say this to my sister, the||
I say this to my sister, the teacher, all the time. It doesn't go over very well.
|10 weeks 6 days ago||Sviat is 2015.||
Sviat is 2015.