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|5 days 12 hours ago||I live in Maine.||
I like Michigan. Outside of 10 people in this state, NO ONE watches college football.
|1 week 1 day ago||And pinatas.||
So they can have a plethora of pinatas.
|10 weeks 6 days ago||Some penicillin will take care of that.||
Or so I've heard...
|17 weeks 4 days ago||I'm taking a motorcycle class that entire weekend.||
I booked the class a while back and it didn't even dawn on me to check the football schedule.
At least I have a DVR.
|18 weeks 3 days ago||I live in Maine and would say that the best part of winter||
here is the absence of Masshole tourists. Can't stand them.
That aside, fall here is also awesome. However, there is no one around here to talk college football with. That (and high taxes & Massholes) is the worst part of living in New England.
|18 weeks 5 days ago||I love Mike Hart and was a student during his time at||
Michigan. He was the best running back in his decade.
That being said, Smith's single run was incredible and inspiring at the same time. I would imagine it raised the bar for his teammates. Awesome.
|30 weeks 4 days ago||Season 1 was one of the best things I've ever seen.||
Season 2 is not very good. I almost turned it off Sunday to catch up on Game of Thrones.
|32 weeks 3 days ago||I have a beard because beards are awesome, but||
I do need a razor to trim around the beard and the neck. I found that the Mach 3 I was using didn't offer much precision with their several blades and giant plastic casing, so last fall I switched to a straight razor.
The straight razor shave is a much more satisfying experience. I originally bought a cheap starter razor to see if I would like it (which works great) with replaceable blades and found that the actual blades are only about $.06 a piece. A blade will last me several shaves which means I'm paying $6 for about 3 years of shaving.
I wholeheartedly recommend you guys give it a shot, if for nothing else, the novelty is worth it.
|38 weeks 3 days ago||That is the exact setup I use -||
I have the JDS O2 + ODAC and:
Sennheiser HD 600
Sennheiser HD 650
Shure SE 425 earbuds
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro (my first step into audiophile land).
I'm a big fan of Sennheiser. Someday I'll make enough money to buy the HD800's. I love my HD600's and think they're much better than the HD650's. Shure makes great headphones as well as Grado.
Although I don't own them, I'd recommend the HD380 Pro's for anyone looking for a solid pair of closed back, passive noise canceling headphones. If I were to buy another pair, that's what I get.
If you have $500 to spend on ear buds, check out Shure SE 535's.
|1 year 2 weeks ago||Zero to Douche in less than two months.||
|1 year 2 weeks ago||Let's hope...||
He doesn't get Munsoned out in the middle of nowhere.
|1 year 4 weeks ago||Boo!||
Move back to Maine and we could work something out.
|1 year 7 weeks ago||Hmmmm...||
|1 year 13 weeks ago||"FWIW Jesus never worked North of the Mason Dixon Line"||
Can you actually confirm this? Or is this just wild speculation?
|1 year 14 weeks ago||WD = WMD||
WD = WMD
|1 year 14 weeks ago||I won't believe this is really from the office of Dr. Schlissel||
until I see verification of authenticity. This email could have come from anywhere.
|1 year 14 weeks ago||I'm under the impression that MSC||
oversaw DB get a significant raise and a contract extension.
Apparantly she thought he was doing a great job. I am very glad she is not handling this situation now because my gut tells me she would not be so thorough or possibly not do what's int he best interest of the school. Cripes, Brandon makes triple what the old AD makes with the potential to make even more.
Boo this man,
|1 year 14 weeks ago||The coaching could also cause us to double post...||
I blame Funk.
|1 year 14 weeks ago||"Under Armour could cost us some speed..."||
So could the coaching.
|1 year 14 weeks ago||I can appreciate that you can laugh at yourself.||
Laughing at myself is how I get through each day.
Regarding the second point: I would have done the same thing as WD did. Perhaps not post the actual email, but I would have written about it somewhere on this blog. I would imagine that if people asked me to post the email, I would find most likely do it and not think anything of it. I would thus be verifying my story. If people demanded I confirm its authenticity, I would have absolutely no idea of even where to begin and would think the person demanding it is an asshole. I would then disappear from the blog for a while. Basically, I would do exactly what WD did.
There is apparantly no way to verify the emails because it still hasn't been done. There is no way in hell I would have the resources to do. That would be a shame because it seems to be kind of a big story, or at least worth mentioning on ESPN.
|1 year 14 weeks ago||Is it just me or do you sound like an idiot?||
If my family member called me up and said, "hey, take a look at what Dave Brandon responded to my email! What an asshole!", would you demand to see documentation of authenticity?
If I was a teenager, I wouldn't. I'd probably start thinking to myself, "Gee, I sure bet this would add fuel to the Dave Brandon hating fire on MGoBlog. I bet there would be people interested in seeing what an unprofessional, condescending, and ridiculous prick he is, even while operating as a representative of the University". I would probably be too excited to share the news with my like minded friends than worried about any sort of legal ramifications it could entail.
Cripes, I'm a grown man and still would never have thought the backlash WD recieved was even possible. What a bunch of anonymous, internet assholes tough guys.
|1 year 14 weeks ago||No crap!||
The kid had a very exciting and legitimate story to tell and the board turned on him like a hamster on her young. Disgusting.
Good for you WD. Good for you.
|1 year 14 weeks ago||You're in luck then -||
Chances are we will not win with Jim Tressel. If our current trend continues, we will not win at all. At least you can feel good about it.
|1 year 14 weeks ago||Per Wiki:||
"Jim Tressel – The former head coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes, Tressel was forced to resign three months before the start of the 2011 season for lying to the NCAA about student athletes receiving tattoos and cash for signed memorabilia. According to the NCAA, he had four chances to tell the truth and failed to do so. For this, he was given a five-year show-cause penalty (until December 19, 2016). If he gets another head coaching job before then, he will have to sit out the first five games of the first regular season of his return, as well as any postseason games (including conference championship games and bowl games). "
|1 year 14 weeks ago||Yes, he is.||
He just misses some games and a bowl. Might as well hire him now because we're already missing those games as well as the bowl, already.
|1 year 14 weeks ago||We could hire Tressel now.||
He misses the rest of the season. We are obviously not going to a bowl game, so that issue resolves itself. All in all, if we hire Tressel today, he would be ready to coach in the spring. Problem solved.
|1 year 14 weeks ago||Tressel, Harbaugh, Chris Peterson, Stoops, Mullen||
In that order.
|1 year 14 weeks ago||While I understand what you're saying...||
You can't blame these kids for not wanting their future ruined. Think about our current players for a second. If they had a great coach who really develops talent, how many of them would be great players with a possible NFL future? How many are there now? Look at how well Green has done so far. What about Morris?
As much as I love Michigan, there is NO WAY I would play under the current regime, especially if I had interest from big time programs. It's a business decision.
|1 year 14 weeks ago||Perhaps there is a coach out there...||
that wants to get even with his former employer. Perhaps this coach is very competitive and as he is currently following a different career, couldn't turn down the chance to come back and see if he still has it. Perhaps this guy has big time experience and has had great sucess. Perhaps he knows that he recruits the B1G footprint well and would have everything he needs to make a historic and incredible comeback through the University of Michigan.
Perhaps this is a dream, but it also answers your question. Revenge and a chance at glory with a well stocked cupboard. The right coach could step in and hit the ground running on his way to historic greatness.
|1 year 15 weeks ago||The show cause is only for the first 5 games, right?||
And no bowl game?
Hire him now and we wouldn't even feel the penalty.