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|1 hour 10 min ago||Interesting read. The second||
Interesting read. The second paragraph starts with "At a time when many bay area programs are struggling to field junior varsity teams, the Eagles are overflowing..." this makes it sound like the interest is spotty. But where there is interest, there is a lot of interest. Of course, the quoted statement is not necessarily true and may have been inserted to create contrast.
|1 hour 29 min ago||HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU||
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU NANANANA.
|2 hours 4 min ago||Normally, your take is||
Normally, your take is interesting, but this one seemed a stretch. "her" is a pronoun that could replace a specific woman's name "bug" and "million people" don't have the same relationship. Isn't it possible that Winston was referring to a specific woman, but didn't use her name? That seems more egregious and threatening than just some random, albeit odd, declaration. That was the point I took away from the comment to which you replied.
|1 day 5 hours ago||If memory serves, he was from||
If memory serves, he was from Chalupa High in Gordita, New Mexico.
|1 day 23 hours ago||Momentum||
Any momentum Miami had from the turnovers and tieing the score was already at least partially mitigated by the fact that subsequently Michigan had driven 66 yds and scored to take a 17-10 lead. Miami then had possession in which they gained 1 yd on three plays. By the time the decision in question was made, almost a half a quarter had passed and this was the third possession since Miami last scored. If Miami had just tied the score, then I would say go for it because Miami would have had the momentum at the point and this might have switched the momentum back to Michigan. But, given the circumstances, I feel the momentum was in Michigan's favor, or at least not strongly in Miami's favor, and getting stuffed presented the real risk of putting the momentum strongly back on Miami's side going into half.
Further, you seem to suggest that a stop via another team choosing to punt is about as emotionally uplifting then stopping a team that has choosen to go for it on fourth down. I don't believe that to be true.
Therefore, I think Miami went in the locker room a lot less pumped then they would have if they had stopped MI on fourth down.
|2 days 14 min ago||OP imbeds the notion that||
OP imbeds the notion that "player development has lacked especially on the O-Line." I will grant you that the OL has not performed well at times, but this year, the OL seems to be making/have made some progress. Not entirely sure I buy into that player development is the only, or even largest, factor.
|2 days 5 hours ago||To me, given the||
To me, given the circumstances, it wasn't as egregious as it is being made out. A bit earlier in the game, mistakes had cost them and Miami had tied it up. Why give an inferior team, a team that is close on the scoreboard, a chance to get a defensive stop and go in the locker room with some momentum? I suppose the counter is, go for it to really get momentum on your side, but against a weaker opponent which you will likely be able (and did) dominate in the second half, the risk of giving them momentum may not be worth the potential reward. Against a better team, I'd agree with you to go for it as the potential points are likely at a much higher premium.
|1 week 1 day ago||Correlation is not causation.||
Correlation is not causation. Last week's turnovers did not cause the loss. None in first half, yet down 21-0. I suspect one of those chances of winning charts would show small probability of winning before the first turnover occurred. Sometimes turnovers are a symptom, not a cause, of losing.
|1 week 5 days ago||Vegas determines the line||
Vegas determines the line based on where they will get even money on either side. As such, it is a dollar weighted consensus of bettors.
|1 week 6 days ago||Maybe||
|1 week 6 days ago||Maybe||
|2 weeks 2 days ago||I caught Steve Clark, but||
I caught Steve Clark, but threw him back.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||A few links for you.||
A few links for you.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Instead of hoping who it is,||
Instead of hoping who it is, maybe you can hope who it is not? Accomplishes the same thing, but might make you feel less like a bad person.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||You take him to task for not||
You take him to task for not being specific and explicitly stating what is clearly implied (5 -7 last year) and yet make the statement that you have no idea a team could have already played 12 games this year without clearly stating what type of team to which you refer. Lots of teams have played 12 games this year. The Tigers for one, is a team that has already played 12 games. In fact, they've played many more than 12.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Number 12 needs a little shot||
Number 12 needs a little shot of Your avatar and tag line speech.
"...we’re going to win it as a TEAM. ...there’s going to be one team that is going play solely as a team. No man is more important than the team. ... THE TEAM! THE TEAM! THE TEAM! And if we think that way, all of us, everything that you do you take into consideration what effect does it have on my team? ... We’re going to play together as a TEAM. We’re going to believe in each other. We’re not going to criticize each other. We’re not going to talk about each other. We’re going to encourage each other! "
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Bag of what? Fritos?||
Bag of what? Fritos?
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Wasn't sure if you were||
Wasn't sure if you were serious, so I checked the mgoblue site and it indicates this stuff is still prohibited. Lest someone rely on this.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Miller, fumbleruski.||
|3 weeks 4 days ago||We ain't come here to play||
We ain't come here to play blogging.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||If you put an x next to it,||
If you put an x next to it, isn't it really an x-list?
|4 weeks 4 days ago||OT Years ago there was a sign||
OT Years ago there was a sign on I-70 that proclaimed Huber Height (home of Braxton Miller) "America's largest community of brick homes". Wonder if that is still, or ever was, true.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||BB -- You must be really||
BB -- You must be really excited because thats about 6x the words you normally have in a post.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||Doesn't seem likely that some||
Doesn't seem likely that some of the proceeds from the selling corporate sponsorships would actually be used to offset prices the fans pay.
|5 weeks 37 min ago||The NCAA tournament is not||
The NCAA tournament is not designed to find the best team, it is designed as a reasonable proxy method for finding the best team within reasonable constraints while generating fan interest.
Even the World Series with multiple games between teams under different conditions does not always find the best team. A good example of this is the Twins winning the series after making it into the playoffs with right around a .500 record. Clearly, if you can only win half of your games, you are not the best team that year. But, they got hot at the right time, went on a run and captured a championship.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||Ageist||
|5 weeks 6 days ago||Headset and shirt sleeves||
Headset and shirt sleeves
|7 weeks 2 days ago||My Grammy sent me something||
My Grammy sent me something the other day that showed that 60% of incoming freshmen now take remedial sarcasm detection 100.
|10 weeks 2 days ago||Wisconsin may badger him or||
Wisconsin may badger him or maybe Dayton will take a flyer.
|10 weeks 3 days ago||Sooner or later, Oklahoma may||
Sooner or later, Oklahoma may come a callin'