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|1 week 5 days ago||WTF?||
WTF does race have to do with it?
|2 weeks 2 days ago||He hasn't "failed"||
he may be run out by epically incompetent management despite phenomenal success.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||No, Harbaugh||
Belichick has only won really with one hall of fame QB (except for the year with Cassel) and in the NFL. Pre-Brady, Belichick was mediocre.
Harbaugh was won with many different QB's and at both the college and pro level.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||No...||
I would keep Chatman as the starting 4. You need a rested Spike to come in for Walton. And you need a little more height at the 2 spot. And although Chatman's still learning the college ropes, he is very talented and should be very very good as he gains experience. Even now, you can tell he's getting more comfortable and settled down. By the Big Ten season rolls around, you want a more experienced Chatman ready to be the starting 4.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||That's why..||
he's a lottery pick.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||Nice swat!||
|4 weeks 5 days ago||WTF?||
That is seriously the most hilarious bullshit I've heard in awhile.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||The incompetence of||
49er management is mind-boggling. They have the best coach in the NFL who has turned the team into a perennial SuperBowl contender. Yet they want to get rid of him since he threatens their oversize egos.
NFL players get paid millions to play at the highest level and apparently they can't handle a coach who pushes them hard. Ridiculous.
Harbaugh isn't warm and cuddly. He's intense. And he has a way of voicing uncomfortable truths. He's not a bullshitter. But he's a winner. And he's a decent guy who's not afraid to stand up to a bully. That's my uncle's recollection when he was his middle school teacher. Maybe that's why management in SF can't handle him. He won't put up with any of their bs and will stand up to them.
Well, their loss is somebody else's gain.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||Levert's||
meteoric rise is amazing and a testament to Beilein's eye for talent and development of talent. Levert's trajectory is similar to that of Burke, a generic 3 star recruit becoming a projected top ten lottery pick.
|5 weeks 7 hours ago||Seems..||
like your "dirty Harry" avatar is appropriate.
You probably also agree that "you need to break a few eggs to make a good omelet."
The hysterical witch hunt/lynch mob seems to be out in full force today.
Sad and appalling but amusing at the same time.
|5 weeks 7 hours ago||Punishing..||
innocent bystanders is "hilarious?"
|5 weeks 7 hours ago||Interesting points..||
but I'm not buying all your arguments. His difficulty in landing a top big man may have something to do with a lack of proven success developing NBA big men and his system. But seriously, he's coached only one elite big man recruit who was an NBA first round pick despite major injury issues!
As for his system not translating to the NBA, that's pretty much the same everywhere. College ball is different from the NBA, period. Basic skills do translate to the NBA and he's proven to be THE best in this area.
And the whole, "it takes time for recruits to realize he's a great coach" seems nonsensical. Recruits would have to be living in a cave in Afghanistan to not realize what amazing things Beilein has been doing lately. Even then, they'd probably be aware in this internet age.
Bottom line, great coaching apparently doesn't mean much to most elite basketball recruits when they pick a school. Elite recruits are often staying only a year and probably all think they're the next Lebron who didn't even have a college coach. And Beilein does things in a squeaky clean way. That probably puts him at a big disadvantage to the Caliparis of the basketball world.
|5 weeks 7 hours ago||I say WTF myself||
whenever yet another Michigan bball recruit commits elsewhere, especially guards. Beilein has been THE best college coach at developing talent and turning players into NBA prospects the last few years. And he's a ridiculously nice guy who runs a clean program at the most elite level.
Yet, he's something like zero for ten this year with recruiting targets this year.
|5 weeks 10 hours ago||The NCAA||
Hugely overstepped in its reaction to the Sandusky situation. Punishing a large number of clearly innocent and arguably innocent bystanders is just wrong but then again, that's typical NCAA behavior.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||So...||
you what's your point? You haven't presented a single fact which counters SalvatoreQuattro's basic assertions that men have been more negatively impacted by war and workplace dangers.
Why can't you just politely acknowledge that he makes some valid points?
I acknowledge that women have also greatly suffered from the horror of war. Thanks for your information on this subject.
See, it's that easy.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||Chill out...||
if you stopped to think instead of reflexively reacting hostilely, you'd realize SalvatoreQuattro has some valid points.
Modern feminism IS often anti-male or misandrist. And yes, you can be both male and self-hating or anti-male. One example is the push for "equal pay" despite differences in experience, commute, work hours, etc. The recent crusade against campus rape is another fine example. It presumes all men are inherently rapists and guilty until proven innocent.
And the examples of war are valid. Women have historically been less victimized by war than men.
Look, I'm a humanist not a feminist or whatever. I'm for equal opportunity for all but not equal outcomes.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||A very intelligent and rational||
analysis of the issue. But I wouldn't count on changing the opinion of the other poster who rather than think independently just regurgitates feminist propaganda. But we digress.
As for retaining Hoke, he is a nice guy. And then there's stability. Of course, it's hard not to be stable when you're nearing rock bottom.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||Yeah..||
his record sucks! Did he win a national championship at Stanford? No! Did he win the Super Bowl at SF? No! He's obviously a loser and only supported because he's a Michigan man. We need a real winner with better results!
Just a little sarcasm.
Get a grip.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||Jim Harbaugh...||
is a winner. Period. The record shows that he will do whatever is necessary to build the best team, a complete team. What he did at San Diego, Stanford and then at SF is nothing short of amazing. There's no sure thing but Harbaugh is as close as it gets.
My late uncle was his teacher in junior high and had a couple stories to tell about him. He was always intense and always a winner.
FWIW, I was able to talk to him at the time of our last coaching search. I think he's probably very interested and probably a 50/50 shot at taking the job.
|9 weeks 1 day ago||Great call...||
right on the money! 31-17 49ers
|9 weeks 4 days ago||Great fight..||
in this team! Nice to see.
|9 weeks 4 days ago||The announcer||
needs to STFU.
|9 weeks 4 days ago||Hope DG doesn't stagger...||
after that headshot.
|9 weeks 4 days ago||Now..||
we have a chance with DG back in.
|9 weeks 4 days ago||What's the point in even playing now?||
All our players are made of glass. We're playing our 3rd string QB who's so bad we're just running the ball. Our o-line is still somewhat crappy so we don't even have a running game ..... Even when they didn't know when we were running.
This is pathetic.
Guess the D will have to win it.
|9 weeks 4 days ago||Did you know...||
how to read?
Let me repeat:
"But it's an individual's choice. Good luck to him."
A student or athlete's choice of schools is extremely complicated and a personal choice.
I was just accurately noting the comparative traditional strengths of the two institutions with regards to football and academics, arguably at or near the top of reasons why a student-athlete football player chooses a school.
Michigan will continue to be superior to NC State academically. And despite recent troubles, Michigan's traditional football-power status gives it a signficant advantage over the NC States of the football world.
And if you can't see why "any kid with any kind of talent would want to come to Michigan right now," I could give you plenty of reasons.
|9 weeks 4 days ago||So...||
he's decommits from a school that is a traditional football power (albeit going through some down years) and academically elite institution and commits to a school that is traditionally crappy at fooball (and who just got destroyed by Clemson 41-0) and very average academically.
Yeah, that makes sense.
But it's an individual choice and good luck to him.
|9 weeks 4 days ago||Guilty until proven innocent...||
seems to be your standard.
He/she is arguing that the same standards of guilt should apply to rape as in any other case. So the eyewitness testimony of the alleged victim should not be enough to charge or convict somebody. Unfortunately, such an insanely unjust "guilty until proven innocent" standard is often applied in the case of an alleged sex crime. And it's now being applied regularly on college campuses at the insistence of the federal government.
And unfortunately, people like you send innocent people to prison for alleged sex crimes all the time.
And maybe I can give you a little advice. A "moral crusade" protecting the rights of the accused is definitely worthy of somebody's time.
And when you get a jury summons, please for the love of God and humanity, do everything you can to get out of it.
|10 weeks 4 days ago||I had a serious concussion||
when I was about 15 after slipping on ice and hitting the back of my head. I had no loss of consciousness and didn't think anything of it right away. I had a gradually worsening headache and worsening memory. I lost all memory for 3-4 days (anterograde and parital retrograde amnesia for that time) and woke up after that time with my memory finally intact. Initially, nobody recalled I had hit my head and neither did I. No tests were performed. I now have recollection until shortly after the fall and head injury. I don't think it's had any serious lasting effects since I was able to obtain a medical degree but mabye it has affected me. Now that I'm in medicine, I speculate whether I had a intracranial bleed (like a subdural hematoma). It is bizarre to wake up and have no recollection of that period of time even to this day.
|10 weeks 5 days ago||Gardner starts tomorrow..||
with something to prove so the numbers don't mean much.
Michigan will win tomorrow.