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|2 days 12 hours ago||Hoke/Wellman did quite well||
Hoke/Wellman did quite well in general in the measureable size dept actually. Every roster is going to have a few hard gainers due to genetics or dedication. If anything, I aways thought Wellman focused way too much on things like weight and fat % and not enough on functional strength and explosiveness like Barwis used to.
|2 days 12 hours ago||His system had the QB ID the||
His system had the QB ID the MIKE instead of (presumably) the Center. That comment got taken, way out of context. You can clearly see Molk, Miller, and Glasgow do it in 2011-2013. Also, Nuss didn't exactly do a 180 on the offense either.
|2 days 19 hours ago||They should definitely look||
They should definitely look up Vinnie Johnson, aka "The Microwave" for his ability to get a white hot hand in a short amount of time.
|1 week 5 hours ago||Most likely of the "walking||
Most likely of the "walking wounded" variety (or boo boo, if you prefer). Season enders and long term injuries usually take a guy out of practice completely. One can hope anyway.
|1 week 16 hours ago||Not his fault the goal line||
Not his fault the goal line was only 1.2 yards away each time.
|1 week 16 hours ago||Good skill set for an AD to||
Good skill set for an AD to have, given previous events.
|1 week 1 day ago||Everyone thought he was lying||
Everyone thought he was lying though because I'm pretty sure the Big Ten or refs said when asked that week that they would have let him do that, or even that they specifically suggested it to Hoke. This is the first I'm hearing about the refs screwing up, which vindicates Hoke's version of the events.
|1 week 1 day ago||From the "as much as we loved||
From the "as much as we loved Brady, we all would have overruled him" part, I think it's safe to imply they did in fact clear him, or at least did not rule him out at that point yet.
|1 week 3 days ago||My comment was mostly tongue||
My comment was mostly tongue in cheek, but you can be plenty "creative" with the infinite combinations of those 4 ingredients, all the various mash, brew, and fermentation techniques, etc, without resorting to adding weird shit.
That said, some non-Reinheitsgebot beers are really good, but so much of it is just gimmicky stuff just to do something different and hoping it catches on.
|1 week 3 days ago||Pfft, they didn't discover||
Pfft, they didn't discover yeast until the 19th century.
|1 week 3 days ago||Things that belong in beer:||
Things that belong in beer: Water, Yeast, Hops, Malted Barley.
Things that don't belong in beer: Everything else.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||I watched quite a few games||
I watched quite a few games last year on "spider cam." Not having the announcers actually made many games bearable that otherwise would not have been. I highly recommend it, whether you have cable or not.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||Interesting to me he's so||
Interesting to me he's so down on Kugler. The fact that Cole ran with the ones during Glasgow's suspension doesn't really mean much IMO. Cole will play left tackle, and Glasgow has positional flexibility. Kugler has looked pretty good to my eyes, minus getting blown up once or twice against Willie Henry. If Kugler can be decent at center, that opens up a lot of possibilities and adds some insurance if one of the other guys (probably Braden) struggles, or, knock on wood, injuries/suspensions happen.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||The race for the podium spots||
The race for the podium spots are going to be interesting, well for this at least (Quintana probably had second locked up). Lots of guys right around each other on time and about the same level.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||Yeah, he and BMC have both||
Yeah, he and BMC have both publicly stated that the podium is the goal, not winning. I think they know tejay just doesn't have the firepower to beat the very best guys, especially with no long ITT this year. He also doesn't have a strong enough team to go on the offensive and he's too close on time for the leaders to let him get away on a solo attack.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||As much as we love tough||
As much as we love tough guys, I wish cycling backs off the continue at all costs culture a little. There's no way a guy who bonked his head off a telephone pole like that should be allowed to continue descending mountain roads at 60mph without getting checked out first.
Thomas ended up being fine, but Chris Horner, for example finished a whole stage a few years back without knowing where he was.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||They scream doping for every||
They scream doping for every tour winner. All too easy to assume cheating when your guy isn't winning, given cycling's history.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||Favors tejay as far as not||
Favors tejay as far as not getting dropped. No way he rides anyone off his wheel doing steady tempo though. Froome and the sky train are also good at riding tempo on steady inclines. The only real chance anyone has is attacking them on the steeps and there just aren't that many kms above 10% left to go. Most of the guys behind him will probably be looking to protect their positions and fighting for a podium spot instead of really working together to crack Froome and sky from here on out. Hope I'm wrong, but that's been how tours with one dominant rider/team have gone done for years now.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||Nope, his problem is he's||
Nope, his problem is he's trying to do the Giro, Tour double and is virtually impossible to peak for both. He was just as dominant for the Giro. Hell, he even looked pretty good last tour despite doing the giro, before he crashed out.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||At least it's not Dominos,||
At least it's not Dominos, amirite?
|7 weeks 2 days ago||The voluntary program is an||
The voluntary program is an above and beyond standard that many teams choose to adhere to. The governing body's testing is most definitely not voluntary. Low cortisone levels are legitimately caused by inhalers, which are legal to use, which is why the official rules allowed him to race.
I'm not going to say everyone's clean, but the level of doping controls that have been implemented recently are above and beyond just about any other sport (Google "biological passport"). I understand people being skeptical with cycling's history, but to assume nothing's changed since the Land era is really unfair.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||Poor damn Tony Martin. At||
Poor damn Tony Martin. At least he got his day (s) in yellow. Looks like he'll officially be the yellow jersey since he technically is a DNS for tomorrow and not a DNF for today.
Also, Sagan must be kicking himself for signing with Saxo. He turns himself inside out and saves Contador's tour twice, but can't get even one guy on the team to lead him out.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||They should be fine in the||
They should be fine in the TTT. They're in the team lead largely on their good individual results on the prologue TT.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||The yelp segment had me||
The yelp segment had me crying. I can't wait for him to be back on the air.
|9 weeks 2 days ago||Tour de France is my go to||
Tour de France is my go to crutch for this time of year. Goes all through July, meaning it takes you pretty much from end of NHL/NBA playoffs to when fall camp starts and news from that starts trickling out.
|9 weeks 3 days ago||The "except in all things||
The "except in all things that negatively impact Michigan" is implied.
|9 weeks 3 days ago||Day hiking is one thing, but||
Day hiking is one thing, but to me wilderness is implied when it comes to backpacking, otherwise what's the point? If you can drive right up to the campsites and just as easily go home and sleep in your own bed and come back the next day, you're really just going through the motions for the sake of it. It is a great local trail for a tune up before a trip though. Another one in the area is the Potowatomi trail. It's nice that it's a loop (with cut offs if need be), downside is you have to share with mountain bikers, which can get pretty annoying on the weekends.
|9 weeks 4 days ago||Porcupine mountains are my||
Porcupine mountains are my favorite. There's a great loop that runs 4-5 days that let's you get a great sampling of Northern Michigan wilderness. You get a night on the lake superior coast, one by a babbling stream, one by a gorgeous inland lake (Lake of the Clouds or Mirror Lake), and on top of a Appalachianesque escarpment. If you plan ahead, you might even be able to add a night in one of the cabins spread out through the park. Since it's a State Park, not a National Park, there are fewer rules and no permits required. If you're feeling adventurous you can even venture of trail and disperse camp outside of the established sites.
|9 weeks 4 days ago||Close, sure, but it's hardly||
Close, sure, but it's hardly a wilderness experience.
|9 weeks 5 days ago||Kind of?||
There's no kind of about it.