Coaches' timeouts are worse. Basketball teams should get one, full stop.
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|1 week 2 days ago||just how I like my mgoblog...||
insightful, with an informed perspective reflecting true facts about.... #thefuture:
"the reality is that Michigan is in an increasingly demographically unfavored situation, waiting until water scarcity and global warming drives the people back into its bosom."
|8 weeks 6 days ago||here's a good look at the 'Bama philosophy...||
...under Saban & Coach Nuss' from @11W:
|11 weeks 6 days ago||this||
is exactly correct; prior experience is not necessarily an accurate predictor of future success.
I'm 100% with Brian on this; scheduling a home & home with a big program is profoundly better than a pre-season "classic" at a neutral site... #DBFail
|12 weeks 1 day ago||my first thought was...||
...that it sounds an awful lot like the RGIII situation; long-term health being placed over short-term use (minus, of course, the daring-ownership-to-fire-me sensibilities of Shanahan); in other words, if the injury has revealed itself to be worse than initially suspected, the staff and DG could credibly have decided that making sure he heals properly and fully is the highest priority... the obvious and unfortunate consequence, of course, being the effect that has on the seniors' final game in the maize & blue, but Hoke et al. seem to have an admirable habit of favoring the personal well-being of each of their individual players... hoping he's ultimately ok, but I couldn't fault the staff much if they determined DG would risk too much to come back in time for the bowl game...
|12 weeks 5 days ago||atmosphere at Yost...||
...has definitely changed since the mid-late 90's, especially with the increased commercialization recently (loud ads during stoppages in play, etc.), but I, for one, have proceeded on the notion (which has been confirmed by others) that the effect of student's having left town, plus the alumni band, made Thanksgiving weekend's crowd much different than your currently typical mid-semester crowd at Yost; as much as I love the alumni band-members, that weekend's band seemed a bit... what's a nice way to put this?... tired? I have faith that the current students are doing a decent job upholding the Yost traditions (although a black-hole cheer after 1 goal is not exactly advisable...)
|13 weeks 2 days ago||an RC tiedye would have to include||
some kind of reference to the now-deceased Half-Ass... a tiny little burger with the words "Half-Ass" in the spot where the adidas logo would otherwise be would be absolutely perfect (although the actual market for such a thing has to max out at what, like 5,000 total people? not including who'd actually buy one...)
|15 weeks 1 hour ago||tifo||
it was nice to see Brandon et al. at the Athletic Dept. arrange for the nice tifo displayed in the stands thanking Ross for the donation, but it was pretty milquetoast, and certainly not the most memorable example of one; perhaps in the two years we have until Ohio returns to the Big House again, we can get something like this put together; http://www.whoateallthepies.tv/videos/96313/snapshot-borussia-dortmund-fans-perform-impressive-skull-tifo-before-pulverising-wolfsburg-video.html
|15 weeks 22 hours ago||don't worry, we alumni will show up and fill in||
for the current students to mercilessly harrass whichever buckeye netminder shows up in the traditional and appropriate manner
|26 weeks 2 days ago||according to the googles...||
"auf den spuren des verlorenen henkelpotts" can be loosely translated as "on the trail of the lost handle potts", which, in the case of BVB, would be referring to the Champions League trophy they were seeking...
not sure if the crystal football qualifies as a henklepotts...
|26 weeks 2 days ago||co-signed.||
personally, I think it would be fun to recall some of the history between these two programs, and hopefully they are both still healthy & doing well in the next few years when games scheduled now would actually be played;
|26 weeks 5 days ago||yes, the halo||
from Mr. Goss being a clear and terrible error by all parties... again, merely trying to articulate a presidential "type" to the extent that is possible; definitely not hoping for a return of the larger-than-human sized letters placed on top of a gaudy yellow ring of terribleness around our most sacred hole in the ground...
|26 weeks 5 days ago||Which is where I start||
thinking the Regents' choice of the next President of the University will be key. It seems to me they are likely happy with Brandon, for the most part, given many of the reasons stated in some of the first comments above. However, while I presume the next President will be supportive, he/she should be strong enough to be able to call him out (privately or publically, depending on the situation) if he ever crosses the line (eg. commercial ads creeping closer than the Branoodle, etc.).
I am partial to Bollinger, partially because he was President while I was a student and invited us into his house after some key victories, but more importantly because he seemed to have a level head on his shoulders when it came to the appropriate balance of academic rigor and athletics within a university of our statute and tradition. This is not to sanction any particular decision (hiring or otherwise) Bollinger made (that's a separate thread, but perhaps quite a boring one) with respect to ADs, but someone like him that would support the good Brandon does (for the department and the University) while standing up to him and not backing down if/when that was ever necessary, seems like a good target (from this particular perspective; obviously there are myriad other things to consider when hiring a new University President).
|26 weeks 6 days ago||I feel confident||
that Bando was not intending to minimize the effect of the towers/luxury boxes or to argue they were somehow in keeping with the more "egalitarian" seating of decades gone by... iirc, he's not been a big fan of the renovation
|44 weeks 5 days ago||MOON BOWL||
"BOWL GAME ON THE MOON. halp ive been hacked by mark hollis[/Newt Gingrich]"
|44 weeks 6 days ago||Speaking of new stadiums (also, Spike Albrecht sighting)...||
check out these renderings of the new Atlanta stadium proposals, featuring (very late in the video of the renderings (scroll down to #2), Spike Albrecht and your Meeeechigan Wolverines beating Louisville...
|1 year 16 weeks ago||never mind: "not for sale."||
|1 year 16 weeks ago||Could you tell us what the price tag...||
...on that old fashioned leather helmet says? less than $2k?
|1 year 20 weeks ago||Mercury Hayes||
Q: I can't remember anyone ever rushing the field outside of the 1997 OSU game before the two incidents mentioned above. Can anyone else?
A sizable contingent of us rushed the field in 1995 after Mercury Hayes did this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JfQIzPKrj3Y
...almost got my wrist broken by a state trooper who escorted me back to the brick wall
|1 year 45 weeks ago||2nd half?||
now that they're down, it will be interesting to see if Fergie brings in Valencia to start the second half...
|1 year 45 weeks ago||Toure vs. Rooney in the middle will be key for ManU's offense...||
...although I wonder whether Fergie will pull back and play for the point
|1 year 45 weeks ago||delete||
my bad, didn't see Brian's link to roughly the same clip...
|1 year 45 weeks ago||PFJ||
Probably better to go with the Peoples Front of Judea, rather than the Judean Peoples Front... SPLITTERS!!!!!!!!
|1 year 51 weeks ago||seconded.||
seems it would adapt quite well to the MMB repertoire... then the question becomes, how to break it out in a fun way... I'm sure BandoCalrissian and others have some thoughts on that...
|1 year 51 weeks ago||gotta love||
the ol' Across 110th Street Instrumental...
so many childhood mornings included that song...
|2 years 1 week ago||starting 11 for the match just released...||
your USMNT v Italy:
Cherundolo, Goodson, Bocanegra (c), Johnson;
Williams, Dempsey, Shea;
|2 years 1 week ago||Wow!||
Congratulations on the birth of your son, and all the best in your recovery.
|2 years 1 week ago||if it weren't for the lack of snow...||
...I'd argue we should take out all the frats/apts. on the west side of State st. and install this going down the hill from the Union so that students could jump over packard and land in front of keen...
you know, for fun
|2 years 1 week ago||exactly.||
just because we undertake a renovation to Crisler, doesn't necessitate a new name; I get that the new basketball HQ and practice facility deserves a moniker, but Crisler Arena is named after Fritz Crisler, and I haven't heard a compelling reason for why it should be any other way.
...and hey, get off my lawn.
|2 years 3 weeks ago||love this...||
I've always loved deuce's attitude on the pitch... which, fwiw, is entirely justified more often than not
|2 years 3 weeks ago||Eagerly awaiting...||
...the first time an opposing QB drops back, Mr. Charlton rushes and then leaps to try to knock down the pass and is struck in the leg by the ball.
Defense. by Taco['s]-pants.