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|3 weeks 2 days ago||Parking||
Parking can take up to 30minutes just to get into the tailgating lot. Get off at Mission Valley, have a beer or two at the Titled Kilt then walk across the street and jump on the trolley (for two stops). Just be warned that it can take a long time to get on the trolley after the game and you get stuffed in on it like sardines. I wouldn't advise tailgating too loudly as a Lions fan...opposing fans don't get treated to friendly from the rougher part of the Charger fan base that probably resides closer to the Mexican border. The Dallas game a few years ago had an ugly incident since a lot of people go JUST to tailgate and get rowdy but never make it into the game. Inside the stadium it's much more civil.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||First plane||
I can corroborate that the inital story reported on the Wall Street messaging systems was that it was an idiot in a little Cessna (so this was not Howard Stern reporting it). From the southern view, it did not appear to cause much damage to the building. The second plane on the other hand caused a massive explosion and shook almost every tall building south of the WTC.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||1 New York Plaza||
Just a few blocks away from the WTC on the southern tip of Manhattan. It was the third week of my first job at an investment bank on the 49th floor of a 50 floor building. Just weeks earlier we were training at the hotel in the WTC. Very sad, surreal scene as the buildings fell and very important to never forget!
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Really?||
So, you are telling me this is a new concept? Losing the game should make players feel worse than watching in slow motion HOW they lost the game. Learning how NOT to lose the next game may actually help players grow and improve.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||Eagle River??|
|4 weeks 5 days ago||Weird dude||
He gave Beamer the Colin Cowherd treatment.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||Wittingham||
Bringing it full circle to the Les Miles talk earlier in the board...talk about a tough decision he made a decade ago (from wiki):
The 2004 season ended with Utah becoming the first non-BCS conference team to make a BCS bowl game, the Fiesta Bowl. After winning the Fiesta Bowl, the Utes' overall record improved to 12–0. After the 2004 season, the Utes lost junior starting quarterback Alex Smith to the NFL and head coach Urban Meyer who left to the University of Florida. After the regular season, and before the Fiesta Bowl, Whittingham was offered the head coaching job at Utah and also the head coaching job at his alma mater, Brigham Young University. After struggling with the decision for four days he chose the Utes.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||Adjustment||
Al Borges probably thought the same thing if he heard that clip. Football is about never changing, sticking to the script and being as rigid as possible, right?
|5 weeks 5 days ago||Solid negotiating skills||
He still got worked by the conference with back to back games in East Lansing.
|5 weeks 5 days ago||Coachspeak||
Shocked "get after the quarterback" and "blitz" were not mentioned. Regardless, beef on the line makes me happy and hopefully lets Durkin and Mattison get a little creative to confuse blocking schemes.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||I'm going as well||
Any good bars close to their stadium that can be recommended? I turned down the opportunity to spend a Wednesday night in SLC for fear of boredom so I'm coming in hot on an early morning flight from California on Thursday morning. Morman jokes are ok as long as useful information is sprinkled in as well.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||Totally agree||
Yeah...I hope it is announced in advance so recruits can line that trip up.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||Camping with an injury||
Richardson deserves all the credit in the world for choosing to camp knowing that he was hurt. Most guys would have backed off knowing they didn't have a chance to impress at 100%. I am always going to be a fan of his. That was a gutsy decision!
|6 weeks 6 days ago||Kaepernick||
That was my first thought too...and I'd be ok with that!
|10 weeks 6 days ago||Michigan 38 - Notre Dame 0||
EVERYTHING WORKED! Despite starting 0-2 in 2007. This was the biggest pounding I can ever remember giving a rival. (Words carefully chosen there).
|12 weeks 1 day ago||Not cool||
Fulmer Cup is going to need a new name soon.
|12 weeks 2 days ago||September 3rd||
I actually plan on attending the real first game: September 3rd, Salt Lake City!!!
|13 weeks 4 days ago||Maybe chicks don't dig a wallaby||
I'm guessing it didn't play as well to the females as orignially envisioned. Hell of an idea though and I can't say the 20 year old verson of me isn't impressed with the execution of procuring one.
|14 weeks 1 day ago||^Sure||
Everyone on this board wants to believe that is true (myself included), but then again that's what everyone says when a medical hardship is signed. Unbiased logic makes me skeptical about true motivations.
|14 weeks 1 day ago||^Not sure I get your point||
Were you given a scholarship in 2012 to play football at the University of Michigan? Your second sentence should read "if Pipkins is unable to play UP TO THE CURRENT STAFF'S STANDARDS, then he shouldn't." The article clearly says that Pipkins believes he is able to play up to his own standards. Sorry to be blunt but that is the main point of contention.
|14 weeks 1 day ago||Best reply comment||
I second this. Let's not jump to assume this is deeper than it is. I don't like us trying to defend this just as much as I don't like what Urban and the SEC do to kids two years into the program. Pipkins wants to play...that should be where we stop reading. Sorry to Pipkins and I hope this does not become a trend.
|14 weeks 2 days ago||Terrell Pryor||
They did as much research on this pet as TP did on his "research paper about research"
|14 weeks 3 days ago||Kicking for Harbaugh||
I can't imagine what Harbaugh will put kickers through in terms of constant competition/mock stress and mental exercises (since a lot of kicking is mental). Harbaugh seems to like testing the mental side of football players.
|17 weeks 2 days ago||This is high||
I work in asset management and have the opportunity to buy Toys R Us debt if I thought it was the right investment for a particular mandate. I can say without a doubt that this is very generous for the position and the financial health of Toys R Us. Bain is paying Brandon based on his previous experience with Valassis Communications and Domino's and those are both very different tasks than turning a struggling retailer. I'm happy Dave Brandon is still in a position to be a major donor to the University if he hits his long term incentive payments but I do not expect that to happen. Bottom line $8mm per year to babysit a decaying business is generous.
I'm not happy about his tenure as AD, like all of you, but remember that in his post-AD career the University and athletic department stand to benefit if he makes a lot of money and remains a donor.
|17 weeks 5 days ago||The real losers in all of this||
My kids are going to hate me now that I will put a self imposed ban at Toys R Us. Poor children...collateral damage of my strong willingness to hold a grudge.
|20 weeks 4 days ago||Jalen and Chris||
People disagree all the time. I think they are still pretty civil about it, even though they clearly aren't budging regarding their points of view. There are some extremely polarizing events that affected both of them over the years (cough, cough...Ed Martin). And I could see Weber not wanted to touch that issue in the documentary based on how Jalen was going to film his point of view on it.
|20 weeks 5 days ago||JayBaugh||
Is that JayBaugh hanging out at the 3pt line in the background? He really is all over social media!
|34 weeks 2 days ago||
Please retrain yourself from tweeting this kid over the next few days...you know who you are!
|34 weeks 2 days ago||Weber||
I think Weber probably acted rationally. It's not unreasonable to think the staff said something like, "we've got a spot for you at RB and we really want you". When another RB commits, he pauses and says, "was I really the only RB they wanted like they said". I thought the diary post on Higdon was excellent and helps out the Weber timeline of his "surprise" by Higdon's commitment. It's not the staff's job to tell Weber that another RB is interested in them, but it seems like if they communicated it Weber before the announcement, he may have respected that...but then again, who knows...it could have turned him off. Only Weber knows and now he is enrolling at OSU. Recruits seem to make very questionable decisions year after year but at least I think I can follow Mike's logic and why it appears to have been a tough decision for him.
|34 weeks 4 days ago||Do want||
He also has safety experience and seems like an awesome dude. This would be #amazing