Rufus Xavier Sarsparilla
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|1 day 14 hours ago||Because||
The proprietor and employees of this website are left leaning, politically. Which is just fine with me, because their football content generally kicks ass. Gotta love the qualifier "not to get all political on you, BUT..."
|1 day 14 hours ago||Free speech is so simple, but not easy.||
Just because 99% of the population is offended by something, as we all are by the signs posted on campus, does not mean it can be censored by the government (or University). I don't understand why Ace or anyone else would be afraid of some moron posting flyers leading to the downfall of our beloved Michigan. Get a grip people. It's just stupid people showing their stupidity.
|2 days 14 hours ago||24-17 meeeeeshigan.||
|2 days 20 hours ago||Better sources?||
1) He has no reason to tell her his true career plan - true or otherwise - unless it is some version of "I'm a spartan for life". Do you seriously think he would say anything contrary to "I am a Spartan for life" to her, or Connor?
2) It is probably more likely that she has zero inside information at all, but just tells anyone who asks her opinion of his future "I talked to Mark myself and he told me he is a Spartan for life!"
3) "the entire spartan fanbase and former QB moms are all in a consipracy..." Is that supposed to be irony or hyperbole? Obviously spartan fans and QB moms have a stake in promoting that "spartan for life" narrative. Like... duh.
4) I actually think he IS a spartan for life - but to use Connor Cook's Mom as a source is just silly.
|2 days 21 hours ago||This thread is almost as good||
as USMNT debates.
|3 days 18 hours ago||yeah well||
I kinda gave him the benefit of the doubt - that the poster thought his mom heard it from the Connor, not directly from the coach. But your point is well taken.
|3 days 21 hours ago||Connor Cook's mom?||
That's your source? You honestly think that Dantonio shares (honest) personal career goals with former quarterbacks?
|3 days 21 hours ago||I had a similar story||
I bought by 12 year old son front row tickets to the Hawaii game in the SE corner of the stadium, on StubHub I actually hate sitting down that low, but I overpaid for the tickets, and to a 12 year old it was pretty exciting - he was stoked.
Turns out "row 1" is not the front row in that section, but rather there is a "row A" and "row B" in front of us. My son was really bummed at first, but it really turned out to be no big deal.
Did I call the usher over and bitch because I didn't understand the seating when I bought my ticket, then storm out of the game? No. No I did not.
And that, my friends, is "the Michigan Difference"
|3 days 21 hours ago||Not too high.||
The standard "I feel really bad for the kid who got injured" comment applies, but Clark was never a standout in my book. Senior DB's are always valueable based on experience and leadership, but I was never all that impressed with his cover or tackling skills.
The Wisconsin game will be a test, but after that we have a few weeks to get his replacement some game-speed action before the STAEE and Ohio games. We'll be fine.
|3 days 21 hours ago||Right...||
...because the beat writers are always SOOOOO accurate when it comes to lists of potential candidates 1 day into a coaching search. Right?
|1 week 2 days ago||Hawthorne effect?||
Interesting to see how this plays out for the rest of the year, but I am almost certain that the Hawthorne effect will skew the results - especially in this crowd.
|1 week 3 days ago||My favorite part of the||
My favorite part of the Peppers sideline gif is when Corbin Bleu gets up and tries to chase Jabril onto the field.
I also disagree with Brian's description of the strip sack as "blindsided". How in the name of Stevie Wonder did Speight not see the guy coming in free right in his face?
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Thanks for the reference link...||
...I should have known RichRod was responsible! ;-)
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Freshman Locker Room||
This is not a Harbaugh thing, it was a Bo thing. It has been around for decades. I was a student manager form 1991-1995 under Mo and it had always been there. The reason given back then was exactly the same as Harbaugh gives now - Class comraderie, leadership building, etc.
I haven't been in Schembecler since the Lloyd era ended, so I don't know if RichRod and/or Brady changed it, but if they did it is clearly back and here to stay.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Cute psuedo-intellectual ACT Reference||
But totally wrong. And stupid. You don't pay tor MGoBlog you dipshit. And no one objected to the noodle on the basis of hating macaroni and cheese, but rather that it was giant that impacted the Stadium's architectural impact.
Go get your free content elsewhere. SMH.
|4 weeks 16 hours ago||Not buying that argument...||
Generally I agree with your earlier comments that content is king, so deal with the format.
HOWEVA' - saying they are too busy or tired doesn't fly with me. The amount of time that our esteemed proprietors spend on draftageddon and non-Michigan USMNT stuff is very high, and the consesnus of 90% of their loyal users is that it is completely uninteresting. Again, it's 100% their prerogative to post whatever they want to as the owners of the blog - but the "we're too busy or exhausted to address what virtually every single loyal user says is a major deficiency" is just not believeable.
Someone said earlier that sports blogging is a dodgy business to be in. I disagree - it's just that the majority of sports bloggers - this one included - are run by people with virtually no business sense, but who are really REALLY good at the content part of it.
Here I am reading this blog and commenting - because I love it - but it really is not too much to ask for a web-based business to have a webpage design that doesn't suck. And this one sucks.
|4 weeks 17 hours ago||49-6 Michigan.||
|4 weeks 2 days ago||Outrage upon outrage||
Kaepernick is outraged at racsim. People are outraged that Kaepernick sat down during the national anthem. Other people are outraged at the people who are outraged at Kaepernick. Everyone has a right to be outraged.
I just wish I didn't have to listen to it, because at the heart of it I don't care to what degree Kaerpernick is patriotic. Seriously who cares? This is America - dude can do what he wants. And people can love him or hate him for it. Can we please drop this topic altogether?
|5 weeks 18 hours ago||Is it annoying and||
Is it annoying and condescending to ask a series of yes or no questions and answer them yourself so that you appear to know all the answers? Absolutely.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||"Autistic Llama"?||
Come on, Brian, you're better than that.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||Biff-ism #1:||
"why don't you just make like a tree, and get outa' here!"
|8 weeks 2 days ago||I just don't get this post||
Why bother? Especially since the soccer dorks got their reason to bitch about the rest of the world not understanding the "beautiful game" a couple months ago... Oh well, at least it isn't another draftageddon post.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||Great work...||
This piece really crystalized a thought that has been rattling around in my mind for weeks - Only a guy with the stones to guarantee a victory against Ohio while PLAYING for Bo could be the guy who started talking about more than "winning the Big 10 championship" while COACHING the modern version of Bo's offense.
The dark days of RichRod were just an unfortunate yet necessary time lag - one that gave Harbaugh the time to progress far enough in his career to get to the point where he didn't give a damn about money, fame, or any other damn thing- and so he could just come home to the place he has always loved and be then next great Michigan coach.
|9 weeks 2 days ago||Plus One...||
For the Nutmeg Mills reference. The truly darkest days of M gear, for sure. Well done, sir.
|10 weeks 1 day ago||Kickers...||
...prancing out onto the field in their clean uniform while 22 warriors who have given their blood, sweat, and tears risking debilitating brain injury watch and hope that he has actually been thinking about kicking for the last two hours and not hitting on the cheerleaders, standing just far enough away from his coach so that when he calls out "KICKER!" that he will actually hear it. But I guess it's better to have a good one than a crappy one so...
|11 weeks 1 day ago||Sparty-on-Sparty Crime...||
.... is the best kind.
|11 weeks 3 days ago||.||
|12 weeks 17 hours ago||2018 "Road to Stupidity" confirmed||
|12 weeks 18 hours ago||At ND in 2018?||
Warde Manual just royally screwed up the first important action on the job... Home game in '18 should have been a precondition to even come to the table with those arrogant pricks.
|15 weeks 2 days ago||Thanks for the reasonable||
Thanks for the reasonable response, Chatster. I think we agree on one thing - "Off Topic" posts belong on the MGoBoard, not the main feed, which is why I don't mind, read, or complain about them when they appear there. I still don't quite understand why the only non-Michigan topic of ANY kind to make the main Blog feed is soccer. And I still think the opening paragraph equating me as a non-soccer guy to "sports radio enthusiast" (translation: meathead) is snarky. Enjoy the rest of the Copa,