landing spot. will be interesting to see how he does.
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|1 week 6 days ago||Yup. Just one of many trying||
Yup. Just one of many trying to tackle the phosphorus problem
|1 week 6 days ago||I've got you beat||
Just earned a Masters in Ag Engineering from OSU. I was able to pick up my diploma with a smile, which is more than I can say when I was issued a BuckID two years ago.
But, I have an application in with the Great Lakes Commission in A2, so maybe things will work out.
|4 weeks 1 hour ago||Cracked Rear View||
Hootie and the Blowfish
|5 weeks 22 hours ago||Backup Charles Woodson? You||
Backup Charles Woodson? You bite your tongue!
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Without even considering safe||
Without even considering safe areas vs places to avoid, I wouldn't run in downtown LA given the air quality. Don't know why you would subject your lungs to that if you're a health-conscious person.
|6 weeks 6 days ago||Come on Fhqwhgads, I see you||
Come on Fhqwhgads, I see you jockin me. Tryin to play like you know me.
|8 weeks 5 days ago||Without looking at the||
Without looking at the results, I think the 400 Medley was easily our worst at Big Ten Championships. So missing finals (but still scoring) doesn't necessarily imply a finish outside the top-ten. Still, if you wonder what the difference is between UM's relay and the top finishers, look no further than our lack of a championship-level breaststroker.
|8 weeks 5 days ago||The 50 (and to a lesser||
The 50 (and to a lesser extent the 100) is often a crapshoot. The slightest screw-up can cost you a season of work. Evidence: the difference between qualifying for the final heat (#8) and finishing 23rd is 0.4 seconds. So, in the sprints, one should always go all-out.
|10 weeks 2 days ago||I recall having this option||
I recall having this option as well, able to watch all the games. But, it disappeared shortly after the tournament last year and I havent seen it since. I'm hoping it'll pop up again after they announce the field.
Edit: cant remember if I had it through Roku, but I know had it on my phone.
|12 weeks 4 days ago||I've been saying it for||
I've been saying it for years, but we've never reached it... There's got to be a threshold at some point, right? A level where a human cannot possibly swim faster? And yet.
|12 weeks 5 days ago||And I suspect thats exactly||
And I suspect thats exactly what he'll become, much as Skywalker became a brooding badass in VI. Character development, give it time.
|12 weeks 6 days ago||Whiny little teenager||
There is no denying that Kylo Ren comes across as a "whiny little teenager." But Luke Skywalker started Ep. IV as an equally petulent child. It is easy to complain about his immature personality, but bear in mind that this is a trilogy, not a single movie. There is plenty of time for this character to develop; it should lend some interesting juxtaposition to watch two novice Force-users learn and grow while following different paths (Light vs Dark sides)
|1 year 10 weeks ago||I don't think we're hoping||
I don't think we're hoping Walton will take Spike's minutes, but he'll be taking the minutes Dakich would play.
|1 year 12 weeks ago||A school is limited in the||
A school is limited in the number of swimmers it can bring to the conference meet. Each swimmer is limited to a certain number of events, but where they are entered is up to each team.
|1 year 12 weeks ago||Ultimate FU||
You left out a real downer... in the 500, after swimming for over 4 minutes, Nielsen got touched out by .06 seconds! UM still placed 3 in the top 6.
On a side note, cannot believe 19.30 is only good for a B cut. Good thing Powers got his A in prelims.
|1 year 36 weeks ago||The way this team plays, I||
The way this team plays, I would not be surprised if they were able to reach 16 points with only field goals.
|1 year 38 weeks ago||My family tradition starts||
My family tradition starts with us waking up really early and departing Columbus for A2 before the drooling hordes arrive. We then meet my dad at the McDonalds in Findlay, where we give knowing nods and smiles to all of the Ohio-resident, maize-and-blue faithful that also make a stop there. Then a straight shot up to Ann Arbor where we stroll the neighborhoods east of the stadium and comment on how great it would be to live there all the time.
This tradition will not be renewed this year as we have been priced out by the athletic department. Whoever is sitting in Section 5, Row 48... keep the seats warm.
|1 year 38 weeks ago||I'm not one to usually mess||
I'm not one to usually mess around with things on my phone, but your mobile version is too good to pass up. Cheers, sir.
|1 year 43 weeks ago||A couple of years ago, I went||
A couple of years ago, I went to Slovenia and Croatia. As former Yugoslav states, Americans tend to think of them as hostile war zones, but that was over 20 years ago now. Slovenia is a well established part of the EU with a prosperous economy, while Croatia is one of the most popular vacations spots among those from northern Europe.
In western Slovenia, outdoor sportsmanship is the primary attraction in the eastern edge of the Alps, which slope down into wine country in the eastern part of the country. Croatia is a beach destination, with a thousand miles of coastline. But don't miss to highlights: Plitvicka Nat'l Park has the clearest water you've ever seen, and Dubrovnik isn't called "the Pearl of the Adriatic" for nothing.
|1 year 43 weeks ago||In college, I attended a game||
In college, I attended a game at West Virginia in 2005 vs. a nobody (I looked it up - Wofford!). I recall it being about half full, even though it was a nice September afternoon. Otherwise, there wasn't much to say about it. It was early in Pat White's freshman year, so he wasn't even a big deal yet. They did love them some PacMan Jones at the time, though.
|1 year 45 weeks ago||With Ohio State Alumni||
I think this is the point that tips it toward attending the game. If you're going to be with OSU people, the physical confrontations will be fewer. Of course there will always be heckling, but that's what a rivalry is all about.
I've attended several times with my OSU friend. If your OSU friends are actually friends, they'll help to steer you away from the worst tailgates.
|1 year 47 weeks ago||Cirrhosis of the River||
Cirrhosis of the River
|1 year 47 weeks ago||I'm sure there is a long list||
I'm sure there is a long list of NFL teams that have backed their way into a playoff spot.
Celebrating right now, not interested in citing specific examples.
|1 year 48 weeks ago||Ellis Island||
There is a small, off-strip casino called Ellis Island behind Bally's. Best (affordable) BBQ in Vegas, plus cheap table minimums while you wait.
|2 years 2 weeks ago||Man, that's a shitty way to||
Man, that's a shitty way to go.
|2 years 4 weeks ago||1. Father = Alumnus 2. 30+||
1. Father = Alumnus
2. 30+ (How long ago was 1972?)
Reason: Family sat in same spot since my dad played + how impossible will it be to get tickets when the team is good again?
Admission: We are getting very close to being priced out of the stadium.
|2 years 7 weeks ago||What else am I gonna||
What else am I gonna watch?
|2 years 7 weeks ago||Rebounding||
Let's say we fouled them and they missed the front end of the 1-and-1. Based on what I saw yesterday, a strong argument could be made that Kentucky would be the team more likely to come away with that rebound, and now one of their giant leapers has the ball within 4 feet of the basket.
|2 years 8 weeks ago||Before each season, time||
Before each season, time thresholds are set for qualifying for nationals. Obviously, if you go faster than a certain time (A-cut), you are guaranteed an invitation to swim at Nationals. Surpassing a slightly slower time (B-cut), will get you an invitation if they need to fill out a field (minimum 32 swimmers per event, I believe).
Before the Nationals meet, each event is seeded according each swimmer's best time from the season (1st seed = fastest of the year). Based on preliminary seeding, Michigan is projected to finish just behind Florida in the runner-up position. Of course, as with any sport, swim meets never go according to seeding, and that's why we "play the game."
To help you read the results pages in the link from the OP: All swimmers in an event swim in the morning, called the preliminary session, or prelims. The top 16 swimmers in the morning qualify for the night session, or finals. They are divided into two heats of eight... In finals, if you finish in 8th in the fast heat, you can finish no lower than 8th, even if you are slower than 9th place, who won in the slower heat. All swimmers who finish in finals score points.
Michigan is in such good position not only because they have several kids competing for titles in individual events, but because the program has some serious depth.
|2 years 8 weeks ago||Distance||
Michigan qualified 4 guys for finals in the 500. Coach Bottom was brought in as a sprint specialist, but he has really carried on Urbancek's strong distance tradition. It really speaks to the coach's, and thus the program's, versatility.
Also, the 200 free relay swam faster than at Big Ten's... that bodes well for the meet.