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|6 hours 34 min ago||If he stays a Tiger he will challenge Cobb for||
greatest Tiger. When Al Kaline says he hasn't seen a hitter like Cabrera you know the guy is way beyond special. He is approaching the rarefied air of Williams-Dimaggio-Aaron-Ruth.
|1 day 14 hours ago||They also know not to capitalize||
a verb in the middle of a sentence.
|2 days 3 hours ago||Archie Bunker humor?||
Why would anyone make offensive jokes in this thread?
|2 days 6 hours ago||I don’t think Urlacher was dirty||
But I also think you greatly overstate Avril and Fairley's dirtiness. Fairley had that one hit on Brees where he drove him into the ground but since then he has refrained from similiar hits. The Lions reputation is based largely on a few plays by Suh.
Sorry, but any team with Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall has no room to criticize anyone about issues relating to character.Your QBgot into a fight ON THE FIELD with one of his own linemen!
|2 days 15 hours ago||You should stop being a fan.||
No one who thinks Michigan only has ugly cities is no one who should be a Michigan fan.
|3 days 8 min ago||This woman was...||
Oh, wait, she was enameled with Ducko. Nevermind.
|3 days 5 hours ago||But football is not as hard on the knees as falling in love.||
|3 days 8 hours ago||You clearly haven't been to any||
if those placed if you think New Jersey "is much nicer". If New Jersey was so great than why didn't you go to school there?
|3 days 23 hours ago||Goebbels did not live in the era of Google.*||
|3 days 23 hours ago||People like him get off lecturing others for their supposed||
insincere expressions of sorrow or failure to acknowledge other tragedies with equal fervor. Mindless cynicism has become all the rage these days. It's a way for these self-righteous pricks to express their sense of moral superiority without coming off as the smarmy hypocrites of decades past.
|3 days 23 hours ago||No it isn’t. GIving your life for another is.||
Anyone can pray. Not anyone is willing to place themselves in physical danger for other people. There is no more selfless act than offering up what is most precious(life) for another.
|4 days 3 hours ago||The man is a con artist and a poor one at that.||
Why would he say he scored a TD in a high profile game like the Rose Bowl when anyone can Google the game?
|4 days 4 hours ago||You can do whatever you want.||
I just think it is a ridiculous thing to do. Idolize all you want, my friend.
|4 days 6 hours ago||I have signatures of Desmond and Juwan.||
My Dad got them for me when I was a teenager. But now that I think about it I find the idea of collecting autographs absurd. This is simply a secular version of collecting the relics of saints. It is a form of idolatry that says something about our tendency to worship famous and powerful people.
I can understand collecting historical artifacts like manuscripts, political documents, weapons, etc. But signatures? Unless they are part of a letter by themselves they are historically unimportance.
Fawning over famous people because they are, well, famous is not behavior we as a country should be perpetuating.
|6 days 7 hours ago||Wings take Hawks to PoundTown.*||
|6 days 7 hours ago||EMU athletics in general is solid.||
The track and swimming teams are outstanding, the baseball team has made a couple of trips to the NCAAs this(and swept UM this year),women's basketball(until this year) has been a MAC power for years...EMU athletics is pretty good considering how little they have to work with.
However, the festering wound is EMU football. While EMU has had a modicum of success in the past(California Bowl) and produced some NFL players(Jason Jones, TJ Lang, Charlie Batch, Kevin Walter) it rarely is competitive on the field. A lack of resources is often cited, but I believe that the issue is as much related to managerial competence as a paucity of money. Afterall, there are many schools that do well on limited funds. Northwestern, while having more money than EMU, is way behind its conference brethern in accessibility to financial resources. Its' alums don't seem to have the same level of passion for sports that UM or ND alums do and it certainly does not have a large fan base in general. This last element is the one of the most important factor in a school's resources. More fans equals more lucrative sponsorships and increased ability to charge high prices for tickets. It is a measure of Michigan's popularity that it can charge so much for so many seats.The brand is so lucrative because Bo smartly built it upon the values of the social class most likely to embrace the game of football--the working class. Values like toughness, integrity, and a firm belief in egalitarianism are why so many of the proleteriat have chosen to support a team from an elite institution. This appeal attracted a great many fans who have since passed it down to their children and grandchildren.
This identity is something EMU football has completely lacked. EMU needs a Bo to forge an image that can attract fans. Until this happens(which maybe never) EMU football will continue to flounder.
|6 days 8 hours ago||I just moved to Ann Arbor from the Ypsi area.||
I lived in the good area of Ypsi, but it still pales in comparison to Ann Arbor. Ypsi along Michigan avenue is rough.
|6 days 8 hours ago||$100? Yeah, that’s about right.||
No one gives a shit about EMU football.
|6 days 8 hours ago||Yep. Work experience and contacts are most important.||
My step-brother graduated from EMU 4 years ago with just a bachelor's degree and now he is making $90,000 at Kraft. He is 27. My other brother makes 6 figures with no college degree whatsoever.
|6 days 8 hours ago||That says a lot about your company.||
Most good companies look at the name of the person, not the name of the university. Networking, networking, networking.
|6 days 8 hours ago||Mr. White.||
|6 days 8 hours ago||If the government is going to check everyone||
with avatars and website handles for potential threat status than we have a serious problem with our government.
|1 week 11 hours ago||No, that's not how it works.||
You don't use a phrase that everyone knows insinuates action. You say something along the lines of "We are looking at our options". It indicates the potential for action while promising nothing. "Stay tuned" indicates to the listener to remain alert(which is exactly you don't want if you are trying to shoo people away from a subject.) for possible or even probable change.
|1 week 2 days ago||It is a drug.||
It effects your body chemistry. Ergo, it is a drug.
|1 week 3 days ago||English isn’t the problem. The hesitations and stale lyrics||
are the issue. The kid is a three star receiver and an one star rapper.
|1 week 3 days ago||You’ll have to explain that last comment.||
You have overlooked a significant problem with point three. Whom do you pay? EMU football players don't generate near the revenue for Eastern that UM players do for UM. Schools like EMU already struggle to field teams.(Hece, the body bag games.) By forcing all schools to pay you'll end up seeing these programs get cut. In doin g so you will REDUCE opportunities for kids to attend college for free. Then there is the fact that not every UM player contributes in equal amounts to Michigan's on-the-field success. How do can you justify paying Brian Cleary the same as Devin Gardner? Then there is the Title IX issue. How do you pay males and not females?
The system does need major reform and the revenue players do need to be paid. But in doing so you will be taking on athletic directors and activist groups.
|1 week 3 days ago||I don’t understand decisions like this.||
I appreciate his passion for rap, but he has to know that rap is a difficult business to break into. Why not go to MSU for business so he has a backup plan in case his dreams of becoming Big Harry Dope Rhymes do not pan out? At worst he can become an agent or a record company executive. (Which appears to be the more likely path based on his rather atrocious rapping skills.)
Stupid, stupid, stupid.
|1 week 3 days ago||Lloyd Bentsen to Dan “Potatoe” Quayle.*||
|1 week 5 days ago||Not arguing about Mayhew, but the Titans did draft||
Pacman and by most accounts Jeff Fisher is a good coach and evaluator of talent. You take risks and this is what happens. It should be interesting to see where the Cardinals are at in a few years time with Honey Badger.
|1 week 6 days ago||Why? Americans brutalize the language on a millisecond basis.||
Deal with it.