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|21 hours 27 min ago||If you have a nice-ish table||
If you have a nice-ish table (no glare) and a smart phone just take a picture. Just take a long breath and hold your hand steady when you take it.
|21 hours 28 min ago||yes||
|22 hours 3 min ago||Can't use just anything we||
Can't use just anything we find because if the author comes forward and says "don't use that" I can't reprint or make it right. Everything has to have the rights tracked or given personally.
|22 hours 5 min ago||Way ahead of you. Dooley is||
Way ahead of you. Dooley is nearly done w/ his article; I have Sap's helment already in this article (by Kryk).
|1 day 3 hours ago||What about the guy whose||
What about the guy whose adult life began in the middle of the Great Depression, who scratched and clawed all his life to give his children a stable life in Ann Arbor, and took them to football games at Michigan Stadium every fall Saturday since 1950 while saving money to one day send two grandchildren to the University of Michigan, and was attending a Michigan softball game with them when I met him last week?
I appreciate your measured response to my calling you a name. I'm still putting you behind that guy.
|1 day 4 hours ago||MGoshirts||
|1 day 4 hours ago||I agree that the NCAA had||
I agree that the NCAA had little under the actual auspices of the NCAA to go on when instituting those sanctions. But this is one of those things--like a vigilante killing a murderer who got off on a technicality--where the actual method of justice disgusted me, but the punishment itself was just.
The NCAA's credibiilty in assessing punishment to Penn State was dubious; that Penn State deserved what they got--and didn't deserve to be let off the hook--is not.
|1 day 4 hours ago||How to WiFi Before WiFi||
Dr. Labes was the next door neighbor (nice guy, big M fan). So my brother and I decided we'd name the new dog "Doctor Labes." The afternoon of fun we got from this was totally worth the Saturday raking leaves on his lawn afterwards.
|1 day 5 hours ago||Cool story bro: My brother||
Cool story bro: My brother and his roommates in late college had a wifi named "The Sugar Mines." That's a cute name, but the problem is I'm still friends with all of these guys and whenever I go to their houses they all still have the same WiFi as my brother, and they all believe in changing up their passwords often. None of these people are willing to change the name of their networks after having it for a decade+ and Apple still can't figure out how to solve the "linksys" problem of affecting all networks by that name when you forget one.
Cooler story bro: Mine is Go Go Gadget Internet.
|2 days 3 hours ago||The word has a particular||
The word has a particular meaning that includes all former students, not just graduates. That's why we have another word for graduates. You're a University of Michigan alum. Go Blue.
|2 days 14 hours ago||ah that makes more sence.||
ah that makes more sence. easy fix.
|2 days 19 hours ago||Red is Hoke, Orange is||
Red is Hoke, Orange is Harbaugh.
|3 days 24 min ago||Did I? That would obviously||
Did I? That would obviously be an error.
|4 days 6 hours ago||I'm totally hoping to revive||
I'm totally hoping to revive this thread I discovered while looking up stuff for today's column formerly known as Hokepoints.
Best athlete I grew up with was Matt Ishbia. He was one of the shortest kids in our grade, and a MASSIVE Michigan fan and because he basically ran recess the rest of the class all became Michigan fans. He lived on my block and bought me the Michigan football we used every recess until the Bad Boys and Fab Five switched us to basketball.
Ishbia ended up being the Andrew Dakich of Michigan State's 2000 Championship team. He took over a department of his dad's company and made it bigger than the company so he's doing well for himself now.
Close behind Ishbia was John Whitledge, a guy who moved here from California and rooted for UCLA. Whitledge was faster than Ishbia by just a little, and had model looks. Last I heard he was a clothing designer.
|4 days 6 hours ago||Ask Joey if he remembers Cat||
Ask Joey if he remembers Cat Rychlinski. She married one of my best friends--has twins plus a newborn and lives in Kentucky now.
|4 days 14 hours ago||When someone applies the||
When someone applies the adjective "real" to "fan" my eyes climb into the tippytoppomost of my skull. There they'll remain they can be coaxed down with promises of things either the sun or the daughter are doing.
|6 days 12 hours ago||I got far enough into that||
I got far enough into that game to reach a quest where you have to choose what to do about a pair of friends you discover have been hooking up. "Tell on them" is the answer that leads you to the most light points. There's your contrast between my view on the moral ambiguity of sex versus George Lucas's Paulish take on the same.
|6 days 12 hours ago||yeah. Also expect a question||
Also expect a question in to YOU soon on an article about HSPs.
|6 days 13 hours ago||From the podcasts. Brian||
From the podcasts. Brian calls them that all the time.
|6 days 13 hours ago||Close. You found the||
Close. You found the abandoned port-a-potties at base camp 1 in the foothills.
|6 days 14 hours ago||Unfortunately, like||
Unfortunately, like quarterbacks, OSU has so much fan goodwill they can afford to burn off a ton without effect.
|6 days 14 hours ago||Wrong on all accounts. The||
Wrong on all accounts. The sentiment around here is has long been we need facilities, and are glad Michigan has the very best, and need recruits, and seem to be getting some damn good ones, and we need spring attendance, and are really happy that this one had it.
And lest you forget the movement to remove the guys who thought we'll win because we're MIchigan began here.
|1 week 1 day ago||Let's let Beilein recruit||
Let's let Beilein recruit 3-stars and J.J. Abrams submit his take on Star Wars before bringing in the amateurs.
That I could come up with a far better plot than George Lucas for the prequels is an indictment of George Lucas more than anything else.
|1 week 1 day ago||It's contracts. 7 years is||
It's contracts. 7 years is the max length of a rookie contract, or how long he'll be restricted as a free agent. Guys who don't have it will peter out as teams give up on them, but teams will tend to hold onto assets they control; a guy who's just hanging on at the conclusion of that is less likely to be retained.
|1 week 2 days ago||I've got a question in to||
I've got a question in to Battier, who's a facebook friend, to see if I can get him to pop into the thread and reminisce.
I've never actually met him in person (just seen him in Birmingham) but our mutual friends hit some critical mass a few years ago and he was reading my posts.
|1 week 2 days ago||People said C-Webb's DCD team||
People said C-Webb's DCD team was unbeatable but when I was in high school they had Shane Battier and a handful of other guys who went to D-I schools. They won every game like 100-12.
|1 week 3 days ago||For his era he was the best||
For his era he was the best hitter of any shortstop except Ripken* and the best fielder except Ozzie Smith. Trammell was as consistently good in every facet of baseball as Barry Larkin, and better in every single facet of baseball, at a more important position, than Ryne Sandberg. In a pitcher's era Tram was on pace for 12 years to finish over .300 until injuries decimated the last handful he stuck around for. Ironically if he'd done steroids like half the league and 75% of the guys his age still in baseball by the mid-'90s there'd be no question right now.
Of the players to go to the Hall since Trammell's first year on the ballot, I'd only put Maddux, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, Tony Gwynn, Rickey Henderson, and Cal Ripken again of Tram, though I wouldn't disclude the rest. Tram just happened to hit the list when people who hadn't watched him were doing most of the voting and this bullshit "good but not GREAT" label got slapped on him. What's a great shortstop then? Like four shortstops ever had better careers by the standards of the Hall of Fame than Alan Trammell. If a guy you're reading has a vote and doesn't give it to #3 he knows nothing about baseball and you should tell him you're not reading him anymore.
(And Halls of Fame are just museums to celebrate history of the sport and thus irrelevant in the scheme of things unless you're the kind of person who gets really upset over the disclusion of apatasours from dinosaur exhibits that claim to be comprehensive).
* Unless you want to count Yount as a SS but he split betweent that and OF
|1 week 3 days ago||Have you READ MGoBlog? I do a||
Have you READ MGoBlog? I do a fair enough job of keeping my rant on Alan Trammell to BlessYouBoys but surely you've noticed a rather hefty number of mentions of a certain slot receiver/cornerback/returner who gets like six snaps per game.
|1 week 4 days ago||HARBAUGH would have covered||
HARBAUGH would have covered the entire chart.
|1 week 4 days ago||I've never heard of Drake. I||
I've never heard of Drake. I swear. I had no idea until your post that was the name of the rapper, because I didn't even read that far in the article. I just typed in "music news" in google this morning hoping to find something of zero importance that I have never thought about to go in the chart, and right near the top was a thing about Madonna, whom I have heard of and can name many songs from.