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|3 days 11 hours ago||Honestly, there's no||
Honestly, there's no particular financial reason against it either. It really doesn't matter from the league's standpoint where the game is held. This is more a PR thing.
|1 week 1 day ago||Do you up vote your own||
Do you up vote your own posts? You always strangely have one upvote within minutes of posting.
|1 week 1 day ago||Great story - I'll be pulling||
Great story - I'll be pulling for him.
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(posted in wrong place)
|1 week 2 days ago||Well, South Korea kind of||
Well, South Korea kind of counts - we didn't exactly overthrow the government but it was on the verge of being conquered when we came in and drove back the Communists.
|1 week 4 days ago||IIRC, MSU undercut us, taking||
IIRC, MSU undercut us, taking a deal for much less money than we would have wanted.
|1 week 4 days ago||As evidenced by this||
As evidenced by this delightful Wikipedia page.
I love that someone actually took the time to write this. Look at the number of scholarly references!
|1 week 4 days ago||He's not actually from||
He's not actually from Sydney. He explained it once - he splits his time between New York, Ohio, and somewhere else (Area 51?).
|1 week 5 days ago||Well, it seems increasingly||
Well, it seems increasingly clear that JoePa knew what was going on for a long time, and there is that allegation of him threatening one victim over the phone. It seems therefore that it would be within his character to also threaten anyone on staff who dared turn in his right-hand man.
It may be that the assistants aren't necessarily "conspiratorial monsters" but more like guys who found themselves in a really awkward position of having to toe the line to keep their jobs. And while JoePa is gone, they may still be at risk of incriminating themselves now, or at least risk destroying their reputations. So it may be safer for them all to keep quiet.
|1 week 5 days ago||At some point, I think||
At some point, I think someone's going to break the omerta and reveal that JoePa told his assistants not to report anything. I strongly suspect that's what happened. Someone came to him about Sandusky and he made it clear that this was not to go public or he would destroy the assistant's career.
|1 week 5 days ago||OSU also has Larry Johnson||
OSU also has Larry Johnson coaching the DL. I wonder if he was also blind and deaf whenever he walked the halls of the PSU football complex.
|1 week 6 days ago||As I noted below the photos.||
As I noted below the photos.
The larger point being that 3:30 games require lights, not just night games.
|1 week 6 days ago||My concern is more about our||
My concern is more about our defensive players' legs going up against all that cut blocking.
|1 week 6 days ago||Yeah, technically speaking it||
Yeah, technically speaking it was week 4 of the season (bye, Colorado, Baylor, ND).
|1 week 6 days ago||Yeah, I'd like that idea a||
Yeah, I'd like that idea a lot: play them two-on, two-off.
|1 week 6 days ago||As long as Harbaugh is happy||
As long as Harbaugh is happy here, you can't give the AD an F for football. We need to keep some perspective here.
|1 week 6 days ago||Would you want to play AFA||
Would you want to play AFA again?
|1 week 6 days ago||I think the average Michigan||
I think the average Michigan fan likes the ND series. It's the hardcore people like us, who obsess over things like conference realignment negotiations, that are more mixed. I, personally, completely understand why some want to tell them to go pound sand. But at the same time, that series has given us a lot of memorable moments and I'd miss it if it never came back. It just doesn't need to be played every single year.
|1 week 6 days ago||It's always been played in||
It's always been played in September in my recollection. In '97 it was the third week of the season, which is the latest I can ever remember.
|1 week 6 days ago||FWIW, the lights do get used||
FWIW, the lights do get used for 3:30 games. For instance:
(Those are the old, portable lights in the first picture.)
I do think it'd be nice to play one night game a year, though.
|1 week 6 days ago||I wouldn't have even picked||
That would have been ideal but was probably never possible. The problem is, ND plays at USC on even years and hosts them on odd years. They've always wanted the Michigan and USC games to be on opposite rotations, which is why we always play in South Bend on even years and host on odd years.
It really all comes down to the MSU series. The tradition was to host them on even years and host ND/OSU on odd years. The league screwed it up by giving them the 2014 home game. We've got to insist that the B1G fix it.
|2 weeks 9 hours ago||It's pretty uncommon to||
It's pretty uncommon to finish a group in second place with only three points, though. People would have still been talking about how they didn't win any group games.
Regardless, they did what they had to. I wasn't rooting for them but I do like how the Euro has surprise champions every now and then (Denmark '92, Greece '04, now Portugal '16).
|2 weeks 9 hours ago||Q: What do you call an||
Q: What do you call an Englishman at a Euro final?
A: The referee.
|2 weeks 9 hours ago||One could argue that the||
One could argue that the bigger injustice on that play was that Koscielny was given a yellow card in addition to the phantom handball, which would mean, in theory, that he couldn't defend as aggressively. He was then marking Eder when Eder scored.
Having said that, you really shouldn't give up a goal on such a long-range shot. Lloris had a great game otherwise but I don't think he should have let that one get through.
|2 weeks 9 hours ago||The format of the tournament||
The format of the tournament didn't cause the knockout bracket to be unbalanced. What threw it off was Spain and England finishing second in their groups. If all the favorites had won their groups, there would have been Spain, Belgium, Portugal and England on one side of the knockout bracket, and Germany, France and Italy on the other.
|2 weeks 10 hours ago||Once Ronaldo went down I||
Once Ronaldo went down I somehow knew Portugal, against all logic, would win. Sports are weird like that.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Before today, they'd only met||
Before today, they'd only met three times in official competition since then, though - 1982, 1986, and 2014.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Heaven forbid the host nation||
Heaven forbid the host nation have a bit of pleasure only a few months after experiencing a horrible terror attack.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||The handball was a correct||
The handball was a correct call. That was just a brain fart by Schweinsteiger. Regardless, Germany had an entire half to make it up.
France is one of the most talented teams and wants to play an open game - even when they were protecting the lead, they were still pushing upfield and looking to score. I don't know how they are "unwatchable."
|3 weeks 4 hours ago||Let's not use the name of a||
Let's not use the name of a terrible beer to refer to the national title.