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|1 hour 25 min ago||I'm not characterizing you.||
I'm not characterizing you. I don't know you. But the kind of thinking you described is very Little Brother-ish.
|14 hours 49 min ago||We were actually 1-6 entering||
We were actually 1-6 entering the game (and 11-9 overall). So it was an 8-3 run - and one of the three losses came on the Gasser banked-in three at the buzzer.
|14 hours 50 min ago||So you derived more pleasure||
So you derived more pleasure from them losing than us winning?
That sounds like Little Brother thinking.
|15 hours 51 min ago||Donnal was out with a||
Donnal was out with a respiratory infection.
As for Chatman, yeah he's struggling, but let's lay off him. He's only a freshman, and we won.
|15 hours 58 min ago||Since the Zack Novak freakout||
Since the Zack Novak freakout game at Bresiln (four years ago), John Beilein is 54-20 in B1G play, best in the conference. He's raised three banners - two B1G, one Final Four. But hey, none of that matters because his team got upset two times.
|1 day 15 hours ago||Agree||
Taking 2-3 in both 11th and 12th grade is plenty and will give you a pretty strong transcript. I did that and ended up with quite a few credits at U-M.
|1 day 23 hours ago||Having worked in the||
Having worked in the educational field, I can't stress enough how important parental involvement is. The common denominator I've observed among successful students is not race or class but parental involvement. This doesn't necessarily mean being overbearing, but just keeping tabs on the kid and making sure he/she is keeping up with things, and to be there if they have problems.
The thing that just kills you as an educator is when you have a struggling student and call home to express your concern, only to never get a response (or learn that the phone has been disconnected). And then when you have parent-teacher conferences, they don't show up for that either (whereas the parents of all the A students come). That makes your job much, much tougher.
This isn't to blame the victim; there's often a reason why the parents aren't there to help out. And it's certainly not the kid's fault to have to grow up in a context like that. But this is a major societal issue that the schools can only do so much for.
|2 days 37 min ago||Hmm, I grew up near||
Hmm, I grew up near Rochester. If there are shady areas there, I'm not sure where they are.
|2 days 43 min ago||I remember that. The bump||
I remember that. The bump was modest, though - much less than what you'd get for being underpriviledged. Generally, if you were a strong student at almost any high school in the state, you'd get in. The admissions rate back then in general was considerably higher than now. The switch to the Common Application has really changed things.
|2 days 45 min ago||It actually occurs more in||
It actually occurs much more in middle-class neighborhoods than wealthy ones. Upscale areas are too pricey for most people (of any race) to be able to move in, so they don't experience major demographic shifts.
|2 days 49 min ago||To be fair, the Pointes are||
To be fair, the Pointes are in an awkward situation, being a wealthy area immediately bordering some of Detroit's worst neighborhoods. Most of the other suburbs that border Detroit are not particularly wealthy and aren't going to be potential targets for thieves the way the Pointes are. It's not surprising that they have a heavy police presence.
|2 days 59 min ago||Triple-post!||
|2 days 59 min ago||Double-post.||
|2 days 1 hour ago||The '80s were right around||
The '80s were right around the time when Community started to transform from a typical alternative school into a very desirable one. Parents at that time started to wonder why they were sending their kids to one of two gigantic high schools when there was this little other school out there too.
|2 days 1 hour ago||Look, either your kid is U-M||
Look, either your kid is U-M material or he/she isn't. Most of the suburban high schools are pretty solid. It's ultimately up to your child to take advantage.
|2 days 1 hour ago||Yeah, but by that time I||
Yeah, but by that time I think he was a major reclamation project. Two years of being nailed to the bench and called a wasted pick took its toll on him IMO. He really needed to be drafted by a team that was willing to give him PT from the outset.
|2 days 1 hour ago||This actually did contribute||
That's not true. Darko put on some great workouts and all the scouts that watched him (not just from the Pistons) thought he was a stud. There was also plenty of film on him from Europe. It's not like he was playing behind the Iron Curtain.
|2 days 1 hour ago||Didn't Kobe demand that||
Didn't Kobe demand that Charlotte trade him?
|2 days 1 hour ago||I think Larry Brown destroyed||
I think Larry Brown destroyed his confidence.
|3 days 2 hours ago||But the problem is that we're||
But the problem is that we're not really designed to play three games in three days. We saw that in last year's BTT - when your legs go, those outside shots stop falling.
|3 days 2 hours ago||Toad? Nah, Peach was the one||
Toad? Nah, Peach was the one to pick. Great acceleration.
|3 days 2 hours ago||While it's true that Bilas||
While it's true that Bilas held a grudge over the Amaker firing for a while, I didn't notice it at all yesterday. I thought he was very fair to us.
|3 days 12 hours ago||That's a trick question - no||
That's a trick question - no QB who plays for Jim Harbaugh would ever be that unprepared in the first place.
|3 days 12 hours ago||If you feel no sour grapes,||
If you feel no sour grapes, why the vindictiveness?
|3 days 12 hours ago||Don't bet against a||
Don't bet against a Beilein-coached team.
|3 days 14 hours ago||Eh, I think that one (if||
Eh, I think that one (if called) would have been before the shot, which he made. So it was a wash.
|3 days 15 hours ago||Despite the loss, my||
Despite the loss, my perspective on the team/season changed a lot tonight. This team is growing up. There's a very tough road ahead but I feel like we're going to put up a fight every night and be one of those teams everyone hates to play.
|3 days 18 hours ago||Are we still the only B1G||
Are we still the only B1G team to win at Pinnacle Bank Arena?
|3 days 23 hours ago||He didn't just try the||
He didn't just try the piccolo; he tried it with enthusiasm unknown to mankind!
|4 days 44 min ago||Is there a reason besides||
Does there need to be? Jim's track record with QBs speaks for itself.