the just released schedules were a flat-out statement that the B10 doesn't believe SOS will matter in playoff selection
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|1 day 17 hours ago||The winner of this movie||
was the Baseball Furies. Best made-up gang ever. Cool uniforms. Not very good at fighting.
|3 days 12 hours ago||The Chronicle of Higher Ed||
came out with it's highest-paid public university administrators this week. At the top of the list: PSU's Graham Spanier. $2,906,721 per year. Not making this up, folks.
|4 days 16 hours ago||Whoa.||
Your avatar is, like, all fancy and stuff. Damn, that's sweet.
|1 week 4 hours ago||Woooo-Hooooooo!!||
|1 week 4 hours ago||Whoa!!!|
|1 week 3 days ago||I don't follow the Lions so I wouldn't know the answer||
but did he actually take Federal Reserve notes and fling them away from his person as shown?
Or was it, you know, more figuratively tossing money? He seems like an idiot, so maybe it was indeed literally tossing millions away.
Either way, at least I'm not a Lions fan.
|1 week 3 days ago||Could NFL Network possibly do a "Denard Zone" channel?||
You know, so they only show plays where Denard is getting a touch so we don't have to sit through all the regular Jacksonville Jaguars crapola?
|1 week 3 days ago||I find your post perplexing||
Because it seems that you don't genuinely love the Borges bashing at all. Now, I'll ask you again, Sir, do you or do you not love the Borges bashing?
|1 week 3 days ago||Can we all agree||
to just start calling the kid "Towelie"?
|1 week 3 days ago||I'm not a life coach||
But I suggest not losing your job and blowing all your money on your smack addiction.
Then again, there's something to be said for knowing what makes you happy in life. As former Man U superstar George Best supposedly said to a reporter who asked him how he lost his entire fortune after being Europe's highest paid footballer, Best replied,
"I spent half of it on fast cars, fast women, and booze. The other half I just wasted."
|1 week 3 days ago||Don't know about the Med School||
But the law school's been getting major largesse lately from Warren Buffett's sidekick at Berkshire, UM alumnus Charlie Munger. He gave $3 million just for... wait for it... lights in the UMLS reading room. Granted, that's a lot of light bulbs, but still. He gave another $20 million for upgrades to the Lawyer's Club residences. I'd imagine when the day comes to execute his will, UMLS might just end up being named the Munger School of Law. That might take a nine-figure gift, but seems possible.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||In all fairness||
his dance partner there was no virtuoso, either. Was this for real? He looked like an actor hired to play an anchor having a disaster on camera. But that's been done.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Pretty sure he said "fuggin"||
any inference on the part of the listeners is their own profane minds at work.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||I'm sympathetic to the authorities||
but it would always be easier to shut a city down every time there's an serious emergency, and this is the first time I've ever heard of something like this. I may very well be forgetting, but most similar examples of bombers on the loose are Atlanta '96 (Olympics), NYC '93 (first WTC), Oklahoma City '95 (not for long, but for a while), Seattle '11 (the dude who tried to bomb the MLK parade-- can't remember when they caught him-- might have been Spokane?). And there have been some serious killers running loose for a day many other times in other cities.
It's a little like negotiating or paying a ransom to hostage-takers: if it's your family member, you do it, but from a cold rational perspective, you know it's encouraging the next guy.
|4 weeks 1 hour ago||I will never understand||
how David Terrell ended up being such a washout in the NFL. The guy was a man among boys in D-1.
|4 weeks 1 hour ago||Does this still require||
Braylon's signature in triplicate?
|4 weeks 2 hours ago||first of all||
those are very thoughtful comments as rants go. But there really is something to be said for moving on quickly; I thought it was a terrible mistake for Boston to have essentially surrendered by shutting down the entire city for a day and sending the message that a 19-year old hiding in the bushes (or boat) with a couple of kitchen-made IEDs and a handgun could bring an American city to its knees so easily. To my mind, that suggests a tempting reward for others of a similar chaotic bent.
We're already largely immune to murders that don't have such a theatrical narrative, even on a large scale. There are roughly 15,000 murders per year in this country, and the victims are usually just as innocent as the marathon victims. If someone steps into an office and shoots 5 people dead tomorrow in Topeka, Kansas, it won't be ignored, but it probably won't be the lead story on the national news, either. That's where we are, and if that's too dark a place, the other extreme of total paralysis would seem to be equally off the mark. The Brits during the Blitz (of "Keep Calm and Carry On" fame) were remarkable in trying to maintain normalcy in-between raids; the Israelis are as good as any people in the world at shrugging off attacks without capitulating to the fear. I think they've got the right idea. When you move on, you send a message to would-be attackers: we're not going to freak out, so don't get it in your head that you're going to make our society stop in it's tracks.
It shouldn't slide into callousness, though, totally agree. You can do both: move on, and be compassionate. The victims aren't numbers, they're human beings with stories and families, and that goes for innocents here, there, and everywhere.
For me, moving on usually means a visit to this site, my personal great escape. Plan B is usually Wolverine Historian vids on YouTube, usually wins over Ohio.
|4 weeks 16 hours ago||Not cool||
I've had just about enough of the vicious Mongolian-bashing on this board. Walk a mile in their horde and then judge.
Also, good BBQ.
|4 weeks 16 hours ago||This is great.||
This is a much better solution than trying to balance it out. Programs rise and fall, but we'll be on the same level of difficulty as Ohio regardless. All we wanted was an even chance, and this is it.
Leaders and Legends, we hardly knew ye. Actually, I didn't know ye at all. I deliberately forced myself from remembering which was which, and my stubborn obstinancy has been validated.
|4 weeks 16 hours ago||I take it||
you mean more than usual. And this time, related to sports.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Not to mention at least a little cash||
so instead of knocking off a convenience store, you can just, you know, buy your smokes and Cheetos or whatever instead of pulling a gun on the clerk. Does anyone get the feeling this is some new category of "thrill terrorists"?
What a world. This is why I need Michigan sports as therapy.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Jeebus||
I'm just waking up in California to all this news... holy crap! Wait, so I'm trying to follow the mind of international terrorists... you have 72 hours after a bombing to get to a safe house in Prague, Bolivia, Sana, Lagos, London, or wherever. Instead you stay in greater Boston.
Then, with your pictures out on the airwaves and the entire world looking for you, you decide to head out at 10pm to rob a 7-11 and jack a Mercedes.
What, were they out of smokes or something? This sounds less like sophisticated international terrorists and more like thugs gone wild. I'm glad one of them is on the run and not dead-- his last few hours will be spent in total fear. This is a good morning.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||Can't wait for an announcer to call||
"Speight is going long over the middle... the tight end is there! Helm's deep!"
|4 weeks 6 days ago||Often when a player leaves early||
I cringe because we miss how good he might have become (e.g., Darius Morris). Not in this case.
We saw the highest level, and lo, it was mighty. Maybe there exists a higher level of college basketball, but not on this planet. Good luck, #3, you've flat run out of things to prove as an individual player.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||Other breaking news||
Woj is reporting that Taylor Lewan will enter 2014 NFL draft. Anonymous source with knowledge has confirmed.
|5 weeks 17 hours ago||To quote the late great Yoda||
There is another.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||Never been so proud of this team.||
Actually thought they played better tonight in many ways than against Florida. What a ride this season has been. Yes, there is such a thing as a noble defeat, and this was it. Phenomenal effort against a great opponent playing at an incredibly high level and getting the lion's share of breaks.
Great representation of Michigan.
|5 weeks 5 days ago||Rumeal is dead to me.||
It's not that he's in prison, it's what he's there for and what he did to his own mother. Unforgiveable.
But Glen Rice, hells yes. He should totally get his sweet-shootin', Sarah Palin-banging, epic tourney MVP self over to the game.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||The day we've always feared has come.||
We're all Sparty now, as they say.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||Just to clarify the record slightly||
The main CBS postgame show analyst (the gray-haired guy, don't remember his name) thought it was clearly a charge, so it's not like Dickie V against the world here. It was a 50/50 call when you slowed it down, but at full speed, both in-game announcers thought charge, and that's the only view the ref got. As 20 people have mentioned, it seemed to balance out. If I were a Syracuse fan, I'd have been more pissed about the 4th foul on MCW.
I have 5 new gray hairs tonight. One for each consecutive free throw miss by Michigan in the final 2:00.