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|1 day 10 hours ago||Dan Marino||
Dan Marino was famously called a "pusher" at Pitt. Paul Zimmerman at SI, who's about as astute an observer as you'll get at the time, got a lot of grief for that evaluation, but he wasn't wrong about the motion. LINK
|1 day 10 hours ago||Brian Griese was a hell of a good athlete||
and a pretty decent NFL quarterback for a spell there in Denver. He was in a hyper-conservative offense in which he was asked to be a game manager, but don't undersell how much talent the dude had.
|2 days 2 min ago||Shots fired. For what reason, I have no idea.||
Shots fired. For what reason, I have no idea.
|2 days 5 hours ago||SS Botany Bay??||
|2 days 7 hours ago||Can we officially Christen this as||
"Annual OT Purge Day"? It's become quite a thing.
|2 days 7 hours ago||M Night Shama.. Shyama...Shmyla...||
M Night Notgonnaworkhereanymore
But seriously, I was wondering why no one had posted about this story for a couple of days. Satellite camp joke waiting to happen and whatnot.
|2 days 11 hours ago||Kinda explains the Sarah Palin thing.||
Kinda explains the Sarah Palin thing.
|2 days 13 hours ago||It makes no difference.||
Your planet is doomed. DOOMED.
|2 days 13 hours ago||When I get my time machine built||
I go back and nudge Coach Baxter to tell Blake "Son, just eat the ball if there's a problem" just before that play.
Then, you know, killing Hitler and using the sports almanac to be the world's greatest gambler.
|2 days 13 hours ago||Gayle Sayers gives this one 5 stars.||
|2 days 13 hours ago||What do the flyover and the game have in common?||
Both will get Ugly Earley.
|2 days 13 hours ago||Cosign.||
Fresh cut grass on a summer morning=two-a-days. Forever linked in my mind.
|2 days 13 hours ago||Played from pee-wee through high school||
Played safety, OLB, and WR in H.S., but it was a smallish private school in Texas and nowhere near the level of athletes in the public schools (though the nation's #1 prospect/DL this year is a Houston player in our private school league).
Switched to playing rugby in college and it was a great move. I have orthopedic problems everywhere and several concussions that will come back to haunt someday, probably, but damn I had a good time.
I should add that I've learned a LOT about X's and O's on here, far more than I ever learned in H.S.. The only thing I consider myself expert-ish on is WR route-running.
|2 days 15 hours ago||I'm going to start a change.org petition||
if this post doesn't get a lot more upvotes. Well played.
|2 days 15 hours ago||It's a dangerous area, I agree.||
So I'm going to make like a tree and get out of here.
|2 days 15 hours ago||Oh but it is still controversial...||
Most hotels will still use the "under" configuration though the general population is still majority "over." One of the best Wikipedia entries ever:
|2 days 16 hours ago||Discuss||
|2 days 16 hours ago||#5 is actually a pretty legit thought experiment||
|3 days 4 hours ago||Fixed it for you.||
"Penis. Micropenis," she said.
|3 days 4 hours ago||Agree somewhat, but...||
... he did invite a good deal of the general public's schadenfreude over his downfall by being so thoroughly arrogant, "decided schematic advantage" and whatnot.
|3 days 5 hours ago||Fair questions.||
From where I sit, the answer to all of them is yes. Those are all examples of social costs (which I define more broadly than "polite disagreement") that are knowingly risked when you deliberately share unpopular views publicly. Some unpopular views are vindicated by the flow of history, some aren't.
Re: the last question, let's say I expressed the same political views that were generally popular when I was a student at Michigan and instead enrolled at Hillsdale, or Bob Jones, or Oral Roberts, or somewhere else where the general sentiment was clearly the other way. I would either (a) speak my mind if it was a true conviction or (b) keep quiet about it if it wasn't all that important to me. If I chose (a), I would fully expect social costs. What I wouldn't do is choose to attend and then complain that my unpopular views are making me unpopular.
|3 days 5 hours ago||Entirely OK with the being fired from the Daily part.||
Entirely not OK with the vandalism part.
|3 days 8 hours ago||I hear you.||
All I would add is the obvious: that social change always begins with somone expressing an unpopular view. If you believe in it, you bear the social cost. There are some views that fully deserve to end up in the proverbial dustbin of history, but I think marginalizing the person holding the view is counterproductive for everyone.
Appreciate your thoughtful reply, SRK.
|3 days 9 hours ago||Serious question for you||
Is this just a different way of saying "I hold views which, if I express them, will have a social cost on campus that makes me uncomfortable"?
Or are you saying you're afraid you'll be expelled if you express the "wrong" opinion?
If it's the latter, I think that's fairly awful and unacceptable. If it's the former, I'm really struggling to be sympathetic. A great deal of the complaining about "PC" restraints on campus dialogue, in my opinion, is really just a way of saying you want to express something society views as noxious without having any social consequence. And that's just being a wuss. Free speech doesn't mean consequence-free speech.
|3 days 11 hours ago||This thread implicates politics, "PC" issues, race, gender...||
what could possibly go wrong?
|3 days 11 hours ago||holy schmoly||
Until seeing that picture, I don't think I ever grasped how much bigger Speight is than JOK.
|3 days 12 hours ago||Consider the bluest of today's blue-bloods||
Which has to be Alabama. This was their not-too-distant down period:
1999 10-3 (lost to UM in Orange Bowl)
2002 10-3 (ineligible for bowl)
2005 10-2 (all 10 wins later vacated for NCAA infractions)
2006 7-6 (same as above)
2007 7-6 (Saban's first year and includes loss to Louisiana-Monroe)
and then double-digit wins every year since, include 4 NCs.
/not subtle suggestion that blue blood comes out of dark age when it finds superior coach, goes on historic run of success because obviously... aaiiieeeeee Harbaugh!!!!
|4 days 13 hours ago||Pacing is a stress behavior.||
It's not a good thing.
|6 days 5 hours ago||I give no more than 1 fuck tops.||
I give no more than 1 fuck tops.
|6 days 8 hours ago||Who's Vice President, Jerry Lewis?||
Who's Vice President, Jerry Lewis?