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|3 hours 45 min ago||well, hell||
Saban also lost to Louisiana-Monroe that year. And that was a bad Louisiana-Monroe team, even by Louisiana-Monroe standards. How bad? North Texas went 1-9 with their only win coming against... Louisiana-Monroe.
I like saying Louisiana-Monroe.
|3 days 10 hours ago||Q. What other systems find it harder to score on elite defenses?||
A. All of them. That's why they're elite defenses.
|4 days 9 hours ago||People watch post-game pressers?||
I'm amazed. The only post-game pressers I've ever watched were when my favorite team wins a title... that's happened 5 times in my adult life.
Media guys think of it as a sacred place of some kind. They're the only ones watching.
|4 days 13 hours ago||Harbaugh is dealing with this thread?||
Jeebus, how does that guy ever have time for football-related things, anyway?
|4 days 13 hours ago||Here, fixed it for you.||
"If the consequences of free speech are a few ticked of students, I don't know how we'll ever survive."
|4 days 13 hours ago||Bingo.||
Thanks for writing this out, you saved me the trouble of saying everything you just said.
|1 week 10 hours ago||Bob Dole doesn't go around saying Bob Dole does this or that.||
That's just not something Bob Dole does.
|1 week 10 hours ago||I thought maybe you meant this guy.||
Some more context in the post would have been helpful, but good to know.
He sure loved him some Daisy Duke. Esp when she was wearing Daisy Dukes.
|1 week 6 days ago||Damn.||
I thought this was gonna be about the US-Military-wants-to-invade-Texas thingie. But seriously, you know who is gonna invade Texas?
|1 week 6 days ago||As far as I'm concerned||
If you've got two obsessions, you don't have any.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Waited for a dog forever||
Through grad school, law school, working late nights at a firm, and then when I finally got a job with more normal hours, after literally a lifetime of wanting my own dog, I finally got one. I found him at an adoption event. I could write a very, very long post about how much this big goofy guy (mix of black lab and Newfoundland) adds to my life, but suffice to say it's the smartest thing I've ever done.
My S.O. and I both work, but my hours aren't terrible, and I use doggie day care 3-5x per week and swing by the house on the other days to take him out at lunch. He had health problems when I adopted, so between that, daycare, food (he's 100+ lbs), etc., it's expensive. And time consuming. And makes travel harder. But life without this dog would be unimaginable.
Just to reiterate what almost everyone else is saying-- adopt. The number I heard is 6 million plus dogs every year in the US getting put to sleep. That's nothing but human stupidity and callousness.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Upvoted because of the comment on genetics||
This point just does not get made enough. "Purebred" is a euphemism for "unbelievably inbred," and genetic defects are the price animals pay for human insistence on particular physical traits. The dog-production industry continues to crank out genetic mutants, and people continue to buy them to encourage more of the same. It's a miserable fucking industry.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||I was 100% sure it was going to be Kentucky||
So I don't know, I don't feel that bad. I was ready to bitch about bagmen and corrupt college sports rabble rabble rabble.
Berkeley is an awesome place, gorgeous weather, the SF Bay area is one of the most desirable places in the US to live (maybe you'd rather be accessible to Detroit, so to each their own, but most people given a choice would rather hang in SF), and the school is considered the top "Public Ivy" (though budget cuts to the UC system have been savage, that matters less if you're not paying tuition). Surprised folks are having this much trouble understanding why a kid might want to go to school there for a couple of years playing on a team without Michigan's depth,esp. at wing.
Good luck to the kid, and Michigan is in great shape with kids who know the system.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||"She'll get over it."||
That one has helped me a lot.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Cupertino, CA||
Home of an famous fruit company.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||This is a little out of date||
but for those of you who remember having to desperately grab for the remote whenever it came on:
Head On. Apply directly to the forehead!
Head On. Apply directly to the forehead!
Head On. Apply directly to the forehead!
|4 weeks 3 days ago||Obviously||
|4 weeks 3 days ago||It's really just not as much fun||
when you gotta explain.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||Thank you Max||
I'm disappointed for him, he was turning into a solid contributor, especially at those times we absolutely needed an offensive board and a second chance.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||This, like, never happens||
to us. What is this "senior year" business? Is this a new NCAA waiver of some sort?
|5 weeks 4 days ago||maybe they kept telling themselves||
sooner or later, dude's gonna regress to the mean.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||+1,000,000||
|5 weeks 4 days ago||You really had to post this, huh?||
Looks like the "marketplace of ideas" has weighed in on your thoughts, judging by the up/down numbers.
Would everyone's reaction come out the same way if Harbaugh expressed a deeply unpopular sentiment, you know, the kind the 1st amendment and free speech generally is supposed to be there to protect? What if he said he and the team were making a statement for freedom by having each coach and player burn a U.S. flag or piss on some pictures of dead U.S. soldiers, because we can legally do that in America and it symbolizes the kind of speech that actually needs protecting because it's so deeply unpopular? Everyone still come out the same way?
This blog excels when it sticks to sports. Sports-related figures commenting on political issues is not sports. Sports chat is the Maize Brick Road. Bad things happen when we get too far off it.
The only sniper threads I hope to see from here on should be about Stauskas-Aubrey Dawkins-other dudes who can shoot from a distance.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||Exactly.||
I don't care where people went to school. I care that they notice subtle but important things that happen on the field and point them out. I think Herbie is pretty good at this, and Spielman is fantastic at it.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||and it was so effing hot in the stadium||
absolutely the hottest game I've ever attended. Got the worst sunburn of my life that day. Remember that almost as much as Hayes' catch on the last play.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||Not inspiring||
but I wasn't looking for inspiring. I was just looking for someone who doesn't make me cry. Apart from that way-ugly interception around the 3:24 mark, I didn't want to weep. He was often getting broken in half just as he delivered the ball, so I give the guy some toughness points. Ball floats but, hey, pretty damn catchable for our receivers who can't handle Shane's fastballs.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||I second.||
It's weirdly better than Rutgers. I like it.
Rutgets, man. Rutgets.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||I'll bet Oregon, Tennessee, and TCU||
had a great week of practice.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||He was a proven pathological liar||
Jesse Ventura even won a libel case against him. Yep, proven in court. He even claimed at one point to have shot people from the roof of the Superdome during the post-Katrina chaos. I think the bigger issue is that the guy wasn't the guy portrayed in the movie as having moral qualms about killing people. His book and interviews indicated the opposite: he enjoyed killing people and had no qualms about it whatsoever. It might have been a better movie by relying on a fictional character representing soldiers at large rather than a fantasy about an actual person that bore no resemblance to his real-life persona.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||why do I get the feeling||
your household doesn't care much about people's feelings either.
Good thing America doesn't only belong to you. I kinda think of it as "OUR America," but that's just me.