"The University of Illinois is also in turmoil. The university sports an Interim Chancellor, an Interim Athletic Director, and an Interim Football Coach; the game will be played at Soldier Field, making this an Illini Interim Home Game."
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|15 hours 53 min ago||This is why......you dont||
This is why...
|19 hours 25 min ago||tl;dr||
|1 day 14 hours ago||He separated his shoulder??? And dates hot blondes???||
He separated his shoulder??? And dates hot blondes???
|1 day 18 hours ago||More specifically on the||
More specifically on the $$$--NU fans do not travel well. UM fans have a good rep of travelling and with JMFH in his first year, the bowl will anticipate a swarm of M fans. Plus for TV, JMFH + UM is a way bigger draw than NU. All a bowl cares about is eyeballs on the tube and butts in seats. So even if we had lost to NU, the Citrus would choose us 11 out of 10 times over NU.
|6 days 7 hours ago||UNC lost to a team that lost||
UNC lost to a team that lost to an FCS team. UNC played 2 FCS teams itself. UNC played patsies OOC. That is why UNC is so low and wont get into the CFP.
|6 days 11 hours ago||If we beat TOSU, we likely go||
If we beat TOSU, we likely go to Rose Bowl. No ND there. So, we would need to beat Tosu, have ND lose to Stanford, and Iowa lose to Nebraska but beat MSU. That puts Iowa in Rose but not in CFP. We could get into a Big 6 bowl vs ND then.
|6 days 16 hours ago||diSrEspeCt||
Saw a former LSU alum on Mike & Mike this AM who made the comment -- unchallenged by anyone on the program -- to the effect that "of course the SEC is the best conference, so if a 12-1 Florida wins it, of course they will be in the playoff."
I just want to rant. The ESS-EE-SEE sucks this year. Yes, Bama is very good; set them to the side. Who else is good in the SEC? Florida, which went to OT with an FCS team? I count SEVEN B1G TEAMS that would BEAT Florida at a neutral site: MSU, Iowa, UM, OSU, NW, Neb, and even IU! (IU's fab O would score enough on Fla's fab D, around 17-21 points, which is more than Fla's anemic O could score on IU's bad D).
Other than Alabama over Wisconsin, who has the SEC beat this year? Florida will have a shot at FSU. Otherwise, they have no victory of significance. UT lost to OU. Ole Miss lost to Memphis. Arkansas to Toledo.
I'm rooting for FSU over Fla., then for Fla. to upset Bama, and the SEC would get no one into the playoff.
|6 days 18 hours ago||The better picture for that||
The better picture for that meme, as of this week, would be Kilgrave.
|1 week 9 hours ago||IBD||
Does this really warrant a post THIS week??? IU isn't even a rival. Geesh.
|1 week 1 day ago||Like no way LSU goes into the tank after losing to Bama, right.||
Like no way LSU goes into the tank after losing to Bama, right.
|1 week 1 day ago||BEAT OHIO||
Take the points. And win = Rose, regardless of any other game.
|1 week 5 days ago||He wasn't?||
|1 week 5 days ago||Is Sioux City changing its name too?||
Is Sioux City changing its name too?
|1 week 5 days ago||Stanford chose "Cardinal"||
Stanford chose "Cardinal" because Harvard was "Crimson." True story. Its not the bird, and its singular.
|1 week 5 days ago||eh||
"Worst of the big ten" requires participation by Purdue (or do you pronounce it Purdon't). And also probably by the Indiana D.
|1 week 5 days ago||ooh!||
Or even better, your linebacker? Just THINK of the tricks if we recover a fumble!
Oh, wait... our D doesn't do that. Nevermind.
|1 week 5 days ago||this is it||
The Nobody Wants You In Our Conference Bowl.
To be followed by PSU playing a scrimmage against itself. (Hey now!)
|2 weeks 10 hours ago||butbutbut||
OK but the same lunatic MD fans thought they could throw money at JMFH and get him to go there instead of Michigan. So....
|2 weeks 15 hours ago||han.||
Here is how I summarize the OP:
"Huh, look at that, Earth has one big moon and Mars has two tiny ones. I wonder if that means Hoke sucked as a coach?"
Let's move on, please, shall we?
|2 weeks 17 hours ago||TBH. I'd be shocked if Morris||
TBH. I'd be shocked if Morris is still on the roster next year. Has "transfer" written all over him.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||This might be OT but whatevah||
I play a Risk app on my iPhone. Best $7 game I ever bought.
You can play on easy / medium / hard levels, and you can either have progressive sets (number of armies per set turned in goes up by 5 each time) or fixed sets (4/6/10 armies per set), and can also either select your countries one by one or have the computer randomly select countries for you. And you play against 2 to 5 computer opponents, or can have multiple people playing if you pass the phone around.
The Africa-then-South-America strategy works best, I've found. This could be from the computer programmed to try and take/hold SA, but Africa can be defended with only 4 countries (whereas, 1 for Australia and 2 for SA). Hold Africa a couple of rounds, and you're looking golden. Plus, holding Africa, you can also hold one country each in Europe and one is Asia as part of your defense, AND thereby also deprive anyone from controlling either of those meaty continents, too. Strategically it's got everything.
But agreed, girls in South America would generally be hotter. ALthough I did know this chick once from Morocco, who was... ok now I'm really OT.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||good luck to you||
How many of us (*raises hand*) THOUGHT this was a post about some phenom 7 yr old QB who has already been offered by Lane Kiffin?
|2 weeks 4 days ago||uhhhh||
I'm sure that's a typo, you meant to write: "How do you down vote James Earl Jones, a MICHIGAN MAN!!!! Oh and also the voice of some movie character or something."
|2 weeks 5 days ago||ya but||
Well... will they still be able to afford a statue, after having to bump up his salary to match the $6M/yr that USC(YTUSC) or USC(NTOUSC) (or Georgia) is going to offer him?
|2 weeks 6 days ago||yikes||
That's precisely my reaction to that photo too. The mom is not only cleaning the dishes, she's teaching the daughter how to do that -- while dad and son are relaxing, playing a game. In 2015, even nearly at age 50, I don't remember how incredibly mysogenistic and stereotypical American culture used to be about these things. A stupid game board advertisement reinforcing the male/female role notions. What on earth is the point of drawing mom and sister in the background like that? Why did the artist(s) (obviously male) find that background was useful to selling the product? I would guess that was probably a no-brainer, like, no one questioned the drawing at the time. 1940's, 1950s, that's just a picture of suburban life. Yet the incredibly subtle reinforcement of the message is so powerful. This is like a tiny look at a very evil, pernicious part of our history.
For the record, I clean the kitchen each night or morning. And my daughters (teens) probably couldn't tell you the difference between a sink and a dishwasher.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||stop it||
Coach would say, we are focused on Indiana. That's all. And frankly, the PSU games scares me (as it always does).
So we should stop daydreaming.
Oh, and uh, OSU -4. Our games are always close even when we suck. Well, other than RR games.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||WAIT WAIT||
African or European frogs?
|3 weeks 3 days ago||YOU LIE!!!!!!||
OK, overreaction, but... no, this one is different than the MNF one. This one gives away a LOT of the plot, at least, the opening of it and who the characters are.
And we find out in this trailer that Rey is a "nobody" on Tatooine whose family gets wiped out by stormtroopers, then she goes on an epic intergalactic mission. Hmmm... haven't we seen that done before? Like, in 1977?
She's a lot easier on the eyes than Luke is/was, however.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Wait a moment...||
You might be missing another factor that would push Mike D'antoni out of EL... hmmm... what could that be, what could that be.... could it be...maybe... oh I don't know... Jim Harbaugh taking over ever 5* recruit in the nation? Yes, yes, we might be onto something here.
That, plus, Texas or Miami or USC (or Georgia or the other USC which is actually his alma mater) is going to throw $6M/yearr at him. That, too, might be a factor.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||ME SO MAD||
WHY OH WHY IS THIS TIREFIRE IN MY CONFERENCE????
Let's look at the scorecard, shall we.
Non-revenue sports: Suck suck suck suck etc. etc. etc.
Pride of our conference from being affiliated with their athletic department leadership: Uh... not.
Babes on campus: Bleh.
Academic reputation: Bleh.
General reputation of the State it's in (that being NJ): Not a favorable factor either.
Actual added number of TV viewers in NYC: Fewer than the number of NYC TV viewers who are tuning in b/c we got Harbaugh. Yes, us hiring Harbaugh gave the BTN a bigger bump than bringing in Rutgers. (I am completely guessing at this, but given the number of UM fans and UM's general popularity, esp. in Northeast, and JMFH being JMFH, I am 100% certain I'm right.)
Football helmet: Well, now, here we go. I happen to love the "battle-scarred chrome" helmets with the bright-red double-sword stripe. Not kidding, they are awesome helmets. Totally a good reason to add them to our conference. Clemson (pronounced ClemPson cuz, you know, it's in South Carolina), and Army when they wear those digital-green camoflague helmets (Best. Helmet. Ever. ... well that doesn't have wings), you're so next.