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|10 min 5 sec ago||I was born and raied there,||
I was born and raied there, and "Chicago" is the native erican word for "Corruption".
|22 hours 46 min ago||Over Jim Harbaugh's dead||
Over Jim Harbaugh's dead body.
|22 hours 48 min ago||RR to the U? Or FSU? Where else?||
When DB was dangling RR for a month, I posted that DB was really screwing RR, because RR was the perfect fit at the time for Maryland. He knew the area, having been at WVU; he loves him some Florida kids, and Maryland is in a conference with 2 Florida schools; and the ACC hasn't seen an actual defense since whenever. RR would have killed it.
But now, Maryland is off the board for him, I think. I'm not sure they can/would afford RR, and, they don't play Florida schools anymore. And seriously, who would willingly join a division -- not conference, division -- where the other coaches include Meyer, Franklin, D'Antonio, and JMFH?
But if the U comes open, I would expect they give RR a call. But aforementioned $$$ problems at the U make it unlikely, I bet, that they can woo RR. Facilities, staff, etc. are all affected by bad $$$.
If FSU comes open -- seems unlikely, but, see: Pete Carroll, Chip Kelly -- you'd think they would consider RR.
If ClemPson ever figures out they won't win big with Dabo Sweeney, you'd think RR is their first phone call.
No way he wants UNC, that's still facing a nuclear meltdown. NC State is a joke.
|2 days 23 hours ago||I would point out||
I would point out historically that second-tier programs have risen to be national powers when the top powers of their states were suffering long periods of poor performance (eg Auburn and Alabama). MSU has historically been a national power twice since the 50s--and both times when UM was in a down period. Dantonio is t so much a phenomenal coach as much as his timing was great. If UM rises to be a top 5 program for the next 10 years, history says MSU goes back to middle of the pack. This is not my prediction, just a statistical observation.
|3 days 6 hours ago||film studies||
I'm a couch potato and don't know the goals of film study -- do you watch it just for schemes, or to watch for specific players too? Because in addition to film on the 49ers, Stanford, Florida, and USC -- as if that wasn't enough -- don't they also need to watch not only UM film from last year, but also Iowa film on our starting QB. That's a lot to digest -- and they really can't know for sure what parts of all that film is relevant to them.
At least, to their advantage, they've had all summer.
|5 days 2 hours ago||I believe ESPN next will be||
I believe ESPN next will be covering the Avengers and then the Rebel Alliance. Because WWE is more like thise forms of entertainment than it is actual sports.
|5 days 23 hours ago||Grew up in Chicago area in||
Grew up in Chicago area in the 70s / early 80s. Thus am a big fan of the Illini basketball team, except for the 1-3 games per yr versus the good guys. Tru dat: U of I has more wins that any other college hoops team that had not yet won the natty. Came close twice, Sean Higgins and Terry Mills winderfully ruined the first one and a bunch of uneducated pros on UNC did the other time.
|1 week 22 hours ago||Hmm Im puzzled. I cant||
Hmm Im puzzled. I cant square how we go into that game with one loss, with the undeniable fact that Harbaugh will not lose a single game in his upcoming 20 yr career as UM HC. Maybe its some kind of Schroedingers Cat paradox or something.
|1 week 1 day ago||2015-2016||
Next year...it's deep dish pizza with everything. Aint gonna be no southern cookin at the WCWS.
|1 week 1 day ago||u-boat??? i was more hoping he is captain of a nuclear boomer.||
u-boat??? i was more hoping he is captain of a nuclear boomer.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||I am assuming that Charlie Weis is #1 on that list, right.||
I am assuming that Charlie Weis is #1 on that list, right.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||butbutbut||
Didn't I see that Ryan Lindley is now the backup for the Patriots, at least until Tom's (grossly unjustified and criminally wrongful) suspension ends. So, Gorgeous Borgeous has that on his resume.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||iMessYouUp||
Or, done the numbers 1 through 10, but with the additional number DERP after five.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Southhampton was the breakout||
Southhampton was the breakout team last year. They were supposed to suck but played over their heads. Couldnt hold i to thei form late in season, but went into the last month with an outside shot at top 4 finish. Even in last week were competing with Spurs and LFC for Europa Cup spot. So this is the underdog team. It plays lights out defense. Scoring-challenged, however. Whether they repeat the performance or regress to the mean is the question for them this year.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Agreed. For a couple years I||
Agreed. For a couple years I have found (as a fan with no rooting interest in any particular EPL team) that Swansea is one of the most entertaining sides, there is a fluidity of movement to them. But top 4 or 6 will always be a stretch for a team of their ilk, unless someone has an aweful year (like Man U did a couple years ago, or LFC before that).
|3 weeks 1 day ago||Clearly everyone here has||
Clearly everyone here has missed the boat. I blame Kermie and Piggy's dissolution for this stick market downturn. Frankly I blame the GOP mess and the Middle East on the frog and pig too, but I might be understating things.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||not about on the field||
Ignore performance. It's that UMd is NOT a B1G culture. Frankly, it doesnt have any real culture, the DC area is pretty ambivalent to its existence. But its roots are Tobacco Road, its ultimately more of a Southern school than anything. Its campus is an eyesore. It doesn't have alumni who give a crap about any other B1G schools, except perhaps PSU. The only reason they are in the conference for athletic purposes, from UMd's perspective, is the $$$. Frankly that's basically what they said when they joined, and it was a President and AD who had virtually no historic experience with UMd or the ACC who made the decision. Their Pres was actually from Iowa. This was just a nonsense move for the B1G.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||And NC State. Those 3 are so||
And NC State. Those 3 are so closely tied together, besides being 20 miles part each.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||I am all for B1G expansion,||
I am all for B1G expansion, if by "expansion" you mean getting rid of Maryland and Rutgers and leaving us at 12.
|5 weeks 6 hours ago||UMd's camps is ugly. If it||
UMd's camps is ugly. If it has any personality, its more like a southern school. It simply does not feel BigTenish.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||I missed something here||
I have seen all the Bond movies, although some on TV so I wasn't entirely always paying attention to every frame. So I'm confused -- is the audience already supposed to know who the Oberhause r/Blofeld character is, have we seen him before in other Daniel Craig movies? I didn't recognize him.
And if he's supposed to be Blofeld, well...where's the monocle and the white cat and the wheelchair? (ALthough he is ALWAYS sitting in those clips, maybe he is crippled.) Cuz you can't have Blofeld without the monocle and the cat. Especially the cat.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||But them GETTING HERE-- even||
But them GETTING HERE-- even assuming a motivation to do so -- requires some extraordinary stretches of the laws of physics. 50ly is a very, very, very far distance. I am not sold any species would easte the time or resources to cross it just to probe your butt.
|6 weeks 1 hour ago||reality||
1. The size and vastness of the universe dictate that, whatever conditions caused life to form on earth (or form elsewhere and get to earth), likely would be repeated elsewhere. but...
2. The size and vastness of the universe make it highly improbable that two sentient species would be close enough in distance and time to know of each other. If a sensient species existed 500 lightyears away but 1 million years ago (a blink of an eye to the universe), we'd have no idea they were ever there.
3. The size and vastness of the universe, and the "no-way" laws of physics, make interstellar travel almost IMPOSSIBLE. Moving at relativistically-slow speeds would take generations to make it anywhere appreciably distant. Moving at relativistically-fast speeds would require insane amounts of energy, and physicists can't figure out where they'd get that energy from, plus there is an insurmountable problem of blue-shifting all of the lightsources in front of this ship (including the CMB itself) into x-rays or gamma-rays that would kill the ship's inhabitants (or else suck up all the power to deflect them--but thereby blinding the passengers, making navigation impossible).
Finally: Enrico Firmi said, "if there are alien species, why can't we see them?" Indeed, a recent survey of the sky by astronomers looked for certain infrared wavelengths that ought to be generated by any large-sized alien race. They found nothing, in like 100,000 places they looked.
So basically, I don't believe we are being visited. It's just so fantastically unrealistic that you have to literally unhook your brain from the laws of physics to believe it's happening.
|6 weeks 2 hours ago||hmmm||
Why no wings & stripes on the canopy? I mean if you are gonna put a "top" (the yellow thingy) on the canopy, at least paint it blue and put wings & stripes on it.
And DB isn't even here to charge you for it.
|7 weeks 18 hours ago||me too its like comfort||
me too its like comfort food. just tastes right like dinner at home with mama.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||This. and why are we looking to hire someone else as AD?||
This. and why are we looking to hire someone else as AD?
|9 weeks 3 days ago||so-- you are saying we should||
so-- you are saying we should allow PEDs or at least not punish it (same as allowing it). Force athletes to choose between destroying their long term health to compete in their sport, or lose their jobs to losers who are willing to take that risk. Send the message to college and HS athletes, and younger, that PEDs are a good idea or acceptible. Oh and look the other way cuz many of these PEDS are illegal. Its being so hypocritical to be against PEDs. Because they make the game fun!!! Hey we should encourage amouetamines in football too cuz the 70's Steelers amd Raiders were so fun to watch. Nevermind their players are all dead now.
|9 weeks 4 days ago||welcome to capitalism. this||
welcome to capitalism. this blog has ads too. having more ads in worse places does not mean the content is worse.
|9 weeks 4 days ago||Enter the Dragon. Because I||
Enter the Dragon. Because I was 24 when I first saw it and it was a smoming hot petite busty blonde from Georgia who wanted to watch the movie with me. i, uh, dont actually know what happened in the movie however.
|10 weeks 1 hour ago||COMPETE||
I think it's also motivation for these guys. You wanna keep your scholie for a 5th year? You better earn it. Young guys who are gonna replace you are already signed up.
Harbaugh can say, first day of camp this year, to the seniors: "Look around, see your class mates? Most of you won't be back. Only those who work hard enough will be."