I'VE HAD JUST ABOUT ENOUGH OF YOU SONNY
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|1 week 3 days ago||The only...||
...correct color for football cleats is black.
|1 week 3 days ago||There are...||
...two main reasons a lot of baseball teams are going to artificial surfaces
1) Money. Over the long-term is is far, far cheaper to maintain an artificial surface than to pay a full-time groundskeeping staff and the costs of maintaining a high-quality sod surface.
2) Flexibility. Because artificial surfaces are much less sensitive to temperature, moisture, etc., they can endure much heavier use cycles. This means that the team can spend a lot more time on the actual field practicing instead of having to find an alternative site or forego practice altogether.
|1 week 5 days ago||Damn...||
...I was on campus for my summer job with ITD in 2001 and the girl I was dating at the time took me to see "The Fast & The Furious" for my birthday even though she wasn't into cars at all. I like cars so I found it and most of the sequels hugely entertaining.
|1 week 5 days ago||Yeah...||
...Funchess singled up with Butt going to the back and Gallon to the front on the opposite side would've been the perfect playcall after the OSU TO.
|1 week 5 days ago||The only...||
...thing I can think of is that we spent large portions of time earlier in the season specifically preparing for OSU. That is the only rational explanation I can come up with when comparing Michigan's offense today vs. what we saw vs. PSU, MSU, NEB, NW, and Iowa.
|1 week 5 days ago||With regard to the final...||
...2 pt conversion I think Michigan's best option was tossing up a jump ball for Funchess in the corner of the endzone. Credit to OSU for completely sniffing out the final playcall and covering it well.
|1 week 5 days ago||I have the...||
...exact same question.
Michigan looked like a completely different team compared to what we saw against MSU, NW, NEB, and Iowa.
Is that because we spent a large portion of those weeks specifically preparing for OSU?
|2 weeks 1 day ago||No idea...||
...but in many ways Brady is already an on-field coach.
However, after his playing days are over I see him being more interested in an announcing gig or parlaying his last name into a brand like Beckham has done.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Your intuition...||
...is 100% correct about the "tinge" in Ohio.
In the excellent "Michigan: A History of the Wolverine State" written by Bruce Catton the settlement patterns of Michigan and Ohio are discussed.
The bulk of settlers in Michigan came from western NY and New England with a sprinkling of folks from the southern states. In Ohio a far higher proportion of folks came from areas that correspond to the rural parts of the Carolinas and Virginias. I'd say that this is what accounts for the "tinge" that we see here in 2013.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||These would be fine...||
...if Michigan were an arena football team that played in say, Saginaw.
Sadly they are totally unacceptable as home unis in the Big House.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Not just...||
|5 weeks 1 day ago||In the NFL...||
...Bill Walsh was reputed to be quite low-key, and look what he achieved with the 49ers.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||Completely||
Disgusting and offensive.
If Bo were still with us, he'd have Michigan ready to put NW through the turf for wearing this travesty.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||C'mon now...||
....I can't be the only one here who misses the Haloscan days!
|5 weeks 5 days ago||New record||
28 for -49!!!
|5 weeks 6 days ago||Western NY||
In Rochester, NY the Brickwood on Monroe Ave is owned by a HUGE Michigan fan and he always has the games on. There are some alumni and fans that watch, but I'm not sure if the place is 'official'.
I've also heard that the Thirsty Turtle, near Victor, NY is a Michigan-friendly place, but I've never really gone there to find out.
|7 weeks 6 days ago||Sounds like a heck of a coach||
He must be a great coach if he's been effective meeting the needs of male and female athletes across so many different sports with such varied strength and conditioning needs. Glad he's nominated, hope he wins!
|1 year 6 days ago||Amen...||
...I used to love hanging out at Tower, Wherehouse, and Wazoo between classes, or going down to get the hot new releases at midnight. The best part was that all three stores had their own unique character and space to hang out in. It also sucks that the Borders at Liberty and Maynard is gone. I used to love hanging out there as well.
|1 year 2 weeks ago||I don't like either team...||
....but at least USC doesn't try to pretend to be something they're not.
If we are going to be subjected to another all-SEC BCS title game, I'd like to see UGA sneak in and pull off the upset.
|1 year 2 weeks ago||Well...||
...I'm coming off a bad sinus infection and I can barely run my own life, so I'm open to suggestions for tonight/tomorrow morning.
|1 year 3 weeks ago||Am I going to hell...||
...for laughing at your second to last paragraph because I think it would be hilarious if Delany actually had the intestinal fortitude to be so honest?
|1 year 3 weeks ago||One interesting tidbit..||
...is that Mike Wallace, the gentleman who created 60 Minutes, is a Michigan alum. I wonder if the current producers remembered that when the decided to pick out a school for this segment.
He also donated a house to the post-graduate Journalism Fellowship that operates on the edge of campus. I used to do contract IT work there, and I had the chance to meet Mr. Wallace while clad in my orange Hawaiian shirt and jeans, shortly after I'd been falsely accused of robbing the Union.
/end cool story bro
|1 year 3 weeks ago||GT is...||
...the most academically overrated school out there.
I've dealt with multiple recent GT EE grads with > 3.5 GPAs and I'm not impressed at all with their problem solving ability or critical thinking skills.
The engineering grads from UM, PSU, and several other lesser known schools I could name have all impressed me far more than GT grads.
|1 year 39 weeks ago||Cutty over Partlow is garbage||
Cutty over Partlow is garbage as is Bodie over Marlo.
|1 year 43 weeks ago||Why? That's just lil' old||
That's just lil' old Anna Watson, an UGA cheerleader who Yahoo! was trying to push as some kind of saint a few weeks ago. Supposedly she turned down a $75k fitness modelling contract because she refused to take an illegal steroid...
Personally, I have some oceanfront property in Colorado that I'd love to sell to the good folks at Yahoo! for a fabulous price!
|1 year 44 weeks ago||Loved Clint...||
...BUT it's not halftime.
It's more like the 2-minute warning, and America is down 100-0 vs REALITY.
Halftime would've been an accurate analogy for Clint to make in the '70s or early '80s. I thought Madonna's pseudo-Imperial Roman/Cleopatra styled entrance was dead to rights. I'm not sure if she meant to be ironic with that or not.
I can't bash Fiat for taking on Chrysler, because Chrysler probably would've been gone if Fiat hadn't gotten in the game. Marchionne has actually done a far better job with Chrysler than most auto pundits have predicted.
I do wonder how much of Eastwood's motivation was monetary versus his fond memories of filming "Gran Torino" around Detroit. He has gone on public record that his experiences on that shoot were very positive, and he was impressed with the hospitality of the locals. We'll probably never know.
I hate Eminem, particularly because there are so many other hip-hop and rap artists from Detroit that create much better tunes and carry much heavier street cred.
As for the 200, it is a bit 'blah' in the looks department, but the new 263 hp Pentastar V6 is a winner. It makes the top trim level 200s terrific sleepers that run uncomfortable close to the heavier 5.7L Hemi V8 cars.
Honda's Ferris Bueller ad was awful, and Broderick should be ashamed for defliing a legendary character in a classic film. Most of the other car ads were just flat out dumb.
|1 year 47 weeks ago||Comments||
Ali's comments about Frazier look even more vile when you consider that Smokin' Joe gave Ali a ton of help and money during Ali's three year suspension. Heck, Frazier even lobbied for Ali to get reinstated as soon as possible so he could defend his title against Ali in the ring.
|1 year 47 weeks ago||I can't...||
...bring myself to pull for the Niners because their bandwagon has already become insufferable.
|1 year 47 weeks ago||No such thing as an "Ex"||
No such thing as an "Ex" Wolverine, friend.
|1 year 47 weeks ago||Wow||
This type of injury is no joke.
In my own limited experience I've strained that area of my right foot several times. The way my body is connected the episodes send a shooting pain up my shin into my right knee. This tends to put any thoughts of running out of my mind.
I can't even imagine what a full-up sprain or fracture feels like day-to-day, and playing any kind of competitive sport with this type of injury seems impossible to me.
Kudos to RVB and his toughness!