Coaches' timeouts are worse. Basketball teams should get one, full stop.
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|6 weeks 1 day ago||Yeah... about that.||
I've heard this rumor before, and laugh everytime I hear it.
First, to assume that Stern would suspend MJ with the insane amount of money he was bringing into the league is ridiculous. That would not happen in the real world... period. It doesn't matter what MJ was doing or who he was doing it with... he was bringing in wayyy too much money and bringing wayyy too much attention to the league at the time.
But lets live in a fanttasy world where that did happen, to assume that MJ would take the suspension and not fight it is also laughable. MJ is a very stubborn, vengeful and bitter man (Don't really need to look much further than his Hall of Fame acceptance speech for evidence of that.) There is not a chance in hell he would bow out for two years without fighitng back.
To me, I take what happened at pretty much face value. His father dying probably had a pretty big impact on him, throw that in with where he was at in his NBA career (Killing it) I completely believe that he was growing tired of Basketball, and believed he would be successful at baseball. Occam's Razor and all that jazz.
|8 weeks 13 hours ago||Oh boy, you sure burned me!||
Did it take you all morning to come up with that one?
|8 weeks 14 hours ago||He shouldn't care||
The last thing I want in a Head Coach is someone who has a plan, and isn't going to follow it for fear the fans won't like it.
He shouldn't care in anyway about how Lions Fans would like hiring Tressel, nor does he need to convince a single fan that Tressel would be the right guy for the job.
The only thing the coach needs to care about is winning. If he wins, nobody cares who he hired.
|8 weeks 14 hours ago||EH||
I understand people paying attention to it. It just means nothing at all to me. 14+ years ago and not in the NFL. It's nearly meaningless to the job he can do.
I'm not saying the guy is going to be Vince Lombardi or anything. I just kinda laugh at the people who think he's going to fail because he wasn't a good College Coach.
|8 weeks 15 hours ago||Um||
Then your dad lost some money because your Uncle should have payed him more than a few times in 21 years.
|8 weeks 15 hours ago||Personally||
Personally, I couldn't care less about his record at Wake Forest. The job and duties of a college football coach are nothing like that of an NFL Coach. There are horrible College Coaches that end up doing great in the Pros, and great college coaches that completely flame out in the Pros.
Not to mention, that was over 14 years ago. It's not that meaningful now.
But I get it... He's not a big huge name so people will hate.
|13 weeks 6 days ago||Confirmed||
Confirmed, your Jim Delany's son. ;)
I can only say that I'm really really glad I don't have the same priorities you do.
|13 weeks 6 days ago||For me||
For me it's all about risk management. So lets take a look at things.
First, even as you mention , MSU is likely going to the rose bowl with a W or an L in this game. So since that's going to happen we can ignore the outcome of the game for the risk of MSU going to the rose bowl. So , for me, that's not even a factor.
Then you have recuriting. A MSU win could impact our recuriting a bit when going up against MSU, no doubt about that. Butt... it probably won't have any long lasting effects. There is more holding back MSU's recuriting efforts than their trips to the Rose Bowl. So that's a very small factor for an MSU win.
The flip side is an OSU win. Well lets take a look at that. We know if they lose they will not be going to an NC game... we know if they win there is a damn good chance they will be in the NC game. The risk of OSU being in a NC game is HUGE to me... Seeing them win a NC bothers me 100000x more than MSU making it to the rose bowl. So this is clearly a factor for me. It's nice to see you're confident they'll lose... but yeah, reality says they can easily win one too.
Then you have recuriting. OSU is clearly more of a rival in recuriting than MSU. Them just making the NC game will boost their efforts, winning it will do even more. So another huge factor for an OSU win.
Throw in the fact that OSU is our #1 Rival and it's really not even close. I don't get how anyone could root for OSU in this game... but hey.
|13 weeks 6 days ago||Wait||
Wait... so you'd rather OSU have a shot at winning the NC than an SEC team.
Are you Jim Delaney's son or something?
I would take an SEC championship any and every year of an OSU one. That's not even close for me... I get conference pride,but not when it's OSU that's playing.
|16 weeks 4 days ago||No||
No, it's a bad thing.
|16 weeks 6 days ago||Soccer?||
I've certainly heard reports about CTE being found in former Hockey Players, but I must admit I haven't heard anything about Soccer Players. Granted, this isn't necessarily a topic i'm extremely well versed on.
Do you have a link to an article about soccer being bad for the brain?
|17 weeks 9 hours ago||Sorry||
Sorry, but if you "hate" Borges... you probably should take a step away from watching football for a bit.
You can be very displeased with the job he's done. You can hate his offensive style, hell you can even dislike the man (Although, I don't really know why you would. He's a pretty great guy.).
But to hate someone, just because the team you root for is struggling? That's pretty fucked up man.
|17 weeks 10 hours ago||Yeahhh||
If "RESULTS" mean anything, you can see the two situations are nothing alike. Hoke will not be touched this offseason, even if they lose out.
1-2 vs MSU
1-1 vs OSU
2-1 vs ND
1-1 in bowl games, including a BCS win.
15 - 22
0-3 vs MSU
0-3 vs OSU
2-1 vs ND (They were some awesome wins at least)
0-1 in bowl games, including a dumpster fire against Miss State
|17 weeks 10 hours ago||Probably||
Probably because there is a lot more to a defense than the number of sacks or ints they get.
|21 weeks 5 days ago||35 - 10 M||
35 - 10 M
|22 weeks 1 day ago||I love Raiola||
I love Raiola, I can also easily see him doing something like that.
|22 weeks 1 day ago||The right call was made||
I saw that too, and the right call was made.
The play went to the right hash and the playside ref spotted the ball as they're suppose to do. They did not steal a first down for NW.
Not to mention, the right call was made in the NW game. There was one angle where the yellow lines were tricky (You can actually see the yellow/blue lines moving during the play, they weren't reliable from that angle) that made it seem like he may have gotten a first down, other than that there really was nothing that made it seem taht way.
|23 weeks 4 days ago||I'm bored||
So I'll respond.
1.) I have a hard time thinking this scenario is really going to happen. There are a lot of "ifs" in there and at the end of the day you're just making a slippery slope argument that currently doesn't have a ton of facts to support it.
2.) I sorta would need to know what safeguard thoughts Brian was thinking when he said it. But if it were me I would attempt to work with the NFL so only NFL Approved agents are allowed. Doesn't seem as if it would be that difficult to do. It would not prevent shady agents from sneaking around though... but I again don't really see this as a very strong argument.
3.) This seems to be another claim with little evidence to support it. Why do you think this would happen? Is point shaving rampent in the pros where people can easily hide the extra income? Is there any proof that this would happen? I don't really see it anywhere.
|24 weeks 6 days ago||I like their QB||
He understands that bowties are cool.
|26 weeks 1 day ago||thanks||
posted from my phone. I take it that post doesn't show up on the site?
|26 weeks 1 day ago||Why?||
I'm always curious why people think he's going to get killed. I haven't really heard a good reason yet. so I'm curious if you may have a good reason.
|28 weeks 4 days ago||Wow||
Are you actually trying to say that Brady Hoke, and a vast majority of Michigan fans, are calling OSU Ohio because OSU was sometimes referred to as Ohio in the 60's and 70's by the radio announcer, or because OSU occasionally was referred to as Ohio in the early 80's?
If so.... you be crazy man... you be crazy.
If not, than what's your point?
|29 weeks 1 day ago||Yeah||
Yeahhh about that: http://mgoblog.com/content/michigan-museday-meets-michigan-replay-part-2
|35 weeks 4 days ago||may I ask||
why you wouldn't email them even if there wasn't a reasonable chance?
I guess I just don't see a single reason not to contact them. worse case they say no and you're right back to where you are now.
|45 weeks 5 days ago||Logic||
Lets take a few rumors, some weak circumstantial evidence, and jump to conclusions. Nothing bad ever comes of doing that, and it's oh so logical.
|51 weeks 8 hours ago||NHL 93||
Isn't the sky blue ice NHL '93 and NHL '94 is more or less white..ish...y? Or was that 94 -> 95
|1 year 4 days ago||Personally||
Personally, I really don't think that the RB positon is as wide open as you do. I highly doubt we'll see Drake be the #2 RB next year. I think people are ignoring a Fitz a bit to much as well, it's one thing to have a few comments about you (And outside this one I haven't heard a ton about Drake) and another to have on field results.
Granted, Fitz is coming off a gnarly leg injury. But I still think our Fitz will without question be in our top 2 RBs, and in all likelyhood I think he'll be the starter, atleast when the season starts.
|1 year 20 weeks ago||No||
No, the Alumni ran onto the field and the students yelled down in front.
|1 year 28 weeks ago||That's Fair||
That's fair that it's your view. I have no doubts that it will be far worse than some playoff proponents think.
My thought? I lived through the Horror... I can live through anything. :)
|1 year 29 weeks ago||I must say, I do appreciate||
I must say, I do appreciate the honesty. :) I wasn't necessarily trying to call you mentally weak as much as your view of this topic is mentally weak.
The "I told you so" in that scenario still doens't make sense. Unless they said "That won't happen." or "It won't really suck." Otherwise... it just doesn't make any sense. It's used when someone disagrees with you, and then it turns out you were right. Using it against someone who didn't disagree with you on that subject doesn't fit.
Also, the scenario you are describing can happen in any scenario there is... it happens every year whenever we go into a game as a large favorite. What does it matter if we are the #1 seed who is "clearly better" than the #4 seed and lose to them, thus costing us our National Championship hopes in a playoff system. Or being the #1 seed and losing to an unranked Illinois team during the season, costing us our National Championship hopes in a BCS system (But very possibly making the playoff system)?
That risk of extreme disappointment is the nature of the beast of being a sports fan, your dominate team can, and will, lose in situations that will cost them everything. Introducing a playoff doesn't move the needle on that situation what so ever. And lastly... if they lose to a team in a playoff that they were clearly better of, they also probably weren't the best team that year as well.