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|6 weeks 3 hours ago||How are they going to do that||
If Ken Holland fills the roster with 4th liners locked up for the next 3-4 years?
|6 weeks 3 hours ago||Whens the last good move Holland made?||
He dumped Pav's to clear up cap space....to pay Neilsen until he's what, 37? He's managed to sign a bunch of 4th liners outside of that to prevent any of the young guys from getting any playing time. He still hasn't addressed the defense, though I fucking shudder to think of how that's going to look. Mantha, Smith, and Jurco for Fowler? Sure why not.
The Wings were in a unique position to rebuild quickly with a ton of forward depth and tradeable older players, but Holland held tight to the fucking streak, trading top 6 forward prospects for 3rd line centers so they could eek out a 7 or 8 seed. He's squandered all possible cap space, creating a future nightmare where they can't resign the youngers kids and lose them while trotting out Justin fucking Abdelkader at 5 million a year until 2023. He's proven time and time again that he's very good at listening to Hakan Anderson, and god awful at managing a roster that has a salary cap or understanding how to properly evaluate his own players. He's turned into a bad Gm, and I hope he's fired before he can fuck this teams future up too badly.
Other than that he's doing great
|11 weeks 5 days ago||This seems like a lot of nothing||
Perhaps some kids parents help them get nice cars in a pretty reasonable price range because they don't have to pay for college? I mean, those are like 20k cars
|14 weeks 3 days ago||I don't think they go that way||
People in Westeros never get what they deserve. I think I can say most of us wanted terrible things to happen to Theon after his betrayal of Rob and the burning of the farm boys, but Ramsay went above and beyond, so much so that he became a sympathetic character. Joffrey wasn't tortured by prostitutes as revenge for what he did to Rose, or slain in single combat by Stannis following a one liner, he was poisoned in front of his mother by Baelish, who has torn the realm apart because he's butt hurt over Cat Stark not wanting to marry him.
The worst thing that could happen to Ramsey is maybe eating some of Wyman Manderley's pies.
|22 weeks 6 days ago||Youtsey is a weird case||
He had a relatively dissapointing year this year, but he is a returning AA
|25 weeks 5 days ago||whatever you say||
Teams now score like 10 points a game less than they did back in the good old days of the 80's with all it's defense and grit.
|27 weeks 3 days ago||Georgia doesn't produce a lot of wrestlers||
Most Big Ten level wrestlers are multiple title winners in wrestling states, like Ohio or Pennsylvania. A one time champ from down south would have difficulty even placing in Pennsylvania.
|28 weeks 1 hour ago||Mayhew isn't a tire fire||
He has no idea how to hire coaches, but he has some value strictly as a talent evaluator. He built an incredibly dominant defense, one that could have made a serious playoff push if he hadn't hampered the offense with his coaching choice.
He hit well on the d-line in drafts, and that's what New York is going to focus on. He's not terrible in free agency, and as long as he has nothing to do with coaches it will be hard for him to fuck up that badly. He definitely deserves a job in the league, just not running the Lions. The bozo he left behind coaching the team is a different story, but he'll get his soon
|33 weeks 1 day ago||As a Kenny myself||
I can tell you that is pretty common
|33 weeks 3 days ago||Broke the mold?||
She did exactly what WCF did to Millen, right down to the half ass statement that the team is dedicated to performing better
As long as she can keep hiring her kids friends, that is.
|36 weeks 1 day ago||100% Agree||
Him and McNeil are roughly the same to me. Both lost a ton of talent at schools that can't stockpile the depth that top tier programs can. Mullen managed to have a decent year anyway, McNeil lost a Qb to injury, IIRC, and struggled just enough for an athletic director to make a regrettable decision.
Though it we had hired either, right now we would be kicking ourselves for not getting Herman.
|40 weeks 8 hours ago||You can hire your kids and their friends when you win||
You better damn well find some good people when you don't
|40 weeks 5 days ago||Babers isn't going to Maryland||
With the amount of jobs open this year, guys like Babers, Herman, and Holiday are gonna get snatched up by much better teams than Maryland.
|1 year 4 weeks ago||Oddsides Ale's||
It's in Grand Haven, so it's close, and everything i've ever tried from them has been excellent. When you're there, you have to try Bean Flicker, which is a coffee flavored blonde, and the Black Citra IPA if they have it on tap.
|1 year 13 weeks ago||Nope||
According to Forbes, the Lions are the only NFL team to lose money last year, and have done so for 4 straight years.
|1 year 18 weeks ago||Filpulla would be 5th in points on the wings||
And they could easily fit him in if they weren't paying the corpses of Franzen and Weiss to not play hockey the last 2 years. They signed Weiss to literally the same contract as Filpulla and got zero out of him. That's a giant fuck up
|1 year 18 weeks ago||They gave up a top 50 prospect||
but if you are OK with just throwing those guys away for literally nothing, then it's a fine deal
|1 year 18 weeks ago||That's being a bit generous||
either that or you've forgotten about signing Weiss, or trading for Legwand, or lettting Filpulla go, or going half a decade needing to add defense and somehow not managing to do it once. He's drafted well and managed to not make any super nova fuck ups with a core of established players but it's a stretch to say he's done a particularly good job lately, especially considering his great drafting is due in large part to Andersson's excellent scouting.
It's probably time for him to move on to greener pastures and let someone who can actually go out and get some free agent or trade help take over. He's set them up nicely for the future, but the team is going to need a change of leadership from the top down if it wants to bring this young group of players to cup contention.
|1 year 20 weeks ago||It's Grey||
Which seems a little dumb to me. Schools with a lot of green probably should avoid this.
|1 year 24 weeks ago||Steiber is a beast||
Like, historic beast. He's a 3 time champ already, going for 4 this year, and he would only be the fourth wrestler in history to win 4 NCAA titles. I'm not sure on an exact count but I'm pretty sure he's lost less than 10 matches since starting high school, and most of them were close matches to older, multi-championship winning wrestlers like David Taylor.
|1 year 25 weeks ago||Finally, I contribute something of value||
I'm pretty sure that is a scene from the movie Dogma, and time is frozen around the main characters whilst some dilemna or plot point is laid out.
|1 year 29 weeks ago||They've won a single playoff game in 57 years||
It would, in fact, be surprising if the Lions made the super bowl.
|1 year 32 weeks ago||Yes||
Dom lost to the youngest Rizgallah, 4-3.
I hope Coon makes the Olympics, almost entirely because that means we would get to enjoy post olympic redshirt year wrestling, which is always awesome. That's how you end up with guys like Jake Herbert teching the #2 kid in the country
|1 year 32 weeks ago||All you need to know about MSU wrestling||
Is that you could damn near walk from campus to St. Johns, and yet every single wrestler from there goes to Michigan.
They were OK as a team when they had the Simmons and I think Boudro, they've had a few scattered AA and a champ since then, but that's almost entirely a result of being in a wrestling rich area.
I would like to say that a big part of why that gap is starting to grow is Michigan's willingness to spend. McFarland was able to hire 2 huge name assistant coaches a few years ago from the olympic program, and Michigan has probably the nicest wrestling practice facility in college.
|1 year 35 weeks ago||Fun fact||
My phone is trolling me with that feature, as I will now demonstrate by typing a name.
Brady Hoke is a very innovative and visionary offensive mind.
|1 year 35 weeks ago||I was terrified this was Coach Schiano||
Sorry man, if you end up here, but the thought of Greg Schiano in a Michigan polo makes my skin crawl, and I puke a little in my mouth
|1 year 35 weeks ago||I thought Saban and Les were already making more||
At least IIRC there were a few guys in the 6 million a year range at that time
|1 year 36 weeks ago||Did you know||
That if you twist one of your e's into a u, and the other into an h, your name is an anagram of Harbaugh?
|1 year 36 weeks ago||Nah||
Still more work in college. Acquiring players is just a much more time consuming task in CFB than it is in the NFL.
|1 year 36 weeks ago||Sorry if this is out of line, but here's some wild ass speculati||
This feels like the kind of article that gets written when some big wig see's the "48 Million Dollar" report on TV and calls the office saying "I just saw an obscenely large number next to a dollar sign on Sportscenter, get the sports econ dude on this!" which then causes him to get on real quick and stretch 2 regurgitated talking points into an article because there isn't any real sports econ story here.
Not that he's necessarily wrong, Harbaugh might stay in the NFL for those reasons, it just seems lazily written and out of this guys wheelhouse