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|1 year 18 weeks ago||Various choices||
Of the places I've been:
Continental US - Seattle
Other US - Hawaii - I'm a big fan of Maui, Grand Wailea is amazing.
Outside of US 1 - Dubai - very friendly, can do it on any budget, things to do for any sort of vacation (shopping, sight seeing, sports, etc)
Outside of US 2 - Costa Rica - great national parks, hiking locations, beaches, and monkeys everywhere.
|2 years 10 weeks ago||This practice has been used||
This practice has been used by SEC schools for football for a long time. You only get marquee games if you've gotten tickets previous years and been to the games. I think it is a great way to make sure the students are there for more of the games. However, I think they should also give them the ability to get tickets in an upper bowl section if they end up with too many by the time the big games come around.
|3 years 4 weeks ago||It started after EVERY win at||
It started after EVERY win at RR. He wanted the team to come over, celebrate with the fans and then sing The Victors with the students and the band at the end of every game.
|3 years 40 weeks ago||Ace, what is your caffeinated||
Ace, what is your caffeinated beverage of choice? Strong work
|3 years 41 weeks ago||AND THEY ARE BACK! Thanks||
AND THEY ARE BACK!
Thanks for giving me yet another reason to check out MGoBlog every day!
|3 years 42 weeks ago||It is great to see the team||
It is great to see the team playing this well without Sam. I'm not sure what her situation is, but assume it is some sort of minor injury.
The women's team has had movement up and down the lineup year to year on a regular basis more than expected (except for this year), but that could be because of upcoming competition level, level of play to other players changing, etc etc. The most recent one I've noticed is Mimi:
As a freshmen: 7-2 at No. 3, 9-1 at No. 4, 5-1 at No. 5, 1-0 at No. 6
As a sophomore: 1-0 at No. 3, 3-0 at No. 4, 4-6 at No. 5, 6-2 at No. 6
As a junior: 4-1 at No. 3
She has experience all over the place as more of a grinder and an underdog, but also could show how the depth of the team was suspect before and wasn't that strong at the bottom even though it may have been more experienced.
It is nice to see that the same 6 girls have been able to succeed thus far without Sam and hopefully she can come back soon and be the contributor she was last year.
Good luck to both teams, they are both strong groups and getting stronger. Hope to see the women not only win the big ten and keep the season championship away from Northwestern, but beat them in the B1G Tournament where they beat us 4-3 at home in the final to take their 13th straight Tournament title.
Also..keep up the tennis threads on MGoBoard and and Diaries, there is definitely a strong fanbase for these teams.
|3 years 42 weeks ago||Yeah, because they are||
Yeah, because they are 'performers' they aren't allowed to be judged anymore
|3 years 42 weeks ago||My flight arrives in Seattle||
My flight arrives in Seattle around 11am so am hoping to make a detour on the way home to check out the match.
No Let Rule:
I am okay with it for World Team Tennis to make it different and to add another feature to it. However, I don't think the NCAA should have implemented it until it was the norm for professional tennis.
Also, high school tennis is tossing around the idea of putting it in and as a high school coach, I am completely against that. Most athletes aren't able to respond quickly enough and have enough hand-eye coordination to make it work. On top of that, you are lucky to get high school courts with the correct 36" net height let alone the correct tension on the net. This causes the ball to trickle over the net far too often and would be an Ace according to No Let.
|3 years 42 weeks ago||Mock Rock is a great event!||
Mock Rock is a great event! I've always enjoyed going, it's quite entertaining and is for a good cause. Sadly I had an exam tonight and couldn't make it.
Combined Track and Field got First Place.
The 2011 champion was the MMB, but were exhibition this year and not judged.
|3 years 42 weeks ago||When they had that record||
When they had that record crowd right away they counted people in an 'corral-like' area outside of the stadium where they watched on bigscreens. They had access to the concourse, but not to Standing Room Only Sections within view of the field.
|3 years 42 weeks ago||Priority Points and Dallas first right of refusal||
Because of the Preferred Seat Donation, the only people who may not have Priority Points are those who have End Zone Season tickets that were Season Ticket Holders before 2005. Otherwise everyone should have some number of Priority Points and should have fell into the slotting for tickets.
Also, I know this is true for the Suites for the game, but not positive on other seats. Season ticket holders for the Cowboys had first right of refusal for the Suites, so that could have easily taken up a lot of tickets. If you had Lions season tickets and got offered another game between, for instance, USC and LSU, why wouldn't you go?
|3 years 42 weeks ago||Chidester will bat .800 and||
Chidester will bat .800 and everything will be okay. They will definitely creep up the rankings once the season starts, it is just the shock of losing Jordan Taylor.
|3 years 42 weeks ago||At least they continue to do||
At least they continue to do well...the Pistons need to continue tanking..Charlotte still has the worst record in the league. Hope the lottery doesn't screw them over.
|3 years 43 weeks ago||Eastern||
|3 years 50 weeks ago||Beer!||
Pangea by Dogfish Head!
|4 years 1 week ago||This was just another attempt||
This was just another attempt at a different form of a 'skit' show and utilizing technology more. The previous skit shows (Monty Python and Wizard of Oz) went over very well as did the Guitar Hero show which used a lot of the video board. Can't blame them for trying something a little different.
I heard that they didnt know until a minute before they were going out that the video boards were going to work for it. Also, if the boards were out of commission the half time show was possibly going to be the normal Post Game Show.
|4 years 1 week ago||Cake||
We were wondering about that as well. There have been weeks when its been done with a visiting band so maybe they will force OSU to go earlier than usual next week in order to do it.
|4 years 3 weeks ago||768||
|4 years 28 weeks ago||Drinking at The Heidleberg||
Drinking at The Heidleberg followed by seeing Charles Woodson, Mike Hart, et al show up for a private party at the end. Solid way to end the night.
|4 years 29 weeks ago||At first we thought it was an||
At first we thought it was an arm injury because of the way she landed, it was quite awkward. However, after a brief moment in the arm area, they immediately were examining the knee, which better explains the odd way in which she fell. It did not look good and she was down for a long time with teammates immediately rushed away from her. Hope it is only a minor injury.
|4 years 40 weeks ago||7-0!||
7-0 for the first time since 2004 and in the Quarterfinals of the ITA Indoor Championships for the first time. Congratulations to the ladies and hopefully they can pull off an upset of #1 Seed/#1 Ranked Stanford tomorrow at 4pm.
I will be doing a preview of the matchup sometime in the morning so look for that as well!
|4 years 42 weeks ago||I WISH!||
I wish he could buy the Lions, but he would have to sell the Wings and Tigers as well as revoke any bids on the Pistons he may have made due to NFL rule preventing an NFL owner to own any other professional team in the area. Still wish it could happen though!
|4 years 43 weeks ago||I can see mrider bing drunk,||
I can see mrider bing drunk, seeing Wellman on the street and try to go Mike Milano on his ass
|4 years 43 weeks ago||Camo!||
The guys who sit just behind the scorer's table on the Opponent end in Camo do a pretty good job of filling the void as well, they are pretty hilarious out there. Unfortunately, they wear the US Woodland Camo. When was the last time that was actually used? Get some Desert Camo!
|4 years 43 weeks ago||Really?||
The 2010 Football Team isn't exactly in the top 30, or even 50 Michigan Teams that I would want a signed helmet of.
Also, any pink team apparel is just appalling to me. It brings to mind Jessica Simpson at Cowboys games (http://checkraise.com/rants2/archive3/PINK_PHOTO_2.jpg) and that annoying chick at games who has no idea what is going on, but insists that her boyfriend buy her another pink shirt because its 'SOOOOO CUTE'. ....barf.... I think a traditional helmet with a Susan G. Koman for the cure Foundations sticker on it would be much more successful.
*Props to whoever posted the eBay auction pictures...congrats for only knowing who RichRod, Tate, Roundtree, and Hemingway were...where are the props to Tom Pom!
|4 years 44 weeks ago||I now hope the Packers win||
I now hope the Packers win the Super Bowl and Woodson gets the MVP just to see the awkward speech Obama gives to the team.
|4 years 44 weeks ago||I definitely have the Ann||
I definitely have the Ann Arbor News poster of the catch from the visiting sideline near the band hanging up in the basement.
What a hell of a throw and catch. He even got both feet in bounds...too bad he only played 2 years in the NFL. Career Stats: 4 Rec 101 Yds and 1 Rush 5 Yds.
Slightly less stats than that future all time reception record holding NYG on the other side of the field.
|4 years 44 weeks ago||It is surprising to me to see||
It is surprising to me to see a few Iowa players on there, especially DJK.
The guy always had issues with Ferentz for no apparent reason...NSFMF, maybe Ferentz knew something everyone didn't until this came out. Even ESPN hyped this guy this year, but now he is hoping to pull of a late 5th or early 6th round draft pick.
|4 years 44 weeks ago||Roar!||
It is a shame that Lou didn't get the 5% needed to stay on the ballot for the HoF, but Tram will have a rough time getting in himself. He needs to triple his votes and he only has 5 years left on the ballot.
I think part of the issue with Tram is the injuries and such near the end of his career and the managing stint in Detroit (eeeeee...) even though he is a decent bench coach.
Either way, the Tigers Organization should definitely give them the sport they deserve with statues.
|4 years 44 weeks ago||Of course the Avatar isn't||
Of course the Avatar isn't nike...come on now. Using the wolverine that is on the avatar more often would be a nice throwback though, along with some more true Maize colored shirts. Also, its not like NIke used Maize as the color of shirts and uniforms, so the color of the yellow used doesn't really matter. UNLESS! It was Glow In The Dark for the ND night game next year!