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|1 day 22 hours ago||All regular season pro sports||
All regular season pro sports basically suck. My order of suckitude:
1. NBA, by a mile
4. MLB. I think baseball is easily the most boring of the 4 major pro sports. So imagine my surprise when I still find myself checking the Tigers score on my phone on a regular Tuesday afternoon in June when my date excuses herself to poweder her nose. It's mindboggling.
|5 days 3 hours ago||+1 on dumpster fire||
+1 on dumpster fire
|6 days 17 hours ago||Not even close. One was a||
Not even close. One was a very tough and rather honest loss. The other was an absolute joke considering the amount of penalties, missed red zone opportunities, and missed FGs. I'll let you figure out which is which.
|1 week 6 hours ago||frankly I'm thrilled they||
frankly I'm thrilled they lost to clemson, they are the last team I would like to face in a playoff.
|1 week 3 days ago||http://www.triplem.com.au/ade|
|1 week 4 days ago||!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!||
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! are unnecessary, feels like you're trying to sell me... A NEW CAR!
|1 week 4 days ago||Great topic/question. I think||
Great topic/question. I think about this often.
My overall fandom for all of my childhood favorites has absolutely lessened over the years. I was a monster fan of all things Detroit and Michigan growing up. My teams haven't really changed much, just added the tarheels due to grad school.
Michigan football is pretty much where it was while growing up. I will say though that the lows are not nearly as low as when I was a kid. I think the first time I realized this was after we lost to OSU one year maybe 8-10 years ago. I recall leaving the bar around noon quite depressed. But as I biked home in 75 degree weather passing palm trees on my way home, realizing that I had a fun UCLA game to go to that evening, life is too short to let a game ruin your day/weekend/etc. I do think I'm still able to enjoy the highs though, which is great.
Everything else has really waned. Pro sports in general has nearly completely fallen off. I do still follow the Tigers pretty closely. But I hardly watch the Lions or Pistons at all these days. I think the money that they make coupled with the attitude they show their fans ruined it for me. I could point to a few events over the years that contributed to this. One was when Dominic Raiola flipped us all off while getting smoked by the Cowboys at home years ago. The NBA lockout/strike when one of the players (Ewing?) said that he has trouble feeding his family, or something similar.
My father was pretty decent at basketball, played small college ball, coached us over the years, it was his favorite sport. I recall once asking him if he was excited about some late 80s Pistons/Celtics playoff game and he basically said no. I was shocked, I couldn't understand how he didn't care. He told me, "they make too much money, I don't really care to watch them". Now I get it.
|1 week 6 days ago||that was awesome. I honestly||
that was awesome. I honestly can't believe so many of those are real. Can't believe that they really thought they would beat us, that they think harbaugh is going to leave for the NFL and they would immediately beat us if that happened, that they would have beaten us last night if schiano were their coach, etc.
Fuck those clowns.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Not sure about the atmosphere||
Not sure about the atmosphere part. It's smaller, newer, cleaner. But Qs can be a fun spot. Been to a few fun Halloween parties there
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Why do you capitalize||
Why do you capitalize Harbaugh every time?
|2 weeks 4 days ago||haha, agree. can't imagine||
|2 weeks 4 days ago||haha, agree. can't imagine||
haha, agree. can't imagine having grown "men" like WD swinging from my nuts when I was 17.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||They have been behind in all||
Tennessee has been behind in all five wins this year. I know that because I kept my eye on the Florida game ticket prices on stubhub the first few weeks as I need to buy six. Was hoping someone would beat them to lower prices. Never happened.
That said there is something to be said about a resilient team like that. Still dislike them very much. But to score 35 unanswered against Florida after being down 21-3 is pretty impressive.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||Wear non-Michigan gear,||
Wear non-Michigan gear, problem solved. Win or lose I don't generally wear Michigan gear when I travel. I don't like people that much to have to respond or small talk apparently.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||I do!||
|3 weeks 3 days ago||I've used bovada for both||
I've used bovada for both sportsbook and poker for over 10 years (used to be called bodog).
I've pulled out dozens of checks over the years, nearly all from my poker earnings as I'm not very good at betting sports. I've had the check bounce 2 or 3 times over the years. They send international checks, usually out of canada. every time it's happened they've sent another that worked.
all that said might be good to hold off a bit on that site. They recently sold off their poker side and the last check that they sent bounced and it's taken a while to get that sorted out.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||It is inaccurate to deny that||
It is inaccurate to deny that the recruiting sanctions did not have a negative effect on their current roster. So not sure how point #1 makes any sense. It basically shifted their roster experience down a click or two. So its tough to deny that claim to some extent.
#2 sounds like something completely made up, either by the OP or PSU fans. Is there an actual list of negative recruiters out there? Every school does it in some fashion. Saying that these three coaches that do it the most is very convenient until there is some actual objective data that proves these are the worst culprits.
|4 weeks 8 hours ago||Because they knew my buddies||
Because they knew my buddies and I would be at this game today.
Six of us from Carolina grad school got together this weekend, haven't all gotten together in over three years as one guy just spent three years on an ex-pat assignment in Singapore with J&J with his wife and two little boys. He just moved back, so we have one in Chicago, Florida, Baltimore, two in NJ, and I'm in LA. We all look forward to seeing a game at Neyland.
It's sort of an odd coincidence that I'm going to my second college gameday game this year, went to lsu v Wisconsin game a few weeks ago.
Headed back to AA next weekend for the Wisconsin game.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Worse than that, Chris||
Worse than that, Chris Peterson wanted the job but USC chose poorly.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||"their turnover margin is||
"their turnover margin is PLUS 9 --- an average of 3 turnovers a game". Thanks for doing that math for us. I haven't taken a math class in a few years.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||I took ND when they were -7.5||
I took ND when they were -7.5 because as John Popper says "the hook brings you back". Whenever I see 3.5 or 7.5 I like to take the favorite. That said it's moved to -7 so I'm sure MSU will now cover.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||I absolutely appreciate this||
I absolutely appreciate this post. I just found a letter to the editor that I had written and was published in 1997. Very cool!
|5 weeks 3 days ago||"Vegas" rankings to me would||
"Vegas" rankings to me would rank who would be the favorite at a neutral site game. In other words if OSU is 3 and UM is 4 then it would seem to me that we would be a pick 'em on a neutral site or OSU would be a hook or point favorite, so on and so forth down the rankings.
|5 weeks 5 days ago||Seems like frost's entire||
Seems like frost's entire goal was to outrush us JUST so he could talk about (feaux) "toughness" in the presser. Didn't matter if he lost by 50 and let us pass for 300+, he wanted to win one stat line and talk tough because he knows that was the only way to needle harbaugh after their inevitable loss. What a clown.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||you're just wrong man. if he||
you're just wrong man. if he meant air horns he would have said air horns. those are easy words for everyone to remember. vuvuzela is a weird word that not everyone remembers. that is why he wrote it that way.
really weird stance to take and be a dick about on your end. Before you say the same thing about me I'm simlpy defending someone that is right against someone that is wrong and being a dick about it.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||Do you know how vuvuzelas||
Do you know how vuvuzelas work? People blow into them to make knows at soccer games. So yes, that is exactly how you would refer to them. In fact I'll bet all of my mgopoints that artie was in fact referring to vuvuzelas and not air horns.
|6 weeks 7 hours ago||shit, I kept going to||
shit, I kept going to #commence
|6 weeks 7 hours ago||not sure you can believe||
not sure you can believe everything a college football coach says when it comes to injuries.
|6 weeks 7 hours ago||yeah, that would be next||
yeah, that would be next level. I'm not drunk enough yet....
|6 weeks 7 hours ago||yep here:www.mgoblog.comany||
then click on the "J. Lewis out again" link.