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|1 week 3 days ago||Not watching||
I can't bring myself to give money directly to Mayweather. The sporting world went crazy over Ray Rice and Mayweather has made Rice look like a saint. In boxing your money goes straight to this one guys wallet, hard for me to justify.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Not dumb||
If you are the NBA, it is not dumb. Why not require your re employees to have more experience? Why not require they have enough experience so that you can make a good call on how they will perform, especially since you will pay them millions. If I was in charge of the NBA they would need at least three years of college and have completed credits in business finance and marketing. I want my employees to not only be able to play, but to understand the business.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Nope||
I might give him 2014, except he had done it the entire time, not out of desperation. It was interesting to watch the Penn State vs MSU game. The announcers talked about how Franklin had gone out of his way to redshirt freshmen that could have been used because of their limited number of scholarships. But the importance of the red shirts to the long term health of the program trumped getting to a middling bowl. He talked about it as if it was common knowledge among coaches and all I could think was "not at Michigan."
Hoke screwed up huge on the red shirts. Not just for the program but for the kids too. How many of these kids could have used an extra year to get a potential shot at the NFL or another year of school. I feel that Hoke crushed many kids dreams of being in the NFL, and that hurts as a Michigan fan. You don't want to think that of your program.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||It's fine||
It's actually pretty relevant, he's making the point to his alumni that the chapter has been functioning well until this huge failure. He'd already made the point that he apologized, multiple times, to the people that needed apologies. It's a good letter for what it is for, which is not MGOBLOG. I would actually not be to pleased with the OP if I was i was the originator of the message or a member of SAM. But as a person who frequents them gobo are, I am quite happy.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||I can't speak for them||
But it generally sets them back by the numbers, they can't rush. No alumni donations or events, which makes alumni lose contact sometimes forever. And loss of many traditions, which can be good and is usually the hope of the school. A one year suspension is light, when Sig Eps were booted in the mid 90s it was for four years to try and get all the actives off campus. Many times a lot of the active members can not be part of the fraternity when it is reestablished.
|6 weeks 12 hours ago||Fair enough||
But you have to admit that compared to the recruiting hype they get, Cass Tech players tend to underperform in college. At least over the last ten years.
|6 weeks 21 hours ago||True,but||
The Nats have a strong bullpen and will handle it better then the Tigers.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||Maybe||
But I am not sure he would have gotten any better. He showed little improvement while at Michigan and I am not sure he would have gotten much better his junior or senior year. Unless he really got better, his draft stock would have fallen. Unfortunately, I am not certain GRIII ever would have been a good NBA player, the right decision for him may have been one and done so he would have been drafted on potential.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||Joking, right||
You have to be joking right? The NBA drafts players that are not ready all the time. In fact, that is almost the only thing the NBA drafts. They draft completely on perceived potential and hope for the best. In fact, if you are actually ready for the NBA, chances are your draft stock will fall because the perception will be you don't have that much more room for improvement.
|6 weeks 4 days ago||Money....||
He will certainly be making more than the average person, but it will almost certainly be league minimum. And let's be honest, as a late round pick there is a real good chance he is out of the league in a year or two. The NFL does not like to use roster spots for developmental projects, and if there is a coaching change on the team that drafts him, he will almost certainly be gone.
He is likely to make more by going now, I'll grant you that. But I don't think he is going to make a lot of money on his NFL venture. In fact, this may be a case where s degree would get him more money over his lifetime.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||Doesn't this have to happen?||
The priority points needed almost has to go up every year, especially if the same donors want to stay in the same lot. Those that donate at this level are giving more each year above the PSL donation. Therefore, you would expect this number to increase every year to encourage those to continue to give every year. I would be shocked if they did not rise every year, can't start to let the rif raf in.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||I think the opposite||
If his last name was not Harbaugh, everyone would say welcome and this seems like a reasonable move. Again, going from being an offensive QC coach in the NFL for three years to a position coach for TEs in college is not an unreasonable leap. I am betting it is a good hire.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||Actually no||
Actually, no its not. That is the exact defintion of nepotism. It is possible to hire a relative and it be a good hire, but it is still technically nepotism.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||Super Bowl rings||
Just a reminder, Jay does have more Super Bowl rings working as part of an offensive coaching staff than anyone on this board that is criticizing him. Just something to keep in mind.
Well, okay, I guess I am assuming Bill Belichek is not trolling the boards to crush the Jay Harbaugh hire. Sorry if I am wrong on that.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||Unreasonable||
When you've got the point of questioning who the TE coach is, you've become unreasonable. Unless he is a convicted murderer or something.
This actually seems legit to me. If his last name was not Harbaugh people would be fine with it. Going from a QC coach in the NFL to a position coach in college seems like a normal move in a coaching career. Let's all relax a bit here.
|7 weeks 21 hours ago||Interesting||
He says they have not even discussed looking for a new AD yet. That and the way he wants to talk to Hackett about the future of the Department and the way Hackett talks about what he will do next year sounds a lot like its Hackett's job, but nobody wants to say so yet. Also the reports of Hackett getting ready to start the bidding for the next gear sponsorship contract.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Plus||
Knee injuries are generally far less detrimental to the long term prospects of a lineman. At least when compared to a RB or a WR who depends on pure speed.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Sure||
If you are a guaranteed first rounder, I agree. But he is not. And once you start falling bad things happen. If you are a third rounder and have a rough camp a team is much more likely to cut you. Plus, the average NFL player does not make it out of his rookie contract. He is much smarter to stay and turn himself into a high first rounder.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Good for him||
While I hate to see State return such a good player, I do like to see young men making smart decisions. And this was a smart decision.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Exactly||
The head coach matters much more than the coordinator.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||All football is deception||
Nobody lines up and tells the other side what they are going to run. Harbaugh was pissed they had not seen it before. This is a move that once it is on tape, it's not that effective anymore. John Harbaugh knows they were out thought by a unique way of lining up, that had they prepared for it they could have destroyed.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||And with that||
And with that, every Michigan fan suddenly wants nothing to do with Beats by Dre or their investor Lebron.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||The point||
The point is the NCAA suspends people for all kinds of things that don't give a competitive advantage, not that those things are all equal. If, as the poster implies, the NCAA only looked at competitive advantage being gained then you could get away with a lot and still be eligible. But the NCAA prefers their players to not break the law, much like the NFL. And it is the law, even if it is unpopular.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||Competitive advantage?||
There is no competitive advantage to flunking school or domestic violence, maybe the NCAA should allow that as well.
|8 weeks 11 hours ago||YES||
This could be exactly what I need to cut the cord. Sports programming is the only thing keeping me, and many others, with cable. It's why cable companies pay ESPN more than tenfold what they pay any other basic cable channel.
If only ESPN and BTN would just allow you to subscribe straight to their programming, though I suspect this would be a financial killer. I am also quite interested to see how much some of the conferences are getting from their networks in ten years. I suspect they have about reached the peak and could face a dramatic decline.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||This is overblown||
It's not like there is a handshake line. Most players just use that time to talk to opposing players they know, not go shake hands with all the opposing players.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||Color me skeptical||
This is a poorly written article with one persons tweets as evidence. No information on how many cars were vandalized or the motives. Is it possible that those players whose cars were vandalized may have had some enemies for reasons other than just a fan reaction to the game? Is it possible they were just randomly vandalized? Let's not throw an entire fan base under the bus based on such limited information. Well, at least don't throw them under the bus for this specific accusation.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||True, but||
You are comparing it to a national championship year with Tebow. It was fairly minor drop off from a peak year, plus they lost some talent from that team.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||You are right||
I should have asked how losing a coordinator impacts coaches who suck. My bad.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||Legitimate question||
When was the last time a coordinator left a successful coach and it actually had an impact. I suspect little to no drop off, other than what would be expected from personnel changes.