I'VE HAD JUST ABOUT ENOUGH OF YOU SONNY
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|4 weeks 3 days ago||You're an idiot. Why the fuck||
You're an idiot. Why the fuck did I even log on...?
|8 weeks 3 days ago||That has changed. You are||
That has changed. You are admitted for the start of your soph year w/ another group of special admits to start the beginning of their freshman year.
Still though, even if you're not admitted into the business school until a certain point in college, you can still spend your time before admission taking all sorts of pre-req business courses, getting involved in business organizations, etc. You aren't "ineligible from playing" pre-business school student in both class and extracurriculars (just like a pre-law or pre-med student). Not really a fair comparison.
|10 weeks 3 days ago||Most student athletes aren't||
Most student athletes aren't doing what you're saying either. Are you suggesting changing the entire system to address the 10 (maybe) athletes out of hundreds at each school that are worth more than what they receive in scholarships, etc?
|22 weeks 6 days ago||Someone's been listening to||
Someone's been listening to Bill Simmons podcast with Chad Ford...
|39 weeks 3 days ago||Man do you have your rumors||
Man do you have your rumors twisted...or just plain wrong I guess.
|42 weeks 5 days ago||Home Alone 2 reference?! Made||
Home Alone 2 reference?! Made my night. But what about the other sticky bandit?
|47 weeks 3 days ago||We decided to offer timmay||
We decided to offer timmay over marble. I like our side of things.
|1 year 3 weeks ago||That man's name is Leon...and||
That man's name is Leon...and he is a great American.
|1 year 7 weeks ago||Fair enough, I applaud your||
Fair enough, I applaud your consistency.
I get why the Beckman thing got blown out of proportion...he threw in a chaw on national TV. Generally, though, coaches/players/staff of big time college football programs aren't making their "bad habits" a spectacle. Further, I highly doubt a player would see a coach dipping and choose to dip for that sole reason - it's actually more probable that his peers would be the one to influence him in one direction or the other. This is different in high school where a 15 year-old may give it a try because his position coach is always dipping.
|1 year 8 weeks ago||Context...||
I've read most of your responses here and generally agree. I just wonder if your tone (and the tone of others getting on their soap box) would change if you realized how many of the current UofM coaches dip. Not just throughout the week in practice/meetings, but on gameday. Hoke may not anymore given his position...however when he was DLine coach in the late 90s early 00s, I know for a fact he did. Unfortunately it's part of the culture. Also, we should differentiate high school coaches and college coaches at big time BCS schools on this point. Different atmospheres.
|1 year 11 weeks ago||Just gonna say it...||
Martavious Odoms is EVERYTHING that is right about college football. What a great example of taking full advantage of your opportunities and giving back. Definitely just Kickstarted.
|1 year 12 weeks ago||Is it just me or does this||
Is it just me or does this map now show Ferry Field as a parking lot...?
|1 year 35 weeks ago||My god...I'm not negging||
My god...I'm not negging anyone. I'm also not "making claims". GRIII may very well be the biggest turtle in clutch situations in the history of basketball....my point is there is absolutely no way to tell that from the evidence that KayKay used. Take a read through the other posts in response. It's the smallest sample size on earth and the criticism isn't focused on some awkward shooting motion or his strength, it's an indictment of the kids guts or testicular fortitude (if that's even a real thing) which is a bit deeper than you avg. scouting report.
And give me a break with the film watching...watching a HS allstar game on ESPNU doesn't constitute a detailed film session.
|1 year 35 weeks ago||He read an article that said||
He read an article that said GRIII missed those free throws and watched a HS all star game where he was named player of the game despite missing a few free throws. If thats enough film to make sweeping statements like he did I must be missing something. But either way, my "tough guy" routine is reserved for calling out unfair comments based on weak analysis...sorry to offend.
|1 year 35 weeks ago||Needs to work on his free||
Needs to work on his free throws as a general statement is fair. Saying he isn't good in the clutch is a reach. Negative analysis is welcomed...hyperbole isn't. And the game today was not a big game for him. Great showcase and all but like I said its a freakin allstar exhibition. I'm sure his defense sucked too...like everyone else. Is he a loafer now too?
|1 year 35 weeks ago||The kid misses a couple||
The kid misses a couple freebies in the biggest game of his career and shoots poorly in the HS equivalent of the nba all star game and "he's not good in crunch situations"? Nothing like damning statements based off very little. Your real name wouldn't happen to be skip bayless or Jim Rome would it?
|1 year 41 weeks ago||I dunno man...I've re-read||
I dunno man...I've re-read your post and literally disagree with everything you just wrote.
Petway - isn't him reaching his ceiling so quickly an obvious indictment of Amaker's ability to develop his skills not related to raw athleticism?
Sims - Look at what he did in the D-League (same goes for Petway). Coordination, although not a strength, wasn't really his issue. He was just never taught to play like a big man which is something I'm Bacari Alexander is doing (look at Jordan Morgan).
Harris - OK I guess, but isn't a coaches job to take 18 year olds and make them more than one dimensional. He was a great shooter that unfortunately had to play PG in Amaker's dribble around offense.
Abram - Useless? Are you going to back that up at all? He was a long wing player who was a good to great shooter and a great free-throw shooter. He's Hardaway minus a bit of athleticism and a more consistent shooter.
Why would Horton struggle on the pick & roll? I can sort of see it because he's not as quick as Burke and shorter than DMo...but he was a helluva player.
There has to be something to say about Amaker's ability to develop when his high recruiting classes were overrated after the fact right?
|1 year 41 weeks ago||He kind of was right -||
He kind of was right - inversely? DMo left after 2 years and Crawford only got to play like 2/3 of a season. Go NCAA!
|1 year 41 weeks ago||Was the #1 player in the||
Was the #1 player in the country coming out of HS - not sure Beilein couldn't done much more as the biggest issue was a couple major knee injuries. Just never fully recovered. If healthy though...watch out.
|1 year 41 weeks ago||But for serious...||
A healthy Les Abram on the wing and Chris Hunter in a Pitssnogglian "shooting center" role would've been nice to see. The lack of development of Hunter (and Petway, Harris, Sims to a slightly lesser extent) during Amaker's tenure was unfortunate to say the least.
|1 year 41 weeks ago||Dani Wohl||
Just missed each other....
|1 year 42 weeks ago||Nothing like using one great||
Nothing like using one great story (that would be celebrated in other leagues for the same reasons you're using to bash the NBA) that is by all means the exception to imply there are hundreds of Jeremy Lins out there that just any cant get a shot in the NBA because of evil GMs that value youth, athleticism, and potential. For shame!
Ever think Lin was doubted because he was a late riser that played zero competition in the Ivy League? He had to over come those (legitimate) doubts and has. That's a great story...enjoy it instead of bashing league that gave it to him.
|1 year 45 weeks ago||In response to Green's quote...||
Draymond Green needs a win on Feb. 5 to have a career winning record against UM. Kinda blows his little claim to pieces...
In fact, series record since Beiein took the job is 3-4 in favor of MSU. 5-6 in facor of MSU in the last 7 years and 6-11 in the past 11 years (as far back as I could go on ESPN.com). The only serious run MSU had was from the late 90s through the 04-05 season where we only won 1 game of 10 or 12. Hardly the 15 years of dominance some commentators and of course State fans like to claim.
|1 year 46 weeks ago||"Yep, but if we're not going||
"Yep, but if we're not going to have a playoff system where at large teams are given a shot and are going to stick with a playoff pool of two, then I think conference championships matter more than to whom you lost."
That's great, it just so happens that a very large number of people think the opposite due to the subjective nature of conference strength from one year to the next (and the overall subjectivity of comapring conferences as a whole). Brings us right back to square one where you just have a different opinion. Doesn't make it wrong, doesn't make it right, just stop acting like the term "conference champion" removes doubt as to whether a team deserves to be in the national title game.
|1 year 46 weeks ago||Your "tangible thing" - a||
Your "tangible thing" - a conference championship - is just as subjective as the quality of a loss when you get past the simple term "conference champion'. It's all dependent on quality of the conference, who you miss in conference, etc etc etc. Boise St. only had one loss (a better loss than OSU) and they were conf. champions...they trump OSU in your argument.
wait for it....
Oh yeah that "tangible thing" gets scrapped because their conference sucks. Here we are back at square one arguing opinions over what really makes a team more qualified as the second best team in the country.
|1 year 47 weeks ago||Doesn't this COMPLETELY||
Doesn't this COMPLETELY contradict your agruments above that because OSU went on to win its conf championship (without having to play a championship game mind you) that it's season and resume are better than Bama's and they should have gone to the BCS title game?
|1 year 47 weeks ago||See my argument above, of||
See my argument above, of course the fact that LSU is actually in the same division of the same conference as Bama isn't a subjective thing. But when arguing whether the loss to LSU should eliminate Bama from BCS contention it's a compeltely subjective argument when comparing that criteria to quality off that 1 loss. You keep arguing a point that has no basis in fact.
|1 year 47 weeks ago||Quality of Losses vs.||
Quality of Losses vs. Conference Championship is a completely subjective argument. The only reason Alabama didn't win their conf championship is because they happened to be in the same division of the same conference as the consensus #1 team in the nation (until last night). That is a subjective thing that Alabama can't control. I tend to agree with you in that I would've prefered to see OSU play last night but it all comes down to opinion on what a resume looks like at the end of the day.
|1 year 47 weeks ago||posted from iPhone|
|1 year 49 weeks ago||posted from iPhone||
See argument above re expansion. This is an impossible exercise with the dilution of talent caused by 5-6 more teams.