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|1 week 3 days ago||First, front story on||
First, front story on Yahoo.com is:
"Report: Michigan DL says he was pressured to retire"
Doesn't look good.
|1 week 4 days ago||Yes, but what is the PSI?||
Yes, but what is the PSI?
|1 week 4 days ago||Maybe we could trade Rutgers||
Maybe we could trade Rutgers for VaTech???!!!??? If we got the ACC really drunk first.
|1 week 4 days ago||You scored our first TD and||
You scored our first TD and it was with a flip no less....and then you designed the Michigan Union and the Union buildings at MSU and Purdue -- your opinion must be solid!
|1 week 5 days ago||That can't be 100% true that||
That can't be 100% true that getting an offer from Michigan "would immediately classify someone as a 3* at minimum," because several BigTen teams including UofM and MSU have a player or more currently ranked as a 2 star by 247.
|1 week 5 days ago||I suppose not a 2-3 day hike,||
I suppose not a 2-3 day hike, but Isle Royale.
You could look at hiking from Ludington State Park north into Nordhouse Dunes and the Manistee National Forest.
|1 week 6 days ago||Look closely, it is the||
Look closely, it is the symbol for the A4 - Ann Arbor Aerial Assault.
|1 week 6 days ago||You can see Brandon Peters in||
You can see Brandon Peters in there a few different times. More towards the end.
|2 weeks 20 hours ago||Correction, the game was in||
Correction, the game was in 2007 and not 2008.
|2 weeks 20 hours ago||Terrance Taylor was from||
Terrance Taylor was from Muskegon. I was watching the Michigan @ Northwestern game in 2008 in a bar in Muskegon. At some point in the game he got a sack and started doing a little dance and the place went nuts!
|2 weeks 21 hours ago||You nailed it. Journalism||
You nailed it. Journalism requires a trust between the customers and the journalist that a certain set of ethics is being followed. No Michigan fan can trust Snyder or Rosenberg.
|2 weeks 21 hours ago||Journalism requires a set of||
Journalism requires a set of ethics and a trust from the readers that the journalist will follow those ethics.
Snyder and Rosenberg of the Freep did not follow ethics or the definition of journalism and therefore they broke the trust of their readership.
Their positions literally depend on fans paying them to hear their journalistic coverage of the UofM program that they love. To harm that program with blatant lies, distortions, and half truths to attack the programs coach at the time is a pathetic move that resulted in the loss of customers.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||"For the millionth time,||
"For the millionth time, stretchgate wasn't about Michigan."
You say they were trying to remove RichRod, UofM's head coach. That is not journalism and that is about Michigan as you can't spearate attacking the head coach in a manner that harmed the program from the program itself.
"It wasn't about using gotcha journalism just 'cause."
This seems to imply that it was gotcha journalism, as (1) you state that it was not gotcha journalism just because and (2) if they were trying to remove RichRod then it would be gotcha journalism.
"I said it was NOT about gotcha journalism as a practice. It was entirely targeted at Rich Rod."
They practiced gotcha journalism with lies and distortions, in a manner that harmed the football program to attack the head coach of the said program.
Journalism requires ethics. Ethics that he lacked.
"It was about Rich Rodriguez and two reporters with ties to the dark factions at UM trying to get him removed. I am struggling to fathom how dim one has to be to not see this."
No one is disputing this, you have an active imagination. You seem to be diassociating the results and consequences of Snyder's lies with the Michigan program in a round about way.
His lies about the program's head coach had poor consequences about the program.
A journalist requires the trust of his readers. One cannot trust Snyder or Rosenberg as they are willing to lie to their readers to promote an agenda to harm a man's career in a way that they can't do with the truth. Furthermore, their lies harmed the program, the fans love of the program is the reason why their readers read their tripe to begin with, which shows a callousness on Snyder's part...
|2 weeks 1 day ago||"The whole thing was||
"The whole thing was Rosenberg's brainchild anyway. Snyder was along for the ride."
Snyder assisted the lies and signed off on the lies. He did not do journalism. He did not even check the NCAA rule that he was accusing RichRod of breaking. He is not trustworthy at his job. He is more than just a bad journalist, as he willing broke ethics with that story. I am not saying brun the Freep down, but Snyder deserves harsh criticism.
You say that no other program would cut off the Freep for what happened. I am not advocating the program do so, but can you name another program that has local media wilfully distorting the truth? Typically, programs are use to positive coverage not false and exaggerated stories. I do personally support any individuals who choose to give up the freep themselves to show a consequence for unethical journalism.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Educate myself? How can you||
How can you claim that it wasn't about Michigan, it was about gotcha journalism. You can't logically separate his lies from Michigan football in the equation.
He didn't like RichRod from Day One. They were literally mumbling about RichRod being a country bumpkin when he was announced as Michigan's coach - my brother is in the media. So they did a hit job primarily based on distortions, which got them lots of publicity and in the process their lies hurt the Michigan football program. You can't separate his lies about RichRod, the UofM head football coach and the damage done to the UofM football program at the time.
True journalism needs to have a level of trust. I am not naive enough as you are to say that it has been "4 years" since he terribly distorted reality to just go back to trusting him again.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||So what you are saying is||
So what you are saying is that since he hasn't recently maliciously lied and distorted about our program in a manner that caused damage to the program we should be all lovey dovey with him?
Screw him. He sought to boost his own career with lies that did hurt our program. If the Freep had integrity he would never cover UofM again and they would apologize for the distortions.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||It was a bit unfair when||
It was a bit unfair when Harbaugh gave all of the other players lead balls except for Peters in the deep pass competition drill.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||I agree, except this year I||
I agree, except this year I was less stressed and more resigned to the impending doom I was about to watch.
3:30 games are the worst when you have kids and it blocks out the middle of the day.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Isn't the article linked||
Isn't the article linked saying that a sports book IS offering an over/under of 7 wins for Michigan. The sports book is 5dimes.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Michigan's first blue was||
Michigan's first blue was bright sky blue. Thankfully that has changed.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||2 is a lot, do you know||
2 is a lot, do you know anyone with more than 2 balls?
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Everything starts on the||
Everything starts on the line. Without a strong offensive line great RBs and QBs look average at best.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Thanks I hadn't put much||
Thanks I hadn't put much thought into it and was curious. Some people had some good comments above and I feel more at ease.
Plus, can't some early enrollees be back counted for the couple spots we didn't fill with the 2015 class?
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Are we officially over signed||
Are we officially over signed if we have 14 spots open? Or are potential 5th year guys under the understanding that the 5th year is not guaranteed? I realize attrition usually happens. Just trying to understand our situation.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Like the "Depends" section of||
Like the "Depends" section of Walmart?
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Oh dear lord! I just paid||
Oh dear lord! I just paid that same twitter guy $5,000 for the entire undefeated 1901 Michigan football team's signatures on the back of a Taco Bell wrapper. Oh crap, do you guys think that that might be forged too?
|3 weeks 2 hours ago||I upvoted you. Hopefully it||
I upvoted you. Hopefully it appears before the season starts.
|3 weeks 3 hours ago||Harbaugh has gotten a lot of||
Harbaugh has gotten a lot of commits that also have Ivy League offers. I wonder if there is a conscious effort to recruit IQ in some of these spots.
McKeon has Ivy League offers from Harvard, Yale, and Columbia. He also has an offer from the Air Force Academy.
|3 weeks 23 hours ago||At least 2 ivy league offers||
At least 2 ivy league offers - must be smart - Columbia and Cornell.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||I must be old. I loved the||
I must be old. I loved the Detroit Lions London, England game against Atlanta. I woke up and went for my jog while listening to the 1st half, came home and watched the 2nd half on TV and then the game was over by noon with the whole day in front of me.