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|1 day 2 hours ago||Awesome Gordon||
My dad is the same age as Gordie and in terrific shape, thank God. We've talked about everything under the sun and sometimes agree to disagree, but one topic that is always fun to talk about are the Red Wings and comparing players/ teams from different eras during his annual birthday game.
I feel the same way when we have family over for Thanksgiving or Christmas. It's just awesome to stop and appreciate what you have while they are alive and hopefully healthy.
|1 day 13 hours ago||The nicest star I have ever met||
About 23 years ago, I spent about 10 minutes talking with Gordie one on one at a book trade show in Chicago where he was promoting "And Howe!". He remarkably was alone and I asked for his autograph (which I hardly ever do for anyone). I told him about how my dad took me to my first game at the Olympia, about some die hard Wings stories of mine, and that my dad and I go every year on his bday to a Wings game (the Wings- Lightning in 2 weeks will be his 86th) . Gordie was so genuinely pleased and couldn't have been a nicer gentleman, asking questions, thanking me for being a loyal fan, and then proceded to give me all sorts of signed promotional items for me and my dad. I left dumbstruck with what a kind man he was. He also shook my hands with his Popeye grip and the old man almost crushed me,lol!
btw I had a similar experience with Ted Lindsay who is 89 now and was in good shape. Very charming and gracious.
GET WELL GORDIE!! YOU ARE MR. HOCKEY, THE GREATEST DETROIT ATHLETE !
|2 days 19 hours ago||We alums and students are arrogant because we got into an||
institution that is more selective than MSU and many other very good schools. In fact it is getting harder each year (same is true at MSU) and every high school student in Michigan knows how selective it is and what an accomplishment it is to get in and earn a serious degree at UM.
Unless your folks went to MSU, or you are going into one of their elite programs such as package engineering, veternarian or agriculture studies, supply chain management, and a few other majors a vast majority of serious high school students will pick UM over MSU, regardless of how the football team is doing.
I think MSU is a great school and campus but am also amazed how often they compare themselves to us provoked or not. This is not unique to Michigan. Same stuff goes on at Texas, Virginia, and other top flight public schools who are arrogant in the eyes of their less selective brother schools.
|2 days 22 hours ago||If you want a defensive coach with NFL experience||
and his name is not Harbaugh, Teryl Austin is the choice. He has learned under star coaches including Jim Caldwell, who is my dream coach.
|2 days 22 hours ago||More worried about our next coach||
than the can't miss recruits we lose, who by the way have missed by quite a bit.
|2 days 22 hours ago||Thanks. fixed.||
To be considered as a finalist on this team, with this coaching staff, with the line he has in front of him, and the position change just made him the winner in my book ; )
Also don't underestimate how badly some seniors wanted to be captain of a Michgan team and how they led off the field and played through it. My kid is a underclass leader working like a madman to be a very deserving captain of his HS team. If his coach pulled a stunt like Hoke did with no real captains, I would be proud if he handled it as well as Jake.
|3 days 15 hours ago||While this meant to be humorous||
I could see most of it really happening.
I'm emotionally on to Basketball season....
|3 days 15 hours ago||Screw MSU and OSU and their ahole coaches||
I hope neither get a sniff at the final four... as for the rest of teams, I'll sit back and really enjoy the games with no emotional attachment.
The current AP poll has it right. No complaints there. Still way too much football to be played for coaches to politic.
|3 days 19 hours ago||Boldens's stake was our best drive of the day||
No need to apologize about the stake or the last MSU TD.
But Dantonio crying about the stake publically makes him look petty. If he wants to use it to motivate his players privately, that's different.
|4 days 2 hours ago||Brady you are no slouch...||
“I think I was aware that something happened. But I’m not fully aware.”
|1 week 5 days ago||Hockey at Yost||
Preceded by an all day water polo tournament . No rest for the wicked.
|1 week 5 days ago||Congrats!||
Good move to have the wedding today.
|1 week 5 days ago||Got 7th row, blueline seats for tomorrow for face value on Sthub||
I was thinking I was really lucky or smart until about two hours ago...
|1 week 5 days ago||Here's a video I haven't seen||
May want to have kleenex around. Boy were those days special.
|1 week 5 days ago||I'll be scared if I hear this from Red||
Well, I like the kid's effort. They didn't quit. I thought we had a good week of practice. You have to execute the plays. We didn't get the puck high enough. It put our defense in a bad position, but we thought we needed to try some things to get some momentum. I wouldn't change a thing. Let's face it, UNH a talented team.
|2 weeks 10 min ago||Forget Morris||
Would Bellomy start for Indiana?
|2 weeks 13 min ago||Has anyone seen DB?||
Is there a bomb shelter at Schembechler Hall he is secluded in? Not surprised that players support Hoke, and coaches support Brandon. They should.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Speaking of sectarian areas - hats off to N. Ireland!!||
Another win for them upseting Greece 2-0. Have to imagine the pubs were a wee bit celebratory.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Hungary- Romania had some wild moments too||
The civilized part of me is shaking my head. The cave man part LOVES it.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||I'm the one on the right||
and have been in Taco Bell commercials.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Laser pointers in the eyes not only for Lions fans!||http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-2789462/flares-firecra...|
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Love power running||
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Bring on Landon Donovan for FGs||
This is nuts....
|2 weeks 3 days ago||No one describe Stafford as nimble||
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Are these announcers high?||
So many mistakes
|2 weeks 3 days ago||First down offensive efficiency is awful||
Where have we seen that before?
|2 weeks 3 days ago||We need 3 or more points now||
For all the domination it is a one play game. Stafford needs to show his leadership and step up.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Lions may shut them out||
I'd resign Suh at all costs
|2 weeks 4 days ago||MVP of the game||
Good for Matt !
|2 weeks 4 days ago||That was planned?||