Hope for Pahokee #Eating Kickstarter Daily Update - 11 days left to make a difference

Hope for Pahokee #Eating Kickstarter Daily Update - 11 days left to make a difference

Submitted by Butterfield on September 15th, 2012 at 3:07 PM

Short but sweet update today:

  • The last 24 hours has seen approximately 3k raised by 58 new backers!  Amazing work.
  • When I started posting these updates on Thursday, the project was at 15.5k and fewer than 400 backers.  Pleased to say it's now up past 26k with over 600 backers!  Pat yourselves on the back, MGoBloggers!
  • Still 9k to go, don't get complacent or we may not get there.
  • Rewards for pledging are pretty amazing.  For what is basically market rate for Michigan apparel, you donate to an amazing cause and still get a high-quality, unique piece of apparel (hat, t-shirt, shorts, hoodies, etc).  The rewards are worth it just by themselves.
  • Keep it going!!! 

Kickstarter Link:  http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1021358459/hope-eating-from-garden-…

I won't be available to post an update tomorrow, so if someone can volunteer to sub for one day in order to maintain the awareness of the cause, that would be awesome.  I will be able to resume my daily updates on Monday.  Go Blue!

Saturday Early Games Open Thread

Saturday Early Games Open Thread

Submitted by ChopBlock on September 15th, 2012 at 10:18 AM

Noon Big Ten Games:

Nebraska: Arkansas State (ESPN/2/U)

Ohio: vs Cal (ABC)

Illinois: vs Charleston Southern (BTN) Please Illinois, do NOT lose this game

Purdue: vs EMU (BTN)

Minnesota: vs WMU (BTN)

 

Just saw a tremendous sign on ESPN Gameday:

 

Will Muschamp listens to Nickelback

Dish Network drops BTN. M game not on Dish today.

Dish Network drops BTN. M game not on Dish today.

Submitted by wolverine2003 on September 15th, 2012 at 9:24 AM

Woke up to no signal from BTN on Dish Network.  Checked Btn.com and it says "Despite BTN's best efforts to finalize an agreement with DISH, we are disappointed to tell you that DISH decided to drop BTN. DISH customers will miss all 8 BTN matchups today. Find another BTN provider at IWantBTN.com."

If you have DISH...look elsewhere today.  I am heading to Buffalo Wild Wings.

Michigan - UMass game live stream

Michigan - UMass game live stream

Submitted by WindyCityBlue on September 14th, 2012 at 11:36 PM
Help a Wolverine in a foreign land. I'm in Argentina and in desparate need to watch the game tomorrow. I'm trying to log-in to a VPN so I can watch the game from any feed in the United States (but haven't successfully completed it). With that. What are the best sites to watch the game either domestically or internationally?

Washington State v. UNLV Friday Night Football Thread

Washington State v. UNLV Friday Night Football Thread

Submitted by justingoblue on September 14th, 2012 at 9:17 PM

Hi, my name is Justin, and I have a college football problem. Thankfully, I know there are a lot of other college football addicts around here, so I'm in good company.

Scoreless through the first five minutes, UNLV has the ball back after forcing a three and out.

Also, I have a mini cool story bro from today: I managed to eat a Little Caesars Hot-N-Ready while drinking Rock-n-Rye underneath my block M flag next to my Gordie Howe autographed painting for lunch today. Also, I just picked up a minikeg of Two Hearted. Can't wait to cross the border for (probably) the Northwestern game in six weeks.http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/545498_3807960394262_774961920_n.jpg

Non-Season Ticket Holders, Share Your Experiences

Non-Season Ticket Holders, Share Your Experiences

Submitted by Seth on September 14th, 2012 at 7:06 PM

So I eschewed season tickets this year and am looking into making a weekly feature out of my exploits to get into each game (except AF since I was on a different continent). Parameters will be written up later but basically 2 tickets next to each other no worse than the season tix would have been.

In order to gather the maximum data I would like anyone who isn't season ticketed to share how they got their tix, what price, what section, and what row-ish (closest 10). Break no laws.

What's your dream game day experience?

What's your dream game day experience?

Submitted by Matthew on September 14th, 2012 at 7:03 PM

Yeah, its me, the guy who started the thread about what row is best to sit in in the Big House.  I need MGoBlog's input on another topic: If you were to plan out a perfect Saturday gameday experience in Ann Arbor what would it be like?  

Where would you eat besides a tailgate?  What sights would you see (the drumline show? the team arriving at the stadium, if you even are allowed to see that?)

You guys are a rich source of knowledge, so, in the words of Les Miles, let 'er rip!

Semi-OT: SI has a digital feature on Pahokee Football

Semi-OT: SI has a digital feature on Pahokee Football

Submitted by M-Wolverine on September 14th, 2012 at 6:45 PM
Kinda timely with the fundraiser, I noticed my digital copy had a video story on Pahokee's attempt to bounce back from a couple of down years in football. I thought it might interest people, and it's up on their web page too-

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/video/highschool/2012/09/11/091112.und…

Sorry for format and not embedding....I'm on my mobile, in a restaurant. I was looking to see if there was a comment section where one could link the kickstarter, but I don't see it. But if we got SI's readership involved, it wouldn't hurt.