OT: your favorite thing

OT: your favorite thing

Submitted by evenyoubrutus on January 1st, 2018 at 4:19 PM
There are many things that make me happy that are not colored maize and blue. I love to cook and I'm a big fan of literature. I've been devouring Cormac McCarthy lately. Blood Meridian left me unnerved and now I'm reading The Road. His prose are incredible. I also like children's literature. I saw that they are making a movie of A Wrinkle in Time and so I plan to read that book to my boys soon. What sorts of things do you fill your time with that are not boring and not maize and blue? Any new hobbies? I'd love to hear about it.

OT: A feel good story. Reds player homers for bat boy with Down's syndrome

OT: A feel good story. Reds player homers for bat boy with Down's syndrome

Submitted by Brown Bear on April 19th, 2013 at 4:39 PM
We could all use a nice heartwarming story. If this doesn't make you smile I don't know what will. Link http://deadspin.com/todd-frazier-homered-at-the-request-of-a-batboy-wit…

OT - Space, Bitches. Space (X) launches Falcon 9 Dragon to ISS

OT - Space, Bitches. Space (X) launches Falcon 9 Dragon to ISS

Submitted by Space Coyote on May 22nd, 2012 at 8:22 AM

Space X launched their Falcon 9/ Dragon Capsule to the ISS today.  Regardless if you feel if low earth orbit should have been privatized or not, it's still pretty cool.

Link to full launch (embed below).

ACE: Photos From the Field

ACE: Photos From the Field

Submitted by Ace on November 26th, 2011 at 5:54 PM

I am off to celebrate, but just wanted to share the photos I took in the last five minutes and during the post-game pandemonium. Best day ever? Best day ever.

I have no recruiting news to report except they all looked very happy (we're not allowed to talk in the tunnel), Bri'onte Dunn included. Mike Martin, RVB, and Will Heininger all came back out of the locker room with their phones to take pictures with the fans still on the field—those are the last few blurry photos. Couldn't be happier for the team, and especially the seniors.

Go Blue. Celebrate safe tonight, everyone.

Football Wait List members can order ticket packs..NOW

Football Wait List members can order ticket packs..NOW

Submitted by thisisme08 on July 7th, 2011 at 10:56 AM

As we all know the 4 game ticket packs have been on sale for a couple weeks now with season tix holders, alumni, and victors club getting first crack at them.

Today on my Outlook calander I saw my reminder pop up saying that the general public tickets were going on sale next Monday, so on a whim I decided to pop over to www.mgoblue.com and see what time they went on sale which is where I noticed this bit of info...

 

Thursday, July 7 -- Football season ticket wait list members (joined as of July 5 and not Victors Club members or football season ticket holders)
and I jizzed in my pants....go get your ND tickets here: http://www.mgoblue.com/tickets/home.html

OT: Top 10 things sports related you have seen live

OT: Top 10 things sports related you have seen live

Submitted by MichFan1997 on April 20th, 2011 at 1:38 AM

In no particular order:

1. Michigan-UConn: My first ever home opener was an awesome experience. I started tailgaiting on the golf course several hours before the game. We had burgers, drank beer, ate chips, tossed the ball around. The game was amazing, especially the flyovers and seeing Brock walk.

2. The Big Chill: This day almost moved me to tears, I was that happy. I saw Denard, I saw a great game for Michigan. It was the first time the real lights were turned on for good. I bought an authentic #16 jersey. The fireworks display..Unreal experience

3. Detroit Red Wings vs Phoenix Coyotes, Game 1 in 2011: I have never experienced a Red Wings win. I was previously 0-2 lifetime. This game was something I will never forget. It might have been one of the most enthusiastic crowds I've ever been apart of.

4. My first Michigan game: Unfortunately, this was the Toledo game. However, I will still cherrish it's memory because it was amazing to feel the excitement of my first time entering the fabled Big House.

5. Detroit Tigers vs Texas Rangers, Sept. 17th, 1995: Sure we lost 5-0. But what 8 year old kid would forget his first trip to Tiger Stadium. That green grass. Those uniforms. That ballpark. The way baseball smells different than anything I've ever experienced. It's something Comerica can't quite capture for me.

6. Pistons-Sixers 2003 playoffs: Don't remember which game, nor do I truly care to look it up. Tay hit a layup at the buzzer to go to overtime where Detroit won. A.I. missed 2 free throws late in the game to keep the Pistons alive.

7. Detroit Tigers 2006 magic: I caught two of the most magical moments of the season, according to my memory. In May, Curtis Granderson hit a HR in the bottom of the 9th with two outs to tied the Reds. This is after Ken Griffey Jr hit a Grand Slam. *it's true, seeing him homer live is unlike anything I have ever seen. It was extra special in a way i can't convey in words* Anyways, the Tigers won 7-6 in 10. Later that year....

8. Tigers beat Cardinals: Sure, what would happen against this same team later in the year was awful. But on this night, Marcus Thames hit a 2 run bomb in the bottom of the 9th to tie it. Again, we win 7-6 in 10. Despite the World Series, this night was a magic for Tigers fans that can't be explained to those who aren't Tigers fans.

9. High school sports: I'm going to encompass this into one category. Our high school teams mean something to us that it won't mean to anyone else. Richmond High School 2005 is what I come from. Experiencing our run at a football title in 2003, my own personal teams cross country regional title, and my schools 5 state wrestling titles (of which I am now a coach) is something I am blessed to have witnessed.

10. WrestleMania 27: Sure I might catch flack for this. But if you love the WWE, which I will admit to, then you must attend a WM event. Seeing Triple H vs Undertaker live a couple weeks ago was amazing. The road trip with my cousin to the Georgia Dome, the touring around Atlanta...right on down to what is quite frankly, one of the best production value companies in the world. It was a weekend i will never ever forget.

So let's hear your personal experiences, MGoBloggers!