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08/17/2018 - 10:12am Ask Michael Scott.

Ask Michael Scott.

08/17/2018 - 8:48am Chase Winovich will be…

Chase Winovich will be jumping at the chance to add some more sacks to his career total and leave South Bend with a victory on September 1. Go Blue!

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08/17/2018 - 8:38am (No subject)

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08/17/2018 - 7:00am Happy 232nd Birthday, Davy…

Happy 232nd Birthday, Davy Crockett!

08/17/2018 - 6:53am Jehu Chesson: Greatest…

Jehu Chesson: Greatest Bowler in Michigan Football History!

 

08/16/2018 - 11:38am I feel like Aretha Franklin…

I feel like Aretha Franklin gave us so many great moments.

08/16/2018 - 10:40am (No subject)
08/16/2018 - 9:36am Are you thinking about the…

Are you thinking about the YouTube video with Smash Mouth's "All Star" as the music?  

08/16/2018 - 5:27am Jaylen Kelly-Powell, now…

Jaylen Kelly-Powell, now shorn of dreads, is looking forward to walking off the field with a victory on September 1 in South Bend. Go Blue!

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08/15/2018 - 12:53pm Focus on the good times. …

Focus on the good times.  Try to remember the times that were good. . . . And I’ll go ahead and order onion rings for the board. They're the best in the state as far as I'm concerned.

08/14/2018 - 9:43pm Message Board Thread Titles…

Message Board Thread Titles and Newspaper Headlines

They look and sound appropriate . . .  until someone suggests that there might be a need to revisit them.

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Reading that thread title, "Offensive changes starting to leak out", made me worried that Ron Utah might have had a colostomy bag that sprung a leak.  Fortunately, that's not the case.

Maybe we can add to the MGoBlog 4.0 Wish List that it will enable editing of thread titles.  Not every headline can be as memorable as this one:

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08/14/2018 - 6:53pm https://www.nbc.com/saturday…

LINK to the SNL Digital Short

08/14/2018 - 6:50pm Embed for Board (won't post…

Embed for Board (won't post the full scene because it might spoil it for those who haven't seen Se7en.)

08/14/2018 - 6:30pm They're out fightin' the…

They're out fightin' the Rockers at Brighton Beach. 

08/14/2018 - 6:27pm (No subject)
08/14/2018 - 6:21pm Home of the high school from…

Home of the high school from which Jabrill Peppers, Juwann Bushell-Beatty, Rashan Gary and Drew Singleton graduated.

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08/14/2018 - 6:38am Luigi Vilain is pointing to…

Luigi Vilain is pointing to victory for the Michigan Wolverines on September 1 in South Bend. Go Blue!

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And if the Wolverines can build a substantial lead against Notre Dame, then Brandon Peters might be called on to add to that lead.

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08/13/2018 - 11:25am (No subject)
08/13/2018 - 11:20am A Few More Off-Season…

A Few More Off-Season Moments for Michigan Athletics

  • Michigan’s Ben Flanagan won the NCAA Men’s Outdoor 10,000 M championship in a thrilling comeback. LINK
  • Michigan’s baseball team got off to a terrible 4-11 start to the season, including an 8-3 loss to NAIA Lawrence Tech on March 14, and then won 20 in a row before going 9-10 down the stretch to finish the season out of the NCAA Tournament. LINK
  • Michigan’s softball team won the Big Ten regular season championship in a “sandwich season” when they both started and ended the season with 6-6 records.  In between those 24 games, the Wolverines were 32-1. LINK
  • Meghan Beaubien starred for the Michigan softball team and was named the Big Ten’s Freshman of the Year and Pitcher of the Year and a First Team All-American.  
  • Michigan golfer Kyle Mueller was a Second Team All-American after leading all Big Ten golfers with a 70.76 scoring average.
  • Michigan's men's lacrosse team upset 4th-ranked Notre Dame 13-12 in South Bend and finished an 8-6 season with a 10-9 overtime victory on the road over 14th-ranked Penn State. LINK
  • Michigan's men's tennis team had a 22-6 record, was 8-2 for third place in the conference and advanced to the NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen for the first time since 2008. Seniors Runhao Hua and Alex Knight were named All Americans. LINK
  • Michigan's Claire Borchers won the Big Ten Women's 3,000 M Steeplechase and finished fourth in the NCAA Championship race to become a First team All-American in that event. She joined 10,000 M runner Erin Finn and 800 M runner Jamie Morrissey as Big Ten outdoor champions. LINK
08/13/2018 - 10:13am Nice catch on Willis…

Nice catch on Willis Barringer

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08/13/2018 - 9:35am Ronald Bellamy and Henry…

Ronald Bellamy and Henry Poggi will be running with it.

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08/13/2018 - 9:18am Kwity Paye will not quit on…

Kwity Paye will not quit on September 1 until the Michigan Wolverines have flexed their newly built muscles and emerged with a victory in South Bend. Go Blue!

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08/13/2018 - 8:06am Clickable Link  Although he…

Clickable Link  Although he entered Michigan with high expectations, due to his accomplishments during his high school career in football and basketball*, in three seasons at Michigan, Drake Harris had only nine receptions for a total of 60 yards.

If, as the linked article states, he'll be the number one passing option in Western Michigan's uptempo offense, then he'll have an opportunity to equal or exceed his college career's receptions and yardage totals just in Western Michigan's opening game at home against Syracuse (another uptempo offense) on August 31.

*  There was a time last September when Drake Harris was considering a move to the Michigan basketball team. LINK  

08/12/2018 - 2:06pm Brad Hawkins can see victory…

Brad Hawkins can see victory coming for the Michigan Wolverines football team in South Bend on September 1.  Go Blue!

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08/11/2018 - 7:33am Let's hope that Assistant…

Let's hope that Assistant Coach Roy Roundtree will be celebrating on September 1 at the end of the game in South Bend. Go Blue!

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08/10/2018 - 6:20pm Embed for Board

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08/10/2018 - 2:55pm Shows how out of touch I am…

Shows how out of touch I am by having been born during the Truman administration. I read "Dawson" and "Joey" on an MGoBlog Message Board thread about Michigan Wolverines football and thought of former Wolverines David Dawson and Joe Beneducci.

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08/10/2018 - 8:54am Twenty-two days might seem…

Twenty-two days might seem like a LONG way off, but David Long is prepared for victory in South Bend with his arms outstretched.

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08/10/2018 - 8:43am Happy National Smores Day,…

Happy National S'mores Day, MGoBloggers!

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08/09/2018 - 11:52am Let's hope that Tyree Kinnel…

Let's hope that Tyree Kinnel will be happy about the outcome when the Michigan Wolverines walk off the field at the end of the game in South Bend on September 1.

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08/08/2018 - 8:59pm Here I was thinking that… Here I was thinking that this might mean that Sully Sullenberger successfully landed a new plane (the 247 Fluff Piece) on the Hudson River.
08/08/2018 - 8:55pm Apologies if this seems too…

Apologies if this seems too simple, but xtramelanin asked for a simplified set of instructions because, like me, he said that he's not too proficient with modern technology.

I hope that it works for you.  Having been born during the Truman administration, I can empathize with those who've struggled to learn how to embed videos.  It took some trial and error, but eventually I learned how it works. 

1.  When you look in the comment box, you’ll see a line of “buttons” at the top of the box.  At the far right on that line is the Source button.  Left click on that button.

2.  You’ll notice that the remaining buttons on that line are no longer available to click on.

3.  If you’d like to insert text before you insert an embedded video, type the text.

4.  Next go to YouTube and find the YouTube video that you’d like to insert in the comment box.  You’ll see that there’s a bar at the top of the screen that should show the URL code for the video.  That’s the code that usually begins with “https”.  Left click on that bar to highlight the code.

5.  Next right click on your mouse to reveal a drop-down menu that should include the word “Copy”.  Left click on “Copy”.

6.  Return to the MGoBlog comment box and below the text that you’ve typed, on a separate line, type <oembed>.   Next, immediately next to <oembed>, right click on your mouse to reveal a drop-down menu that should show the word “Paste”.  Left click on “Paste” and the URL code should appear.  Next to the URL code, type </oembed>.

7.  Finally, click on the Save button.

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08/08/2018 - 8:39am For those searching for the…

For those searching for the LINK

08/08/2018 - 12:23am Lavert Hill should be ready…

Lavert Hill should be ready for it.

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08/08/2018 - 12:16am If you're thinking of A…

If you're thinking of A Quiet Place, then I agree.  I was surprised by how much I liked it.  

08/08/2018 - 12:10am (No subject)
08/08/2018 - 12:05am From the film's soundtrack,…

From the film's soundtrack, the title song written by Adam Schlesinger of the rock band Fountains of Wayne and sung by Mike Viola who fronted a band called Mike Viola and the Candy Butchers.

08/07/2018 - 6:47pm Speaking of Mark "The Bird"… Speaking of Mark "The Bird" Fidrych, one who gave baseball fans some great memories, but who died way too soon, there's a song that honors his memory.
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08/07/2018 - 12:34am Benjamin St. Juste will be…

Benjamin St. Juste will be pointing towards a victory for the Michigan Wolverines in South Bend on September 1.  Allez Bleu!

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08/06/2018 - 10:54pm Good to have you back in…

Good to have you back in action, JWG Wolverine!

While you were away, J'Marick Woods also pointed out the number of days until the Wolverines crush the Irish in South Bend.

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08/06/2018 - 6:49pm Probably a good day to… Probably a good day to revisit some of Jourdan Lewis's highlights during his All-American season of 2016.
08/06/2018 - 6:13pm (No subject)

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08/06/2018 - 6:12pm A year ago, how many people…

A year ago, how many people would've predicted that both Nate Schoenle and Jake McCurry (who was the Scout Team's Special Teams Player of the Year for 2017 - LINK) would be mentioned among the wide receivers who might be expected to contribute to the Michigan Wolverines offense in 2018?

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During the 2016 season, I might've guessed that when the 2018 depth chart were released, Devin Asiasi, Ian Bunting and Tyrone Wheatley would be among the top four tight ends and that Kekoa Crawford and Nate Johnson would be among the wide receivers expected to be getting significant playing time.

Maybe the low expectations for Quintel Kent will prove to be true.  And maybe they won’t.  What do investment bankers like to say?  “Past performance is not an indicator of future outcomes.”