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05/04/2011 - 2:44pm Exactly what I said.  The

Exactly what I said.  The Lions need to make it into the playoffs first before making such a bold move.  Right now they still need to add bodies and quality football players to make this team better.  I believe they did that with the first three picks.

05/04/2011 - 2:37pm That is not a "flat billed

That is not a "flat billed hat."  It is a 59Fifty hat.  It is the same exact product that the MLB uses.  You can leave the brim flat like you see in the picture, or curve it like Eric Gagne.  Next time you watch a baseball game, pay attention to the curves in the hats.  Same product as above.

IMO, 59Fifty is the only way to go.  Best quality you can get in a hat.

04/14/2011 - 1:16pm Born in Livonia, born a

Born in Livonia, born a Wolverine.  Flirted with the dark side a little bit in HS, but thankfully the light pulled me back in.

04/13/2011 - 1:40am The most ironic thing about

The most ironic thing about this article are their TOS rules:


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According to their own TOS, shouldn't his article be deleted?

04/13/2011 - 1:21am Your post reminded me of this

Your post reminded me of this video:

Not embedded because it's NSFW!  You don't want to accidently click on that while at work.

04/12/2011 - 4:31am You need to at least shave a

You need to at least shave a block M into your couch dog.  Then your room would be complete.

04/10/2011 - 10:51am "who gives a shit about

"who gives a shit about gymastics"

"I am lucky I didn't go to St. Paul I would have punched out the first UMD fan"

"I am tired of the football team sucking against the white trash school to the west on I-96 and the redneck school down south in Ohio."

"I will always get a laugh when both undergraduate and graduate rankings are released for sparty and tO$U. "


You should probably be the one getting over yourself...  

04/09/2011 - 9:23am While they flip you the

While they flip you the double bird, just remeber to thank them for reminding you of the score of the game.

04/09/2011 - 9:20am It's a sad day when Barry

It's a sad day when Barry Melrose's name is mentioned, and Gary Thorne is just "another commentator."  Thorne is one of the best play by play hockey guys in the biz.  I still have fond memories of him calling the Detroit/Colorado games back in the day.  Exactly why the NHL needs to migrate back to ESPN.

04/09/2011 - 9:15am But is he still winning?

But is he still winning?

04/08/2011 - 11:36pm Needs more pics of Senior

Needs more pics of Senior swag surfing in his MGoGear.

04/08/2011 - 11:33pm True dedication.  Kudos to

True dedication.  Kudos to you sir.

04/04/2011 - 12:01am I would say this is how I

I would say this is how I am.  I understand it's just a game, not a life or death situation, but I do have my moments.  Especially when Michigan blatantly throws the game away.  Fumble Fest at Notre Dame 3 years ago was probably the biggest time I threw a fit. 

As for not watching anymore college football games if M loses, I love college football.  I try to watch as many games as possible.  My problem is going out after the Michigan games, so I hardly even watch the other games.

MGoBlog is definitely the epitome of my obsessiveness.  I constantly visit this page for updates from Brian, TomVH, Tim, and the MGoBoard family. 

04/03/2011 - 9:50pm There's an iPhone 4 case on

There's an iPhone 4 case on Mden as well.


Awesome case, but my Otterbox is a life saver.  I'll save the details, but I recently got into an accident with my phone on my dash and the case was shattered but my phone was as good as new.  If you want to protect your phone and your money, buy an Otterbox Defender.  Amazon has them for $25. 

04/03/2011 - 10:49am I'm  curious to know how

I'm  curious to know how filled up the Palace was.  Me and a group of friends were going to go but when we found out tickets for the floor were $100+ and lower bowl was $90+ we bailed.  We couldn't justify getting lower bowl seats for damn near as much as we spent on floor tickets for Em and Jay Z.  I just really wanted to see Travis Barker do his thing again.  I'm not a huge Weezy fan. 

03/23/2011 - 1:49am Players that I hated but

Players that I hated but loved seeing on my team:  Chris Chelios, Brett Hull.  I hated Charlie V for some odd reason, but I met him at The Post after a game and he's actually a cool guy.  

Players I used to love, now hate:  Roy E. Williams.  Sergei Fedorov.  Grant Hill.  I used to love Grant until recently when he released his whiny letter that made no sense what-so-ever and ripped on having a Michigan education yet he has no idea what the hell "past tense" means.  He may have a title at Duke, but he will never win a title in the NBA.  For all the years I wanted him to, now I am more than happy that sending his ass to the Magic gave the Pistons a Championship. 

02/07/2011 - 11:31pm Dude, get a life.  If your

Dude, get a life.  If your only way to curve your boredom is to sit online and rip on Detroit anonymously, then I feel sorry for you.  I love how the narrator of the commercial made a comment about ridiculous comments from people that have never even visited the city.  Paints you perfect. 

02/07/2011 - 11:26pm What some people fail to

What some people fail to realize *cough*ShockFX*cough* is that the commercial was about being proud  from where you came from, and being proud of Detroit.  I have no idea where people are taking away the "pick up your family and move to Detroit" aspect.  In no way, shape, or form was that even discussed in the commercial.  It was about being strong through the shit storm this city and state have been through over the past few years.  To take anything else away from the commercial is asinine. 

No matter what happens in my life, I will always be proud to say I was born and raised in Michigan. 

02/02/2011 - 6:37pm Imagine the

Imagine the awesomeness/epicness/extreme chaos if Barnett would have brought out a live Wolverine during his commitment.

02/01/2011 - 7:59pm IMO there isn't a better

IMO there isn't a better informative site than MGoBlog.  If you're looking at recruiting as a whole, I wouldn't put too much stock into one being "better" than the other.  I use Rivals and Scout as informative tools about upcomming players, but not much more.  I've been following recruiting heavily since 2004, subbed to both Rivals and Scout and different times, and I can honestly say that as far as rankings go, they're pretty much even.  For every Vince Young they get right, there's a Mike Hart out there that they get wrong and vise versa.

As far as Michigan itself goes, since I found MGoBlog, Scout nor Rivals combined can even touch this site.  The information that Brain, Tom, Tim, and the whole community give out more than fills my needs.  Best of all, it's free!

01/31/2011 - 4:38am Hey now, there's no reason to

Hey now, there's no reason to be calling fellow Michigan fans "idiots."  Have you remember, our almighty savior Brian didn't even want Hoke when the coaching serch began.  Nor did I.  But at the end of the day, it's about supporting the team.  It wasn't the press conference that got me to like Hoke, it was the fact that he is now Michigan's head coach.  No matter if I wanted him as coach or not doesn't matter anymore.

12/31/2010 - 6:09pm What are you?  His dad?  Just

What are you?  His dad?  Just because you think you're the second coming of Chirst because you worked *I mean bragged* 68 hours, took 16 credit hours all with a wife and kid doesn't mean you're better than anyone else.  That was your choice.  To rip on a fellow fan because they decided not to work during college is completely egregious. 

Some people actually want to enjoy their life.  It's not their fault that you take life so serious. 

12/30/2010 - 10:45pm I don't care who wins, but I

I don't care who wins, but I did jump up and yell "yeah bitch!" after Bray gave away that pick.  That kid has been acting like a tool all game long, he deserved to lose the game for his team. 

08/08/2010 - 9:27pm So first you say it was

So first you say it was inexcuseable not to get out of the triangle choke, not you're saying he tapped out to an armbar.  Ok...?  I have yet to see it recorded as a tapout by armbar.

Tito taught someone on TUF how to get out of a triangle choke?  Wow.  Now they will never lose!  I actually can't believe that I've never seen a triangle choke before since it's so easy to escape from!

BTW, your "you probably shouldn't comment" comment is quite humorous.  #1  I wasn't the one bragging about my incredible BJJ skills over the internet.  #2  I could pose the same statement to you.  Unless you're not in a triangle choke by Anderson Silva, you probably shouldn't comment.     

08/08/2010 - 3:52pm Yep, 116 might have been the

Yep, 116 might have been the best UFC PPV I have seen. 

Regardless, Sonnon DID try to escape, he just got caught in a heel hook/leg lock as well.  Anderson Silva is the best MMA fighter in the world.  Since you think the triangle choke is so simple to escape, let's see Silva put you in a triangle (with you knowing BJJ and how to escape and all) and see how easy it is to escape then.

08/03/2010 - 11:37am Good thing they grabbed one

Good thing they grabbed one of Tebow, Clausen, or McCoy in the draft.  Phew! 

Oh wait...

08/01/2010 - 11:50pm


Is that your "insider source"...?

July 31, 2010, 10:14 PM ET

'On Antti Niemi...

The ruling today is maybe the most difficult number Bowman and company could have been handed. A week ago I was told any ruling between 2 and 3 would likely mean a trade. Over 3 they would walk.

With rumors abounding Marty Turco is ready to be signed for 1.5, does anyone in their right mind believe the Hawks shouldn't go the extra 1.25 to get a proven playoff performer, Cup winning, pressure goalie?'

08/01/2010 - 7:52pm I second The Elwood if you're

I second The Elwood if you're sitting in or around the LF/3rd base side.  It's attached to a parking garage, which is relatively cheap, and a quick exit so you don't get stuck in traffic.  The Elwood is usually my pre-game wattering hole.

07/31/2010 - 2:00pm Why the Rams passed on Suh to

Why the Rams passed on Suh to take Bradford when Locker is sitting there ripe for the picking next year is beyond me.  Not that I really cared that the Rams picked Bradford, because now I get to watch Suh fuck shit up in a Lions jersey.  I was also on the Stafford band wagon last year too, so I'm quite happy. 

The funniest part about the draft were the Rams fans though.  Once reality set in that they were going to pick Bradford, most of them became delusional and actually WANTED Bradford over Suh.  Good luck with that...

07/30/2010 - 6:00pm They're Nike SB's.  They'll

They're Nike SB's.  They'll probably run you $200 on eBay.

07/26/2010 - 10:39pm You may be right about the

You may be right about the classes, but I know a few people that went to UM-Flint that had to go to Ann Arbor to finish their degree in the medical field.  They had to work at the hospital for credits.  It may not be a class per say, but they definitely earned credits in Ann Arbor while having UM-Flint as their home campus. 

07/17/2010 - 11:38am I've been asking the same

I've been asking the same thing about the NBA for awhile now.  Yeah, it might be a fun sport to watch every now and then, but every year it's the same thing.  You can go into each year with a top 4 teams, 2 from each league that will make the finals and win and every year it happens.  Not to mention that you see those same 4 teams on ESPN and TNT every single time they show a basketball game. 

Oh, and how about the playoffs...  There were 3 sweeps in the 2nd round.  How exciting...

07/16/2010 - 2:36am I doubt it.  The Warriors are

I doubt it.  The Warriors are a cash cow in the Bay.  They were 11th in the league in attendence last year and they sucked.  If they were actually decent and had a superstar to base their team around, they would be raking.

FWIW, the Pistons were 8th in attendence and they were worse.  They aren't going anywhere.

06/27/2010 - 8:46am Evans grabbing his nuts then

Evans grabbing his nuts then blowing Forrest a kiss doesn't come close...?  Umm...  Ok...

Hughes strutting, Forrest's little chin punch, Rampage's jumping is on the same level.  It's not Silva's fault that Maia couldn't KO his ass when he was touching the mat with both of his hands. 

06/27/2010 - 8:30am Out of curiosity, what makes

Out of curiosity, what makes Anderson Silva a "douchebag" besides the media getting into your head...?  As far as I'm concerned, he's the most entertaining fighter in MMA today.  So what if he "showboats"?  So does Evans, Hughes, Rampage, hell, even Forrest showboats.  No one can beat Silva, and he proves it time and time again.  Saying Silva showboats is like saying Desmond showboats.  They are the best in the world at their time and they were showing it.  Let them enjoy it.


BTW, Gracie is NOT the best P4P ever.  Just because he's an originator doesn't make him the best.  That's like saying Ken Shamrock is the best LW of all time.

06/26/2010 - 2:22pm Just got 100% on it a few

Just got 100% on it a few days ago.  It's an awesome game, but damn, getting 100% took forever!  I wasn't even going to until I beat the game, then beat all the stranger mission, then realized that I was almost at 100% so why not. 

06/26/2010 - 2:11pm Sure...  It will happen just

Sure...  It will happen just as soon as you can give recruits secret dufflebags and awesome co-ed parties on their recruiting visits!  I wonder if when you get caught you'll have to give back your NC and Heisman trophies as well.  Will this screw up your 4 straight NC's achievement? 

NCAA 11 = It's in the game!  Literally! 

06/17/2010 - 12:49am Sure.  Each team that faced

Sure.  Each team that faced Duke won their game.  Isn't that the point of a playoff/tournament?  To determine who the best is?  If a NCAA football playoff comes along, are you then also going to claim a team didn't beat the best team(s) either?  Teams get into playoffs/tournaments for a reason.  They're the best teams in the country. 

Honestly, if beating the best teams doesn't matter, then why are people so up in arms when Michigan misses the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament every year?  If that's the case, then we should strive for the NIT.  Hell, why even go to a tournament?

06/17/2010 - 12:48am I do concur on that.  My main

I do concur on that.  My main point was, I didn't see "I hope we still play MSU and OSU!"  I saw "hoping Indiana, Minnesota, Illinois, and Northwestern stay on the slate."

Besides Minnesota, what do the other teams benefit Michigan for?  The only thing I could think of were that the OP saw them as "easy" teams to beat.  Again, we shouldn't strive to beat the "easy" teams.  We should be striving to beat the best.  Ultimately, we aren't going to have a completely stacked schedule every year, but we shouldn't be scared to have one either.

06/17/2010 - 12:29am "To be the best, you have to

"To be the best, you have to beat the best."

06/17/2010 - 12:28am I wish he would start playing

I wish he would start playing more like a football player on skates.  During his years in Vancouver, he was one of the best power forwards ever to play the game. 

06/17/2010 - 12:10am Damnit!  I missed this, I was

Damnit!  I missed this, I was really looking forward to watching it too.  I hope I can catch a replay of it.

06/17/2010 - 12:09am Why are hoping Indiana,

Why are hoping Indiana, Minnesota, Illinois, and Northwestern stay on the schedule..?  Because you think they will be easy wins?  Is this what you're lowering yourself to as a Michigan fan?  Mediocrity?  Fuck that, load up the schedule for all I care.  This is MICHIGAN!  We shouldn't be scared to play anyone.

06/15/2010 - 11:22pm Spartan Stadium is a fucking

Spartan Stadium is a fucking dump.  How it can be ranked above Comerica Park, and Michigan Stadium is beyond me.  Their main gripe about Comerica is that they had to walk to 3 different stands to get a hot dog?  Wow...  It's called "exercise."

06/15/2010 - 2:29am I feel kind of bad for

I feel kind of bad for Boise.  TCU and Boise would be perfect fits for the Big 12 football wise.  It seemed as if Boise was poised to take a MWC invite, then pulled back once the Big 12 was in turmoil, then jumped on the MWC invite as soon as it looked like the Big 12 was as good as done. 

Other than those two, I don't know.  Cincy?  Louisville?  Memphis?  Houston?  Who knows, but the Big 12 will go after 2 other schools.  They don't want to lose the cash cow that is the Big 12 Championship game.

06/14/2010 - 10:46pm Personally, I think it's

Personally, I think it's hilarious.  Nebraska (and I'm sure Colorado as well) wanted to get out of the Big 12 because of Texas.  Not just the school, but the state.  They were running the Big 12.  Now, KU, KSU, BU, Mizzou, and ISU basically beg Texas to stay so everyone else stays just so they can keep that "prestigious" BCS conference title.  Problem for every other school is that Texas is going to run that conference in football.  When Texas takes that BCS title bid year after year and keeps all that BCS money from it, PLUS more money than every other school, PLUS their own network, I just can't see any other Big 12 school being able to survive financially in that conference.  I have a feeling this isn't going to end well, and the only ones to blame are the 5 desperate schools that wanted to keep the conference together. 

06/14/2010 - 9:10pm I just got done playing two

I just got done playing two games on the demo.  The ESPN presentation is awesome!  When that familiar Saturday ESPN College Football theme hit, I was pumped.  For the game play, I did notice that there were blown coverages, and it was easier to pass in which is nice.  Usually EA football game passing plays only work when you PA fake, or throw the out route over and over again.  Playing with Clemson, I got ran down from behind after breaking a 60+ yard run.  It was nice because in years past if you broke open a run, the D never cared enough to run you down, or just weren't fast enough.  Now you just can't take a stroll into the endzone everytime you break one. 

I'm still undecided on if I'm going to buy it or not.  I have to play the demo more to get a feel for it.  The recent sports games trend has been small gameplay improvements, but the same core gameplay of years past.  NHL 10's core gameplay is pretty much the same as NHL 09 except with small improvements.  UFC 10's core gameplay is pretty much the same as UFC 09 except with small improvements.  Both are great games, but I felt with both games these "improvements" could have been added in a patch for $10 instead of making a yearly release and making people spend $60 on them each time.  I need to play the demo more to see if the improvements are worth my $60 for another year.

06/14/2010 - 7:39am I completely agree.  To a

I completely agree.  To a certain extent, he's been on, but I agree with Frank the Tank in that the information he is being given is largely a smoke screen fed to him via Texas. 

It has been widely known that the Pac 10 was going to go after Colorado and Utah.  Colorado is going, and guess what team is popping up to take one of the "5" teams spot if one of them doesn't go?  Utah.

Texas A&M has discussed a move to the SEC for awhile now too, and has been brought up even before Chip was reporting it.

I DO think he is getting his information from Texas, but I think he's just being taken for a ride.  I don't think he really minds either since he's getting tons of national media attention in the process.  Personally, I take what he says with a grain of salt.

06/14/2010 - 3:23am True, instead they have to

True, instead they have to settle for the word "cowbell." 

06/14/2010 - 3:21am The first season was nothing

The first season was nothing short of amazing.  The second season kind of lost me.  The third season was great until Hank got put into the hospital, then it got incredibly boring and drawn out.  They could have basically put 3 episodes into one.  It was very disappointing to me because the first half of the season was on par with season 1.  The last 2 episodes were good, but nothing will ever match that first season.