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09/15/2016 - 11:11am MICH 31 - 20 COL

MICH 31 - 20 COL

05/24/2014 - 2:39pm It was okay

In Kalkaska here, laid out on the dock from about 3-3:30 AM and saw maybe 10-15 or so. One was really cool and left a red streak in the sky for around 5 seconds. 

Overall the "meteor shower" was OK, nothing spectacular, so don't feel bad if you didn't stay up.

But holy crap was the Milky Way visible last night. That was way more cool than the meteors. 

12/01/2013 - 2:41pm Favorite Website By Far

Your team has turned MGoBlog into my favorite website for the past four years or so now. Even in the offseason I find myself checking at least two or three times a day for new content. I actually pick up a lot of news info from the MGoBoard before outlets like CNN!

Great job, please keep on truckin. I don't know what I would do without all the info you provide!

09/14/2013 - 4:40pm After last week

The letdown.

01/17/2013 - 3:58pm Bentley Image Bank

The Bentley rocks for things like this. Have you checked out their image bank? It's open to the public. Just search for "Ann Arbor Main Street" or whatever and all kinds of interesting pictures come up.

 

http://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx?c=bhl

12/26/2012 - 9:58pm Heidelberg

The girlfriend and I went out with some friends last year at Heidelberg. That was actually pretty fun. If you get there between 8-9 you can definitely grab a table (we had a group of about 10). 

They passed out hats, kazoo type things, champagne I think, etc. 

10/30/2012 - 11:40pm I know you are being

I know you are being sarcastic, but it really wouldn't surprise me too much if he actually was on MGo, though likely in a "lurker" sense. From his time at Dominoes I am sure Mr Brandon is familiar with the Six Sigma (6S) methodology. One of the main principles of 6S is understanding the "voice of the customer" to ensure product/project quality.

MGoBlog provides a unique live look into the fan base that would be difficult to pass up as the de facto CEO of Michigan athletics.

10/16/2012 - 1:58pm Goodness gracious those time

Goodness gracious those timepieces are beautiful, but when a web site doesn't list the price, you know you can't afford it.

:(

 

10/08/2012 - 3:51pm Co-op

I think what people also miss is that the Co-op program is very popular at Purdue. Similar to a University of Cincinnati or a Kettering University, the engineering students alternate work and class rotations.

So a not insignificant portion of the student body isn't in town at any given time.

09/29/2012 - 1:54pm Cider mill key matchup: my

Cider mill key matchup: my wallet versus apple flavored everything.

08/12/2012 - 7:36pm r/CFB

This was discussed on Reddit also. User "Spicy_TWatkins" provides some interesting insight:

 

 

40 yard times are measured off of the runners start not the runner reacting to a gun. Bolt had a reaction time in that race of 0.146s, so subtracting that off you get to a 40 yard dash time of about 4.05s.

 

...

 

Just looked at Denard's profile on Michigan's track team's website and his 60m PB is 6.81s, Bolt ran the first 60m in Bejing and Berlin in 6.155 and 6.161, respectively. In less then 24m Bolt wouldn't be able to make up 0.6s on Denard, he would have to already be well ahead at 36.576m (40yds).

 

03/19/2012 - 10:14pm Is it just me or does Denard

Is it just me or does Denard sound a lot better in his interviews? I wonder if it's something that he's been working on. The past few seasons, while his smile was infectious, he sounded shaky at times and not quite sure what to say next. 

His increasing mastery of coachspeak will do him well in next years draft interviews. 

03/01/2012 - 10:31pm This thread had way more

This thread had way more drama than I was expecting from the O.P.

I like the idea, not so much the presentation. 

01/14/2012 - 1:41am My girlfriend is a natural

My girlfriend is a natural blonde. 

/firstworldproblems

12/27/2011 - 12:55am Superdome Virtual Seating

This was posted a few weeks ago, I'll pass it along for those that didn't see it. You can click on your seats and get a virtual view of what it will look like.

http://www.seats3d.com/nfl/new_orleans_saints/#/level_6/

12/17/2011 - 9:42pm Jealous x1000

:( 

12/17/2011 - 9:19pm Or scout how terrible these

Or scout how terrible these TV camera angles are. Ugh. Not looking forward to watching a game I care about at the Superdome. 

12/16/2011 - 12:23pm The whole situation is like

The whole situation is like Ayn Rand writing a novel about college football.

12/13/2011 - 3:13pm Detroit Tigers away jerseys

Detroit Tigers away jerseys vs time:

http://detroit.tigers.mlb.com/det/history/uniforms_logos.jsp

 

jerseys

 

You win.

12/13/2011 - 2:53pm I would have gone with

I would have gone with Lidstrom over Zetterberg, but I get your point.

12/08/2011 - 10:01pm And I'm a robot. Beep boop

And I'm a robot. Beep boop beep

12/08/2011 - 4:59pm Fair point: updated!

Fair point: updated!

12/07/2011 - 2:05am Aaaaand new desktop

Aaaaand new desktop picture. 

Love it! Great work.

12/04/2011 - 12:34am You're thinking of the

You're thinking of the AP/Coaches polls. Those come out with the Sunday papers. 

Then those factor into the BCS rankings, which are released on ESPN at 8:00 Sunday nights.

11/29/2011 - 12:22pm Colin: Health issues? That's

Colin: Health issues? That's a ton of hours.

Hoke: I'm very fortunate. My wife helps, she's a blessing. You've got to keep it in perspective and help the kids grow, but you have to make sure the coaches keep getting time with their families.

Colin: Do you look at OSU differently with Urban instead of Tressel?

Hoke: We'll always have great respect for OHIO.

Colin: Rematch LSU v Bama? What do you think about rematches?

Hoke: You'll see it here in the B1G with Ohio and us on opposite divisions. It's exciting and the landscape continues to change. Everyone has so much passion.

Colin: Night gamez. Moar plz.

Hoke: Generic coachspeak.

11/29/2011 - 12:19pm Colin: Urban Meyer! What

Colin: Urban Meyer! What about OHIO RECRUITING?!

Hoke: We're going to be AGGRESSIVE. Woodson. Great players from there. Winged helmet.

11/29/2011 - 12:18pm Colin: Secret to turning a

Colin: Secret to turning a program around in one year?

Hoke: Accountability to each other, respect to each other and discipline.

 

11/06/2011 - 6:08pm I personally think Walmart

I personally think Walmart has some pretty good deals on UM merchandise. Very affordable for those of us that can't afford a $50 polo from M-Den....yet.

11/05/2011 - 4:11pm y u b rationalz in a rant

y u b rationalz in a rant thread?!?!!

11/05/2011 - 4:06pm I pray for unbridled chaose

I pray for unbridled chaos in the BCS. I want every single game to be an upset. The rest of the world needs to feel my pain. 

And then I turn off all the halftime shows so I don't have to watch our low-lights.

10/19/2011 - 10:09pm The true Top Friend of the

The true Top Friend of the Knowledge will not need to carefully look out for the forum topic.

.

This user already knows exactly when the thread will be created.

.

I wish I knew the future :(

10/12/2011 - 6:40pm That really does suck for

That really does suck for Wisconsin that the B1G is so down this year. If they go undefeated and don't go to the BCS championship game...mega bummer.

10/11/2011 - 3:37pm Gotcha, thanks!

Gotcha, thanks!

10/11/2011 - 3:30pm Kindle?

Question for Brian, John, or someone else who has seen the book - are there extensive graphs/charts/a need for an actual physical copy? I'd prefer to buy the Kindle version, but I've found e-books aren't great when you need to flip back and forth between charts and text. 

I see that John did say he cut out all photographs, so that's why I'm wondering.

Can't wait to read it!

10/10/2011 - 9:37pm What's with Cutler's goofy

What's with Cutler's goofy footwork out of under-center? I've never seen a QB run straight backwards in a pass drop - usually they are running sidewaysish. 

10/10/2011 - 12:58pm +1 for deductive etymology. 

+1 for deductive etymology. 

10/10/2011 - 10:05am I know the pictured uniforms

I know the pictured uniforms are supposed to be tounge-in-cheek, but those are actually really cool. It works equally well as a U-M fan desktop or a MSU fan desktop.

10/06/2011 - 10:50pm What a d bag. He obviously

What a d bag. He obviously has a cut on his face.

10/04/2011 - 2:18pm Original Livingston Daily

Original Livingston Daily article here:

http://www.livingstondaily.com/article/20111001/SPORTS/110930015/Newly-crowned-homecoming-queen-Brianna-Amat-kicks-Pirates-upset-Hartland-Brighton-photo-galleries-game-audio-

10/02/2011 - 9:41pm I love me some Kovacs. This

I love me some Kovacs. This Christmas I'm pullin the trigger on the #32 jersey.

10/01/2011 - 2:43pm Confirmed on the BTN

Confirmed on the BTN broadcast around 10:30 left in the 4th quarter.

09/29/2011 - 10:31am And spitting everywhere at

And spitting everywhere at the same time?

09/26/2011 - 4:05pm I love that

I love that alot.

http://hyperboleandahalf.blogspot.com/2010/04/alot-is-better-than-you-a…

09/24/2011 - 9:57pm 500, dead or alive!

500, dead or alive!

09/21/2011 - 2:01pm fergoshsakes?

fergoshsakes?

09/17/2011 - 10:07pm I would just photoshop a

I would just photoshop a picture of my friends into my Mcard and print it out, paste it on a credit card, then slip it into an id carrier. Worked like a charm. 

09/17/2011 - 9:45pm It goes both ways, too -

It goes both ways, too - remember that SDSU's coach, Rocky Long, was the D coordinator and saw Al Borges' offense every day in practice. 

 

09/17/2011 - 6:44pm Hang on, ND might find a way

Hang on, ND might find a way to fumble while taking a knee.

09/17/2011 - 6:42pm MSU punts?! ND muffs it?!

MSU punts?! ND muffs it?! Does neither team want to win?

09/14/2011 - 6:25pm I was thinking Vegas too, but

I was thinking Vegas too, but it sounds like they've tried before and there are too many politics to push a real bid through:

http://www.vegasinc.com/news/2011/apr/18/dont-we-want/

The board of Las Vegas Events, which organizes and promotes such wide-ranging and profitable Vegas events as the National Finals Rodeo and NASCAR Weekend, is filled with resort officials who have skin in the arena game. Aria President and Chief Operating Officer Bill McBeath is joined on the LVE board by Caesars Entertainment Western Division President Tom Jenkin, Gaughan and Palms owner George Maloof.