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12/15/2018 - 11:17pm Remember when we played like…

Remember when we played like crap 4 out 5 times in in NCAA tournament, and made the final?  You forfeiting those games?

Geuss what...I guarantee we lose a game this year.  Free throw shooting, bad 3 point  shooting,  foul trouble, injuries.... Yep all those add up to a loss.

Tourney... You have to beat 3-4 good teams in a row just to make a Final Four, odds are something will go wrong there too.

So yep you will be most likely right.. congrats 300 + teams don't win the title for some reason way to play the odds

Football..  I loathe people say I told you ____ will cost s early in the season.  Well no kidding, a loss can usually mean a factor of things,  offensive line play, fg kicking ,safies pash rush

12/12/2018 - 3:49pm Hill  3%

Harrison 30%

Hill  3%

Harrison 30%

Keegan  75%

Deloach 20%

Soloman  10%

Ellies  5%

Johnson  75%

12/12/2018 - 1:35pm Great I can expect a 10 part…

Great I can expect a 10 part expose by the Freep on Harbaugh running an outlaw program.

Meanwhile in East Lansing..

12/09/2018 - 4:11pm So you're unhappy unless we…

So you're unhappy unless we're top 5?  Well Bama, UGA, OSU, and Clemson don't play fair.

I'm not naive, all schools pay players, but these 4 schools decide to have a unfair advantage.

That means we have to be the best cleaner program every year.  Just not possible, ND, USC, PSU, Oklahoma, Texas.

And all the other schools who decide to get dirtier for a year or two.  Ole Miss, FSU, TAMU etc.

Just not realistic.

12/06/2018 - 11:33pm Very interested.  My In laws…

Very interested.  My In laws own a rental on John Street.  

12/06/2018 - 10:21pm Fingerlee lumber really…

Fingerlee lumber really helped with our Mechanical Engineering project giving 5 M.E.'s some clue what we were doing.

Since none of us actually had a wood shop class before.  #fulfilling the stereotype.

But yeah they were sitting on a valuable piece of property.

12/06/2018 - 4:03pm Nice Vizsla!  Have one…

Nice Vizsla!  Have one myself.  14 years old

12/05/2018 - 2:37pm Pardon was so close to…

Pardon was so close to having Brian eating a lemon.

12/05/2018 - 1:22pm JJJ is to Durant as Izzo is…

JJJ is to Durant as Izzo is to Rick Barnes.  We will look back in 5 years and realize the guy can't coach.

They both couldn't make it out of the 1st round with a generational talent and another NBA player in the lineup.

12/04/2018 - 2:00pm To be fair with that thread…

To be fair with that thread title,  it can be about so many things.  

Of course I don't understand the the threads that basically boil down to "People paid to have an opinion, has one."  

Let's get outraged and/ or celebrate.  The people being paid with few exceptions have very little clue what's going at Michigan compared to people on the board.

 

At least they finally got rid of the Beilein and his 1-3-1 zone schtick  talking heads

12/03/2018 - 11:24pm Brian, hire this Man!

Brian, hire this Man!

12/01/2018 - 11:40pm Scavenging what I can find…

Scavenging what I can find in my Parents' 80's liquor cabinet.  Some bottles unopened with dates from 1977.

Evan Williams whiskey (yuck)  with I'm sure 30 year old ginger brandy,  and some sprite.

Not my best work, but servicable.

11/23/2018 - 10:40pm O'neil did Nebraska - Iowa …

O'neil did Nebraska - Iowa  today.   He's out.

Capron still in play.... all the others are benign to me.

11/19/2018 - 12:48pm I think that's lower than I…

I think that's lower than I assumed, but I'm sure he's doing a bunch of nondescript games.

I'm not sure he's on the take. .  Maybe more susceptible to reffing the score,  or worse  the league trying to make the games closer for tv/ratings purposes in prime time games

11/19/2018 - 11:21am I don't even know how to…

I don't even know how to look it up,  if it's possible.  I'd love to see the underdog record vs the spread in his games.  

Every game he refs seems to be closer than it should be.

11/14/2018 - 1:03pm Except the SEC only plays 8…

Except the SEC only plays 8 conference games.

11/10/2018 - 11:18pm I'll go opposite with Peters…

I'll go opposite with Peters..

What if I told you.... they were keeping him off tape.  All the good things he can do and mostly limitations he has.

Why let DC"s know exactly what he is before it happens.  Sure they will adjust after 1-2 series, but maybe that's all you need

11/08/2018 - 11:17pm Wake Forest team with a…

Wake Forest team with a backup Freshman Qb making his first start.  Wake will move up to the top 20 now

11/07/2018 - 3:17pm Get me up to 3025 so I can…

Get me up to 3025 so I can be a perfect square when it freezes.

11/05/2018 - 6:41pm Honestly,  That was one of…

Honestly,  That was one of the best reffed games of the year.

I know it's a low bar.

Yes, the holding on the Thomas kickoff was pretty crappy, but at that point they seemed to be calling anything on special teams while nothing during regular play.

There was a couple missed holds on Winovich, but otherwise a pretty solid game from the crew.  I would take them in Columbus any time

11/04/2018 - 3:16pm  I wouldn't want Saban to…

 I wouldn't want Saban to have a month to prepare for Michigan

11/03/2018 - 11:31pm Shit if I was Oklahoma I…

Shit if I was Oklahoma I would dump 5 million on his step and make him say no.

11/01/2018 - 7:41pm Freep has gotten stupid…

Freep has gotten stupid lately with the titles.  It's driving me nuts.

Example, when MIchigan- MSU time was announced:

News title  UofM- MSU set for Noon start

Freep Title UofM - MSU start time Announced.

It's like they forgot the 5 W's of journalism

10/27/2018 - 12:23pm They are playing Michigan…

They are playing Michigan every day.

10/27/2018 - 12:01pm Or

We disagree with the Big…

Or

We disagree with the Big Ten  and will look into pregame schedules so this doesn't arise again.

Simple.  Not taking blame.  Realizing there was an issue

10/27/2018 - 11:54am 2 spots open .  No…

2 spots open .  No incumbents running.  Other than that.  Their websites are just an mismash of they love MSU and wanting to keep tuition down.  

One of the canidate's daughter was a Volleyball player MSU and once treated by Nasser.  You can infer the rest.  Miller I believe.

Hopefully others can provide better information.

10/27/2018 - 11:40am Which ones?  I tried…

Which ones?  I tried perusing their websites last week.  No incumbents running thank goodness.

Let me know and I'll vote for them

10/27/2018 - 11:37am Wow!  Engler don't you have…

Wow!  Engler don't you have better things to do then worry about a rounding error in the athletic department budget.

Nothing like the pettiness of a Spartan.

10/26/2018 - 7:31pm Probably start with a Pisco…

Probably start with a Pisco Mint smash,  with fresh mint from my plant.

Then probably a take on a old fashioned with Watermelon vinegar with Maker's

Watching the World Series

10/26/2018 - 7:10pm Best Bourbon for the price…

Best Bourbon for the price around!

10/25/2018 - 3:35pm It's literally designed to…

It's literally designed to take the life out of you.  My wife isn't crafty,  but I like to buy frames there for sports memoribilia mostly.

Every time,  one or two frames and it takes 15 minutes to check out.  Usually because there's some one trying to buy things with 14 coupons, one doesn't work, they have a return or returning it to reuse a coupon or get a better price.

Get two lines Michaels, one for quick sales/ten items or less and the other for that nonsense.

Going old school with a dedicated customer service desk would work too.

10/25/2018 - 1:59pm Where did I put my…

Where did I put my Lightsaber? 

10/24/2018 - 9:28am It's insane that people were…

It's insane that people were questioning his commitment to the program when he literally turned down Clemson money to come here.

The recruiting pitch is that it is a 40 year decision not a 4 year one.  Although, when portions of the fanbase do this stuff it ruins it

10/22/2018 - 12:35pm Basketball rankings are even…

Basketball rankings are even more pointless than the football polls (besides the FPC). 

 

10/18/2018 - 3:18pm Cancer.

Terrorism.

Whether…

Cancer.

Terrorism.

Whether Ben Affleck will be a good Batman.

10/15/2018 - 1:39pm Onside Kicks yes..  Or the…

Onside Kicks yes..  Or the Transcontinental or reverse on a Kickoff return.  

The two punt returners is a favorite too.

Just kick it out of the endzone please

10/14/2018 - 12:53pm So you want the soccer…

So you want the soccer yellow card system?  I'm not sure that would work.   So a defense could rack up 11-14 yellow cards a game and no yardage?  We're trying to make the game safer.

The roughing the snapper is a player safety concern.  It wasn't a strong call,  but it probably needs to be called 

10/11/2018 - 2:11pm Hey I've got an idea,  Let's…

Hey I've got an idea,  Let's put David Terrell on  Plaxico Burress.  I mean it's genius..

10/10/2018 - 10:19pm From the spirit of the game,…

From the spirit of the game, the offense is wasting two players on 1, thus already disadvantaging itself.

Not saying it's right.  But I understand the logic.

10/06/2018 - 11:06pm Look we're going to accept…

Look we're going to accept that all Big 10 refs suck.

But I didn't recognize the referee of this crew and  I took that as a good omen.

Tru Wilson hold aside,  I think they had a good game.  They did tend to take over in the 3rd quarter, maybe slow down the calls there.

Honestly, if it was this crew in Columbus,  or Lansing instead of O'Neill, Capron would you complain?

09/30/2018 - 1:48pm Yes, they watched all 20…

Yes, they watched all 20 relevant games this week in the time their game ended and when their votes were due at 10 AM

James Franklin was so worried he took the 4th quarter to watch earlier games

09/22/2018 - 11:45pm Except, you know Harbaugh…

Except, you know Harbaugh basically made it a precursor  for coming here.  

Lets face it.  A non big 10 champion Michigan is not getting into the playoffs.  That basically means beating OSU or getting 5 lucky dominos to fall.

09/22/2018 - 4:58pm Hopefully we burned him for…

Hopefully we burned him for this year and he doesn't  show up @ MSU , or PSU

09/20/2018 - 10:31pm Classic Friday afternoon…

Classic Friday afternoon media dump. 

09/20/2018 - 7:54pm Great.  Now we will never…

Great.  Now we will never get it.

09/20/2018 - 2:42pm He still will be defensive…

He still will be defensive lineman player of the year over Winovich and Gary.

09/14/2018 - 3:16pm C'mon Damon wouldn't touch…

C'mon Damon wouldn't touch that.  Gotta think B level or C level.

James Van Der Beek..  They can tie it into the Varisty Blues franchise as well

Two generations of built in fan bases.  Get me a script!

09/12/2018 - 11:27am With 2 weeks of data, what…

With 2 weeks of data, what is the ceiling/floor record of the team?

09/07/2018 - 3:00pm I don't know it's a hard job…

I don't know it's a hard job.  155 games a year. 3 hours minimum a game for what 15 years now.

Plus flights and bus trips and planning.   Not many people spend that much time with their significant others. 

09/07/2018 - 2:36pm They shuffle Mario to a…

They shuffle Mario to a different team .  Remember they are Fox Sports employees technically.  Rod gets put back to the Diamonbacks.

They make due with with Gibson, Monroe and maybe Morris for a year.  Bring in a new PBP guy or poach Dickerson from radio.

I'd be cool with Josh Lewin, he knows Gibby.  He wasn't bad for those awful teams