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06/23/2011 - 10:36pm I haaaaaate Kyle Singler :(

I haaaaaate Kyle Singler :(

03/03/2011 - 2:22pm Student section will be about

Student section will be about 1/3 of its usual size :( Hoping the rest of Crisler steps it up in UN-old-Michigan-fan fashion

12/22/2010 - 6:14pm hmmm
  1. darius morris
  2. jordan morgan
  3. zack novak
  4. stu douglass
  5. blake mclimans
  6. jon horford
  7. tim hardaway jr
  8. evan smotrycz
  9. matt vogrich
  10. josh bartelstein
  11. corey person
  12. eso akunne
  13. laval lucas-perry
  14. keith benson
  15. anthony wright
  16. david kool
  17. trey zeigler
  18. casey prather
  19. ray mccallum
  20. jarrod washburn
  21. ralph sampson iii
  22. colton iverson
  23. lawrence westbrook
  24. demetri mccamey
  25. mike davis
  26. mike tisdale
  27. kalin lucas
  28. korie lucious
  29. durrell summers
  30. delvon roe
  31. draymond green
  32. garrick sherman
  33. keith appling
  34. derrick nix
  35. jon shurna
  36. michael thompson
  37. vernell jones iii
  38. talor battle
  39. jajuan johnson
  40. robbie hummell
  41. e'tuan moore
  42. kelsey barlow
  43. john hart
  44. jared sullinger
  45. jon diebler
  46. david lighty
  47. william buford
  48. dallas lauderdale
  49. kyrie irving
  50. kyle singler
  51. miles plumlee
  52. nolan smith
  53. josh selby
  54. xavier henry
  55. jacob pullen
  56. tyler zeller
  57. terrence oglesby
  58. scoop jardine
  59. rick jackson
  60. kemba walker
  61. devin oliver
  62. austin freeman
  63. maurice jones
  64. alex legion
  65. joe young
  66. terrence jones

and I don't even get espn

12/20/2010 - 12:14pm Additionally

the Sports Business Association on campus is a great club that organizes events such as guest speakers (Dan Gilbert, John Moores, Jim Irsay), career fairs (the Palace of Auburn Hills), and alumni networking events.  If you decide to come here, definitely get involved with the SBA.

12/20/2010 - 12:11pm I am currently a Junior in

I am currently a Junior in the Sport Management program at Michigan.  I agree wtih a lot of the comments posted above.... most SM majors believe/want  the program in the B School.  There may be more prestigious SM schools, such as UMass and Ohio, but if you're looking to stay in state, it's hard to go against the opportunity to work with the University of Michigan Athletic Department.  On campus there are plenty of opportunities for field experience, and another benefit is that Detroit is just 45 min away.  It's true that the field experience and networking are imperative in the search for a job.

It's pretty selective as far as admissions go...maybe not as selective as engineering or the B school persay, but it hold its own.  Required courses include marketing, sales, public speaking, accouting, econ, finance, org behavior, etc...so yeah, pretty business-oriented.  And to the person who said virtually all football players major in SM, I do not believe this is true.  I know JB Fitz and David Molk do, probably a few others, but the application into the 2nd level of the program weeds most of them out.

12/15/2010 - 12:22am I mean if you watched the

I mean if you watched the game tonight he does flutter around the court quite a bit, and he has those wide ears that look like butterfly wings...along with the cocoon metaphor, I think it makes sense

12/15/2010 - 12:19am Final exams man...don't worry

Final exams man...don't worry I was there

11/10/2010 - 1:20pm If there were ever a time to

If there were ever a time to break from tradition, it would be now.  I absolutely love the #1 and its correlation with great WR's, but Denard is clearly the biggest game-changer on the offense,, and he's wearing a non-descript #16..,,just sayin.

10/24/2010 - 8:27pm Cam Gordon = Stevie Brown

Cam Gordon = Stevie Brown

10/08/2010 - 8:53pm Michigan 35, Michigan St 26

Michigan 35, Michigan St 26

08/26/2010 - 10:44pm A New Start

I move back Sunday

Welcome Week will be awesome

One-and-oh-baby

08/24/2010 - 4:59pm Absolutely love this pick

Absolutely love this pick up. With the way they can get to the rack, it looks like Burke and Brundidge might be able to play at the 2 while Darius handles point with Hardaway at the wing and Smotz wing/forward, shaping up nicely.  I guess this means no go for Stauskas and possibly Pangos.

08/22/2010 - 10:54pm Valiant

"Valiant" is just such a valiant plate in itself man...I'd go with that

08/22/2010 - 5:43pm I mean

isn't it more about the principle of the matter rather than the facts of one isolated case?

08/22/2010 - 5:18pm Absolutely love his attitude

Absolutely love his attitude and tone...we all know RR tells it like it is with the team and this was as optimistic and enthusiastic as I've seen him with the media

08/21/2010 - 6:27pm Great update

Denard showed better accuracy than Tate huh? What a difference a year makes

08/20/2010 - 12:06pm No

Most of the red shows up on the east and south sides of the stadium.  Students are required to sit in sections 25-31, in the northwest corner.

08/19/2010 - 7:46pm I mean

if you look at it as intended to get you fired up to supports the 2010 Michigan Wolverines this year, then no, it's not a great choice for ESPN.  But the song itself, without the ESPN/college football/pump-up context...I love it.

08/18/2010 - 10:52pm I haven't been banged in

I haven't been banged in awhile.  And that's not a positive situation.

08/18/2010 - 6:08pm I broke my collarbone in an

I broke my collarbone in an early-season game my senior year of high school.  It was only high school but believe me, football (sports in general) was the center of my world.  Hell, I'm majoring in sport mangement.  When I was told I was done for the season, for my life, I just cried.  You're helpless; you can't do anything to change the fact that what you busted your ass for as long as you can remember is gone.

08/15/2010 - 12:10pm Rec Sports

most rec sports jobs are just about filled...though there is an IM referee meeting I believe September 8th at the IMSB for anyone interested in reffing.  Check the rec  sports website, I know there's info there.

08/11/2010 - 7:37pm Very interesting.  If

Very interesting.  If anyone's read Moneyball, the basic premise of the book is that Bily Beane crushes the age-old ideas of baseball scouting (based on a player's looks, potential, tools)  because he was indeed scouted by those premises and failed as a baseball player.  He instead purposefully distanced himself from any notions he may have conceived as a playerso that in his current position as GM he could make objective decisions.  And he basically changed the game in doing so.  I think this would be the best approach for any coach/manager who has played the game.

08/11/2010 - 6:32pm It seems like the sky is

It seems like the sky is falling because next year, we'll have JT Floyd, Cullen Christian, James Rogers, Courtney Avery, smaller Talbott, along with 2-3 freshmen at cornerback. 

08/11/2010 - 11:55am Kris, if you go to Auburn,

Kris, if you go to Auburn, you'll be at just another one of those SEC schools.  If you come here, you'll be at Michigan. Michigan. The Leaders and the Best. 

08/04/2010 - 10:24pm Still never step on it out of

Still never step on it out of respect for the M

08/03/2010 - 2:29pm As a Packers fan...

this is the best news since my foreshadowing dream that Michigan wins 10 games this year, whether he actually retires or not.  I love almost nothing more than to see the Vikings BEING HIS BITCH and allowing their entire fate to be determined by the day-to-day whims of one man, a player no less.  I couldn't be prouder of the way the Packers' brass handled Favre two years ago and ran their organization like any should be run: by the bosses. I think this never-ending drama is what the Vikings had coming to them.

08/03/2010 - 12:32pm Glad to see Marvin Robinson

Glad to see Marvin Robinson has a "natural gift" at safety.  I was under the impression he was going to be tried at one of the Spur/Bandit spots though and Cameron Gordon the Deep Safety?

07/31/2010 - 7:56pm If I woke up from a coma in

If I woke up from a coma in December and saw that class, I'd know that we'd beaten UConn, ND, and MSU and probably have gotten 8 wins

07/31/2010 - 7:52pm 1A.  Resign Maggs and

1A.  Resign Maggs and Inge

1B. Sign a Ted Lilly, Brandon Webb, Javier Vasquez, Aaron Harang, or Jake Westbrook. 

2.  Throw millions at Crawford

3.  Hope Boesch, Rhymes, Sizemore, Worth continue to develop into MLB players

4. Re-sign Bonderman for cheap if necessary

07/31/2010 - 6:58pm Columbus: Not Ann Arbor.

Columbus: Not Ann Arbor.

07/31/2010 - 6:28pm ^ agreed, if she actually

^ agreed, if she actually wants to know, she'll ask the questions, such as why you are proclaiming the next Space Emperor after a couple Michigan punts

07/31/2010 - 6:11pm I'm sure Ricardo used the

I'm sure Ricardo used the term "gellin'",because anyone who says "gelling" simply isn't gellin', and we know that this team is, in fact, gellin'.

07/30/2010 - 11:51am I own 2 Taylor Swift CD's and

I own 2 Taylor Swift CD's and can sing many songs word-for-word.  Game over.

07/29/2010 - 8:00pm Crawford or Drew

I'd be stoked if we ended up with Crawford or Drew and didn't give up the farm.  Dunn is a guy I've never liked, if just because no team seems to want him for more than 2 years.  He is a guy though that we could put in front of Cabrera, so he sees more pitches in the zone and maybe doesn't strike out 20000 times (otherwise, him, Ajax and Inge in the same lineup would strikeout too much for me to want to watch).  Ultimately I'd prefer Guillen at DH, so he'll only make 2 trips to the DL instead of 4, but that's pending one of our other current options at 2B improves a lot.   Some tiny bit of me still thinks Worth or Sizemore or Rhymes can be a Pedroia- type guy near the top.

In the order of pitchers you mention, I'd take Webb, Lilly, then Vasquez- any of these guys, and I wouldn't be cheap about it.  Bonderman, I would be cheaper on.  Sorry Bondo. 

07/29/2010 - 7:46pm Yeah, I have noticed this. 

Yeah, I have noticed this.  Here's to hoping a few turn out similar to Verlander.

07/29/2010 - 7:12pm I would hope he's a

I would hope he's a tackle...I'm still hoping for Walsh, Hobbi and/or Bryant on the inside

07/29/2010 - 7:10pm Kellen, I'm glad you noticed

Kellen, I'm glad you noticed our helmets have wings. 

07/29/2010 - 10:39am Our receivers coach in high

Our receivers coach in high school also coached a rocket team of ten/eleven year-olds.  I don't know if they did no-huddle or whatnot, but they used the spread formation with 4-5 WR every play and they killed it.  And they loved it.  So, I think even at that age, if they win, then they're having fun.

But, I kind of do agree with Not a Blue Fan.  The O-lineman could barely remember what the snapcount was; unless these kids are more advanced or more serious about the game, a no huddle would seem advanced for that age group.

07/28/2010 - 5:17pm I got a misdemeanor once

Should the university kick me out?

07/27/2010 - 7:21pm sections, yes; rows, no

If you get there early enough you can get whatever row you want, except bottom 5.  When I was a freshman we stood row 20-40, section 25, pretty much every game.  Just make sure the seats you are taking are from the sorority girls; you won't have to put up a fight, and you're justified in that you aren't stealing from someone who properly values the seats' worth

07/26/2010 - 8:53pm is the East Coast region so

is the East Coast region so important as to ruin the midwestern footprint? It's what makes the Big Ten the Big Ten.

07/25/2010 - 1:13pm hopefully the "unwillingness

hopefully the "unwillingness to quit" part holds true over the ups and downs of the season...I remember at times last season the defense definitely underperformed in the 2nd half of the year, even if its ceiling wasn't very high to begin with

07/25/2010 - 12:48pm Did he touch a nerve?  You

Did he touch a nerve?  You berate his insult, then insult him the same exact way.  Back to square one.

07/22/2010 - 12:23pm This post got me more pumped

This post got me more pumped up for the season than anything else has so far.  For that, +1

07/21/2010 - 5:41pm Drew Dileo is simply the Mike

Drew Dileo is simply the Mike Hart-version of slot receiver.  How many guys that small are eager to lay the wood like that on every play? I'll take any recruit that plays like that

07/20/2010 - 8:04pm Eminem gets the students

Eminem gets the students fired up.  The band has great traditional value, but the students above it can't hear it.  Do you want the students to be loud and in the game or not?

Generalizing 20,000 people in the student section as poser-frat boys who don't care  about the game is not a good idea, either.  Most care vehemently.

07/18/2010 - 9:05pm Welcome Jake Fishah!

Welcome Jake Fishah!

07/18/2010 - 7:23pm My list, no order

- World Cup match

- Wimbledon

- Wrigley Field

- Madison Square Garden

- Red Wings/Tigers playoff game

- A Lakers game in LA

- Fenway Park

- The Big House and the Rose Bowl

- The Indy 500, Bristol night race

- NCAA Tourney

- Kentucky Derby

07/18/2010 - 5:50pm Quarterbacks with that pocket

Quarterbacks with that pocket awareness and accuracy are not easy to find...I'd think he's a quarterback to stay and I think we need to get on this guy fast

07/16/2010 - 2:39pm And then Zoltan's ship comes

And then Zoltan's ship comes from outer space when the opponent gets in the red zone, hovers eerily over their sideline, and then lasers off the endzone if a player happens to be running into it for a TD