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04/30/2018 - 9:19pm true

The conclusion to my not quite complete syllogism was a joke. However, shitty parenting/coaching/leading of young boys and girls contributes much more and at a far greater correlation than does youth football. This is not debatable. Straw man, true. Just thought it funny. Probably not the right forum. I'll go back to drinking.

04/30/2018 - 8:34pm so can shitty parenting

therefore parenting should not begin until high school

01/10/2015 - 9:38pm Swim lanes

Swim lanes

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09/22/2012 - 11:09pm I'm sorry

In what world do you live in where Denard "hurts" our program? I'm not sure there's a more likable player in all of major sports. I don't care how pissed/hurt/frustrated you are after this game; I feel worse for him than I could ever dream of being pissed about this game. Watching him play, for all his worts, has been the most fun I've ever had in my Michigan fan-hood.

09/03/2012 - 9:38pm If you pay attention

This is a pretty standard practice in college football.

09/01/2012 - 10:22pm Alabama

Can't be stopped I guess

09/01/2012 - 10:12pm Nothing is wrong with me

You all have given up. I'm not naive, I know we probably won't win. However, I won't turn on these kids or this staff. Irrational homerdom be damned, they can make this respectable-give em a shot.

09/01/2012 - 10:08pm ?

So you didn't see the punt or fumble recovery? Regardless, this thread is an embarrassment.

09/01/2012 - 10:02pm Wtf is wrong with you people

We are very capable of getting back in this game. Stop whining and freaking out. After a horrible start we have shown that we can stop them. It can't get any worse than that half, and it can get a whole hell of a lot better. They way most of you are acting is an embarrassment to these fine young men, this blog, and to yourselves. Get a hold of yourselves and act like Men(and women).

08/16/2012 - 8:15am This is closer to reality

We have to many ifs right now.

1) if our d-line can work (BWC)

2) if we can stay healthy on the o-line

3) hell, if we can stay healthy on either of our lines

There are more, however these 3 are the ones that scare me. IF we can get these straight, then we should be a top ten team. There's just too much left to be seen right now.

08/14/2012 - 6:36pm *8/14 whoops

Also, you can really tell that Mattison thinks Jake Ryan is going to be something special.

08/14/2012 - 2:33pm It is a slow day BUT

Borges and Mattison press conferences from today are up on mgoblue.  I would make new posts for each of them, but I don't know how to do anything other than copy the links to them. 



08/11/2012 - 7:27am Pipkins

Nice to see Pipkins(56) get the better of Schofield (75).  It was only one play, but at least it shows that there might be a little sliver of hope that Ondre might live up to the hype. This happens at 2:09. Also, Kalis passes the eye test.

07/03/2012 - 11:01am So..

Do you think there was something inherent within these people that made them act differently than everyone else would have? What are the odds that this group of enablers are so different than everyone else?

06/17/2012 - 4:06pm Right

Because a perfect game (as an event) is not more important than the person who pitched the perfect game

06/17/2012 - 7:18am Club Romeo...

I'll leave that one alone, but you're right about "OT". I think Thailand is worse( or better?) in that regard. You can't unsee "the show". Also, they don't take kindly to sneaking in cameras.

06/17/2012 - 6:23am Tigers eh?

You're really talking about going to the "4 floors" right?

06/16/2012 - 10:14am As it should be

This was not really a big deal.

06/16/2012 - 9:34am Agreed.

This is not a big deal and feigning outrage over the punishment is a little ridiculous.

06/13/2012 - 6:32pm ?

You fin it funny that transgressions are handled differently between college students and "grown-ups"?

06/08/2012 - 12:54pm That's what they said about Secretariat

Haven't you seen the movie?

06/03/2012 - 8:38am I hate OSU as much as anyone

But this kind of shit is ridiculous. I think a "hey idiots, knock it off" would have sufficed. I have a few police friends and we get in arguments all the time about the ticky tack stuff they arrest/give tickets for.

06/01/2012 - 2:01pm Just finished

Nailed it. I did decide to do it in my boxers, but I think the key was preparing. My advice to you is to research the company and have something thoughtful to ask( try to do this without sounding like you are an expert on the company- more like clarifying or directional). Also, be ready to answer STAR questions, and don't be afraid to give out instances where you failed and how you would have done differently. The phone interview is about figuring out if you match the company and getting a sense of how you think/who you are. Know your resume inside and out and speak clearly to your strengths and philosophy. I don't know if this applies to you, as this was an operations management position. Good luck.

06/01/2012 - 12:55pm Judging by her picture on Facebook

I could not do this without laughing. Fat women in their 40s should not publicly display pictures of themselves in a bikini. Seriously , shes an HR manager at a Fortune 500 company. Why would you have a publicly available FB page with that on there? Finding this has made it easier to relax.

06/01/2012 - 12:31pm Damn

I guess I should take off my suit. Felt silly walking around my house in it anyway.

06/01/2012 - 12:16pm Preparing for a phone interview

Any tips?

05/26/2012 - 3:31pm Whoops

It's the rope bridge not the slide for life.

05/26/2012 - 3:29pm Definitely

The "Arnold" types get weeded out pretty quickly, as do taller people in general. The "prototypical" or "Hollywood" interpretation of a SEAL is not even close to the reality, in most cases. Also, in the background of the picture is the "dirty name"(it definitely deserves its name) and the slide for life. I wonder if they actually did the o-course, and what their times were.

04/10/2012 - 6:12am This title

Is full of win

03/29/2012 - 1:32am With regard to the hottest women:

In my opinion, Indiana has the hottest women. I've lived in California, Maryland, Virginia, Illinois, Michigan, and Florida. It's not even close (per capita).

03/12/2012 - 10:35pm What?

He was a linebacker.

02/04/2012 - 11:07am You're very welcome good sir

After mostly lurking, I knew you would respond.
<br>Now, on to the purpose of your post:
<br>Our school is easier
<br>We aren't going to punish you
<br>More recent success
<br>All of the aforementioned
<br>Better competition (real or not)

02/04/2012 - 10:12am Yeah I get that, but

People think that the objective is to sway voters to a side. Thus, they liken negative recruiting to negative campaign ads. I'll agree that most people find negative ads/recruiting objectionable. I just don't think they're comparable with respect to intentions. Which, I thought was your point. I was just using my one post per 6 months( or whatever) to point out that they are not the same, as well as shed light on a common misconception about compaign ads.

02/04/2012 - 9:16am *ads
02/04/2012 - 9:15am I see this all the time

The analogy between negative recruiting and negative campaign adds is wrong. Negative campaign adds tend to keep independent voters from voting and bolster the confidence of those that hold the same views as the campaign that puts out the ads.

01/14/2012 - 10:45pm Wouldn't surprise me

I have a friend, whom I met in 2003, that was a starting o-lineman for them around that time. When I first met him I asked the obligatory questions about playing for JoePa. His response was that it was the general consensus around the team that JoePa was senile, knew little to nothing about the daily goings on in the program, and could barely string together coherent thoughts while talking with the team. This is not to say that I feel like he has an excuse, rather there is copious anecdotal evidence that JoePa was not exactly lucid dating back almost 20 years ago.

01/11/2012 - 7:19am Eh

If I were him I'd be praying that Hoke doesn't know about log pt. Single worst thing ever invented.

01/07/2012 - 11:22pm 2 fingers


01/07/2012 - 1:25pm Nice to see

RJS and Biggs both starting in this game, as well as Bolden starting in the UA game. All your all star linebackers are belong to us.

01/07/2012 - 6:54am No way

Maybe 4.6..maybe

01/03/2012 - 9:25pm Relax

We will be fine. All it will take is one big offensive play to take advantage of their aggressiveness. Those last two plays would have been touchdowns. Just need to execute.

01/03/2012 - 9:13pm This is...

Why we have moderators for live blogs.

12/30/2011 - 3:38pm ?

By that logic "playing" teams from a conference only counts if you win.

12/26/2011 - 10:35am Jordan

It seems the younger generation of basketball stars is trying to emulate the commercial success of Jordan. Yet they forget that he was a complete player. I can't watch the NBA. Not because of the commercialism and flashy plays, but because the game is horrible. Lack of defense and basic fundamentals ruin it for me.

11/13/2011 - 6:31pm It doesn't take balls to be stupid

Fighting with fists takes much more courage than reaching for a gun and firing into a crowd.

11/09/2011 - 8:39pm You have

completely missed the point.

11/09/2011 - 4:31pm Nah..

I hate that line of reasoning.  "Man, see how well we did when we were down X points in the 4th quarter?".  Defenses play completely different when they are up by more than a score in the 4th with time running down.  Do you think that maybe our offense worked when it was too late precisely because Iowa's defense also new it was too late?

Also, RR had 3 years of data for us to start poking holes.  Hoke and co. have had less than a year.  It's probably a little too early to hold them both to the same standard.

11/09/2011 - 4:17pm Morgan did not have a great day

But he had a great hit on the fullback in the second video above. 

11/09/2011 - 3:58pm Have you read the release from the grand jury?

It outlines in horrid detail exactly what he witnessed.  That detail either came from McQueary or someone else.  If it came from Mcqueary than we can assume he either actually witnessed those events, or made them up.  Which, I doubt that he made up something worse than he witnessed (Sandusky is a close family friend).  If the details came from someone else, then McQueary once again was the source.  

11/09/2011 - 3:46pm Maybe....

I am really very familiar with both the bystander effect and the Milgram experiment, and I would say that neither of them are of particular relevence as to how we should view JoePa, in particular.  In my view he was the authority figure(Milgram) to which the instance was initially reported, and I also tend to believe that at that point in his career there was really no authority figure over him. In my opinion he was autonomous.

The problem I have with using the bystander effect to talk about McQueary(sp?) is: At which point do we look at him through that lens? I mean, the initial event is contrary to what the bystander effect says.  That is, he(and people in general) are much more likely to intervene when alone(and if I remember correctly if there are roughly around 3 or fewer bystanders) than when in a group of people.  I can see that maybe after he reported what happened to JoePa he would then assume that he was no longer responsible to follow-up, and this instance could be explained by Milgram.  But, that still doesn't explain the non intervention while witnessing the event, and psychology would say that he would actually be motivated to intervene.