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01/16/2019 - 1:48pm Yeah, he already declared.

Yeah, he already declared.

01/14/2019 - 1:55pm If you're talking historical…

If you're talking historical, sure, but this year's team has been pretty dominant. They curbstomped FSU, beat South Carolina by 17 in Columbia, won by 20 @ Clemson. There will be some movement this week in the polls at the top as Virginia plays at Duke and home against VT. They'll be in Raleigh in 2 weeks as well. For Michigan, just keep winning, #1 will come in time. 

01/11/2019 - 12:48pm Temple got paid $6.5M in…

Temple got paid $6.5M in buyouts. I think they'll be fine.

01/06/2019 - 11:12pm Wonder why he chose Maumee…

Wonder why he chose Maumee Valley and not St John's. Much better competition level and some of the best coaching in the area that has put out several high level players over the past couple decades. 

01/02/2019 - 10:56am This season worked out…

This season worked out perfect for a 6-team playoff. Ohio State @ Notre Dame; Georgia @Oklahoma; Bama and Clemson with a first round bye. 

12/31/2018 - 1:55pm Glad to see UCLA fire Alford…

Glad to see UCLA fire Alford so I can go back to hating them. 

12/23/2018 - 2:16pm Ed Warinner?

Ed Warinner?

12/19/2018 - 11:12am Charles Thomas is signed. 

Charles Thomas is signed. 

12/07/2018 - 2:38pm Joe Milton would like to…

Joe Milton would like to have a word with you. 

12/07/2018 - 2:36pm I'd wager a good bit of…

I'd wager a good bit of money that this kid plays baseball and is a middle infielder/ third baseman  with the way he throws the ball, especially on the run. 

12/01/2018 - 8:41pm We're going to be in Toledo…

We're going to be in Toledo for Christmas and looking at attending the Air Force game. Haven't found much under $35, unless it's the last few rows in the upper bowl. 

12/01/2018 - 6:09pm What are they charging for…

What are they charging for tickets? Not saying Michigan needs to go this cheap, but we go to FSU games during the week. Tickets are $12 for lower bowl general admission. We usually sit in the first 10 rows on the baseline. 

11/18/2018 - 3:58pm Apparently, picture of Chase…

Apparently, picture of Chase slapping hands w/ fans after game against Nebraska = Chase healthy

11/05/2018 - 12:34pm 3-year outdoor durability is…

3-year outdoor durability is crap quality. Probably calendared vinyl that will peel and crack after a few years. If they don't say it's cast vinyl, I wouldn't buy it. I just print my own, buy that's what I'd recommend. Having rapid air or egress air adhesive is a bonus and makes install a breeze. 

10/27/2018 - 5:59pm Same here. The driving up…

Same here. The driving up from Florida part. We own pants in North Florida though. 

10/22/2018 - 4:51pm The best part about the…

The best part about the piece is that it's been up for a couple hours and has zero comments. Freakin' glorious.

10/12/2018 - 8:52pm Unfortunately, drinking…

Unfortunately, drinking water tonight. Day 3 with no electricity. Hoping we get it before the game tomorrow. 

09/12/2018 - 10:14am Urban Meyer was hired at…

Urban Meyer was hired at Florida in 2005, Les Miles at LSU, Charlie Weis at Notre Dame. 

09/08/2018 - 4:11pm Nordin's missed FG cost me…

Nordin's missed FG cost me on the over. 

09/06/2018 - 2:36pm re: Pass Interference... I…

re: Pass Interference... I thought the same thing live. Why is that DB allowed to jump on McKeon's back before the ball gets there?

09/04/2018 - 2:27pm I think the knock on the S&C…

I think the knock on the S&C staff is warranted. One thing you glean from watching tennis is every opportunity they get to replenish and rehydrate, they're doing so. Federer eats a bite of banana periodically throughout the match. Nadal has a special "recuperation" drink that he prefers during matches. I can only think of one instance in the current US Open of a player cramping up, despite the extreme heat they're experiencing during play right now. I don't know what the Michigan staff does specifically, but there's surely a problem; having two of your most important players sitting on the sideline simply cannot happen. 

09/01/2018 - 12:42pm Do some of these pass…

Do some of these pass interference calls we've seen so far this weekend seem concerning? Looks like they're calling it very close and any contact is being called. 

08/31/2018 - 6:12pm I created a second group for…

I created a second group for those that want to participate. Not sure how we'd keep track of overall winner, but it's there. 

Group: mGoBlogOverflow (#11939)

Password: mgoblog2

08/21/2018 - 6:14pm North Florida here. I just…

North Florida here. I just checked on the google doc and it says it's going to be mailed out next week.

08/10/2018 - 1:00pm Sign up on Massdrop and…

Sign up on Massdrop and request the A1E drop. They've run it maybe 3 times now, not sure if they will again or not considering the 2018 A8F is the new model, though they're pretty much identical other than the stand, which won't matter if you're going to mount it on a wall. 

My dad got the 65" for $2900, but on the last drop, the 55" was $2100. They shave off about $300 every new drop. The 65" was going for around $3500 at all the normal retailers (plus 10% tax in Alabama). Massdrop there is no tax, so we figure he saved close to a grand at the time of purchase. 

08/09/2018 - 9:07pm My dad got into a Sony A1E…

My dad got into a Sony A1E after his plasma finally gave way. Ridiculous screen. Got it from massdrop with a really nice discount, plus no sales tax. I'm still using a Panasonic plasma. Would definitely consider a Sony OLED when the time comes. 

08/04/2018 - 3:27pm How's the quality? Are you…

How's the quality? Are you really getting 60 fps on sports channels? 

08/02/2018 - 4:37pm MichaelJacksonPopcorn.gif

MichaelJacksonPopcorn.gif

06/28/2018 - 10:45pm Anyone know what the new rss…

Anyone know what the new rss url is? The old link errors ito. 

06/26/2018 - 4:57pm Anyone know what the design…

Anyone know what the design on the shirt looks like?

06/16/2018 - 5:16pm Go with PSVue, they stream…

Go with PSVue, they stream most of the sports stations at 60 fps, so you don't get the stop-motion effect. 

06/10/2018 - 8:23am If you use Nova Launcher,…

If you use Nova Launcher, you can change the icon. 

06/08/2018 - 6:46pm Use Nova Launcher.

Use Nova Launcher.

05/18/2018 - 7:19pm But it also does no good for

But it also does no good for people to flip their balls back to Michigan, as Herron is already committed. 

04/27/2018 - 9:35pm Maybe the dude really likes

Maybe the dude really likes euchre. 

04/27/2018 - 9:27pm Sam's has an app you scan and

Sam's has an app you scan and purchase your own items. I use it everytime, never had an issue.

04/25/2018 - 10:21pm Yes, you are correct. That is for 2 semesters. My

Yes, you are correct. That is for 2 semesters. My major point still stands though, that these athletes can live pretty comfortably and still pocket a pretty decent amount of cash after graduation. My analysis was just a quick look. I bet if you dove into the numbers a bit, you'd find that I grossly over estimated cost of living.

04/25/2018 - 2:51pm I've said this before

I've said this before concerning paying athletes, but how much more do you pay them? With current room and board rates, an athlete that does not live in campus housing collects $14,816 per semester from the university. Minus living expenses (~$700 rent, ~$200 utilities, ~$300-400 food), you could walk away with a Michigan degree and north of $50,000 in your pocket, more if you require a fifth year to complete your degree. 

04/12/2018 - 11:06pm You also have a marquee matchup with Miami (ytm)

You also have a marquee matchup with Miami (ytm) coming to town the second week of the season.

04/12/2018 - 10:23pm Not sure if I qualify as a jackass, but I thought

Not sure if I qualify as a jackass, but I thought the opportunity at Toledo was unbelievable. Returning 3 all conference receivers, good o line, RBs will be good again, pass happy offense.

03/27/2018 - 6:22pm The next "big payoff" isn't

The next "big payoff" isn't going to one-and-dones, it's consistently getting top 40-80 guys. Michigan is getting 60-130 type guys in the recent past and occassionally a higher rated player. If they can get to that next tier, Michigan will be a perennial power. 

03/25/2018 - 5:51pm Basketball is a head count sport. If you're on

Basketball is a head count sport. If you're on scholarship, it counts against basketball.

03/23/2018 - 3:05pm For the record, FSU went with
For the record, FSU went with Forest when CJ Walker pulled a groin. I disagree with Cofer on the SIBMIHHAT metric. Michigan should be very mad if he starts hitting threes. He's an extremely streaky shooter, as most of FSU's players are. Angola has been solid all season; Savoy has really come on in the second half of the season. MJ Walker is a solid player who is going to be a top player in the conference the new few years, he's just been struggling recently. This game is a great matchup for Wagner as the only big FSU has that can stick with him is Kabengele.
03/23/2018 - 12:22am Can't understand why Gonzaga went away from the

Can't understand why Gonzaga went away from the zone. FSU has struggled all year against the zone.

03/22/2018 - 11:45pm I live in Tallahassee; I've been to a few games

I live in Tallahassee; I've been to a few games this year. They turn the ball over a ton and don't shoot the ball from 3 very well. Somehow, they're a team that figures out how to win. They play pretty solid defense. They're long and athletic, but I think Michigan matches up really well with them. It always seems like someone different is stepping up every game. They are very streaky shooting the ball. Angola is probably their most clutch guy, which should be an interesting matchup for Z.

03/20/2018 - 2:36pm He actually did it again on

He actually did it again on the next four free throws he shot. 

03/20/2018 - 2:34pm Interesting thing I noticed

Interesting thing I noticed while watching that "Last 90 seconds" video: when Devin Davis hit both free throws to give Houston a 1 point edge at 62-61, he actually should have been called for a lane violation on both shots. The first one was really bad and it looked like the ref at the bottom walked up and said something to him about it. The second free throw was really close, and I can understand it not being called live, but he did enter the lane before the ball hit the rim. 

Free Throw 1

2nd Free Throw

03/19/2018 - 12:06am The post about him buying a new Dodge Ram doesn't

The post about him buying a new Dodge Ram doesn't look so hot either.

03/09/2018 - 12:27pm Still surprised Toledo hasn't

Still surprised Toledo hasn't been involved. Pass friendly offense that is in desperate need of a qb and is returning 3 of the conference's top receivers. 

03/06/2018 - 5:52pm PS Vue

Grab yourself some PS Vue for $45 a month.