Football Is God

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Maybe it was the rats

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Maybe it was the rats, squeaking, and waiting to pounce. Maybe it was the gurgle of some unspeakably horrible, probably biologic fluid being illegally dumped (allegedly) in some nearby corridor.  Something woke me.  It wasn’t the daylight, because this godforsaken place seemed unfamiliar with direct sunlight. I looked around. “OK, I’m stumped.”  Glasses: gone. I checked…

Welcome to My Nightmare

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Dave Brandon woke up in a cold sweat.  Was it real?  Did it really happen?  Yes, he had ignored Sailboat Bill‘s crowning moment of stupid heresy and scheduled Appalachian State for a redux. Yes, he too went for the seemingly easy dollars of a 1-AA cupcake school as a 2014 home opponent, without even looking at…

Not soon enough

Michigan Football

Can football season come.  Meanwhile, the greatest: One Frame At A Time: Anthony Carter Watching that video, I felt the same anticipative stirring of the Michigan Stadium crowd — or, on the road, the same petrified silence — when AC touched the ball that I’ve only experienced at Michigan with Denard Robinson; there’s greatness, and…

Happy Birthday, and Rest In Piece(s)

Michigan Panthers

Looking back at USFL and how Donald Trump ruined league.  Oompa Loompa Donny boy strikes again. a Michigan Panthers receiver named Anthony Carter proved to be one of the most dynamic pass catchers in the sport. The league’s first championship game saw Michigan edge Philadelphia in a 24-22 classic that should go down as one…

Things people find in attics

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Summer conditioning letters from Mike Barwis Fritz Crisler, for one… The back story (via 8 Barrel): To those of you who bleed Maize and Blue, know someone who does or just might find it interesting, attached is a letter from Fritz Crisler to an incoming player.  It was forwarded to me by an acquaintance of…

Damage Control: Zombie Edition

Joe Paterno

The Glove didn’t fit – Wick Sollers Chewbacca – Johnny Cochran Basically, We love Joe so you’re misreading the evidence, mr. report.  The emails to Joe didn’t mean Paterno, they meant Piscopo. Or the Plumber.  Somebody said something different, so your argument is invalid. I have a few thoughts: HE’S FUCKING DEAD. This is about…

Summer Vacation

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We are Penn State The Big Ten Has Piled On Some Punishment Of Its Own For Penn State. The sanctions handed down this morning by the NCAA are not all there is for Penn State. The Big Ten has now tacked on its own penalties: Penn State will not be getting any of the conference’s…

Hang your head

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In today’s bit of Irony, the PSU president said this: I now believe that, contrary to its original intention, Coach Paterno’s statue has become a source of division and an obstacle to healing in our University and beyond. For that reason, I have decided that it is in the best interest of our university and…

So Full of BS

Depends

I am absolutely devastated by the developments in this case. I grieve for the children and their families, and I pray for their comfort and relief. I have come to work every day for the last 61 years with one clear goal in mind: To serve the best interests of this university and the young…