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    Grammar... The difference between feeling your nuts and feeling you're nuts.

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    • Congratulations to the Michigan Women's Softball team who won an unprecedented 4th consecutive Big Ten title today, by defeating the MSU Spartans in East Lansing, 8-0. Wolverine pitcher Jordan Taylor tossed a no-hitter in blanking the Spartans and ending the game in five innings due to the mercy rule.

      In a twist of irony, Wolverine Head Coach Carol Hutchins will be taking part in post game festivities with other MSU Alumni, celebrating the dedication of the Spartans new softball facility. Hutchins is a 1979 graduate of Michigan State.

      The Wolverines also won last night's game in Ann Arbor by a similar score of 8-0. The game ended in the bottom of the 5th inning on a 2 run homer by Dorian Shaw. Jordan Taylor pitched a one hit shutout of the Spartans in that game.

      The Wolverines will find out on Sunday who they will be facing in the NCAA Regionals, which they will most likely host in Ann Arbor, beginning next weekend.

      The Wolverines are ranked #2 in the country.
      Last edited by lineygoblue; May 14th, 2011, 03:51 PM.
      I put my phone on "airplane" mode, and now its in a holding pattern over Atlanta

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      • Congratulations to Coach Lloyd Carr, who has been elected to the College Football Hall Of Fame. He was elected the first time he appeared on the ballot.

        Brian Griese, the quarterback on the 1997 team and now with ESPN as an analyst, made the announcement Saturday night.
        Last edited by lineygoblue; May 14th, 2011, 09:26 PM.
        I put my phone on "airplane" mode, and now its in a holding pattern over Atlanta

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        • I wouldn't believe it till I hear it from Lloyd Carr himself. <grin>
          Benny Blades~"If you break down this team man for man, we have talent to compare with any team."

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          • Wow!!

            http://www.mgoblue.com/sports/brando...051411aaa.html
            I put my phone on "airplane" mode, and now its in a holding pattern over Atlanta

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            • this takes balls

              Quote:
              Alabama Senate President Del Marsh said Thursday that he is blocking action on a slate of nominations to the Auburn University board of trustees, and will seek to restart the selection process later this year.

              “I’m not pleased with the process that got us here, and I’m not alone,” said Marsh, a Republican from Anniston. “I think we can do better.”

              Gov. Robert Bentley, one of five members on an Auburn board selection committee, announced March 31 that he was seeking nominations, with an April 8 deadline for names to be submitted.

              Despite the tight window, the committee received more than 200 nominations. But Marsh said that the committee conducted no interviews and approved its recommendations just 10 days after the deadline, suggesting that it gave inadequate time to considering the nominees.

              The committee recommended the approval of three new members and six from the current board, including the controversial Bobby Lowder. Lowder, former chairman of Colonial Bank, has served on the board since 1983 and is opposed by a growing number of alumni.

              Bentley cast the deciding vote for Lowder, which quickly drew media scrutiny because of a $25,000 contribution to his gubernatorial campaign from Lowder’s wife.




              http://blog.al.com/live/2011/05/marsh_r ... for_a.html
              Grammar... The difference between feeling your nuts and feeling you're nuts.

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              • Yes it does ...... this is very interesting. I had actually read somewhere that Lowder was NOT approved. He is the name associated with questionable banking activities that might have allowed Auburn players access to ATM cards and cash. Pat Dye is another. Not sure where that stands as it was an incidental finding by the Feds investigating the loan practices of a bank that defaulted in Alabama and was subsequently closed.

                There is so much political crap and good ol boy network stuff going on at Auburn (most of it rumored but pretty well established as having legs) it makes the stuff about osu seem like child's play ....... that would be so far. I'm convinced there is a lot of shit going on down there involving benefit schemes for players in c-bus yet to be discovered. As buckeye fans say, "it goes on all over."
                Last edited by Jeff Buchanan; May 18th, 2011, 01:56 PM.
                On Harbaugh's expectations for M football in 2015 (NFL NETWORK): We'd rather be about it than talk about it."

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                • And the beat goes on in Alabama.

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                  • Originally posted by Jeff Buchanan View Post
                    Yes it does ...... this is very interesting. I had actually read somewhere that Lowder was NOT approved. He is the name associated with questionable banking activities that might have allowed Auburn players access to ATM cards and cash. Pat Dye is another. Not sure where that stands as it was an incidental finding by the Feds investigating the loan practices of a bank that defaulted in Alabama and was subsequently closed.

                    There is so much political crap and good ol boy network stuff going on at Auburn (most of it rumored but pretty well established as having legs) it makes the stuff about osu seem like child's play ....... that would be so far. I'm convinced there is a lot of shit going on down there involving benefit schemess for players in c-bus yet to be discovered. As buckeye fans say, "it goes on all over."
                    he was also the guy involved with Auburn when they went on probation in the 90's.
                    Grammar... The difference between feeling your nuts and feeling you're nuts.

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                    • yikes
                      I put my phone on "airplane" mode, and now its in a holding pattern over Atlanta

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                        • http://www.engadget.com/2011/05/20/p...pinal-implant/

                          pretty amazing. I hope this works for others
                          Grammar... The difference between feeling your nuts and feeling you're nuts.

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                          • Kind of an interesting situation on TV right now.

                            ESPN2 is showing the Women's Softball regional at Ann Arbor (ND vs WMU) and the Big Ten Network is showing Michigan Baseball vs Penn State, also in Ann Arbor.
                            I put my phone on "airplane" mode, and now its in a holding pattern over Atlanta

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                            • Typical LC statements, "I don't want to point fingers but..."


                              Lloyd Carr: NCAA Needs to Step Up Enforcement

                              http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2011...f=ncaafootball
                              Last edited by geo weidl; May 21st, 2011, 10:15 PM.

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                              • For the second year in a row, the softball team is defeated by a middling SEC team on their own field, and fails to advance in the NCAA Tournament.

                                The team spent most of the season in the Top 5, but it became obvious rather quickly that Michigan dominated a very weak Big Ten conference, to attain their lofty status.

                                I like Coach Hutchins, but in spite of this year's record, this was not one of her best teams. The pitching was probably good enough to get into the Super Regionals, but their lack of hitting is what did them in.

                                Kentucky's pitchers were average at best. They won't get past the super regional.
                                I put my phone on "airplane" mode, and now its in a holding pattern over Atlanta

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