FORUM POSTING RULES - Read before posting

Forum Rules.

(1) The guiding principle for posting in this forum is moderate yourselves.

(2) Don't write a post that attacks, impugns or denigrates another poster's character. There's an obvious difference between the language of humor and hateful, debased language. Know the difference and post accordingly.

(3) This is a Michigan sports forum. The forum welcomes posts from M's sports rivals. Talking smack, posting sass is what college sports rivalries are all about. Rules (1) and (2) above apply. If you don't want to view the posts of a rival talking smack or sassing, use the ignore feature in User Controls.

(4) This forum is about sharing thoughts, ideas and viewpoints about all sports, any number of subjects and issues, learning stuff from other posters and having fun. There are threads by subject matter within the forum for doing this. Keep the threads on point.

NB: The rules above are not intended to build a case to ban a poster. There are consequences for rule breaking as specified below. That's as far as it should go. Only the most egregious and persistent rule breaking would cause the moderators to consider a ban.

Due Process.

(1) The forum has 6 moderators. Jeff Buchanan, Jon, JD, Hannibal, Oracle, Entropy. None of them want to moderate adult posters who should know better. There may be posts that break the rules.

(2) Posters who, at the sole discretion of a moderator, break a rule will be given a warning post that will site one of the rules listed above as the reason for the deletion.

(3) If the rule breaking behavior continues, a moderator can remove an offending post and any ensuing post that whines about that action. If a moderator removes a post(s) the reason for the removal(s) will be posted with the removal notice that appears in the thread. This should be the end of it. Man up, take responsibility for breaking the rules. The forum moves on. If not, see below.

(4) A poster who has had a warning or a post(s) removed can certify a question by PM to any moderator about that action. Do not complain about the action or attempt to make your case in the forum/threads. Moderators shall do their best to address the question within 72h. At the end of 72h the majority opinion of the moderators responding will be the answer.

(5) Banning a poster for egregious and repeated rule breaking requires a unanimous vote to ban from all 6 moderators. We don't anticipate this will ever happen.
See more
See less

M-Borg Resistance/OSU Thread, Orig. by Buckeye Paul, absconded with by talent, esq.

  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • #31
    at some point the NCAA might say too much smoke and give OSU a warning shot.
    Grammar... The difference between feeling your nuts and feeling you're nuts.


    • #32
      or another severe slap on the wrist ... followed by a stern "naughty naughty" ....
      I put my phone on "airplane" mode, and now its in a holding pattern over Atlanta


      • #33
        Ohio State officials were only made aware of Yahoo Sports story 30 minutes before it broke, no response tonight. Interesting what they will say later today.


        • #34
          I'm going out on a limb here.

          They will deny any wrongdoing, and claim its all a "misunderstanding".

          They are fully cooperating with the NCAA and are confident that this matter will be cleared up quickly.
          I put my phone on "airplane" mode, and now its in a holding pattern over Atlanta


          • #35
            Tressel report appears damaging


            Tressel could be charged with all sorts of violations, including unethical conduct and failure to monitor and promote an atmosphere of compliance. Just imagine the fun Michigan fans would have with that following the beating they took with the whole Rich Rodriguez investigation.

            In fact, things could be so bad for Tressel if this is true, that failing to report what he knew right away could result in his termination.

            Last edited by WingsFan; March 8th, 2011, 01:22 AM.


            • #36
              I can't believe anyone has ever bought into the St. Jim act. He's always been a snake. He was a snake at YSU, and he's been a snake at OSU. His whole act is phony.


              • #37
                The "source" in the report is a single anonymous one. Weak as far as osu is concerned. They will find a way to discredit the source.

                osu would have to self report that tressel did in fact lie to NCAA investigators regarding when he knew about the sale of memorabilia to the Tattoo joint. That is NOT going to happen.

                While this is good theater, osu is way too smart in these matters to let anything come of it.
                On Harbaugh's expectations for M football in 2015 (NFL NETWORK): “We'd rather be about it than talk about it."


                • #38
                  This will easily slide off St Jim's teflon. I'd bet osu doesn't even have a presser to comment, trying to keep it as minimized as possible. If there is even a remote fragment of truth to it all, we'll see the Ronald Reagan defense: "I don't recall" and "Shucks, I might have mixed up the dates".

                  Plausible deniability will get you everywhere with the NCAA.
                  #MAGA -
                  Morons Are Governing America


                  • #39
                    "I don't recall saying I don't recall. Terrell Pryor is a great young man."



                    • #40
                      I agree -- absolutely nothing will come out of this. As has been pointed out numerous times, the NCAA has basically no power when it comes to conducting an investigation. Some kind of unrelated outside event is needed that gets the courts or law enforcement involved.


                      • #41
                        ohio state walks that NCAA rules tightrope so well, that they could exist pretty well in the SEC. At least from a recruiting standpoint, that is.

                        I lost any remaining respect for the vest after his assistants were caught spreading false information about Lloyd Carr. That, and for the "search" he ordered for the Michigan contingent when they arrived at Columbus in 2004. He lied then too, claiming he "knew nothing" about it. He never apologized either.

                        For such a great coach, there sure are a lot of things going on in his program that he "knows nothing" about.
                        I put my phone on "airplane" mode, and now its in a holding pattern over Atlanta


                        • #42
                          I am going to steal a page from the Rolling Stones book and now refer to this team's school as

                          "Tattoo U".


                          • #43
                            I may actually have to pitch that to a friend who runs a t-shirt biz in town.


                            • #44
                              I'm just gonna wait and watch and enjoy the squirming of those hairless bucknuts. Sure, they possibly might wiggle out of this, but the hand-wringing, if nothing else, should be fun to take in.

                              Other than that, all I can do is hope that the wisp of smoke that just appeared will lead to the hellfire of evil that surrounds that sweater-vest wearing satan


                              • #45
                                If an investigation turns up a violation that is one thousandth the size of the allegation, I wonder if the OSU fans in the house will feel that the writer is vindicated like they did with Michael Rosenberg's hit piece.