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Comment 26 Aug 2014

Not necessarily either way. If you're afraid that all of the attention could make Michael Sam a posterboy for the normalization of homosexuality, then yes, you're a homophobe by definition.

And I would say there are a lot of homophobes who want Michael Sam to fail precisely for this reason. It's sad.

Comment 25 Aug 2014

You don't know if it's mocking him for being gay? Ok then, I'll tell you: It's mocking him for being gay.

It's not fair game. There are plenty of things you can say to a guy that might be a weakness. I think I remember one time Duke fans chanting "HIV" to Juan Dixon because his parents died of AIDS. Fair game?

Some lines you don't cross. Race, Religion, Sexual Orientation. You just don't touch that shit. It's so far away from being appropriate trashtalk that I'm stunned I even have to say it.

Comment 25 Aug 2014

Are you shitting me that this comment received 17 upvotes? Unbelievable.

Manziel gets mocked for the money sign because he does it on the field as a celebration. He opened himself up to it. Mocking Sam for kissing a guy on tv is mocking him FOR being gay. It's not even close to being in the same vicinity as comparable. If somebody wants to talk trash to Sam for anything OTHER THAN being gay, I don't care. But that's a fucking line you don't cross.

Comment 14 Aug 2014

"Who cares?" "So what?" "Keep it to yourself" "You don't see other athletes coming out as straight!" "I'm announcing that I'm (identifying characteristic that has faced very little discrimination)"

... say the people who start these threads and comment on them. Code man. Code.

Comment 07 Aug 2014

You know absolutely nothing about the victim in this case and yet you think this comment is somehow applicable or appropriate.

You don't hit anyone. Woman. Man. Child. I really don't care what was said to you. If you don't have to resort to violence, DON'T RESORT TO VIOLENCE. It's a pretty simple rule of human behavior.

Comment 07 Aug 2014

Just awful. All the way around. But think about the mentality of a victim who just got jacked in the face not wanting to file charges. Happens every day. Great job by her friend to stand up and force the police the act.

Greg deserves whatever happens in the court system out of this. Unbelievable.

Comment 07 Aug 2014

Damn. Just... damn. That's a solid jail sentence in that report.

And he can kiss whatever he had left of his career good bye. Lost all of his good will in his community and in the Ohio State community. Not sure what becomes of him now but it ain't good.

Good on the friend, by the way, making sure the report was made and protecting the victim.

Comment 05 Aug 2014

The biggest problem is I see is that Ohio State was not interested in writing a balanced report. Once they decided they were going the termination route, they knew they had to draft the report in a one-sided manner for legal reasons. Now we see that many of the students named in the report were not even complaining about anything and they're more upset now that the report makes it seem like they should feel sexualized or embarrassed. The whole report is designed to support Waters' termination but all it did was embarrass a proud institution and damage it, possibly beyond repair in the public eye.

Call them biased or allege they have their heads in the sand, but the current and former members of the band understand the situation better than anybody. Their opinion counts for something.

Ohio State released a strong statement today, attempting to stave off this PR problem by attacking Waters again. They even cited the released audio recording ("released") in which Waters verbally criticizes an insubordinate drum major. We've all heard the audio. It's weak and we all know far worse goes on every single day at football practice. For Ohio State to hang their hat on that demonstrates some serious desperation on their part.

No, they're never going to admit they f'd up by firing Waters instead of imposing a lesser form of discipline with guidelines. So they'll never reinstate him. This whole thing is another administration clusterfuck and it sucks for everybody.

Comment 30 May 2014

People sure do like to get their panties in a bunch on some recruiting. You don't like kids getting attention and coming up with monthly announcements/lists? Look in the mirror. Seriously.

Comment 29 May 2014

Actually, what I'm saying is that the staff has more information than you do. You heard something. I'll let them sort it out.

Comment 28 May 2014

I think we'll let the coaching staff sort out who they want and don't want. Character is difficult to gauge from afar. They'll do the appropriate vetting.

Comment 28 May 2014

Coaching staff has to do what it has to do. Gibson is a remarkable talent, but we need a quarterback in this class and waiting any longer was probably not an option. We look good next year for one of the top QBs in the nation so it could end upworking out.

Comment 08 May 2014

Umm... further proof that black people has least had some rational basis for holding resentment towards an opposing race. And that it takes time to dissipate.

Comment 08 May 2014

I'm sure they'll get a QB at some point. He may be a small kid with a weak arm from some backwoods school in Ohio, but they'll get one. I mean, they have to, right? Right?

Comment 14 Apr 2014

I felt like he got off lightly.

 

Also, it seems Ramsey Snow is more than qualified to fill the void left by Joffrey's absence.

Comment 10 Apr 2014

Add Myles Turner to the class and that's as good as it gets at Ohio State. He could be the final piece to a national title puzzle for this team. Doesn't look good, but we shall see...

Comment 08 Apr 2014

If Matta could (by some miracle) get Myles Turner, that is a legit national title contender. I'm really excited to see what Shannon Scott does full time at the point.