I'm kinda mixed on this. I obviously despise ESPN, but I think that being so petty with something like this would like actually turn people who love them, against them. Maybe LRMR is representing ESPN now too. This isn't just a "homer" thing now. And it really hasn't been. But the more that they try to create stories and dig for stuff that isnt' there, the more childish they'll look.
At least I hope so.
When you sport grammar of a 6th grader, your whole opinion is thrown out the window. You might as well have sat on your keyboard and clicked "save".
Whoever picked Herbie over Mark May is just lying to themselves. "Not. Even. Close. Bud."
I have 8 trips to the Long Beach and Anaheim areas over the next few months - any places that are must see? (other than how to not hijack a thread)
What a great f*cking column. I honestly can't remember the last time I read something so perfectly put. I'm almost speechless, so that's an even bigger kudos.
Thanks for sharing what so many felt but didn't have the words or story.
Thanks. No, it won't happen. I see it the opposite way though - I'm Sicilian/Itallian and get called a greasy wop/dago and laugh with whomever said it. I don't believe it's just the word, it's the intent within which it was said. It is what it is. Our viewpoints are different and both could be right.
Actually, conversations like these are the problem. It was a harmless quote from an incredibly popular movie and having to tip-toe around a quality joke with no malicious intent is a bit ridiculous.
"Wait, what? This ball could is considered a gift?"
This was actually said in Airplane the movie...
First off, our fan base isn't exactly "screaming" over this either. There are 23 comments. I think we're all reacting very much like we did over the list you have above, plus some more for obvious reasons. But if you think that there is nothing to this article and there's no smoke or fire, I'm speechless. If this information came out when 8 months ago when things looked to be clear, I'd agree with you. But we're in the heart of the the biggest scandal in tOSU's history, so we're no longer granted the innocent until proven guilty or the "smoke" that some schools might.
There's a big difference between a dealership allowing a customer to drive something home for the weekend and marking it "$0" as a purchase price.
"Nothing is f*cked here, Dude. Nothing is f*cked. They're a bunch of f*cking amateurs!"
Unfortunately, I don't see this as nitpicking when a school is in the midst of sanctions like these. Once the first pieces were revealed, you had to know that more was coming. If it wasn't done by OSU, it was going to be done by the NCAA.
Yes, it happens everywhere. But until the NCAA finds their reasons to investigate others further, it will go as just "assumed" like it has in the past. If there is any silver lining to this, it's that OSU is the first to take a fall like this. I have ZERO facts to support this, but I feel that the NCAA will be going after schools much, much harder and others will experience the same. They might try to button things up now, but the NCAA does more digging than archaeologists and will get what they want.
Again, I have nothing to support this whatsoever - it's half speculation and half hope.
I see it differently - yes being too cautious with a variety of things can be enraging at times, but saying it's been holding back Ohio State isn't fair or accurate with 7 B1G championships and 5-3 in BCS games.
And we've seen a ton of big named recruits not pan out, and vice versa. Truth is, neither of us have an idea if he's good but I think this is the time to give him a shot and at least see.
Completely agree with you. Personally, I'd like to see what Guiton has. No sense in having Braxton learn the hard way considering the position this team is in all around.
Echoing RBUCK, he couldn't wait til anyone was near the rim. There were 3 seconds left, he had a good look and if he missed (we know he did) it would still give some chance for a quick put-back. It is easy to look at this in a freeze frame but he sprinted down the court to get that look. Could he have passed? Probably, but what he has there is a clean look.
He's taking too much heat for this. I agree that off nights happen, but sometimes players have to shoot through them. Let's not forget that behind Sully's high percentage buckets, WB was had the highest shooting percentage on the team and helped get this team to where it was.
Taking the last shot wasn't a great idea. But let's keep it in context. Had he made that shot, all is obviously forgotten and Buckeye Nation is begging him to stay one more year. And rightfully so since he had the second most points on the team behind Sully. Fact is, he didn't make that shot and everyone needs a person to point to. There's no denying that he had an atrocious game, but let's not act like he's not an important piece to this puzzle and an even bigger piece to Sully developing into what he needs to be.
Soon enough, I'm sure. If he doesn't bleed scarlet and gray on TV, he must be a fake Buckeye. It can't possibly be that he's just doing his job as an analyst...
It sounds like Buford and Sully are serious, but I've fallen for that before. You're spot on though - if they do come back, this is going to be awesome.
I'm surprised DT even had announce it. He has a huge upside but clearly needs more time here. Along with learning how to pass. I think he averages -2.5 assists per game.