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Michael 12th Warrior

Austin, TX (via San Jose, CA)

Member since 30 August 2010 | Blog


  • SPORTS MOMENT: 2015 National Championship.
  • NHL TEAM: San Jose Sharks
  • MLB TEAM: Oakland A's

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Comment 24 Mar 2017



(b) A player or goalkeeper shall not be allowed to “bat” the puck in the air, or push it along the ice with his hand, directly to a teammate unless the “hand pass” has been initiated and completed in his defending zone, in which case play shall be allowed to continue. If the “hand pass” occurs in the neutral or attacking zone, a stoppage of play will occur and a face-off will take place according to last play face-off rules provided no territorial advantage has been gained.

Comment 27 Dec 2016

They're in the same category in that they're both starters in the league, which is a pretty elite category. I don't think anyone will try to make the argument that Hyde was/is a better back, but that's more of a testament to Zeke than it is a slight on Hyde.

"Game breaker" may be the wrong term, but I think people had the same confidence in Hyde and Zeke to get yards when necessary. I remember Hyde carrying that 2013 team through games, especially Northwestern. It's why there was "controversy" in the 2013 B1G Championship game in the decision to let Braxton keep the ball instead of handing it off to Hyde.

Comment 26 Dec 2016

I'm not worried about Weber. He's not game-breaking/Zeke/Hyde, but he's a freshman and he'll only get better.

The problem is with the OL pass protection (especially RT), WRs unable to get separation, and JT not being able hit a receiver in-stride on any 15+ yard route.

Our passing attack is lackluster, and no matter how good our OL is on running plays, if we can't get a pass game established, teams will stack the box and it won't really matter how good our run game is.

Comment 26 Dec 2016

Pretty sure it's this - http://www.downtowntempe.com/nye2016

Mill Avenue in Downtown Tempe is a destination for New Year's Eve and the various activations the bars and nightlife venues are planning will still create a "block party" type of atmosphere. However, Downtown Tempe Authority isn't producing a large scale event or programming entertainment on NYE.  

Comment 26 Dec 2016

Just to pile on this, I was able to get two rooms at the 4* Hyatt Regency in downtown Phoenix for $103/night for Dec 30-Jan 1 through Priceline.

Stayed there last year and it was fine.

Comment 23 Jun 2016

Nike also has the Ohio State Championship Headwear Box Set for $75 when you use coupon code ZOOM25 when checking out


They tried selling this for $350 (!!!), but at $75, $25/hat isn't a terrible deal.

Comment 09 Sep 2015

Hit up a bunch of bars (Big Al's, Top of the Stairs, Sharkey's, and a couple others I don't remember), ended up at this tailgate. Every VT fan was incredibly nice, there wasn't even playful smack talk (on either end). And while the lack of animosity was a little atypical, it made me appreciate their downtown/tailgating environment and stadium experience much more so than had they been assholes.

Comment 12 Aug 2015

Link: http://ohiostate.bncollege.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductSearchCommand?displayImage=N&catalogId=10001&langId=-1&storeId=33552&extSearchEnabled=G&search=nike%20free

Just purchased a pair, hoping this works!

Comment 12 Aug 2015

The Nike page now has a countdown for 8 days, 18 hours (Friday the 21st)?


Comment 12 Jan 2015
I am surprised they had the players in the Atrium rooms. The Anatole has two room locations. The atrium rooms are near the front of the hotel, surrounding the food and bar options. The tower rooms are located at the back of the hotel, near the conference rooms, and are configured as normal hotel floors. If they were concerned about noise, they should have put them in the tower rooms.
Comment 09 Jan 2015

It is/was probably a bad Google Adsense ad that contained some sort of redirect. Looks like it happened on multiple sites:

  • https://forums.dragcave.net/index.php?showtopic=165804&st=0&#entry8576172
  • http://neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?p=146574668
  • http://www.chiefsplanet.com/BB/showthread.php?p=11246618

You should be fine, Google is usually pretty quick about removing these kinds of intrusions.