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2013 Tournament Challenge...Less Than 24 Hours Until Tipoff

I'll miss you Jake :(

I'll miss you Jake :(

You could spend the rest of the day crying in your beer about Jake Ryan and his torn Achilles, or you could just channel your sadness into working on the madness.

There's less than 24-hours until the tourney begins, so get your bracket and your *ahem* donation in soon.  The bracket is here.  

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Weekend Roundup, #1 Edition

So, we've reached that time of year where I make that post where I tell you that rumors of this website's demise have been greatly exaggerated.  So there's that.  Apologies, I'll do better, missing pictures are coming, more content, etc., etc., etc...  You can't trust me. That you can trust.

Roundup?  Roundup.

  • It's Super Bowl week, so there will be a Michigan player in action.  Also, a Michigan Man will coach, I mean San Francisco...and Baltimore I guess.  Jimmy Hardballs was my first love in Maize and Blue.  I pretended I was him (and at 9 years old, I probably already weighed as much as him) as I snapped the ball to myself in a one-on-one tackle football game I'd play with a friend on the cement floor of my basement, dodging my dad's rusty iron weights that were laying around.  It was a barbaric 10-yard fight, and we were both lucky it didn't end in cracked skulls.  16 years later, I got a new appreciation for Jim, as at around 40 years of age, he still was pulling tail at Rick's.  He was my idol in youth, and my mentor as I approached the "inappropriate to go to Rick's" age.  Also, he did this...

Weekend Roundup, Underdog Edition: 8/27/2012

Gameweek?  Gameweek.