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    What happened to Devaughan Vele? He received glowing reviews in camp, but I haven't heard anything about him recently. Did he get injured?

    by Puget Ute
    2019-08-29 11:21:22

    I look forward to watching him play. He is a tremendous talent, especially for a walk-on.

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    RIP Dick Dale, the King of Surf Guitar. He was an absolute legend.

    by Puget Ute
    2019-03-18 11:01:17

    Dick Dale (born Richard Mansour) was a highly influential and innovative guitar player who wove the Arabic melodies, scales, and rhythms from his Lebanese father's heritage into the mainstream of rock and roll in the early 60s. His songs were melodic and percussive, and did not follow the traditional 'Western-style' scales and chord patterns. This led to

    He brought the use of reverb and smooth vibrato into the guitar sounds of the day. And he drove Leo Fender to develop the first 100 watt amplifier (Showman), that led to the legendary Blackface series of amps (Fender Deluxe Reverb/Twin Reverb, Princeton, Champ, etc). This is a This amp was famous for its 'chimey' clean sound, and it has been a key component to the sound of perhaps half of the guitar music produced in the last 55+ years.

    He fought cancer off and on for 40+ years, as well as other illnesses. Three years ago at age 78 he said he had to keep touring despite the constant pain, because his medical supplies cost him $3k per month above and beyond the cost of his insurance.

    (Interesting side note for guitar geeks: Dick Dale was a lefty, but played the left-handed guitar strung righty. Jimi Hendrix also did this.)

    This song, Misirlou, is his signature song. It was a reworking of an Arabic song of the same name.

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    Breaking news. Urban Meyer will step down as tOSU's coach after the Rose Bowl.

    by Puget Ute
    2018-12-04 07:05:12

    https://www.foxsports.com/college-footbal l/story/ohio-state-coach-urban-meyer-to-re tire-after-rose-bowl-120418

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    Clemson. Wow. 10 TDs and still an entire quarter remaining. They are making a huge statement for Statemet Saturday.

    by Puget Ute
    2018-11-03 12:55:13

    70-9 right now.

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    Bronco Mendenhall, the coach who has transformed a perrennially-terrible UVA into the #22 team in the nation, throws this little nugget of shade at his former situation:

    by Puget Ute
    2018-10-29 15:33:28

    It is a more meaningful and rich college experience for players to be in a conference and even more so to have the chance to compete for a conference championship.

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    Urban Liar is at it again.

    by Puget Ute
    2018-08-03 16:23:40

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    Early congratulations to Jim Harbaugh winning the Big 10. Urban Meyer was placed on administrative leave pending the investigation of the cover up of spousal abuse by his assistant coach.

    by Puget Ute
    2018-08-01 16:32:49

    I have to say that as much as I loved Urban coaching at Utah, I think on some level that we dodged a bullet because he wasn't here long enough to generate any scandals.

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    FWIW, I will absolutely love watching byu-P play their 2020 schedule. They play 6 P5 teams, and begin and end the season with 6 of 8 on the road.

    by Puget Ute
    2018-07-16 18:55:30

    That schedule is going to be a murderers row for a 2nd year Head Coach...

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    1) I absolutely love football, especially college football. 2) And it is apparent that the incidence rate of chronic brain injury in football players is far higher than we thought.

    by Puget Ute
    2018-06-26 22:24:24

    #2 is profoundly concerning to me, because of #1. I am extremely conflicted because of it. I can see a day when the sport goes away for the future safety of the players. That will be a bittersweet day to be sure.

    Today (WSU Cougars' starting QB ) Tyler Hilinski's parents stated that he had CTE at the time of his suicide this past spring. A 21 year old kid had the brain damage level of a 65 year old. He can't be an outlier, and the damage may be more of a normal than we ever imagined, at least by the college level.

    Here are a couple of thought-provoking podcasts discussing football, head trauma, CTE, and their link to suicide.

    The first podcast interviews retired NFL player Donté Stallworth and discusses the brain injury problem at the NFL level.

    https://theintercept.com/2018/02/01/the-n fls-violent-ballet-concussion/

    The second podcast is from Malcolm Gladwell, and compares the CTE epidemic to the black lung disease epidemic a century ago.

    http://revisionisthistory.com/episodes/22 -burden-of-proof

    Listen with an open mind, and enjoy the thought-provoking discussions.

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    I love this guy's videos. Here he is playing The Trooper by Iron Maiden with his 13 yr-old daughter.

    by Puget Ute
    2018-06-19 09:31:33

    So fun! Sorry I can't embed from my kindle.


    Side note: I need to download the Iron Maiden patch he uses on his Blackstar amps.It nails that signature Maiden tone!

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    Sad news today. Former Oregon football player Fotu Leiatu (who was kicked off the team last week) was killed in a car accident in Eugene.

    by Puget Ute
    2018-06-16 11:25:54

    https://www.cbssports.com/college-footbal l/news/police-former-oregon-football-playe r-killed-in-a-single-car-accident-in-eugen e/

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    icymi, Robert Plant's favorite young band tore it up at Coachella and is bringing back good, classic 70s-style rock and roll music.

    by Puget Ute
    2018-04-19 11:49:49

    Greta Van Fleet have a great sound and are immensely talented. They sound derivative of Led Zep of course, with some Triumph, Rush, and The Who thrown in for good measure. But these guys write their own music and are certainly more unique than most of those other bands were at this age and experience (they were playing high school talent shows just a few years ago). The band is 21 yr old twins Josh (vocals) and Jake (guitar) Kiszka, their 19 yr old younger brother Sam (19 yrs old), and 19 yr old Danny Wagner (drums).

    Anyhow, give them a listen. Fans of late 60s/70s/early 80s Gibson/Fender through Marshall amps and falsetto vocals-style rock will love them.

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    Congrats to St Bonaventure on their first NCAA win in 48 years!

    by Puget Ute
    2018-03-14 06:08:35

    What in the world happened to UCLA? This is going to be an embarrassingly bad year for the PAC-12 in the NCAA tourney. But at least we have a chance at an All-PAC-12 NIT Final Four...

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    Uh, tell me more about these women in math of whom you speak...

    by Puget Ute
    2018-02-21 11:26:49

    Reason number eleventy billion why nobody should send their daughters to byu-P.

    (I'm not sure how to post a pic from twitter...)

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    Tomorrow is Valentine's Day. And the world's Valentine's Day present to us is day number 3000 since we lost a game to byu-P in football...

    by Puget Ute
    2018-02-13 19:56:20

    2999 Days And Counting!

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    Me, watching the Olympics on TV: "Ugh this sucks. All they show is ice dancing and human interest stories, with 30 sec of other sports."

    by Puget Ute
    2018-02-13 12:40:23

    Me, after adding the app and realizing I can watch every event without interruption : "This is awesome! I can watch exactly what I want to see! I love this!"

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    This has to be the greatest call in the history of attempted grand theft auto...

    by Puget Ute
    2018-02-02 16:45:52

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    It looks as though Arizona is going to hire Kevin Sumlin as their FB coach. ASU badly botched their hire, and it appears Arizona may have hit a homerun. Next year will be interesting.

    by Puget Ute
    2018-01-09 00:12:05

    I must admit I am a bit nervous to see what Khalil Tate will be able to do in a Kevin Sumlin offense.

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    Good News for a rough day:

    by Puget Ute
    2018-01-03 17:40:37

    The following impact players would have faced us next year, but have declared for the draft:
    Sam Darnold and Ron Jones (RB ), possibly Cameron Smith (LB )
    Josh Rosen and Kolton Miller (OT)
    Dalton Schultz (TE)
    JoJo Wicker (DE)
    Hercules Mata'Afa (NT/DT/DE/OLB )
    Vita Vea (NT/DE) - P12 DPOY

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    The UCF-Auburn game was an instant classic. Enjoyable from start to finish. I loved the Offense both teams ran, and see many similarities in what Troy Taylor wants to do.

    by Puget Ute
    2018-01-01 14:49:06

    I am excited for the UCF fans, but also feel bad knowing they are losing their entire coaching staff next week.

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    How much of a factor is reffing in determining PAC-12 bowl and OOC success?

    by Puget Ute
    2017-12-31 11:39:05

    The reffing by PAC crews has been quite a stark contrast to other ref crews. Does the PAC-12 emphasis cause teams to play a more touchy-feely game than other conferences? There were so many plays in various games where a PI, Holding, Targetting, Illegal Pick, etc, would have been called by PAC crews but the refs calling the games just let them slide.

    OSU got away with a PI in the end zone on a 3rd and long play that forced USC to punt. In conference play, Darnold (or any qb, really) would get that call 90% of the time. USC was marching, and likely would have converted the RD on the drive. 7 points gone.

    Wisconsin got away with multiple, PIs and egregious holds on the O line, that surely would have been called. Those were the missed calls that Richt was so upset about at the end of the first half, and they both led to Wisconsin scores. 14 Badger points came from allowing those holds and the PI (where the Wiscy player nearly pulled off the Miami WR's pants).

    We become conditioned to playing a certain style of game over the course of 12 games, then seem to play to a different set of rules in the bowl games. I am all for allowing players to play, and aggressive play will often benefit the Utes. But do the PAC refs force a more nuanced finesse game?

    **note: I recognize that individual PAC refs also crew games for multiple other conferences. It just seems that the PAC (and ACC) wants games to be called a certain way, while the Big 10, Big 12, SEC, etc, seem to be more live-and-let-live in calling games.

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    Excellent video of all of byu-P's football season highlights. Enjoy!

    by Puget Ute
    2017-12-23 11:07:22

    Great work by "Magic" Dustin Newman.

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    I am not going to link to it, but Doug Robinson in the Des sNews wrote an article comprised exclusively of byu talking points about why Utah fans should be upset for being in the PAC-12.

    by Puget Ute
    2017-12-22 21:53:45

    Everything is better in every way than life prior to PACmas. So what if we have not yet won a PAC-12 championship, and gone to the Rose Bowl or CFP? Sure I want to do those things, but being close multiple times is also exciting (though also frustrating).

    Why can't zoobs like DR recognize how much more enjoyable everything is now? Life is good. Up until this rebuilding year we were in every CFP poll, had multiple top 25 seasons, beat some giants, and lost close heartbreakers to teams that would have obliterated us in the past (except that 2004 team, they would have rolled all but maybe 5 teams that year and still held their own against them).

    Onward and upward. Go Utes!

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    Oregon was served with notice by the NCAA they are under investigation for recruiting violations in Mens Basketball, Womens Basketball, and Track and Field.

    by Puget Ute
    2017-12-21 13:10:35

    This dirty basketball recruiting story is expanding everywhere.

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    Conner Manning had quite an outing in his bowl game for Georgia State. I am happy for him. It appears his transfer was an excellent choice.

    by Puget Ute
    2017-12-17 13:32:35

    He went 20-28 for 276 yds, 1 TD, and 24 yds rushing. He finished the year with almost 3200 yds passing, 14 tds, 7 ints.

    Nice work Conner!

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    Woof. Oregon is having a bad day. Down 14-0 in the 1st quarter, and just fumbled again inside their own 20.

    by Puget Ute
    2017-12-16 14:19:44

    The Crystal Ball coaching stint is getting off to a rocky start.

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    As a person who has lost too many loved ones over the last 18 months, I will say that I love to hear this song. It brings out all the feelings of love, and longing, and loss, and reframes them in a beautiful way.

    by Puget Ute
    2017-12-14 18:30:50

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    And just like that, he was gone...

    by Puget Ute
    2017-12-04 23:49:02

    Willie Taggart leaves Oregon for FSU, hasn't yet officially told the school or the players. And he is trying to take his assistant coaches with him. I have to wonder how many players will leave Oregon's #1 recruiting class to follow him to FSU?

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    Vegas odds have Utah as -1 vs WSU, and Massey's shows the Utes with a 51% chance of winning. I like that idea and hope we can pull it off, but am concerned about the injuries. Those of you who will attend the game need to GET LOUD!

    by Puget Ute
    2017-11-06 17:53:06

    When will they release the 2-deep?

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    After Syracuse' historic win over Clemson last night, Clemson's coach Dabo Swinney went into the Syracuse locker room to congratulate the team on their performance against his team and to wish them well on the rest of their season. He is a class act.

    by Puget Ute
    2017-10-14 13:54:28

    Clemson has one of the best defenses in CFB, and Syracuse just seemed to do everything right and made Clemson fall apart. Syracuse was a 24.5 pt underdog in the game.

    Coaches like Swinney and Bill Snyder of Kansas State set a high bar for respectability in CFB.

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    Top 10 Most Recently Posted Messages:

    2nd string DB was in the wrong position and took a bad angle. Learning experience for him, and he will get better for it.
    (6 days ago, 0 stars)

    It will be a hard-fought game. Utah will cover. 34-10. Throw Game emerges. Zack Moss has a solid game.
    (9 days ago, 1 stars)

    That was from a $#!+ty board that 99% of Husky fans would absolutely loathe. Most of the real Husky fans I know are much better than that. They are more like Bruins or Trojans fans, but a bit more vocal.
    (10 days ago, 0 stars)

    Morning kickoffs for games broadcast on PAC-12 Network are beyond stupid. Almost NOBODY in the nation can even access that channel! NOBODY on the East coast will watch any of the early P12N games, so the 'more eyeballs' argument falls flat.
    (10 days ago, 1 stars)

    Many byu fans are pissed that Kalani Sitake has respect for the Utah program. But what he is doing is rebuilding byu's respectability.
    (11 days ago, 1 stars)

    Lincoln Riley is absolutely brilliant. His Offenses are shaking up the entire football world. NFL teams come to him for new ideas. And Jalen Hurts is a great QB in that system. I always liked him, and hope he wins Heisman this year.
    (12 days ago, 1 stars)

    Thomas Hammock was on Gary Andersen's staff at Wisconsin with Andy Ludwig? That is an interesting connection.
    (13 days ago, 1 stars)

    The picture above is before contact, and the crown of Blackmon's helmet clearly is not the point of first contact. Absolutely a no-call.
    (14 days ago, 1 stars)

    That 3rd down pass went to Solomon Enis. He is developing into a terrific WR and has the potential to be one of our best ever.
    (16 days ago, 1 stars)

    Thursday night games are terrible. Good for TV, but awful for the fans in the stands.
    (16 days ago, 1 stars)

    Darnell Arceneaux needs to start pushing some of his QBs our direction. So far he has coached two of the best QBs in college history (Marcus Mariota and Tua Tagavailoa).
    (16 days ago, 1 stars)

    Frankly if we didn't have the Tut restrictions we likely would have offered a scholarship to Cammon Cooper first over ZW.
    (16 days ago, 0 stars)

    Wilson is a solid talent, and he will develop into a nice QB. The problem is the local media hypes him up so much that he can't possibly live up to the expectations. If local media were more circumspect and rational, then he could develop properly.
    (16 days ago, 4 stars)

    The game last night was on ESPN anyway. But your only option for streams is SlingTV or FuboTV. The good news is you should be able to cancel Hulu.
    (16 days ago, 0 stars)

    Who cares about people back east. Whitt still needs to live and recruit around home, and it is in his best interest to keep Kalani Sitake around in Provo.
    (16 days ago, 0 stars)

    They missed whatever chance they had getting into a P5 conference when they (allegedly) played too tough with the Big 12 on TV rights. And now there is zero chance to ever get in.
    (16 days ago, 0 stars)

    Speaking of top G5 teams, Cincinnati looked fabulous last night. I know UCLA is broken and missing important players right now, but the Bearcats ran on them at will. I can't WAIT to watch Zack Moss go up against the Bruins.
    (16 days ago, 1 stars)

    Wow. That is just a terribly bad take.
    (16 days ago, 0 stars)

    Utah ran about 5 run plays and only a few pass plays. And yet they were very efficient on Offense. It was super vanilla, and still was a domination.
    (16 days ago, 0 stars)

    ARod was about 5 of our OCs during that time too.
    (17 days ago, 0 stars)

    Not that you care what I think, but...I plan to interact with byu fans for only 24 hrs after the game and then will move on to the rest of the Rose Bowl season. They should matter less to us than Oregon State or Washington State fans.
    (17 days ago, 2 stars)

    Utah SHOULD win tonight, but nothing is guaranteed. But if/when we win, we need byu to go into Rocky Top and knock off Tennessee plus pick up a few other wins.
    (17 days ago, 0 stars)

    What happened to Devaughan Vele? He received glowing reviews in camp, but I haven't heard anything about him recently. Did he get injured?
    (17 days ago, 0 stars)

    RE: Violation already committed.
    (18 days ago, 2 stars)

    Utah 34 - byu-Provostan 16.
    (18 days ago, 0 stars)

    Do you stand them up in a rack or lay them down directly on the grill?
    (18 days ago, 0 stars)

    I think she should be glad Mother Nature got that whole udder thing out of the way before evolving humans.
    (18 days ago, 0 stars)

    FWIW, their transfer RB who was #4 at SCAR has been running all over their #1 Defense in practice. Zach Moss/Devin Brumfeld are going to RUN WILD against that Defense.
    (18 days ago, 0 stars)

    Under a different set of circumstances (i.e. had the Tuttle family allowed Whitt to recruit another QB that year) it is possible that Zach Wilson/Jason Shelley would be our #2, with Jack Tuttle behind.
    (18 days ago, 0 stars)

    Jack Sears worked his butt off and has already graduated, so he can play immediately. He is going to be a nice addition to somebody's roster.
    (18 days ago, 0 stars)

    It may partly find its roots in Ernie Wilkinson's late 60s counter-counter-culture response to hippies that led to the honor code.
    (19 days ago, 1 stars)

    Now byu-P is the Liberty University of the West.
    (19 days ago, 16 stars)

    Honestly I believe this was a Boyd K Packer-ism, part of the 'unwritten rules of things'. The requirement for men to wear white shirts is related, especially the young men admistering the sacrament.
    (19 days ago, 0 stars)

    LOL. No. It was the bald people who were less valiant in the pre-existence.
    (19 days ago, 1 stars)

    : (Equitybruin is a Utah grad iirc)
    (19 days ago, 1 stars)

    Texas passed a new law allowing people to carry in church, as a response to the mass shooting at a church that led to the deaths of 26 people last year.
    (19 days ago, 1 stars)

    They need to be our 'B' game on the schedule. In the years where they are very good, then tough luck for us. We need to get some more real meat on the OOC.
    (20 days ago, 1 stars)

    I can't wait to see what happens when somebody kicks it away from Covey, only to have Josh Nurse take it to the house. He has serious speed and is a load to bring down.
    (20 days ago, 3 stars)

    Yes. The legislature will happily carve a few hundred million dollars out of the U's budget, and will call it 'Freedom!'.
    (20 days ago, 2 stars)

    Unfortunately it seems the last FrontRunner leaves Provostan around 10:30pm.
    (20 days ago, 0 stars)

    Hangin' Brain...
    (23 days ago, 1 stars)

    FWIW, Keef quit drugs decades ago and largely stopped drinking around 2009. He is and always will be one of the finest rhythm guitar slingers of all time.
    (23 days ago, 0 stars)

    Anyone wishing ill will or injury to a rival player is . . . a Zoob. Or a Raiders fan.
    (24 days ago, 0 stars)

    Great content as always. Thanks! A few things...
    (24 days ago, 2 stars)

    The On-Season this year is going to be amazing!
    (24 days ago, 1 stars)

    Disabled vets already are authorized to get their college loan debt cancelled, but they need to go through an application process to qualify for it. This is a good move, but all it does is remove the application process.
    (24 days ago, 1 stars)

    Interesting. Looks like a brutal year for the Buffs and Beavs. And I really think Cal will take their #2/#3 best (in the North) Defense and at least go bowling this year.
    (25 days ago, 0 stars)

    According to reports out of Texas, Cam Rising has all the necessary physical tools to be a great QB (as did Tuttle). Whether he has the mental edge will be a different story, but people seem to really like him in practice situations.
    (27 days ago, 0 stars)

    Hey, at least byu is a decent academic school. Boise State is NOT a good school.
    (27 days ago, 1 stars)

    Zach was given a Preferred Walk-On offer. He probably would have earned Tut's scholarship offer after he abandoned the program.
    (27 days ago, 0 stars)

    That is a tough one. Starting the season with a loss against a team that went 3-7-1. That should take the shine off that big season, where the best win was probably the nail-biter against 7-4 Hawaii.
    (32 days ago, 1 stars)

    There is a fair chance that many of the victims of his financial crimes were the also perpetrators of the sex crimes. "We have video of you with an underage girl. But we would keep that quiet if you move a $50M investment into our hedge fund..."
    (33 days ago, 0 stars)

    That play never worked even back in the WAC when we called it the Laser or whatever, and Bryan Rowley, Kevin Dyson, or Carl Henry was the receiver.
    (33 days ago, 0 stars)

    In the interim, Andy Ludwig has been the playcaller for Melvin Gordon and Ke'Shawn Vaughan, and QB Kyle Shurmer became the #1 all-time passer in Vanderbilt's history (surpassing Jay Cutler).
    (33 days ago, 7 stars)

    What good can possibly come from that? I assume it may open up some land for extraction industries short term.
    (34 days ago, 3 stars)

    Locke was always good for a 'byu beats a team with a pulse only about once every other year, and never in a bowl game, other than the win over K-State in '96' hot takes.
    (34 days ago, 2 stars)

    I want to see his entire fortune rounded up and divided between each of his victims.
    (34 days ago, 2 stars)

    He likely was running a honeypot operation to prop up his hedge fund.
    (34 days ago, 0 stars)

    There is a very high rate of suicide in chomos who are facing very long terms. He likely would have received the Jeffrey Dahmer treatment in general pop.
    (34 days ago, 0 stars)

    All that Karl Marx did was describe the inevitable arc of Capitalism and show how it would eat itself in the end unless it was contained by empowering the people at the bottom.
    (45 days ago, 2 stars)

    No, I am saying that it is very important to diversify the economy. Venezuela did the equivalent of buying an RV, a boat, and a big truck on their Home Equity loan, only to have the market tank and lose half their 'equity' value overnight.
    (45 days ago, 2 stars)

    Looks like Craig Bills. Another in the long line of byu headhunters.
    (45 days ago, 0 stars)

    Venezuela went all-in on the oil-based economy, but didn't reinvest in their technology (much of that was from oil companies moving profits out of country). When the oil price dumped, Venzuela's economy was finished off along with it.
    (45 days ago, 2 stars)

    That is the very definition of a social program. Not sure why you are so intent on obfuscating.
    (45 days ago, 2 stars)

    Um, how about The United States of America.
    (45 days ago, 6 stars)

    I don't remember who it was, but I recall the same player did something similar on the play before this.
    (45 days ago, 1 stars)

    One funny outcome of the recent SCOTUS decision that allowed the president to take money from the Pentagon budget to fund building the wall (which still won't happen*), is the precedent it sets.
    (45 days ago, 1 stars)

    Things inside the business are drastically different as well. I have a friend who is a doctor at our local US hospital. He also works at a Canadian hospital a few days a week.
    (45 days ago, 1 stars)

    We went through the same thing with Jordan Wynn.
    (47 days ago, 0 stars)

    It isn't the "In God We Trust", but rather the "Utah" on the plates that indicates whether somebody is a terrible driver.
    (47 days ago, 0 stars)

    My son was on that trail last week as well. Great story, btw.
    (48 days ago, 0 stars)

    Our Defense did OK for the most part, outside of 4 big pass plays (all ~24 yds to Bushman) and a couple of runs (31 yds by Wilson). And the game was only close because we fumbled a punt (T/O at Utah 33) and Wish shanked a punt (at Utah 44).
    (48 days ago, 3 stars)

    I had a big shoulder surgery a few months before Zach had his. He is younger and has better a strength training program, but still I can't imagine trying to throw a football hard or take hits right now.
    (51 days ago, 0 stars)

    JS was laughing at the meme, which is a play on the Invade Area 51 meme that is going around.
    (58 days ago, 1 stars)

    I am recovering from shoulder surgery. Granted I am a lot older than these young guys, but the recovery still is a slow and long process.
    (59 days ago, 0 stars)

    I thought the police report said Pau'u was alone in the car.
    (59 days ago, 0 stars)

    Sarah Connor on the Terminator series (can't WAIT for the new one), Ripley and Vasquez in Aliens, Selene in Underworld, Leeloo in Fifth Element/Alice in Resident Evil, are all fantastic female action hero characters.
    (62 days ago, 1 stars)

    Both of them will win Heisman Trophies for Provo.
    (62 days ago, 6 stars)

    This dumbass has a youtube channel where he complains about people who mock him for being short. The fact that he is short is a low-hanging fruit, because he is a huge #@%hole to everybody around him. I sincerely hope he is not a gun owner.
    (66 days ago, 1 stars)

    And just like that, Bushman became the #4 TE in the state.
    (68 days ago, 3 stars)

    My favorite part was when he talked about "ramming the man parts".
    (72 days ago, 1 stars)

    This Mad Magazine cartoon ran 50 years ago, but it is still relevant today.
    (72 days ago, 3 stars)

    The Mueller Report describes a substantial amount evidence of Russia meddling, and he brought indictments against a dozen Russian military officers and a GRU counter-intel group.
    (77 days ago, 7 stars)

    They are all 'the dumb one'.
    (77 days ago, 5 stars)

    The Tea Party-types killed that bill because they wanted a strict seperation between the path to citizenship (which they do NOT want at all) and the border security aspect. I recall the Limbaugh/Hannity types screaming about that bill nonstop.
    (79 days ago, 2 stars)

    Keep both hands on the wheel! What the #%!@ is wrong with you? Turn into the goshdarn skid and let the brakes go!
    (81 days ago, 2 stars)

    This is an oustanding autocorrect. Don't change a thing.
    (81 days ago, 2 stars)

    Nah, the Big 12 isn't going to 'put a ring on it' when they can bend byu over for game scheduling any time they want.
    (82 days ago, 2 stars)

    It seems now that he entered the Transfer Portal, and then the next day the school ran with the story that he needed to take time off to be with his sick mom. Not a good look to sssstttrrreeeetttch the truth like that.
    (86 days ago, 0 stars)

    Did you personally verify the numbers?
    (113 days ago, 4 stars)

    He has the softest, most tender hands...
    (115 days ago, 0 stars)

    It is so impressive to see that beast running! What a treat that would be.
    (129 days ago, 0 stars)

    Cool. Then can we count on your support for universal healthcare, including mental health?
    (129 days ago, 6 stars)

    The NCAA makes space for missionary or military service. They do not count the partial years against the program. The byu-P just can't seem to educate its student-athletes.
    (129 days ago, 2 stars)

    "First they came for the journalists. After that we don't know what happened..."
    (129 days ago, 8 stars)

    Theprogram has a 4-year rolling APR of 985. But the football team itself has the following (this year):
    (129 days ago, 7 stars)

    John Mitchell did 19 months in prison for doing far less to protect Nixon.
    (132 days ago, 1 stars)

    I have to wonder if UA is hoping somehow he will get jailtime so they can get out of the contract. Otherwise they owe him something like $18M, even if he is fired FOR CAUSE.
    (138 days ago, 0 stars)

    And Saturday Night's for Fightin'
    (138 days ago, 1 stars)

    FWIW, the 'best' home games this year are ASU, WSU, and UCLA. WSU might catch fire again and be ranked when they come to town, but most of the rest of the home games are snoozers. It might be tough to sell the tickets this year.
    (145 days ago, 2 stars)

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