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  • The dave67 Memorial Word Association Thread


    NOW we wear gray unis?   Where were they last week, when we could have camouflaged ourselves?
  • Thank You

    You are very welcome.  My military career was a great experience.

    I would like to pay tribute to my Dad.  He was a fighter pilot who flew the RF-4C in Southeast Asia, and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross three times.  Most importantly, he was a great Dad.  I’ll be visiting him and my Mom at Arlington National Cemetery this week.
  • GAME DAY!!!

    Great showing by Mayer! I hope Gabbert is not badly hurt, but when he comes back we have a QB controversy?  We have impressive depth.  Sorenson is terrific.  He reminds me of Chris Collins: doesn’t appear to be fast, but runs great routes and has fabulous hands.  
  • 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament

    Well I just tweeted our whole coaching staff so let’s see what happens

    Well I just tweeted our whole coaching staff so let’s see what happens


    Yay maybe our coaching staff can resume the duties of their employment at Miami University now.
    This reminds me of our football game at Notre Dame. Instead of going up there with a burning determination to win—and communicating that to the team—CM seemed to see himself as the leader of a pilgrimage to genuflect at the Golden Dome. Players pick up on that, we proceed to get drilled.

  • Our softball team IS pretty good.

    Miami softball might be the best team that nobody gets to see this year. Families only at games.

    Question, what if we can prove we’re fully vaccinated and past the 2 week window? Can we go to the stadium & see the team play then?

    Exactly, and this question applies far beyond sporting events.  Crickets from the CDC.

    I dont think the CDC decides this. There are guidelines from the state and county. Just check mlb and nba attendance it is different by state. Miami has chosen to be very cautious while applying those guidelines
    No argument there; I’m not faulting Miami’s guidelines, given the information available.  I’m faulting the CDC.  It has 10,000 employees and a $6.5 billion budget, yet after a year of the most damaging pandemic in U.S. history, it has no answer to this key question.  How do you “follow the science” if the scientists don’t tell you what it is?  And they should be able to:  it has been four months since the first shots, and over 200 million Americans have been vaccinated.  Where are the studies?

    So...you feel that in just 4 short months after the first shots went out, in very small numbers, the CDC should have multiple full-blown studies completed that determine the full efficacy of the vaccines, how long the protection lasts, how prone to infection vaccinated people might be, etc.? 
    Nevermind that those 10,000 employees (as if that's a lot) and a $6.5B budget (as if that's a lot) are also combating and researching numerous other existing diseases. 
    They probably SHOULD re-prioritize so that folks can attend sporting events live everywhere.  Even though the CDC has no power over any entity's COVID rules.   
    I am reminded by the probably apocryphal quote of the late Senator Everett Dirksen:  "A billion here, a billion there, pretty soon you're talking about real money."
  • Apparently Bradley scheduled...

    We have lots of moral fiber.
  • John Shoemaker story - Miami 1978

    Shoe and Randy Ayers were both drafted by the Bulls in the NBA draft. Yep..Two Redskins in the same year. A 7-round draft helped.

    All local talent.
    Ayers was 3/#53/Chicago; then Shoemaker 6/119Chicago; Aldridge 6/#125 Wash.

    As said before it was a shame Bernie Neman was suspended which caused the slump during MAC play.

    Prima Donna Goodyear was drafted the year before by Mil in the 6th. I think the team played better without him and Goins came into his own.
    Newman was some player.  We called him "The Doctor" and for good reason.  Unreal physical ability.  I played a pickup game in Withrow once, with Bernard on the other team.  I got the ball deep in the corner, and Bernard was 8-10 feet away on the baseline.  I set my feet and jumped to shoot the ball.  Bernard got to me in a flash--one step and a jump; all of a sudden I was looking at him way above me and right in my face.  I was shocked, and just heaved the ball as high as I could so he wouldn't block it.  You guessed it . . . nothing but net.  Of course, I sauntered down the court as if I could make that shot all day long.
  • Be Like Baylor!

    They “out-Gonzaga’ed” Gonzaga.   Loved their team prayer after the game.
  • Investments And Stocks

    It was. The uncertainty of the virus is moving the indexes. Once we have hit the top of the virus bell curve and we began to come down, we should see fairly steady index growth. Wish I knew when the uptick will begin.