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There was an overwhelming Michigan confidence entering the Ohio State game at home. Coach Brady Hoke did not need even a season to turn a flagging Michigan team, in contrast to the disastrous era of Coach Rich Rodriguez. Under Rich Rod, every Michigan fan told themselves it was a turnaround season and so we should […]

[2426] This is Michigan

Brady Hoke said, “This is Michigan, for God’s sake.”

[2424] We’re Michigan

You know it is football season all over again. With Brady Hoke at the helm, I dare say it is morning again in America.

Any Malaysian who identifies with Malaysia will be watching the Malaysia-Singapore soccer match right now. It is not really about Malaysia trying to qualify for the next round of the 2014 World Cup. It is just Singapore. The first leg was electric although the Malaysia defense was disappointing. The second leg so far is just […]

[2372] Buh-bye Tressel!

College football season typically begins  in September when the fall semester starts in the US. On this blog, the season begins early. And the subject of the first post on college football this season is not about the University of Michigan. Rather, it is about the lesser entity, the Ohio State University! Tressel of Ohio […]

After six painful years of waiting, losing and near misses, Ajax are finally the champions of the Netherlands. This season was close and it is a testament of the increasingly competitive nature of the Eredivisie. No one team dominates the rest any longer. The make-up of the Eredivisie is no longer of Ajax, Feyenoord and […]

I am happy that the Malaysian soccer team beat Indonesia by a large margin in the first leg of the Suzuki Cup final. This is especially so when Malaysia was beaten by 5 goals to 1 by Indonesia in the group stage earlier. While I do believe that the team deserves the win — the […]

[2268] Of dear Coach Rod…

…time’s up. Please resign and save us all the agony of a protracted conflict. You and Michigan are just not made for each other. Michigan needs to move on while you need to go to Hell.

A friend shared his thought about the upcoming Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, which poises to be a disaster, the other day. The Economist with its typical humor wrote: INDIAN officials insist that the Commonwealth games, to which Delhi plays host in October, should not be compared to Beijing’s Olympic games. They are right. The 2008 […]

[2250] Of and now, let’s go Blue

And gentlemen, it is football season all over again.

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