Texas_uva

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I suppose I understand why they are inexact, but I have never heard of anyone using 12pm to mean midnight or 12am to mean noon.
Commented on Big 12 Media Days: Day Two on Jul 22 2014, 10:53p
Not anymore...
Commented on Aggie Football is #1! In offseason criminality. on Jul 22 2014, 9:17p
Audio-video equipment.
Commented on Aggie Football is #1! In offseason criminality. on Jul 22 2014, 7:07p - 1 reply
I don't think the numbers on the helmet have any official meaning, so that's probably why it's allowed.
Commented on Texas HC Charlie Strong: Horns RB Joe Bergeron "back in the mix" on Jul 22 2014, 7:02p
Maybe he thought punching her wouldn't seem so bad after he held a gun to her head.
Commented on K-State Slate: 7.22.14: Big 12 Media Days roll on on Jul 22 2014, 1:26p
It's certainly possible that the average college baseball game on SEC Network will get good ratings, but I do not see it.
Commented on Comcast Will Carry the SEC Network on Jul 21 2014, 10:10p - 1 reply
I see what you're saying, to some extent.
Commented on Comcast Will Carry the SEC Network on Jul 21 2014, 7:22p - 1 reply
I get that.
Commented on Comcast Will Carry the SEC Network on Jul 21 2014, 2:21p - 1 reply
Is it really 14 times the live sports content, or just 14 times the football?
Commented on Comcast Will Carry the SEC Network on Jul 21 2014, 1:45p - 1 reply
You would expect home teams to win more in the postseason, because the home team is always the team with the better record (except for in the WS).
Commented on MLB Bullets Gets My Full Endorsement on Jul 18 2014, 7:01p
It makes sense that TWC would be the lone hold-out because they do not have any customers in most SEC states.
Commented on Comcast Will Carry the SEC Network on Jul 18 2014, 5:28p
Have you ever met a baby?
Commented on K-State Slate: 7.17.14 - Waters on O'Brien List, Breanna Lewis turning heads on Jul 17 2014, 6:42p - 1 reply
I don't see any reason to believe any of this is true.
Commented on Finebaum: Texas Longhorns offered Nick Saban $100 million on Jul 17 2014, 6:42p
Based on the number of votes, it looks like there are three groupings, and then the last three teams are separated out.
Commented on Texas Longhorns picked 4th in Big 12 preseason poll on Jul 17 2014, 6:27p - 1 reply
Does the state license sports agents?
Commented on Two unnamed Texas players dined with agent, Longhorns will receive Death Penalty on Jul 17 2014, 4:12p - 1 reply
What business do you think the University of Texas is currently doing with the agent?
Commented on Two Texas Longhorns football players accepted meal from agent on Jul 16 2014, 10:46a - 1 reply
Unfortunately, the NCAA has no authority to punish an agent.
Commented on Two Texas Longhorns football players accepted meal from agent on Jul 15 2014, 6:25p - 4 replies
Queso con carne.
Commented on K-State Slate: 7.15.14 - Finney, Whitehair, Mueller on Lombardi Watch List; Lloyd Krone passes on Jul 15 2014, 5:20p - 2 replies
There's a debate about whether selling beer and wine at games lead to more or less belligerent drunks.
Commented on Texas Longhorns won't sell beer at football games in 2014 on Jul 11 2014, 8:28p - 1 reply
I'm not sure if the first part of this comment is serious or not...
Commented on Scr&* Rick Perry and the Horse He Rode In On on Jul 10 2014, 12:55p - 1 reply
The Longhorn Network was planning to do that and then everyone freaked out and they backed off.
Commented on The Mid-Morning Dump - 7/9/14 on Jul 9 2014, 7:27p - 2 replies
DirecTV has been one of the hold-outs for the Pac 12 Network as well.
Commented on Texas-Iowa State contest to air on Longhorn Network on Jul 8 2014, 7:29p
She was hurt by the fact that she was portrayed as a DC insider.
Commented on UT Board of Regents to Bill Powers: 'Resign or be fired.' on Jul 8 2014, 5:36p - 1 reply
Number 1 might not be possible, but they can get as close as possible, by:
Commented on UT Board of Regents to Bill Powers: 'Resign or be fired.' on Jul 8 2014, 5:35p - 2 replies
I feel like we've played UCLA more the last 5 years than we would have if we were in the Pac 16.
Commented on The Big 12 Conference has adopted Burnt Orange, Hook 'em Horns as official logo color and conference slogan on Jul 8 2014, 5:18p
People are more likely to admit to it when you actually investigate within a year of it happening.
Commented on K-State Slate: 7.8.14 - Bruce Feldman is talking about... Jonathan Truman? on Jul 8 2014, 5:11p - 1 reply
I don't think UVA would leave the ACC unless disaster struck (e.g., UNC and Duke leaving).
Commented on K-State Slate: 7.8.14 - Bruce Feldman is talking about... Jonathan Truman? on Jul 8 2014, 10:23a - 1 reply
My statement was just meant to suggest that making them dischargeable in bankruptcy would not necessarily cut down on most loans.
Commented on Bill Powers to resign? on Jul 7 2014, 12:52p
A large percentage of the loans are backed by the government, so those loans would probably continue regardless.
Commented on Bill Powers to resign? on Jul 7 2014, 12:30p - 1 reply
White Chocolate Rasberry KitKats are amazing!
Commented on The Offtopic returns - Kit Kat's around the world on Jul 6 2014, 2:56p
Agree with what you're saying, although I believe Perry actually wants the entire degree to cost $10,000.
Commented on Bill Powers to resign? on Jul 6 2014, 2:25p - 1 reply
I'm pretty sure this has everything to do with Perry wanting to put in place a new Chancellor and President before his term is up.
Commented on Bill Powers to resign? on Jul 6 2014, 2:14p - 1 reply
French is apparently coming back.
Commented on Texas Extends Augie Garrido Through 2017 on Jul 5 2014, 5:20p
for Yea!
Voted on Jul 5 2014, 1:34p
They're doing what to his comment?
Commented on The big 2014 Texas football guide: Longhorns are a mystery in Strong's first year on Jul 3 2014, 2:26p - 1 reply
The problem with stopping the Seahawks from using it is that they would likely have to go to court and could lose.
Commented on Aggies Being Aggies on Jul 3 2014, 11:31a - 1 reply
OU's official colors may be crimson and cream, but there appears to be a lot of white in their new uniforms.
Commented on K-State Slate: 7.2.14 - women's basketball non-conference schedule announced on Jul 2 2014, 8:36p - 1 reply
Do we think the official Big 12 cite will change the coloring every once in a while or just keep it red?
Commented on K-State Slate: 7.2.14 - women's basketball non-conference schedule announced on Jul 2 2014, 5:10p
FYI - Event organizer weighs in.
Commented on Strong's First Impression: Poor on Jul 1 2014, 4:27p - 1 reply
I think the problem with changing the current system is that it is difficult to hold a line if they give up the "amateur" line.
Commented on UT AD Steve Patterson Speaks Out on The Attacks on College Athletics on Jun 30 2014, 4:41p - 1 reply
Indeed, the Judge has mentioned the possibility of a salary cap at points, although that would likely be an antitrust violation.
Commented on UT AD Steve Patterson Speaks Out on The Attacks on College Athletics on Jun 30 2014, 4:38p
What I am saying is that if Vince Young did not go to college and receive the publicity from doing so, he would not have been drafted and signed a multi-million dollar deal.
Commented on UT AD Steve Patterson Speaks Out on The Attacks on College Athletics on Jun 30 2014, 3:18p - 2 replies
The NBA and NFL determined their age restrictions through collective bargaining with an entity made up of members that would not be affected by it.
Commented on UT AD Steve Patterson Speaks Out on The Attacks on College Athletics on Jun 30 2014, 3:16p - 1 reply
He played for his scholarship and probably more-so for the publicity that playing afforded him.
Commented on UT AD Steve Patterson Speaks Out on The Attacks on College Athletics on Jun 29 2014, 6:45p - 1 reply
We're not paying under market for players.
Commented on UT AD Steve Patterson Speaks Out on The Attacks on College Athletics on Jun 29 2014, 6:43p - 1 reply
Agree to disagree.
Commented on UT AD Steve Patterson Speaks Out on The Attacks on College Athletics on Jun 27 2014, 10:12a - 1 reply
Obviously.
Commented on Daily Round Up: We Must Concede Texas To A&M on Jun 27 2014, 10:10a
Did Vince Young really bust his ass for free? Or did he bust his ass for publicity and coaching that enabled him to get drafted high enough to make millions in the NFL?
Commented on UT AD Steve Patterson Speaks Out on The Attacks on College Athletics on Jun 26 2014, 11:34a - 1 reply
I don't think it would have mattered, as I do not think A&M would have gone undefeated.
Commented on Daily Round Up: We Must Concede Texas To A&M on Jun 26 2014, 10:34a - 1 reply
I care because I care about the University of Texas, including UT Athletics.
Commented on UT AD Steve Patterson Speaks Out on The Attacks on College Athletics on Jun 26 2014, 9:02a - 2 replies
A Texas OU game is still the only time I've ever had a toddler give me the finger.
Commented on K-State Slate: 6.25.14 - Ofodile to Oregon, Hurt adapting, Mittie completes staff on Jun 25 2014, 2:56p - 3 replies
All combined coaching salaries are about $55 million, so I suppose you could pay the football players as long as you didn't pay the coaches in any sports.
Commented on UT AD Steve Patterson Speaks Out on The Attacks on College Athletics on Jun 25 2014, 11:52a - 1 reply
I actually think it's the other way around.
Commented on UT AD Steve Patterson Speaks Out on The Attacks on College Athletics on Jun 25 2014, 11:09a
How many of those people want to make a profit?
Commented on UT AD Steve Patterson Speaks Out on The Attacks on College Athletics on Jun 25 2014, 11:07a
There are not a lot of examples of people that were caught breaking NCAA rules, so there probably aren't a lot of examples of them continuing to take classes.
Commented on UT AD Steve Patterson Speaks Out on The Attacks on College Athletics on Jun 25 2014, 11:00a - 1 reply
"I don’t really think it is right for companies to pay players for no work, but if it doesn’t provide competitive advantage to one school over another why do we care so much?"
Commented on UT AD Steve Patterson Speaks Out on The Attacks on College Athletics on Jun 25 2014, 10:49a - 1 reply
There scholarship is cancelled, but they are not generally "kicked out of school."
Commented on UT AD Steve Patterson Speaks Out on The Attacks on College Athletics on Jun 25 2014, 10:09a - 1 reply
The difference is that people only care about final playoff results.
Commented on On Augie Garrido and Texas Baseball on Jun 24 2014, 6:01p
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