Coaches never want to talk to media, but have long been obligated. But Gregg Popovich showed them the way — that they could just be extraordinarily salty when dealing with media — and now everybody's doing it.
Rick Carlisle admitted he was imitating Popovich while talking the other night, answering yes-no questions with "yes" and "no." But this strategy was meant for Mark Dantonio, a man who has never, ever, ever displayed happiness at any point in his life. (Sure, there was that one time he danced to Rich Homie Quan, but then he said he'd never do that again.)
Of course, Dantonio had done this in the past:
MSU is up 14-6 on Northwestern, so he should cheer up.