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STFU Whitlock

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by godspell, Dec 6, 2008.

  1. godspell

    godspell Member

    What happened tonight on ESPN's airwaves is exactly why you're full of doo-doo for even suggesting there's a conspiracy against Ball State or the MAC.

    The MAC is a minor league compared to the major conferences. I saw the graphic and the only wins of note Ball State had were to Indiana and other MAC schools. Then they get beat by a program that just turned I-A a few years ago.

    Maybe that talking head Chris Fowler knew something you didn't.
     
  2. Garner

    Garner Member

    In a strange way, I kinda respected Whitlock this morning. Of course, that was before he completely backed off his Sean Avery column this afternoon on The Fan 590. Honestly, he backtracked so quickly I'm completely convinced his testes ascended.
     
  3. Bullwinkle

    Bullwinkle Member

    What's the backstory on backtracking from the column?
     
  4. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Ball State Derangement Syndrome is highly contagious.
     
  5. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    I, for one, approve this message.
     
  6. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

    Embarassment now, or larger embarassment, later.

    If Boise State vs. Ball were a fight, they'd stop it, and early.
     
  7. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    http://www.sportsjournalists.com/forum/threads/64215/
     
  8. Diabeetus

    Diabeetus Active Member

    As a note, Nate Davis (the QB who led them to glory) had the flu and was clearly not playing at the same level he had been this season. Buffalo played well and deserved to win, but I suspect it might've been different if Davis were healthy.
     
  9. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member


    It's a fair point, but how many times have we seen guys enduring reported flu cases play out of their minds due to additional focus being brought to bear?
     
  10. Johnny Dangerously

    Johnny Dangerously Active Member

    Why am I suddenly hearing Lindsey Nelson's voice inside my head?
     
  11. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member


    Especially disturbing if you're seeing one of his sport coats in tandem . . .
     
  12. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Where's Ball State Bubbler to chime in on this?
     
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