Tag Archives: NCAA

Only 373 people show to watch the EMU Eagles win their first postseason game since 1996… Let’s make it up to them if they get another home game

Eastern Michigan University men’s basketball team had the distinction of making it onto the front page of Deadspin last night after the popular sports website was made aware of a series of justifiably angry social media posts made by starting EMU forward Glenn Bryant following the team’s 58-54 victory over the Norfolk State Spartans at […]

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Old man with bad back requests help rioting: Ann Arbor

At some point in 1991, I had the occasion to witness a basketball-related riot in Ann Arbor, as I stood wedged between an open 450-degree pizza oven and a large plate glass window facing the intersection of Church and State. I can’t recall, but I don’t think my friend Roger and I, who were busy […]

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Coon meat and Faygo – Dinner in the D

The Detroit News has an interesting little feature today on a Detroiter named Glemie Dean Beasley, who supplements his Social Security income by catching urban raccoons, slaughtering them, and selling their meat to neighbors. Beasley, who calls himself the Coon Man, says the carcasses can got for as much as $12, and can serve four […]

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