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He continued to assert today that MSU is not a contender. Well, we now have the B1G's best non conference win and the 2nd best conference road win.
Who cares? I'm so glad I haven't listened to him in over a year. He's just obnoxious.
The program collapsed in December of 08 for valenti. He hasn't followed them since.
"losing Caleb Benenoch is a blow that Dantonio will never recover from. Izzo has lost it as well. Hoke and Beilein own the state."
Lets see how we perform the next month
I don't think we are a top 10 team yet and have had an easy start to B1G play (remember, Wisky lost to Iowa game before- maybe IU fluke is just that)
With that said, we should have beaten Minny and look much better now than a month ago, even if the apparent lack if depth concerns me
Haven't tuned in since his ridiculous rant calling the football team losers.
Mike needs a break. Not at all surprised that he's turned on the basketball program.
Anyone. Anyplace. Anytime.
2nd best road win?
Wiscy winning @ IU and UM's win @ Minny are far more impressive than tonight's win.
Don't get me wrong, it's a huge win, just nowhere near the other 2
Valenti has been towing the company line lately about scum being world beaters....which is so sad and completely untrue. Are they good? Yes. Are they beatable? Absolutely. He's been very quick to hand over the B1G to them this year. Basketball is a very long season. Lots can happen as we all know. Love the direction we are trending right now. Go State.
While we are definately a contender, this was the 3rd bestconference road win after Wisky beating IU and mich beating Minny.
today the dug up out of the 2 year old grave the "is michigan stadium louder now" topic. Couldnt believe how lazy ass that show has become.
Bitch about Obama/taxes or other political topic that will get Tea baggers to call.
Talk anything about Michigan to get Walverines to call.
Say something controversial about MSU to get Walverines to call.
Push the dial tone button about 50 times.
Call it a day at 97.1
I haven't either. I would much rather listen to a national show with actual interviews than listen to Valenti bait idiot callers.
Valenti has been shit since his idea of a "unity council" between scUM and MSU fans....What an idiot.
35,600 posts and counting since 09-09-2002. tRCMB Dead Pool Commissioner.
When Mike is just being negative about all sports in Michigan the show really struggles. Today he had to start the show talking shit about hockey just cause he knows it will piss of a third of the listeners
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You're giving him too much credit.
It finally hit me, but the schtick (I hope it's a schtick, or Mike's the most miserable person alive) is as follows:
1. Bitch about Tigers, call for DD to lose his job (despite DD going to multiple World Series and being considered among the very best at what he does by baseball people)
2. Bitch about Pistons, call for Dumars to be fired. Can't really argue with that, but Mike had stopped actually talking about the NBA, which is a shame, as he generally was pretty well versed on it.
3. Bitch about Lions. Call for virtually every person on team other than Johnson to be fired/traded.
4. Bitch about Red Wings/hockey/Red Wings fans. Haven't tuned in, but would bet he's having a field day with the lockout/slow start for the Wings.
5. Bitch about Detroit as a city. Pretty easy target.
6. Do the UM/MSU rivalry bit for the 100,000th time.
Hope there's something on the planet the guy enjoys. I'm sure there is. I'm sure it's a schtick, but I'm done listening.
He is a radio guy living a great life. He doesn't need to give a blessing to pronounce MSU as arrived or DOA.
Enjoy the games, don't hang on what a radio personality thinks.
Oh he was bad before that, he just turned to an absolute steaming pile when he tried to unite 2 fan bases that would never, ever, ever join up for that stupid idea. Hell, he was actually pretty good when he had his shows on the Impact and whatever god awful Lansing station that he was on with Maddog.
Rank it where you want, it will be still be a tough one for anyone else to get. I joked with some about "the race" this weekend, but shit just got serious. Real serious if we can pull the next one.
Now that Hockey is back Marek Vs Wyshinski has been taking up my 2:00 hour
Is he the guy that went ballistic over the MSU-ND 1966 reunion monsoon 4th quarter meltdown game?
His ego has gotten too big, if that's possible. He had me laughing hard (unintentionally on his part) when the Teo story broke wanting his producer to get the reporter of the Deadspin article on the air immediately. Right Mike, this was huge story just breaking. Pretty sure ESPN, CNN, AP, UPI and Oprah are trying to touch base with the guy. He's going to drop everything because "Mike Valenti from Detroit" is on the horn.
I've never listened to his show, but I saw the thread here awhile back when he tried to argue that Izzo's program isn't elite. As the facts aligned themselves against him, he still kept up the bullshit. There are few things as lame as a sports talk host giving an unpopular opinion just to generate angry responses - it's barely a step up from message board trolling.
Mike said last week that he wanted a win @ PSU. win vs. OSU, and win @ Wisconsin before he considered MSU a threat to win the Big Ten. I don't think that was unfair. Tonight was a big win. You can probably count on Mike to say as much tomorrow on his show.
If MSU wins the next one, they go from contender to favorite. Having said that, I don't expect them to win the next one.
We are not the same, I am a Spartan
He hasn't handed the B1G to Michigan. You don't listen to the show. It's obvious.
Given the talent level and the coach, MSU is a threat to win the conference until they're mathematically eliminated. I bet every other Big Ten coach believes MSU is a threat every season. Valenti is either a moron or he's faking an opinion to stir up his listeners.
sigh, sigh, sigh,
explain why they were doing the "Is michigan stadium louder now than before topic today"?? Why did they start the show each day trolling Red Wings fans.
I used to love the show but now its just what topic can get the downriver crowd fired up and called in. Yeah i say that and piss them off, the phones will be jammed.
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