SportsFilter: The Friday Huddle:
A place to discuss the sports stories that aren't making news, share links that aren't quite front-page material, and diagram plays on your hand. Remember to count to five Mississippi before commenting in anger.
posted by huddle to general at 06:00 AM - 12 comments
Maybe Josh Beckett should stick to golf.
posted by dyams at 06:05 AM on May 11
A girl wins the baseball championship for her high school boys baseball team, without even having to step on the field.
posted by apoch at 09:39 AM on May 11
Boy, that's sad. They denied that girl and the boys on both teams an opportunity to compete in the championship because their God doesn't support co-ed youth sports.
posted by rcade at 09:52 AM on May 11
posted by yerfatma at 10:39 AM on May 11
posted by grum@work at 10:47 AM on May 11
Get ready for Euro 2012.
posted by yerfatma at 10:51 AM on May 11
Extortion plan works again: The lease at the old place up, the Viking (finally) get new stadium deal, and Minnesota tax payers help pay. Vikings put up $477,000,000, State of Minnesota taxpayers put up $348,000,000, and the city of Minneapolis gets double-dipped chipping in an additional $150,000,000. Vikings staying in Minnesota? Apparently, priceless.
posted by scully at 10:53 AM on May 11
An explanation of what's at stake on "Survival Sunday" (FOX Soccer Channel's marketing term) in the Premiere League for many teams.
posted by scully at 11:00 AM on May 11
Speaking of "Survival Sunday" I hope my fellow Reds who are also Comcast subscribers haven't gotten their hopes up on seeing the game with Swansea--Comcast do not carry Fuel TV and so will not have our game! Boo!!!!
posted by billsaysthis at 11:45 AM on May 11
Number of grand slam home runs hit by Detroit Tigers batters in 2012: 0
Number of grand slam home runs hit Brandon Inge in 2012 (since being cut by the Tigers): 2
posted by grum@work at 12:42 PM on May 11
I love that they used Police Academy for the music of that Carlsberg ad.
Though I'm still amused that drinking alcohol is promoted through sport.
Yes, because if you're a 5 pint a day man, a starting position on the England squad COULD BE YOURS!
posted by Drood at 05:06 PM on May 11
Number of grand slam home runs hit by Detroit Tigers batters in 2012 >= the number of fucks MeatSaber gives about Inge's stats post-Tigers. No offense to you, though, grum. I'm happy for him, and hope he succeeds in Oakland...but his stats since the 2009 all-star break are horrendous. I won't look back at his release as a mistake...
posted by MeatSaber at 07:58 PM on May 11
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