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posted by huddle to general at 06:00 AM - 14 comments
Chicago Tribune's Sports section this morning.
posted by NoMich at 09:32 AM on April 16
I also saw a Yankees <3 Red Sox logo somewhere. It's heart-warming to know that people can recognize where rivalries end and partnerships begin.
posted by dfleming at 10:20 AM on April 16
Chip Kelly must really love Philly to have left Oregon.
posted by yerfatma at 12:50 PM on April 16
Good reddit thread detailing NBC's US soccer coverage.
posted by yerfatma at 01:00 PM on April 16
Tony Gwynn Jr. vs. heckler.
posted by rcade at 01:22 PM on April 16
The coverage of the Premiership is going to be unbelievable next season. People from England should move here. They'll see more of their football league.
posted by rcade at 01:25 PM on April 16
People from England should move here.
posted by beaverboard at 03:00 PM on April 16
Watching (slightly delayed) Everton v Arsenal and rather than silverware, Everton seem to be interested in collecting items for a paper anniversary, all of it yellow (and thankfully that in Gibson's case).
posted by yerfatma at 04:02 PM on April 16
"The coverage of the Premiership is going to be unbelievable next season. People from England should move here. They'll see more of their football league."
Finally my decision to leave old England for New England is justified.
Now all I have to do is get NBCSN on my cable package.
posted by Mr Bismarck at 05:00 PM on April 16
Chip Kelly must really love Philly to have left Oregon
Chip pulled a Calipari.
posted by cixelsyd at 05:02 PM on April 16
News outlets are reporting Pat Summerall has passed.
posted by phaedon at 05:19 PM on April 16
Chip pulled a Calipari Carroll.
posted by tahoemoj at 05:41 PM on April 16
As someone who knows little (really nothing) about European soccer, does that include any teams outside of Britain? I also hear big things about Real Madrid, Barcelona, and Bayern Munich, and I'm sure other teams. Are we missing out on key soccer players of they're not part of this NBC bananza?
posted by jmd82 at 11:38 PM on April 16
No that's purely coverage of the top English division, which will feature eighteen English clubs and two Welsh clubs.
Fox and ESPN maintain coverage of the European Champions League and I think you'd need to get Be In Sports too to get extensive coverage of La Liga, (Spain), Bundesliga, (Germany), and Serie A, (Italy), which, along with the EPL, would allow you to see just about all the best players in the world.
Start with La Liga, if you want to see what's probably the best two - Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Meanwhile, from that Reddit link, I'm amused to hear that to fit that final day coverage in NBC has to put a game on E! Entertainment network. I dearly hope it's something like Wigan-vs-Aston Villa.
posted by Mr Bismarck at 08:27 AM on April 17
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