SportsFilter: The Monday 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 - 11 comments
Slightly late for Wimbledon, but: Capybaras That Look Like Rafael Nadal.
posted by Mr Bismarck at 09:18 AM on July 07
That is so great. They must be working on a Suarez montage right now. Which actually might be too easy to the point of not being worth doing.
posted by beaverboard at 09:33 AM on July 07
Johnny Manziel allegedly rolling bills in a bathroom does not mean he was doing cocaine.
posted by BornIcon at 10:09 AM on July 07
Despite the current slow period in sports news, no mention here of the recent Coney Island Hot Dog Championship. Which included the reigning champ proposing to his girlfriend - a fellow competitive eater - before the event, and then narrowly retaining his crown by pulling away late, as they say.
posted by beaverboard at 11:39 AM on July 07
Does anyone know where to get ball-in-play time statistics? This piece from zonalmarking has Friday's Brazil-Columbia match at 41:07 and seems to imply that Germany-France's 50-some minutes is a big (or at least average) number. I never realized that there was that much inactive time, and likewise, what are the guidelines for adding on stoppage time?
posted by bender at 12:25 PM on July 07
I present to you, probably the dumbest lawsuit in MLB fan history.
Probably in sports fan history.
Probably in history.
Here is the video.
posted by grum@work at 09:55 PM on July 07
That better be facial hair....
posted by grum@work at 09:57 PM on July 07
Probably in history.
That's a pretty high bar, but Sleepy McSlobberson has either approached it or narrowly cleared it.
posted by tahoemoj at 11:36 AM on July 08
Now there is some doubt being cast on the legitimacy of the lawsuit even existing. It may well be a prank.
posted by grum@work at 11:52 AM on July 08
I present to you, probably the dumbest lawsuit in MLB fan history
Now there is some doubt being cast on the legitimacy of the lawsuit even existing. It may well be a prank
No, it's all true. Terms of the lawsuit are that he wants season tickets for life, a padded reclining seat, and a blanky.
posted by cixelsyd at 11:54 AM on July 08
The lawsuit exists! And it is gold!
The false statements include but are not limited to:
d. Plaintiff is a confused disgusted and socially bankrupt individual.
posted by grum@work at 04:18 PM on July 09
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