August 19, 2019

August 18, 2019

How Much Does Jack White Love Baseball?: Answer: Enough to see the first three innings of Nats/Brewers, play a concert with The Raconteurs, find out the game's still going on afterwards and be back in the seats by the 14th inning.

posted by rcade to baseball at 12:40 PM - 2 comments

August 17, 2019

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August 14, 2019

CFL Pick 'Em, Week Ten: Is it mathematically possible for five teams to go winless the rest of the season? Grab your calculators and make your picks inside.

posted by DrJohnEvans to fantasy at 10:37 PM - 12 comments

August 13, 2019

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August 09, 2019

Transfer deadline day signings take Premier League spending to £1.41bn: Overall a pretty quiet window where the biggest rumored deals failed to materialize. Pogba to Real Madrid/Juventus, Erikson to Real Madrid, Gareth Bale to ManUtd/Liverpool/China, nope nope nope. Leroy Sane to Bayern Munich? Oops. American wunderkind Christian Pulisic finally makes his debut Sunday.

posted by billsaysthis to soccer at 11:43 AM - 0 comments

August 08, 2019

August 07, 2019

CFL Pick 'Em, Week Nine: August in Canada: a chill is in the air, the leaves are starting to turn, and the Argos have won a game. Grab your union suit and make your picks inside.

posted by DrJohnEvans to fantasy at 11:13 PM - 11 comments

Join SportsFilter's Fantasy Premier League: I've renewed the SportsFilter Fantasy Premier League, which begins play on Friday. If you had a team in the past you may already be there, but if not, use the invite link and league code kar3r0. You can belong to multiple leagues (there also has been a MetaFilter league in some seasons) and there's no draft. You pick any players you want within a set budget and make roster moves throughout the season.

posted by rcade to soccer at 05:06 PM - 4 comments

August 06, 2019

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July 31, 2019

CFL Pick 'Em, Week Eight: Snapped this week: Winnipeg's winning streak, Jeremiah Masoli's ACL, Zach Collaros's streak of not being an Argo. Book your rehab and make your picks inside.

posted by DrJohnEvans to fantasy at 03:38 PM - 14 comments

Reds' Amir Garrett Fights Entire Pirates Team: There was an actual brawl during the Reds/Pirates game Tuesday night. After a season of bad blood between the teams, 6-foot-6 Reds pitcher Amir Garrett charged single-handedly into the entire Pirates team and began throwing haymakers; Reds manager David Bell came back from being ejected to participate, which doesn't happen often; and Yasiel Puig fought as news was breaking of his trade to the Cleveland Indians.

posted by rcade to baseball at 07:54 AM - 6 comments

July 30, 2019

Jill Ellis to Step Down as U.S. Women’s National Team Head Coach: Ellis will depart as the first coach in history to win two Women’s World Cups (Italy’s Vittorio Pozzo did it over 80 years ago on the Men's side) after the team's five match Victory Tour this fall. Ellis has an overall record of 102-7-18, and won 13 World Cup matches, drew once and never lost with the USWNT.

posted by billsaysthis to soccer at 05:28 PM - 1 comment

Robot umps now!: MLB to adopt in five years or less? (original WSJ paywalled article)

posted by billsaysthis to baseball at 11:18 AM - 10 comments

July 29, 2019

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July 24, 2019

CFL Pick 'Em, Week Seven: Toronto loses, of course, but this time they don't get the Most Embarrassing Loss of the Week Award. Progress! Take some baby steps and make your picks inside.

posted by DrJohnEvans to fantasy at 11:22 AM - 12 comments

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