March 03, 2013

SportsFilter: The Sunday 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 - 5 comments

Football cliches and goalscoring. 101 different ways.

posted by owlhouse at 10:04 PM on March 03

And while I'm here, you finally get both the openers at 2/387, and THEN Sachin Tendulkar comes in.

posted by owlhouse at 12:57 AM on March 04

Thanks for the list. It appears "fizzed" only applies to passes then? My wife and I recently noticed a color commentator or two who relies on this as their standard pass description.

posted by yerfatma at 09:31 AM on March 04

Good thing Chris Berman isn't an international football commentator.

He'd no doubt have added a few words and phrases to the list by now.

Such as a brisk bicycle kick being a Singing Indurain.

posted by beaverboard at 11:23 AM on March 04

My age shows itself when I refer to "cannonading", spoken by the legend himself.

posted by grum@work at 02:00 PM on March 04

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