August 21, 2017

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 - 4 comments

The agony and the ecstasy for Nicolai Muller.

posted by yerfatma at 01:09 PM on August 21

I was always disappointed how Lars Anderson's time with the Red Sox ended, but having gotten about 4 paragraphs into this series about his experience in Japan, I'm devastated.

"The umpires are young I believe one of them is 19 and I don't like them, as is my nature. That's the one thing that hasn't changed between here and back home. But I will say this: they don't possess the same arrogance that the bloated umpires in the U.S. display. All in all, they seem to be humble, nice dudes. "

posted by yerfatma at 02:11 PM on August 21

If Muller wants to come to the US, there will always be a place for him in the NFC North, the ancestral home of celebratory self-injury.

Or, maybe the Ariz. Cardinals will need a placekicker in 2018.

posted by beaverboard at 02:28 PM on August 21

Wayne Rooney scoring against Manchester City, four years apart.

posted by Mr Bismarck at 10:53 PM on August 21

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