June 12, 2018

SportsFilter: The Tuesday 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 - 6 comments

We need to talk about Chris Davis.

posted by yerfatma at 03:33 PM on June 12

There's trouble in the nation's capital.
Criminal charges are possible.

posted by tommytrump at 03:48 PM on June 12

I don't think anyone is going to top Ovechkin's championship celebrations over the last week. He's been legendary, so it isn't a surprise that he's going to create a new meme to be used by NHL fans for the rest of our lives. NSFW

Side note: It's a continuation of his comment he made to some critics before the season who said the team isn't as good as previous seasons, and a shirt he wore during the season.

posted by grum@work at 07:58 PM on June 12

If you're looking for something soccer-y to listen to ahead of the World Cup, Rog Bennett has compiled a history of the beginning of the modern era of US mens' soccer.

posted by bender at 11:59 PM on June 12

I've been enjoying the international friendlies as a breezy antidote to the cautious, antiseptic 0-0 draws that are sure to follow in the group stage of the tournament.

posted by beaverboard at 10:35 AM on June 13

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