September 07, 2019

SportsFilter: The Saturday 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

I have recently become hooked on the videos of Jon Bois, who does "Chart Party" for SBNation on YouTube. I love these deep-dive, make-a-mountain-out-of-a-molehill takes. The linked video searches for the saddest punt of the 21st century. I think it succeeds.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F9H9LwGmc-0

posted by wfrazerjr at 09:04 AM on September 07

This Jomboy Media video about the Reds/Pirates fight was damn funny. Have yet to dig into his other videos, though

posted by NoMich at 09:30 AM on September 07

Jon Bois is probably the best sports storyteller on the internet.

Every single one of his crazy videos that he's made have been amazing.

Even when it's pretend sports, it's so very entertaining.

posted by grum@work at 12:03 PM on September 07

Two Topping Combo News of the Day:

Antonio Brown has regained wind velocity and is expected to make landfall tonight.

The Raiders have released Hurricane Dorian.

posted by beaverboard at 04:03 PM on September 07

Looks like Bill Belichick has gone dumpster diving again and has signed the aforementioned Mr. Brown to a one year contract for 15 million. If his attitude adjusts sufficiently, the Patriots will put a formidable set of receivers on the field.

posted by Howard_T at 07:41 PM on September 07

The Queen of Queens!

From reddit: "A woman born in the 2000s has won a Grand Slam tennis before any man born in the 1990s."

posted by grum@work at 09:57 PM on September 07

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