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Name: Tom Clancy
Location: Dover, NH
Member since: January 30, 2002
Last visit: July 23, 2021

yerfatma has posted 326 links and 11,934 comments to SportsFilter and 17 links and 1,232 comments to the Locker Room and 1 column.

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A Requiem for the Supertuck: Not the gender-bending move, but a way to go real fast on a bike.

posted by yerfatma to other at 11:23 AM on April 02, 2021 - 0 comments

The story behind Barcelona's disastrous rejection of Luis Suárez: Hands up everyone who saw this going well.

posted by yerfatma to soccer at 11:17 AM on February 12, 2021 - 3 comments

The N.F.L. Had Over 700 Coronavirus Positives. The Seahawks Had None.: How did they do it? Corona virus can't melt steel beams.

posted by yerfatma to football at 10:52 AM on February 05, 2021 - 1 comment

Who knew there was a :

In golf’s history, there were just four previous condors reported through 2018 — all of them holes-in-one on par 5s, starting in 1962 when a golfer in Hope, Ark. cut the corner on a dogleg for an ace on a 480-yard hole. Before Pon’s rare feat, the last condor was in 2007, when a 16-year-old aced a 511-yard hole in New South Wales, Australia.

posted by yerfatma to golf at 11:14 AM on January 15, 2021 - 1 comment

The Annual : and it's wonderful.

If this last terrible year could do one good thing it would be to move the definition of the word community away from its more recent meaning – online interest group – back towards its older, more challenging meaning – the people who live near you with whom you have to learn to get along with.

posted by yerfatma to soccer at 07:59 AM on January 08, 2021 - 5 comments

Recent Comments

SportsFilter: The Wednesday Huddle

How have I never seen this?

posted by yerfatma at 10:26 AM on July 14, 2021

Camera-Seeking Fan with Sign Causes Enormous Pileup at Tour de France

"Go grandpa-grandma"

Man, this pronoun shit is getting weird.

posted by yerfatma at 07:38 PM on June 28, 2021

SportsFilter: The Monday Huddle

I feel like that was a pretty good day of Euros. 2 games, 14 goals, a penalty shootout (much as I hate 'em for making heroes and villains out of individuals).

posted by yerfatma at 07:31 PM on June 28, 2021

SportsFilter: The Thursday Huddle

Between the last two days, I am starting to think people with the initials KD (or Kd, I suppose) are preternaturally good at sports.

posted by yerfatma at 08:06 PM on June 17, 2021

SportsFilter: The Wednesday Huddle

Feels like Gareth Bale should have used a club with a little less loft.

posted by yerfatma at 01:20 PM on June 16, 2021

SportsFilter: The Tuesday Huddle

I got so annoyed with Derek Rae's pronunciation of "Bruno Fernandes" (it doesn't jibe with my decades-old New England understanding of Portuguese) that I discovered this IPA pronunciation tool and will now waste the rest of these Euros taking the spellings from players' Wikipedia entries to judge the commentators' accuracy.

posted by yerfatma at 01:13 PM on June 15, 2021

Putting the Journey in Journeyman


posted by yerfatma at 04:24 PM on June 14, 2021

SportsFilter: The Monday Huddle

Patrick Schick.

posted by yerfatma at 10:11 AM on June 14, 2021

SportsFilter: The Wednesday Huddle

In this state? Good goddamn luck.

posted by yerfatma at 07:42 PM on April 21, 2021

Will a 'Super League' blow up global soccer? Here's what we know after bombshell announcement

Well that folded faster than Superman on laundry day. And it meant the end of Ed Woodward. If it gets rid of the Glazers and Fenway Sports, all the better.

posted by yerfatma at 09:03 AM on April 21, 2021

SportsFilter: The Wednesday Huddle

posted by yerfatma at 09:02 AM on April 21, 2021

SportsFilter: The Tuesday Huddle


posted by yerfatma at 11:43 AM on April 14, 2021

Peyton Manning Will Host Revival of 1950s Game Show

Real-life Peyton has charm deficiencies but he's funny in commercials.

I want you to dial up 20 year-old you and read that sentence to them so they can explain how you sold out, man.

posted by yerfatma at 08:23 PM on April 13, 2021

Babe Ruth's Letter to Mistress Auctioned for $200K

Late-Season Callup? Rule 5 Acquisition? LOOGY? Submariner?

posted by yerfatma at 01:19 PM on April 13, 2021

Peyton Manning Will Host Revival of 1950s Game Show

I mean, he's perfectly cast for a show from the '50s.

posted by yerfatma at 01:17 PM on April 13, 2021