May 16, 2011

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 - 10 comments

This is the World Cup final's joint second leading scorer of all time.

posted by Mr Bismarck at 07:14 AM on May 16

Attention, blindsided opposing DB's - don't feel bad.

Count your blessings. It could be worse.

This is what happens when you dance with Hines Ward.

posted by beaverboard at 12:55 PM on May 16

That may be the greatest non-goal I've ever seen.

Baseball jousting.

posted by rcade at 01:04 PM on May 16

"That may be the greatest non-goal I've ever seen."

He should have tried getting a little... wait for it ... closer.

I still like Ronnie Rosenthal's effort for Liverpool, because he went to the trouble of banging the ball off the crossbar.

posted by Mr Bismarck at 01:27 PM on May 16

MLB Suspends Jose Bautista Just To Be Safe

posted by tommytrump at 02:12 PM on May 16

Baseball stadium parkour

posted by lil_brown_bat at 04:00 PM on May 16

MLB Suspends Jose Bautista Just To Be Safe

Best part of story: "The U.S. government is also planning to charge Bautista as soon as they can think up something that might have a remote chance of sticking, which they will then pursue to the failed end, no matter how many millions the case costs."

Adds a touch of believability.

posted by graymatters at 10:46 AM on May 17

"I represent the human race," the Mexican-born Carlos Santana said. "The people of Arizona, the people of Atlanta, Georgia, you should be ashamed of yourselves."

Sports? Because he said "race"?

posted by graymatters at 10:52 AM on May 17

It's sports-related because he used MLB's Civil Rights Game as the platform to make his remarks.

posted by rcade at 11:11 AM on May 17

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