August 31, 2011

SportsFilter: The Wednesday 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

The soccer transfer window closes today in Europe. Follow all the action "live" on the Guardian website here, or via the BBC here.

posted by JJ at 09:47 AM on August 31, 2011

A new wrinkle for the Stanley Cup. Michael Ryder says it should be 2 for unsportsmanlike conduct - diving.

posted by Howard_T at 01:22 PM on August 31, 2011

Liverpool have signed United States Under-18 striker Villyan Bijev from California Odyssey. Another one denied to PHason's academy.

UK Work permit issues means he's been immediately loaned to Fortuna Dusseldorf in Germany.

posted by Mr Bismarck at 01:32 PM on August 31, 2011

Is this type of rafting a sport?

posted by tselson at 02:34 PM on August 31, 2011

The witness, who was the owner of the raft, reported to police that the suspect took the raft with him after being shouted at to stop, according to records. And that the police can just keep the raft.

posted by NoMich at 02:52 PM on August 31, 2011

Jason Whitlock and Charles Robinson will probably not be sending each other Christmas cards this year.

How does Whitlock even have a job?

posted by bperk at 03:42 PM on August 31, 2011

Whitlock rolled off the couch and penned a column

I laughed WAY too hard when I saw the image in that link.

posted by grum@work at 05:17 PM on August 31, 2011

Who is Jason Whitlock anyways ?

posted by cixelsyd at 06:19 PM on August 31, 2011

On the heels of the USC case, he once used the phrase NCAA slave catchers' to refer to the work that myself and another reporter had done

Whitlock used that phrase? Christ, what an asshole.

posted by NoMich at 07:01 PM on August 31, 2011

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