June 09, 2014

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 - 5 comments

Chicharito and the sub effect. Something for managers to think about given the conditions in Brazil.

posted by yerfatma at 08:18 AM on June 09, 2014

Just hours after scoring a hattrick past Jamie Theakston Clarence Seerdorf has been sacked by AC Milan.

He's replaced by Pippo Inzaghi who'll be the first manager to be flagged offside.

posted by Mr Bismarck at 09:14 AM on June 09, 2014

So, if I'm reading my (Canadian) online TV guide correctly, in one 48 hour period (Thursday June 12 and Friday June 13), I'll be able to watch:

  • Four World Cup matches:

    • Brazil vs Croatia (Thursday)

    • Mexico vs Cameroon (Friday)

    • Spain vs Netherlands (Friday)

    • Chile vs Australia (Friday)

  • An NHL Stanley Cup Finals game:

    • Game 5 (if necessary), Rangers vs Kings (Friday)

  • An NBA Finals game:

    • Game 4, Heat vs Spurs (Thursday)

  • Two rounds of the PGA golf:

    • US Open - Round 1 (Thursday)

    • US Open - Round 2 (Friday)

  • Five MLB games:

    • Dodgers @ Reds (Thursday)

    • Dodgers @ Reds (Friday)

    • Blue Jays @ Orioles (Thursday)

    • Blue Jays @ Orioles (Friday)

    • Yankees @ Mariners (Thursday)

    • Yankees @ A's (Friday)

  • A CFL Pre-Season game:

    • B.C. vs Edmonton (Friday)

  • An Australian Rules Football match

    • Carlton vs Hawthorn (Friday)

It's a good time to be a sports fan.
/wipes tear

posted by grum@work at 12:25 PM on June 09, 2014

I feel sorry for your couch, grum.

posted by Etrigan at 01:06 PM on June 09, 2014

No, I'm not...wait...yes, I am...

posted by MeatSaber at 10:10 PM on June 09, 2014

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