February 14, 2015

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 - 5 comments

No need for Roger Goodell to celebrate his upcoming birthday.

He gets an outlandish gift every day of the year. He made 35 million last year operating that obscure little non-profit organization of his.

Marshawn Lynch's 100k fine for not talking to reporters paid for roughly one day of Goodell's overall compensation.

Lynch got fined and Goodell got paid for doing the exact same thing: avoiding the media.

It's going to take a hell of an effort to change the NFL's tax exempt status, but the fight is already well underway.

posted by beaverboard at 11:10 AM on February 14

I just caught up on Liverpool/Tottenham. One of the most exciting games of the season. Harry Kane looks like he's going to be something special for England.

posted by rcade at 04:04 PM on February 14

Nothing like a world record ski jump.

Almost ran out of slope.

posted by bluemagpie at 12:34 AM on February 15

Thanks, bluemagpie, that was an awesome jump.

posted by Scottymac at 01:40 PM on February 15

Wow. How often do they have to adjust the length of the slope?

posted by yerfatma at 01:02 PM on February 17

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