February 17, 2016

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 - 11 comments

OHL's Flint Firebirds fire coaching staff again, for reals this time.

posted by tommybiden at 04:20 PM on February 17, 2016

I'd never heard the story of the white man on the podium with John Carlos and Tommie Smith, but it's amazing.

posted by rcade at 05:58 PM on February 17, 2016

I seem to recall us talking of Peter Norman around these parts before. Maybe?

posted by NoMich at 08:31 PM on February 17, 2016

We have covered it before, most notably after Peter Norman's death in 2006. The article also mentions the apology from the Australian Parliament in August 2012.

posted by owlhouse at 08:36 PM on February 17, 2016

It came up in passing once before and owlie name-dropped him in a different thread.

posted by yerfatma at 09:03 AM on February 18, 2016

My memory isn't as good as yours. Thanks.

posted by owlhouse at 06:49 PM on February 18, 2016

Don't thank me, thank Google!

posted by yerfatma at 11:49 AM on February 19, 2016

What's "Google"?

posted by NoMich at 02:25 PM on February 19, 2016

Ask Jeeves.

posted by Ufez Jones at 03:43 PM on February 19, 2016

Google is like grum@work for boring stuff.

posted by Etrigan at 03:47 PM on February 19, 2016

I should have known you Yahoo!s would show up.

posted by yerfatma at 11:17 AM on February 23, 2016

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