June 13, 2016

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 07:00 AM - 4 comments

Continuing from Douglas Adams' book, today marks the start of probably the "Last Chance To See" Zlatan at a major tournament.

Up front, Ireland have got former Ipswich Captain John Walters, called "The Irish Zlatan" by literally no one.

posted by Mr Bismarck at 12:03 PM on June 13, 2016

Wow, that was some defensive strategy from the Czech Republic! As best I could tell, whenever Spain had the ball all 11 CR players were within 15 yards of the 18 yard box, or closer. Even the best passers in the world had a tough time breaking through but in the end the Magician made his magic and La Furia Roja got their three points.

posted by billsaysthis at 12:23 PM on June 13, 2016

'Like winning the Stanley Cup for me,' Henderson says after dramatic LPGA major victory

posted by tommybiden at 01:27 PM on June 13, 2016

The Italy-Belgium game was great. Any day I get to see Chiellini booked for a cynical foul is a good day.

posted by Mr Bismarck at 04:57 PM on June 13, 2016

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