December 27, 2016

SportsFilter: The Tuesday 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 - 8 comments

Liverpool F.C.: Come for the cod. Stay for the salad.

This seems like such an unquestioned advantage to have for the sake of player fitness and team culture. Soon it may well become widespread rather than exceptional.

posted by beaverboard at 07:24 AM on December 27

Rex wanted feet, but just got the boot.

posted by Mr Bismarck at 12:04 PM on December 27

So the Buccaneers can still make the playoffs this year, provided all the following happens:

Bucs win versus Panthers
Colts win versus Jags
Cowboys win versus Eagles
Lions win versus Packers
Titans win versus Texans
Niners win versus Seahawks

Washington and NY Giants tie


posted by Mr Bismarck at 01:24 PM on December 27

Rex wanted feet, but just got the boot.

He said when he was hired by the Bills that the Buffalo job would be his last. I do hope he will recant on that, otherwise we will miss him here in New England.

posted by Howard_T at 03:18 PM on December 27

Rex needs to take up some of the slack in that chain.

Leave it to those two boys to struggle with a sausage tire bicycle on the grass when there's an engineered walkway right alongside.

posted by beaverboard at 05:17 PM on December 27

Just for rivalry's sake I'd like to see the Niners take down the Seahawks but I don't imagine Pete Carroll will call up his practice squad to make that a possibility...

Lions win versus Packers
Titans win versus Texans

These two seem more unlikely (for both to happen) then the Racists-Giants to tie. Though not by much. Sorry Bucs fans.

posted by billsaysthis at 06:19 PM on December 27

In other Americans-being-fired news, 85 days after he became the first American Manager in English Premier League history, Bob Bradley becomes the first American manager fired from the English Premier League.

A familiar refrain of American soccer detractors is that the sport doesn't feature enough scoring. Bradley attempted to fix that as his Swansea side allowed 29 goals in his 11 games.

posted by Mr Bismarck at 08:50 PM on December 27

Not sure why Bradley is still trifling with that devilish sport when he could be making large sums just staring menacingly into the camera in a Star Trek film. Or is it Star Wars. Or Potter. Well, one of those.

posted by beaverboard at 09:34 PM on December 27

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