September 15, 2020

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 - 4 comments

The Indian Premier League is set to begin the 2020 season a half year behind its normal time and in a different country. This year, thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic, the matches will be played in the United Arab Emirates.

posted by NoMich at 11:03 AM on September 15, 2020

Belichick sent Nick Folk back to the practice squad after Sunday's game leaving the Patriots active roster without a kicker.
Fans began to wonder how much worse off things could be with the New England kicking game.

They got their answer last night when former Pats PK Stephen Gostkowski stunk up the thin air in Denver, the placekicker's promised land. Home of the Prater & McManus moon shots.

If Gostkowski had stayed on the Patriots' roster and kicked like that, he'd be cleaning latrines in Guantanamo today.

posted by beaverboard at 02:37 PM on September 15, 2020

The NHL Playoff Pickem is updated with the Dallas Stars' five-game victory over the Vegas Golden Knights to advance to the Stanley Cup Finals.

Geneparmesan leads with 127 over Cixelsyd with 118. Being Dallas homers hasn't helped Ufez and I make a serious challenge to the leaders.

posted by rcade at 06:37 PM on September 15, 2020

a half year behind its normal time and in a different country

In 2009, the Indian Premier League was played entirely in South Africa following the terrorist attack on the touring Sri Lankan team in March of that year.

posted by owlhouse at 12:29 AM on September 16, 2020

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