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Sunday sports thread. The Olympics, trade rumors and more, as we wait for the Yanks and Sox to play again tonightski.

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1 RIYank   ~  Jul 29, 2012 3:49 pm

Field hockey is sadistic. They make them use those short sticks so the players have to be bending down for the entire game. I bet it was invented by chiropractors.

2 Alex Belth   ~  Jul 29, 2012 4:27 pm

Water Polo just looks harder n hell too.

3 Ara Just Fair   ~  Jul 29, 2012 4:29 pm

[1] I like these penalty corner plays. They are like a scene out of "Braveheart." The rest of the game looks tedious. And within minutes of turning it on Germany smashed a ball from about 40 yards out and it went in the goal. But it didn't count b/c it was not within the scoring circle. Lame.

4 RIYank   ~  Jul 29, 2012 5:42 pm

[2] Exactly. Awesome sport. Grueling, punishing, unforgiving.
[3] True, those corner things are cool -- better idea than soccer p-kicks.

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