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Special Event: Special Event: 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup: Round of 8

The quarterfinals!
posted by restless_nomad on Jun 27, 2019 - 194 comments

Special Event: 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup: Round of 16

The round of 16 has begun!
posted by restless_nomad on Jun 22, 2019 - 148 comments

Special Event: 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup: Match Day 3

It's you, it's me, it's Match Day 3.
posted by cortex on Jun 17, 2019 - 57 comments

Special Event: 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup: Match Day 2

It's Match Day 2, come on in!
posted by LobsterMitten on Jun 12, 2019 - 47 comments

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Brexit Update, Doping in Sport  Season 3, Ep 17

This week....
  • The UK votes to leave the European Union, and in the wake David Cameron resigns as Prime Minister of the UK. YouTube (5m)
  • And Now: The Things News Anchors Are Scared Of
  • Main Story: Doping in the Olympics, and its creeping ubiquity. LWT provides an inspirational athlete bio that may be more realistic than the usual uplifting sports story. YouTube (21m)
[more inside]
posted by JHarris on Jun 27, 2016 - 8 comments

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Prisoner Re-Entry  Season 2, Ep 33

The UK unveils new surveillance laws. A hearing reveals that the honors to US veterans that often precede sporting events are frequently paid for by the Department of Defense. A certain Washington football team complains about its offensive trademark being cancelled by listing other companies with offensive names whose trademarks still stand. And Now: Everybody Wants To Be An Outsider. Main story: Prisoner re-entry, and the formidable societal and legal obstacles set up to harass prisoners reentering society. John Oliver interviews Bilal Chapman, a tomato grower subject to many of those problems. YouTube (19m) [more inside]
posted by JHarris on Nov 9, 2015 - 9 comments

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