I'm not sure I ever consciously made the connection that both Chelsea and my favorite hockey team, the Chicago Blackhawks have a captain with the initials of JT. I mean that doesn't really mean anything (both teams have had several captains since I've been a fan), but I'm enjoying this new-found synergy. And it helps that on the day that JT captained Chelsea for the 500th time, JT scored the winning goal in overtime for the Blackhawks. It was shorthanded, just to make it that much more awesome.
Hard to believe that a 35-year-old movie has stood the test of time so well. Still not one to watch with the lights off, especially once the cat's out of the bag. Here kitty kitty...
IN OTHER NEWS:
Seahawks trade Percy Harvin to the Jets for peanuts | SB Nation
At first I was like whaaaaaaaa? And then the stories about unrest and locker room conflicts and Harvin's attitude started emerging. What's really impressive is actually how well the Seahawks were able to keep all this (both the trade and the personnel issues) under wraps until the very last second.
Fabian Delph out for two months | SB Nation
Things just keep going from bad to worse for Villa.
Daniel Sturridge out for another 2-4 weeks | SB Nation
With most estimating it to be on the long side of the range, Sturridge looks likely to miss the Chelsea game in three weeks.
David and Goliath and Burnley | NBC Sports World
A nice longform on the smallest town to ever play in the Premier League.
Google started selling the Nexus Player without the proper FCC certifications | The Verge
FOOTBALL (all times BST):
11.00: La Liga, 5th vs. 10th: Atlético Madrid vs. Espanyol
13.30: Premier League, 20th vs. 10th: QPR vs. Liverpool
14.00: Serie A, 6th vs. 5th: Hellas Verona vs. AC Milan
16.00: Premier League, 15th vs. 7th: Stoke City vs. Swansea City
19.45: Serie A, 10th vs. 7th: Internazionale vs. Napoli
01.15 (next day): MLS, 1st(W) vs. 2nd(W): LA Galaxy vs. Seattle Sounders