In other news...
Happier than Dikembe Mutombo blocking a shot | SB Nation
FINGER WAG IN YOUR FACE, MASCOT.
Ex-FIFA VP Jack Warner is corrupt, was paid off by Qatar | Telegraph
In other news, the Sun also rises.
Nate Silver relaunches fivethirtyeight.com | 538
Now with 10x staff and the backing/support of ESPN. Here's the manifesto, wherein they namecheck the upcoming Vox project from our corporate overlords as well. This could be cool. I expect stuff like this from them in the future (among other things), even though this particular link isn't from them.
These Were Your Car Options In Hungary During The Soviet Era | Jalopnik
We (i.e. my family) had a Fiat 127. Medium pimpin'.
I'm not the only one upset over the absolutely rubbish F1 engine sound | Yahoo!
The Australian GP is claiming a breach of contract with Bernie and the F1. It really is a substandard product. On a related note, here's a fun engine sound-to-car matching game. 6/8 for me; had the Enzo and the Lambo switched up.
FOOTBALL (all times GMT):
19.45: Champions League, Round of 16 second leg: Chelsea vs. Galatasaray (agg. 1-1; hey, that's us!)
19.45: Champions League, Round of 16 second leg: Real Madrid vs. Schalke 04 (agg. 6-1)