Monday, August 23, 2010

Monday Mudita

A.K.A. The WWOD? Footie Roundup



One staple of the weekend's fixtures was penalty kicks. There weren't any particularly egregious (to an impartial observer) dives leading to spot kicks, even if a few of the infractions could possibly have been met with a play-on wave from the official. It reminded me of the first few weeks of the NBA season when referees call carries, three-second violations, and traveling in ways that seem unthinkable as the season progresses.