GCL Phoenix 204: ... and Now for the Sports! (30 November 2014)
- Dave Peters(rynelf)United States
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With that, we pick up our broadcast from last week. Thanks for the weather, Jon. Now for sports!
In headlines this week:
• Birmingham defeated Leeds in the University Division 1 Men's Ultimate final.
• How about the signing of Ryan Griffen by the GWS Giants? I didn't expect that at all.
• We saw England, Wales and Brazil all win their matches in the Autumn Internationals.
• The Tiger-Cats and Stampeders are ready to begin their Grey Cup match tonight.
Ok. I admit I'm being silly. First, sport isn't remotely universal: there are lots of us that Just Don't Care. And even amongst the fans, sports really are a regional thing: the sports that I play, watch, or enjoy aren't likely your choices - and vice versa!
And since this (looks around) still is boardgamegeek.com, I guess I should try and put the game spin on things. So...
Are there "Sports-themed" games that you enjoy? Do you find yourself more or less likely to gravitate toward a game because of some sporting enthusiasm? And, sure: if you were forced, what sport would you be willing to participate in?
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