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    $20 block of butter

    Posted by japanstats on 2008 May 4日 Sunday

    Granted I don’t frequent supermarkets with imported French butter like Yongfook does, but about Y2079(~$20) for 250g block of butter is, just, wow! I haven’t been cooking at all lately, so I haven’t really been noticing the food price increases..

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    Posted by japanstats on 2008 May 4日 Sunday

    MLB ではさほど珍しくない、変則ユニフォーム

    昨日のピッツバーグ対ワシントンの試合で両チームが色違いのGrays ユニフォームを使用しました。このGrays とはHomestead Grays で、ニグロリーグで史上最高の球団と言われています。そのニグロリーグに敬意を示したのが、このMLB の試合でした。ニグロリーグのユニを着用して敬意を示すのはさほど珍しくないのですが、両チームが同じチームのユニを着てるのは初めて見た。なかなか似合ってますね。


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    Posted by japanstats on 2008 May 4日 Sunday



    Group A

    Belarus 5 Sweden 6 (1-2, 3-2, 1-2)

    Switzerland 4 France 1 (2-0, 1-1, 1-0)

    Group C

    Germany 1 Finland 5 (0-0, 1-2, 0-3)

    Slovakia 5 Norway 1 (1-0, 2-1, 2-0)


    Group B
    Latvia VS. Canada
    USA VS. Slovenia

    Group D
    Czech Republic VS. Russia
    Italy VS. Denmark



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    Zetterberg のミラクルゴール!

    Posted by japanstats on 2008 May 4日 Sunday

    超一方的なConference Semifinal ですね。 

    Conference Final は 

    Pittsburgh – Philadelphia 

    Dallas – Detroit 


    ところで、Zetterberg がコロラド相手にとんでもないspinning no look backhand top shelf ゴール!を決めました。まあ運も絡んでくるゴールなんですが、このTSN の映像は他の凄いゴールもいろいろ見れる(Toews とNash のは別の意味でヤバいね)ので、良い総集編かな。 

    Zetterberg のは数年前のOvechkin のやつくらいありえないですよね。先月札幌で行われた世界選手権Dvi I B でもウクライナの選手が倒されながらバッティングしてゴール決めてました、そこまで体勢崩されてなかったけど。

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    Sports(wo)manship at its best

    Posted by japanstats on 2008 May 4日 Sunday

    So, this is a show of sports(wo)manship at its best. Everyone always talks about being a good sport, but this is just incredible. Congrats to the Central Washington team.

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – With two runners on base and a strike against her, Sara Tucholsky of Western Oregon University uncorked her best swing and did something she had never done, in high school or college. Her first home run cleared the center-field fence.

    But it appeared to be the shortest of dreams come true when she missed first base, started back to tag it and collapsed with a knee injury.

    She crawled back to first but could do no more. The first-base coach said she would be called out if her teammates tried to help her. Or, the umpire said, a pinch runner could be called in, and the homer would count as a single.

    Then, members of the Central Washington University softball team stunned spectators by carrying Tucholsky around the bases Saturday so the three-run homer would count – an act that contributed to their own elimination from the playoffs.

    Central Washington first baseman Mallory Holtman, the career home run leader in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference, asked the umpire if she and her teammates could help Tucholsky.

    The umpire said there was no rule against it.

    So Holtman and shortstop Liz Wallace put their arms under Tucholsky’s legs, and she put her arms over their shoulders. The three headed around the base paths, stopping to let Tucholsky touch each base with her good leg.

    “The only thing I remember is that Mallory asked me which leg was the one that hurt,” Tucholsky said. “I told her it was my right leg and she said, ‘OK, we’re going to drop you down gently and you need to touch it with your left leg,’ and I said ‘OK, thank you very much.”‘

    “She said, ‘You deserve it, you hit it over the fence,’ and we all kind of just laughed.”


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