Or, in other words, "Open Comment Thread for Sports that Kyle Doesn't Like."
Don't get me wrong... there are Georgia sports today. Baseball is wrapping up their series with Alabama, and there is a veritable cornucopia of NCAA postseason competitions today in Athens, with the softball, tennis, and golf teams all taking the field of play in the Classic City.
But for the soccer world, today is the conclusion to the most prestigious club competition in the world... the UEFA Champions League. Coverage starts at 2:00 Eastern on the Fox Network (yes, that's the "real" Fox, not Fox Soccer Channel, so pretty much everybody should be able to get it). The contenders in this match are Chelsea and Bayern Munich... so let's all start learning soccer chants in German, y'all! (I suspect "Chelski" is unchanged when translated.)
The UEFA Champions League also has the benefit of having the most elegant, beautiful anthem in all of the sports world. Only "Glory, Glory" is better, and only because it's Georgia. Just take a listen:
The lyrics are in English, French, and German, and can be located here. It's also worth noting that the tune is an adaptation of Zadok the Priest, one of the anthems composed by Handel that has been played at the coronation of English monarchs for centuries.
There's also some horse race today that, I'm told, will probably confirm the fact that we will not have a Triple Crown winner in 2012.
So whether you're watching soccer, horseys, or following the Dawgs via the internet or radio, join us for a little Saturday sports discussion in the thread below!