"Mika's still there doing what he calls his prison workout - running around the carpark for an hour a day so he can get his fitness in - he'll take a bit of time to build up, but we're really aiming to be good in those last two weeks as opposed to the first two." … [Read more...] about Nelson Giants NBL season goes from pipe dream to hoops heaven
Covering the Bases • Testing snafus: The delay in coronavirus testing hit the A’s before it got to the Giants this week, costing the team one position-player workout on the field. At-risk reliever Jake Diekman was, like the rest of the team, frustrated by the delays, telling The Chronicle: “We knew there would be hiccups, but we didn’t know there would be hiccups with the actual test results because that’s basically the No. 1 priority. Everything else is secondary. I feel like deep down, every player has it in the back of their mind that this is all going to fall apart.” … [Read more...] about A’s Plus: What does Jesús Luzardo’s positive test mean for the team?
Every time an orc falls to their death they blurt out a sudden "aaaaarrrgh" that never stops being funny—something about the abruptness of it and the way it triggers slightly after they go over the edge gives every death perfect comic timing. I mean, you shouldn't have built your entire fortress into the side of a mountain if you didn't want me to come along and kick you off it. Honestly, orcs, this is your own fault. … [Read more...] about Great moments in PC gaming: Climbing the orc cliffs in Dark Messiah
"Some days under the house were a joy, with the crystal clusters virtually painting themselves; others were a struggle where I had to wrestle the perspectives, tones, and textures into shape. Some of these qualities feel residual in the attitude of the finished paintings; some are light, or slippery, while others are tough and resistant. All of them are shapeshifters with the capacity to recede and flatten, then quicken and glow." … [Read more...] about From the basement into the light
St Kilda’s lead was 13 points at halftime, but their first-quarter run and carry was nowhere in evidence as they failed to register a score in the third term. The Dockers led by eight points at three-quarter time and by 19 when Nat Fyfe kicked his second goal with just under 10 minutes left. Membrey booted his third to spark the Saints, but Fremantle held their nerve to improve to a 2-4 record in their last match before leaving the Queensland hub to return to Perth. … [Read more...] about AFL roundup: Late surge propels Melbourne to a win over Gold Coast