Your “The Greatest Crime? Looking Out For Others” Monday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: The big news of the day is the speculation about whether the "Power 5" conferences will cancel their fall football seasons, and the ancillary impact that will have on the NFL. FYI - the "Power Five" are the ACC, Big-10, Big 12, Pac-12 and SEC. The ideal solution

So, the majority of the NHL's play-in series have concluded, and here's what we know so far: Montreal did the Lord's work & knocked out the Penguins; Arizona validated Gary Bettman's (BOOOOO!) relocation strategy by knocking out Nashville; Calgary the same by beating the V.2 Jets; The Blackhawks gave the

Your “Well, Look Who It Is” Thursday Evening Open Thread

NFL Nuggets: It's a quiet day inside the NFL bubble. Today was the deadline for players to voluntarily opt out of the 2020 season & have their contracts roll over to 2021. A total of 66 players officially took the offer prior to the 4:00PM ET deadline. Under the arrangement

Your “And In The Distance, A Light Flickered…” Saturday Evening Open Thread

Shh... Listen - in the distance... It's faint right now, but familiar. It's a comforting sound, one that brings to mind hope, and glory. But also pain. The heartache of allowing yourself to be vulnerable. To wanting something you know you can't have. Yet, you must. You need to feel alive. And this will

Your “Don’t Spend It All In One Place” Wednesday Evening Open Thread

NFL Noise: Joey Bosa & some barnstorming team called the Chargers have agreed to a 5-year, $135.0 million contract extension. It has $78 million guaranteed at signing, and $102 million in total guarantees. Whatever helps impoverish the Spanos family & helps facilitates a Chargers sale has to be a

Your “Haves & Have Nots” Tuesday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: The opt-out list got a bit larger today, with some notable names: Patriots: Dont'a Hightower, Patrick Chung, Brandon Bolden, Marcus Cannon, Danny Vitale, and Najee Toran. Bears: Eddie Goldman Bills: Star Lotulelei The Bengals agreed to terms with Joe Burrow today. It's a fully guaranteed $36 million deal,

I was scanning the weekend crossword for my mother-in-law yesterday when I accidentally saw  the weekend "Family Circus" cartoon. I didn't want to look - the "funnies" haven't been good since "Bloom County" left. But it was on the opposite page from what I had to scan, so there it was. It

So with baseball season officially underway, and the Cardinals having already poisoned our screens, it's time for the annual argument about baseball songs. But, because "the national pastime", we have to start with the anthem: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMzIk2pUuNU Now, there are many, many lists in this world that can chart things like this, but I

Your “Something Approaching Normalcy” Thursday Evening Open Thread

NFL Notes: Following Edmonton's lead, Washington will go by the nom de plume "Football Team" until they decide on a new name & logo.  And, starting tomorrow, they will begin the process of "retiring all Redskins branding from team properties," including FedEx Field and Redskins Park. They hope to

Your “Oh, So Now It’s Patriotic?!” Wednesday Evening Open Thread

Fun fact: he wanted the seal on the side to avoid being meme'd about blowjobs. NFL Nuggets: The turds are mad at the punch bowl: The NFL announced that all fans attending games this season will be required to wear "face coverings". That's if fans are allowed to attend in-person at