Your Monday Evening NHL Second Round Preview & Open Thread

NFL Nuggets: Earl Thomas & his winning personality punched his ticket out of Baltimore. It turns out that the Ravens valued a sixth-round pick over a 31 year-old malcontent. The team players' committee voted to approve of management releasing Thomas. Also, because it was "conduct detrimental to the team", they

Your Wednesday Evening Open Thread & Western Conference Preview

A bonus double feature tonight - the Western Conference preview, plus the AEW Dynamite preview courtesy Joliet Jake Delhomme. First, the hockey. So as with the East, we must with the West. Vegas Golden Knights vs. Chicago Blackhawks:  The Blackhawks have no business being in this round, except for the fact that

Your Tuesday Evening Open Thread & NHL Eastern Conference Preview

Good evening fellow Commentists, In keeping with annual tradition, I will eschew my normal football news recap and instead focus on the immediate need of preparing you for the first-round gloriousness that is the Stanley Cup playoffs. Besides, there wasn't much to cover today anyways: I thought about going by start date,

Your “‘Who Went Where?’ Ice Football Division” Monday Evening Open Thread

NFL Nuggets: Drew Brees' 20th season will make him the 20th player in NFL history to have hit that mark.   Of the other 19, five have been quarterbacks: Tom Brady Brett Favre Earl Morrall Vinny Testaverde George Blanda The Bucs announced today they will be debuting new uniforms in April.

“Over Before It Begins” – A [DFO] Western Conference Preview

As a longtime supporter of the Vancouver Canucks, there's a reason I chose at a young age to also root for the Bruins - I needed something to do during the playoffs. Plus, it's not like the league actually enjoys having teams in Western Canada. Look at this map:   If Gary Bettman

The Miami Dolphins at the Bye

Another sold out crowd in Miami

Hello everyone! Welcome to the Dolphins at the bye—also known as the one week where Miami can’t lose on the field.  I’m your host, Wakezilla. Since this diarrhea-inside-a-dumpster-fire-outside-of-an-abortion-clinic season is going according to plan, there isn’t much to talk about, except for two positive stories: Raekown McMillan has turned into an

“How Will I Be Disappointed This Year?” – A DFO NHL Eastern Conference Preview

Hi everyone, It's your old pal Beerguyrob with DFO's annual looksee into the mire that is the NHL's Eastern Conference. This year, I will dispense with the usual "Ugh - not the fucking Penguins again" tone and instead attempt to provide a balanced one-paragraph per team, highlighting strengths & weaknesses so

Your Memorial Day Monday Evening Open Thread

It's a holiday, so the quiet NFL offseason is extra quiet today. I hope all the American commentists enjoyed all the barbecues, beers & bullshittery that accompany a holiday weekend and family get-together. NFL Nuggets: Unless you were under a rock, or out sweeping the clouds away, Bart Starr died, aged

“It’s An Abomination!” – A NHL Conference Finals Preview

From a first round that made no sense to a second round that featured some of the best overtime games in the league's history, the NHL Playoffs, 2019 edition, have sure been awash in tension and emotion. BUT ENOUGH OF THAT SENTIMENTAL BULLSHIT! It's time to talk about the third round. Carolina vs.

“It’s Madness I Tell You!” – A NHL Second Round Preview

Well, that was one hell of a first round. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJ2X9SANsME For the first time in NHL history, all four division winners were knocked out in the first round. Boston is the (theoretical) highest seed remaining in the tournament. Let's look back on what some dumbass predicted would happen: Matchup: Prediction: Actual Result East: Tampa

Your Wednesday Evening NHL Western Conference Preview & Open Thread

(Sorry I'm late - the students needed extra help today.) As the playoffs start tonight, we wrap up our brief two-day intro coverage by looking at the Western Conference matchups: Calgary vs. Colorado Colorado already starts this series mentally down in the eyes of their fans, because they got FUCKED in the Draft