Your “Super Tuesday 2 – Democratic Boogaloo!” Evening Open Thread

NFL News: Following the CBA vote extension, and Russell Okung's complaint to the NLRB, the league & union have agreed to extend the franchise tag deadline from 4:00PM Thursday to 11:59AM Monday. This does not confront anything, as the "legal tampering period" for free agency begins at noon on Monday.

Your Wednesday Evening Catwalk Post

NFL News: Greg Olsen has signed a one-year deal with the Seahawks. Continuing the heritage of greats like Franco Harris, Jerry Rice & Sebastian Janikowski, who all signed one-year deals with Seattle before retiring & going to the Hall of Fame. ESPN throws some delightful shade, pointing out that Russell

Your Lesser Footy AM open thread: How soccer helped end apartheid in South Africa

The featured image is of the Orlando Pirates and the Kaiser Chiefs, two bitter enemies in the South African Premier league who are playing this morning. The Soweto Derby is one of the most legendary and insanely violent matches in the world. There has been multiple times where these two

Your “What’s Worse – A Pattern or a Trend?” Tuesday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: Following up on a balls comment from last night's Open Thread, the Super Bowl viewership rating was a 41.1, or an average of 98.2 million viewers. The lowest viewership rating since 2003, Super Bowl XXXVII - Raiders vs. Bucs. Market share varied across the country: Boston had a

Bob McNair goes to the Good Place

/Inside an empty waiting room with an instrumental version of Creed’s My Sacrifice being played in the background /Suddenly, a Door Flies Open. A younger looking Bob McNair enters the room Bob McNair: What in the hell? Where am I? /A Confused McNair notices another door to his left and decides to walk

Your Decidedly Unsexy But Historically Accurate Friday Evening Open Thread

O HAI! It's your old pal Beerguyrob, and I've asked Seamus if I could host tonight's Friday soiree, since I have a particular interest in the date. He was a surprisingly tough negotiator, because Fridays are near & dear to his heart. But after sweetening the offer once or twice, I was able to

Your Saturday Evening Mild Rant & Open Thread

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9uoACQyN_mM As you are reading this, I am currently not in Seattle awaiting the banal gore that will be the Seahawks home opener on Sunday. The dog sitter's elderly mother died, and there wasn't time to make other arrangements, so my brother will be enjoying the carnage without me. However, as we

Final thoughts: The 2018 World Cup comes to an end

The dust has been settled, the alcohol from Sunday has finally worn off and the teams have gone home. It's time for some concluding thoughts about this World Cup. Where do you rank this World Cup? Balls: I've said it before,  but I honestly think it's the Best World Cup EVAR! I've

World Cup Reflection: A round table discussion of what has happened so far

Inside an empty DFO boardroom, the door flies open In walks Downton Abbey actor, Jim Carter, wearing his traditional Carson outfit Carter: All rise for the current fantasy DFO World Cup of Lesser footy leader. . . as of July 5th, 2018, Master, Wakezilla. In walks the King amongst men, Wakezilla. Wakezilla

2018 World Cup Team Preview – Nigeria

A random phone rings in a famous building...   White House Operator: Uh, hello? Mysterious Sexy-Voiced Protagonist: Yes, hello...I'm calling from Door Flies Open and looking to get some information on a foreign country. With whom am I speaking? White House Operator: This is Ivanka. MSVP (who is now obviously DFO): Wow, didn't expect that. Why

Your “It’s A Matter Of Complete Indifference” Thursday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: FITTY'S BACK! He's due an $11 million base salary on the final year of his contract, so I'm guessing that helps make the decision. Also helping: the future golf career, based on his Pebble Beach Pro-Am victory last weekend. I don't know who'll be throwing him passes. The