Your “Why Don’t Stupid People Know They’re Stupid?” Thursday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: It sounds like the Raiders are pushing hard for Antonio Brown. Lord knows they've got spare first-round picks. John Gruden got off his knees long enough to say, "He’s the hardest working man, I think, in football," Gruden said. "Hardest working player I’ve ever seen practice, and I’ve

Your “It’s Really Kind of Quiet, If I Don’t Find Things That Interest Me” Monday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: Franchise tag update: The Texans have tagged Jadeveon Clowney. The difficulty lies in how to clarify his "tag", since he is listed as "DE/OLB". The defensive end tag sits at $17.128 million for one year. The linebacker tender is worth $15.443 million. Early Combine reports are that the Cardinals

Your “How ‘Bout A Change Of Pace?” Thursday Evening Open Thread

NFL Noise: Demaryius Thomas has been arrested for vehicular assault. He was the driver in a single-vehicle, rollover accident where a passenger was hurt. Under Colorado law, “vehicular assault” occurs when a person drives recklessly or under the influence of alcohol and the driving causes serious bodily injury to another

Your “It’s On Every Channel” Wednesday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: Crimebeat! Hall of Fame member Adam "Pacman" Jones was arrested on charges of public intoxication, disorderly conduct and intimidation early Wednesday morning at the Rising Sun Casino in Indiana. The initial allegation was cheating at a table, and when he was detained for that police discovered he had

Your “Can Ambivalence Breed Contempt?” Tuesday Evening Open Thread

NFL Nuggets: Franchise tag update: The first application - the 49ers, on Robbie Gould.   As discussed yesterday, the tag is $5 million for kickers, relatively cheap compared to $23 million for QBs & $16 million for running backs. Gould has made 72 of 75 field goals since joining San Francisco

[DFO] History Corner Presents: The Grand Canyon

February 26, 1919 - The Grand Canyon Becomes A National Park First afforded Federal protection in 1893 as a Forest Reserve and later as a National Monument in 1908, Grand Canyon did not achieve National Park status until 1919, three years after the creation of the National Park Service in 1916,

Your “Hey – Do I Know You?” Monday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: Franchise tag updates: no new applications. What's a NFL offseason without hand-wringing about the rules? The three topics on the agenda for the Competition Committee meeting today were: Replay review punts - make them more like kickoffs? the new helmet rules - good, or make betterer? Current thinking

Your “Location, Location, Location” Saturday Evening Open Thread

In Vancouver, we have this great concert venue called the Commodore Ballroom. The place has hardly changed over the years,    It's renowned for having great acoustics, because it was designed for the big band era,    and the dance floor is legendary for its bounce. Rumours are that it has springs or tires underneath it,