2019 NCAAT 1st Round Thursday – Early Window Open Thread

Huzzah for life distractions! #10(E) Minnesota (+5.5, +210) v. #7(E) Louisville (12:15, CBS) Don't bet the over/under on "Minute Man" Pitino crowd shots.  You don't want to die of liver failure this early in the tourney. #14(E) Yale (+6.5, +250) v. #3(E) LSU (12:40, truTV) Oh, the taeks about these fine, upstanding, future white

Better Know A Bracket – 2019 East and West (i.e., the Left)

Welcome to this year's edition of me spouting off my mouth recklessly and stupidly.  Due to the generosity of the #ContentFairy (no ofence), we are smushing these into two entries this season.  Yes, the play-in games are covered here to keep you on-schedule. Also yes, I fucking know that Eastern Washington

So Much Lesser Footy, So Much HATE

Yes, that obnoxious bleating Geordie will be creaming his knickers all over Real and Barca this afternoon (2:45 EST, BeIn).  Yet another el Clasico, coming off the heels of a dull as dishwater Copa tie mid-week.  Same location, even. But my blood is up, yet again, for the Merseyside Derby (Sunday,

A Mini-Roundtable Before (NFL 2018 Season) Dying (also 20 January Lesser Footy)

For your non-reading, non-pleasure - while you no doubt enjoy the Huddersfield/City and Spurs/Mighty Whitey double bill on NBCSN: Son of Spam NFC: Rams over the Saints because I'm an unabashed homer (mmmm...beer...) and the Gumbo offense has been kinda mediocre for a while. Let's say 106-20. AFC: Chiefs beat the Evil Empire by 10,