Instant Hippo Thoughts – Week NEIN, 2018 Season

Everything sucks, but nothing quite so much as Donks soon-to-be-ex-coach Vance Joseph. Denver lost 19-17 to the 500s.  OK, I can understand the result.  But the how, and the complete, abject failure to learn from one's prior stupidity...I just can't even.  I will be mad about this for WEEKS, and it

Mr. November Brings His A Game – JV NFL Open Thread

Holy shit, kids.  This slate is amazeballs.  To the point where I can't even say anything smart-ass, just want to play badass band of our times The National's epic John Kerry song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C0jBFmc1YSs Nebraska at Ohio State (Noon, Fox) This is on national Fox...why?  This will feature some epic tOSU vengeance, for Redshirt's viewing

Belated Hippo Thoughts – Week 8, 2018 Season

Sorry, I have had techincal dificil in addition to the familial bullshit of Sunday night.  The shit rain, it is unceasing. Week 8 was NFC "Prove It" Week, and we can say for certain that RRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRAM IT!! and the Saints are for real, and seemingly on collision course.  Wait a minute,

Can Everton Finish Off Mourinho? (and other Lesser/JV Combo Thoughts)

Yes, it's time to do to Jose Mourinho what we did to Davey Moyes (what, like 5 years ago?) and finish the walking ded off.  Everton (in 8th position on 15 points, +3 GD) only need a draw at Old Trafford to stay above Manure (10th, -1), and the Blues

Instant Hippo Thoughts – Week 6, 2018 Season

Some weeks just shit all over you.  This was one of them.  Herein lies part of the week's tale. All season long, Yinzburgh has shown their asses about Le'Veon Bell, in the most unappreciative, unsolidarity, anti-labour, Company Man way.  I am sure it has made the Ginger Hammer hard enough to

JV NFL Thread – Where Has All Teh Good Matches Gone?

Fuck everything, another shitass International Break is upon us.  And is JV NFL breaking out the good vintage bottles to ease our suffering?  Fuck and No.  Your platter of turds follows: Florida at Vanderbilt (Noon, ESPN) Some peoples would have you believe that the Gators have turned the corner and are now

Instant Hippo Thoughts – Week 4, 2018 Season

Holy Bananacakes, Batman!  That was (mostly) fun, eh? I say mostly because I swept my early afternoon #HAILGAMBLOR, with dominating $50 ATS wins by the P*ts (boo) and the Bearistocrats! (yay-ish), along with a thrilling $60 ML win by the Pylons that be Striped.  But I also learned what it felt like to score