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

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 “Superb Owl Weekend” Friday Evening Open Thread

That banner image....  That is one Superb Owl, right?  RIGHT??????? Here, have another... Hehehehe....that one always makes me laugh.  And I needed a good laugh right now. /sighs heavily I've had a disheartening and exhausting couple of days recently.  Some of you know why.  Better I don't talk about it publicly. So let's just get

Love Actually – The Balls Review

Author's Note:  A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away, I made a public DFO bet, which I promptly lost.  My self-inflicted punishment was to watch Love Actually and write a post about it.  For a little chunk of space-time, DFO had a sister blog called "Bring Back

Divisional Saturday Roundtable and 12 January Lesser Footy Thread

HAIL GAMBLOR!  European footy is mostly all back this weekend. Arsenal ride into West Ham to start festivities (7:30, NBCSN).  The Gooners are feeling the hot breath of Man U(re) for 5th position, while the Hammers have worked their way up to the top half (10th).  Could be fairly interesting. Redshite visit

JV New Year’s Eve Open Thread

So much not-that-bad-if-they-try action! Virginia Tech (+5.5) v. JV Cincinnati, Military Industrial Complex Bowl (Annapolis, MD - Noon, ESPN) I moneyline bet the Castrated Turkeys, as this is a de facto home contest, and they are fairly well-coached.  This will be at the half when this posts, so y'all may already be

28 December JV NFL Preview

More balls will be footed today, huzzah! Purdue (+3) v. Auburn, Bring Back Faith Hill Bowl (Nashville, TN - 1:30, ESPN) The nation watches as Purdue Pete tries to win one MOAR for Cancer Boy.  Unfortunately, the SEC West - much like cancer - always wins in the end. West By God Virginia

Your ‘English Premier League has a Race problem’ Saturday AM Thread

Good morning fellow DFOers! Thanks to the good folks at Make-a-Wish foundation, your imaginary pal Wakezilla is hosting the Lesser Footy AM thread again. If anyone asks, I have tumorsyphilisitisosis. Yes, I know the disease sounds both sexy and very terminal. *cough* In case you are wondering about the featured image, that