Glorious, Bountiful Lesser Footy Weekend Thread

Welcome back to the full monty of Lesser Footy, no more international break silliness.  HAHAHAHAHAHA, losing at home to Trinidad and Tobago, USMNT.  Have a fucking word. It's the battle of annoying, evil arsehole red-clad sides to start things off, with semi-struggling Liverpool hosting 2nd on goal differential United (7:30, NBCSN). 

CFL Beat: Week 17

We've made it 75% of the way through the 2017 CFL regular season! Just four weeks remain on the schedule, and while the West playoff picture is looking fairly clear so far, with Calgary extremely far out in front & with Winnipeg having a cushion over third- and fourth-place Saskatchewan

Your “Saturday Nights Are Total Sports Nights Again!” Evening Open Thread

It's here! It's here! It's finally here! OH GOD, I NEED MORE!!!111! And maybe a little something for my American friends?      Looking ahead to tomorrow, here are the NFL broadcast maps courtesy the fine folks at CBS SINGLE █ Anchorage AK  |  █ Fairbanks AK █ Honolulu HI █ Jacksonville @ Pittsburgh Kevin Harlan, Rich Gannon █ LA Chargers @ NY Giants* Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts █ Tennessee

CFL Beat: Week 16

Thanksgiving Weekend is almost here! Yes, the real Thanksgiving. I talked about this a couple years ago as to why Canadian Thanksgiving is superior to American Thanksgiving - you can check it out here - but in a nutshell, it's superior due to A) typical warmer weather than what happens

Your “Time To Put Butts In Seats” NHL Opening Day Wednesday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: Ben Roethlisberger says it's his role as a leader to speak to teammates when they need to be spoken to. He obviously thinks this is his doing: High emotions between the [Redacteds] and Chiefs on Monday night: Marcus Peters swore at some home fans after giving up a

“There’s A Team In Vegas?!” – A Half-assed Smart-ass NHL Preview

The NHL enters another season starting today. The season starts with 31 teams, with the newly ensconced Las Vegas Golden Knights taking the ice in the Pacific division. It should be a heady time for a league coming off of an exciting Stanley Cup run and the first repeat winners

Balls of Steel’s AFL Beat – 2017 Grand Final Recap

Well,  those of you that tuned in last Friday and followed along with our AFL Sexy Open Thread know already that the Richmond Tigers are your 2017 AFL Premiership winners! They started off well before Adelaide reacted and started taking control of the game in the first quarter.  However,  the Crows

Your “We’re Gonna Have A Ball Just Like We Always Do” Saturday Evening Open Thread

Hey there! It's your old pal Beerguyrob, back for another Saturday night of kvetchin' and cavortin'. Did you all enjoy last night's AFL Grand Final? That was a humdinger, and didn't finish too late on the west coast, so I was up & ready for Australia vs. South Africa rugby

CFL Beat: Week 15

We'll be 75% of the way through the 2017 CFL season once this week wraps up, though judging by the weather throughout the Northeast and Ontario this past week, one could easily be forgiven for thinking summer had somehow just started. With the heat wave finally breaking today, we're now

Balls of Steel’s AFL Beat – 2017 Preliminary Finals

It's always a bit weird when your team gets eliminated from the championship hunt, isn't it?  I mean, there are still games left to be played, in my case one, but a little air has been let out of the tires. Call it the Finals refractory period, if you will.