Farewell, Sweet Prince: World Cup Day 13

Good morning! Thank you for coming. I hope you had your cup of Joe and are ready for some intense lesser footy action. Group C and D will finish their group play today. As I was on my way home from work yesterday, I began reflecting on which World Cups I

Russia 2018–World Cup Day 3: Father’s Day Edition

Feliz Dia del Padre everyone! Unlike in North America where Father’s Day is celebrated on the 3rd Sunday of June, most Latin American countries celebrate Father’s Day on June 17th. Yes, no matter what day it is, as long as it is the 17th of June, it’s Father’s Day. Short story: Long

Your 2018 US Open Day 1 Preview and All-Day Thread to Waste Time at Work and Avoid Your Family!

This United States Open. Golf's greatest test; it is my favorite tournament in golf, which makes it one of my top-three and a half sporting events of the year (NCAA Basketball Tournament, NHL Playoffs, and/or NFL Playoffs/WVU made a major bowl game). What makes the US Open truly "Open" is that

Champions League Lesser Footy: Hump Day Edition Roundtable

Happy Hump Day everyone! Listen to her "singing" here. I can't imagine how she could have butchered the National Anthem We have a special edition of Champions League lesser footy today. England's lesser footy equivalent of the P*triots, Manchester United, play Sevilla. Oh, there's so many reasons to hate these crumpet eating

Saturday morning futbol open thread and musings.

Good morning early risers let's hope today we are rewarded with some good futbol! It is I, one of the three gentlemen filling in for Hippo as he takes his hiatus from teh futbol. We all four watch the game a bit differently and focus on different countries for the

Your “A Friend In Need Is A Pest” Monday Night Football Open Thread

NFL News: Significant injuries from the weekend: Greg Olsen - broken foot - 6-8 weeks Vic Beasley - torn hamstring - 4-6 weeks If the Falcons season goes to hell as a result, DFO CALLED IT! HODOR - out for Week-3. The NFL was denied an injunction to relieve the

Your “FEED ME MORE!” Monday Night Football Open Thread

Scotchy worked hard all weekend on the liveblogs - 2149 comments! - so I thought I'd give him a break and tie tonight's matches into my usual falderal. NFL News: The NFL has filed an appeal of the injunction that's allowed Ezekiel Elliott to remain eligible to play the 2017 season.

Your “What The Hell Are These?!” Afternoon Bowl Games Open Thread

Seriously, there's too many of these. Anyone who watched last night's Foster Farms Bowl saw a near-empty stadium and a meh football game. Actual attendance wasn't announced, but they did tarp off the 18000-seat upper deck. As always, let's blame Jed York for this failure. I doubt this many fans will attend

Your “I Want Football And Boobs-Not Necessarily In That Order” Friday Night Open Thread

Aren't breasts of all kinds completely amazing in every way? Let me tell you about my latest experience that occurred just hours ago. I was at the grocery store and I was completely blown away by a perfect set. They were sticking out like a sore thumb at the deli