Your “These Kids Today” Thursday Evening Open Thread

NFL Nuggets: Tom Coughlin, pictured above, has opinions on players that skipped this week's voluntary workouts. Borrowing from ESPN, Coughlin stated "We're very close to 100 percent attendance, and quite frankly, our players should be here building the concept of team, working hard side by side, constructing our bond of

Your Actually Wednesday NFL Schedule Release Open Thread

NFL News: Ahead of tonight's schedule reveal at 8:00PM ("Only on the NFL Network!"), the International Games slate has been revealed. Remember that the "home team" surrendered a home stadium date in order to be guaranteed a Super Bowl hosting experience. London Games: Chicago Bears vs. Oakland Raiders, Sunday, Oct.

Your “Defence Wins Championships, But Offence Gets Paid” Tuesday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: Russell Wilson got PAID. A four-year extension worth $140 million, including a no-trade clause, keeping him a Seahawk until 2023.   Or, more than Aaron Rodgers, which is apparently what his measuring stick was. He is/was scheduled to make $17 million this year, and if the extension wasn't realized

Your “The Wrong Notre Dame Burned Down” Monday Evening Open Thread

NFL Nuggets: The day's not over yet, so Russell Wilson's deadline has not yet passed. There are trade rumours afoot in the absence of any real news: The Honey Badger speculates it's the Giants just because. Will Brinson at CBS Sports speculates the Giants by way of draft picks. He

Rams Stadium Update 3: It’s going DOWN!

It's been a little while since we've had an update on the construction of the new gargantuan undertaking that will eventually become the stadium for the L.A. Rams. It will also allow the Chargers to sleep in the basement provided it uses only the back door to enter and exit

Your “The One-Eyed Man Also Has To Be S-M-R-T” Thursday Evening Open Thread

Well, it's been a couple of days since I checked the NFL news feeds. Let's see what's up: NFL Nuggets: Robert Kraft's lawyers are now citing "irreparable harm" if the video of Kraft making Cheez Whiz in Florida becomes public.   Media outlets are appealing to have the tapes released, but the

Your Tuesday Evening NHL Eastern Conference Preview & Open Thread

Well, let's get this out of the way: Congrats Seamus. And as a reminder, I'm very disappointed in the rest of you. For the next couple of nights, I'm going to eschew the usual NFL News I collect so we all can gather 'round and discuss the pertinent matter at hand -

Your “At Least The Clown Shows No Longer Involve This Clown” Monday Evening Open Thread

NFL Nuggets: Antonio Brown has now decided to stop taking runs at BIG BEN and instead is now bravely aiming his Twitter cannon at Juju Smith-Schuster. Going so far as to blame Juju for the reason the Steelers "fumbled away" their chance at the playoffs in Week 16 against the Saints.

Your “First You Get The Money…” Thursday Evening Open Thread

NFL Nuggets: One rumour is that the Seahawks will tie Russell Wilson's next salary contract to the annual percentage increase in the salary cap. There are advantages for both sides: It guarantees Wilson will stay in the upper echelon of QB salaries. It allows the Seahawks stability in knowing how

Your “I GOT THINGS TO SAY!” Wednesday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: Mike McCarthy has OPINIONS about how the Packers treated him, and went deep with ESPN. Here are my pull quotes:   He "did not see it coming" after the Arizona loss, or did he hear any of the boo-birds that preceded the game. "It's clear to me now that