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 “There’s No Crying In Baseball” Thursday Evening Open Thread

....Unless you're a Baltimore fan. Hello sportsfans!!!!!!  This is, temporarily at least.... tWBS  coming to you live...well sort of live. Live-ish....? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fWKA9Zi5-_Y   That banner image up there was taken by none other than yours truly at Camden Yards two seasons ago, btw.  Not bad, eh? Anywhoooo.... CervezaNiñoRoberto  decided to go watch baseball today, so I'm filling

Your “Dull Men With Dull Minds” Wednesday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: The big rule change announced yesterday is that Pass Interference - calls & non-calls - will be reviewable.   Coaches can challenge during the first 28 minutes of each half, and the booth will get the last two minutes. The coaches pushing hardest for the rule were Sean Payton,

Tucson, Ch. 1: Why the Mark Davis of Cities May Not be the Best Choice for Mark Davis

Hello. Sebastian Blax here. As many of you may have noticed, I've been away from the NFL HOT TAEKS game for a couple months now. So, first off, large ups to LCSS for holding down Quotables for the regular season finale and through the postseason. [Hold for applause; close eyes and

Your “Nobody Likes A Quitter, But Failing Too Often Is Worse” Wednesday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: In the wake of losing the Defensive Coordinator to becoming head coach in Miami, the Patriots have decided to turn their defense into Schiano men! It helps that Greg Schiano coached Bill Belichick's son at Rutgers, along with (probably more importantly) current Patriots defensive backs Devin McCourty, Jason McCourty

Your “Let’s Turn Everyone Into RG III” Tuesday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: There is was talk about maybe having to either delay or move the Mexico City game, because the field is apparently complete ass. Estadio Azteca switched to a hybrid turf of both synthetic and natural grass this year, and it has been unable to hold up for the

Your “Now What Will He Do?” Wednesday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: No London Jags just yet: Shad Khan has withdrawn his offer to buy Wembley Stadium. It was rumoured that he didn't have enough FA member votes to get the deal through, so he decided to stop wasting his time. It doesn't help that the team he owns -

Your “It’s An Image, Not A Homage” Wednesday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: It's still a few weeks to the October 30th deadline, but who cares about facts? Trade rumours! Shady to the Eagles. Cardinals LB Deone Bucannon to the Eagles. A bitter former employee is accusing Shad Khan of trying to have London, and specifically Wembley, be the permanent Jaguars home