Venezuela: Starving for your attention. Your 2019 Copa América Team Preview

Reasons why you should cheer for Venezuela: Venezuela is starving for the attention of lesser footy fans who do not have any blood ties to any country participating in the Copa América. Their team nickname, La Vino Tinto (Red wine), is literally encouraging you to drink alcohol while watching them play! Their

Your So Happy It’s Thursday Evening Open Thread

Yes, I went with the English spelling tonight. As far as sports, the only thing I can see that is on tonight is Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final with the St. Louis Blues trying desperately to prevent another BAWSTAN championship parade. That comes your way at 5

Your “Final Warning” Monday Evening Open Thread

This coming weekend (phrasing), Saturday June 8th to be specific, the first annual DFO LA Metro Pub Crawl is happening.  All DFO lurkers, commentists, stalkers, and authors are welcome!  That includes YOU, so you should be there.  But time grows short and you have to make your plans NOW!!!!! The concept

Your “I’m Lacking In Natural Gifts” Sunday Evening Open Thread

Before I begin, I just want to compliment everyone on last night's gif parade. That was some good hustle. Now, for those who might be new to the gif game, or [DFO] in general, here's a brief lesson on what exactly "good hustle" is around these parts. For this exercise, I'll be using

Copa América 2019 Team Preview: Brasil

As you all know by now, Brasil is the Land of the Ass. Please note that I will be spelling Brasil with the "s" and not the "z" because the country is called Brasil in its native language and it is also Brasil in Spanish. Where was I?

Losers No More! Champions League Final Open Thread

It’s the biggest game of club fútbol and we’re getting the equivalent of a Vikings – Bills Superb Owl. "Can I deesterb you for a moment to ask if you would hold these two beers for me please", asks Jürgen Klopp to Marv Levy, for losing SIX finals. For Tottenham,

Copa América 2019 Team Preview – Bolivia

El fútbol Boliviano no tiene gran historia. El equipo siempre ha tratado de... Wait, you wanted me to do this entire preview in English? Fiiiine! Bolivia is not well-known for a lot of things, fútbol being one of them. As I mentioned in the overall Copa América post, it

Your “Sometimes Less Is More” Friday Evening Open Thread

OK, I have to be careful here.  Because I respect women a great deal.  And I sincerely mean that. In fact ironically, trying very hard (phrasing) to be respectful has seriously gotten me in trouble in some relationships lately.  Although I still am not sure why.  I've been told I'm trying

Your “Can You Use It In A Sentence Please? Thursday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: Just the worst news: Nick Foles' wife had a miscarriage, so that's why he left OTAs. She developed pneumonia during her 15th week, and complications induced labour. It was too early to be viable. More CBA news: the owners will be pushing for an 18-game season. More games