Your Lesser Footy AM open thread: How soccer helped end apartheid in South Africa

The featured image is of the Orlando Pirates and the Kaiser Chiefs, two bitter enemies in the South African Premier league who are playing this morning. The Soweto Derby is one of the most legendary and insanely violent matches in the world. There has been multiple times where these two

Your “What’s Worse – A Pattern or a Trend?” Tuesday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: Following up on a balls comment from last night's Open Thread, the Super Bowl viewership rating was a 41.1, or an average of 98.2 million viewers. The lowest viewership rating since 2003, Super Bowl XXXVII - Raiders vs. Bucs. Market share varied across the country: Boston had a

Bob McNair goes to the Good Place

/Inside an empty waiting room with an instrumental version of Creed’s My Sacrifice being played in the background /Suddenly, a Door Flies Open. A younger looking Bob McNair enters the room Bob McNair: What in the hell? Where am I? /A Confused McNair notices another door to his left and decides to walk

Your Decidedly Unsexy But Historically Accurate Friday Evening Open Thread

O HAI! It's your old pal Beerguyrob, and I've asked Seamus if I could host tonight's Friday soiree, since I have a particular interest in the date. He was a surprisingly tough negotiator, because Fridays are near & dear to his heart. But after sweetening the offer once or twice, I was able to

Your Saturday Evening Mild Rant & Open Thread

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9uoACQyN_mM As you are reading this, I am currently not in Seattle awaiting the banal gore that will be the Seahawks home opener on Sunday. The dog sitter's elderly mother died, and there wasn't time to make other arrangements, so my brother will be enjoying the carnage without me. However, as we

Final thoughts: The 2018 World Cup comes to an end

The dust has been settled, the alcohol from Sunday has finally worn off and the teams have gone home. It's time for some concluding thoughts about this World Cup. Where do you rank this World Cup? Balls: I've said it before,  but I honestly think it's the Best World Cup EVAR! I've

World Cup Reflection: A round table discussion of what has happened so far

Inside an empty DFO boardroom, the door flies open In walks Downton Abbey actor, Jim Carter, wearing his traditional Carson outfit Carter: All rise for the current fantasy DFO World Cup of Lesser footy leader. . . as of July 5th, 2018, Master, Wakezilla. In walks the King amongst men, Wakezilla. Wakezilla

2018 World Cup Team Preview – Nigeria

A random phone rings in a famous building...   White House Operator: Uh, hello? Mysterious Sexy-Voiced Protagonist: Yes, hello...I'm calling from Door Flies Open and looking to get some information on a foreign country. With whom am I speaking? White House Operator: This is Ivanka. MSVP (who is now obviously DFO): Wow, didn't expect that. Why

Your “It’s A Matter Of Complete Indifference” Thursday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: FITTY'S BACK! He's due an $11 million base salary on the final year of his contract, so I'm guessing that helps make the decision. Also helping: the future golf career, based on his Pebble Beach Pro-Am victory last weekend. I don't know who'll be throwing him passes. The

Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy: Risky Endeavours Explained By “Risk”

Risk. Anyone over the age of 25 remembers this game. A child's game, but not a game just a child will play. Allow me to walk you through the process of how we got to this point. This is Barron Trump, Now, on the surface, he's a mild-mannered kid whose father just happens

Take A Knee Zeke! It’s The Dallas Cowboys At The Bye!

Before we get into the travesty that the Cowboys' 2017 season is about the become, a few words about Jerry Jones.  Unless you were living under a rock the last couple of weeks you know that our grandstanding Vice-President, Mike "I'm Terrified Of Any Woman Not My Mother" Pence, attended

Your “Death & Darkness Are Rushing Forward” Thursday Evening Open Thread

Luckily, there's still The Darkness. NFL Notes: Julian Edelman & the Patriots have agreed on a contract extension. Otherwise, this was the final year of his four-year deal signed in 2014. Also, no one smaller than him is a free agent, so Belichick had no choice - other than scouring the