CFL Beat: Week 2

We're headed into the Canada Day long weekend, and while I won't be watching most of these games, I will instead be doing my patriotic duty by getting drunk at the cottage and lighting off fireworks that were bought on the internet. All the same, I think if we see

Your “Dull Sideshow Full of Quacks and Clowns and Philistines” Thursday Evening Open Thread

Reminder: the Draft is three weeks today. NFL News: Beastmode will become a Raider, probably sometime before the draft. John Schneider says his relationship with Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie - from their collective time in Green Bay - will ensure things are handled "in a smooth manner," either by release or minimally-invasive

Your “They Keep Pulling Me Back In!” Thursday Evening Open Thread

Dammit! I keep trying to avoid the NFL, but stupidity keeps bringing it to the fore: "Aaron Hernandez's Attorneys Might Argue That Weed Made Him Violent" - Deadspin At first, this sounded like something out of the Jeff Sessions "War on Drugs" playbook. Or a discarded Crimebeat! post. Actually reading