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#MarchMadness Open Thread

Posted by: ST on March 20, 2014 at 11:41 am » Comments Off on #MarchMadness Open Thread

Dunno about y’all but I’m fired up about the official start to the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament today, which kicks off shortly after noon Eastern time.  Enjoyed the First Four games, where several of the teams showed a lot of grit, determination and hustle, and now I’m ready for the next round – which is […]


White House to use #MarchMadness to push #Obamacare enrollment

Posted by: ST on March 17, 2014 at 10:47 am » 2 Comments

Just when you thought it was safe to watch the NCAA men’s basketball tournament free from politics.Via Politico: With the arrival of college basketball’s March Madness, the White House is looking to capitalize on the annual tournament to encourage Americans to enroll in Obamacare. The promotional effort will include athletes and coaches as well as […]


Super Bowl Sunday Open Thread

Posted by: ST on February 2, 2014 at 1:39 pm » 4 Comments

Been a good day already as the adorable Kitten Bowl is now in progress on the Hallmark Channel. The very cute Puppy Bowl will be aired at 3pm ET on the Animal Planet channel. Of course, THE game between the Seahawks and Broncos starts at 6:30 ET and will be broadcast on Fox.   Not appearing on […]


NFC/AFC Division Championship Game Day Open Thread

Posted by: ST on January 19, 2014 at 1:42 pm » 2 Comments

Well, my team is out after an embarrassing loss last week here at home to Phineas‘ 49ers, but that won’t keep me from camping out on the sofa this afternoon for a couple of games that promise to be good ones: Game 1: The Patriots play the Broncos at 3:00 PM ET for the AFC championship […]


NFL Sunday Football Open Thread: #Panthers at the #Falcons

Posted by: ST on December 29, 2013 at 12:42 pm » 6 Comments

The Carolina Panthers (11-4) sit atop the NFC South are on the road for their final game of the regular season, and they will be playing division rivals the Falcons (4-11), where Atlanta – out of playoff contention – will seek to play spoiler against the Cats, who are aiming for a first round bye […]


NFL Sunday Football Open Thread: Saints at the #Panthers

Posted by: ST on December 22, 2013 at 12:41 pm » 4 Comments

Huge, huge, huge game for the Panthers today as they play the Saints here at home on a rainy but unseasonably warm Sunday afternoon. The Cats got smoked two weeks ago on Sunday Night Football in front of a national audience against the Saints in New Orleans, and not only do they want revenge for […]


NFL Sunday Football Open Thread: Jets at the #Panthers

Posted by: ST on December 15, 2013 at 4:12 pm » Comments Off on NFL Sunday Football Open Thread: Jets at the #Panthers

A little late starting this as the game is just now in progress on CBS, but the Panthers and Jets both need a win today to stay in the playoff hunt.  The embarrassing loss to the Saints last week was hopefully a wake up call to the Panthers that they are not invincible, and need […]


NFL Sunday Football Open Thread: #Panthers at the #Saints

Posted by: ST on December 8, 2013 at 4:26 pm » 5 Comments

Getting set for a huge game tonight between NFC South division rivals the Saints and the Panthers. Both teams are at 9-3 and want to make the sole claim of having the best record in their division going into the home stretch of the regular season. The Saints suffered a painful Monday night loss to […]


NFL Sunday Football Open Thread: Bucs at the #Panthers

Posted by: ST on December 1, 2013 at 1:06 pm » 3 Comments

The Bucs (3-8) and the Panthers (8-3) are meeting up today here at home in their second match-up of the season. The Panthers won the first one and look to sweep while at the same time making it 8 wins in a row while the Bucs are looking to extend their win streak to 4 […]


NFL Sunday Football Open Thread: #Panthers at the #Dolphins

Posted by: ST on November 24, 2013 at 12:42 pm » 5 Comments

The Panthers (7-3) have traveled this weekend to Miami (5-5) for their next match-up and are riding high after their 24-20 Monday night win over the visiting New England Patriots. The Cats are on a 6 game win streak and hope to make it 7 today as they play a Dolphins team mired in a […]