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Sunday NFL Football Open Thread: #49ers at the Jags – PLUS: WS Game 3 commentary

Posted by: ST on October 27, 2013 at 12:37 pm » 3 Comments

The 4-3 Panthers have already played – and won – their game for this week this past Thursday against their NFC South Division rivals the  Bucs, so in honor of Phineas, whose favorite team is the San Francisco 49ers (and my 2nd favorite team), I’m devoting today’s NFL football open thread to the 9ers vs […]


Sunday NFL Football Open Thread: #Rams at the #Panthers – plus #Redskins commentary

Posted by: ST on October 20, 2013 at 12:32 pm » 10 Comments

The 2-3 Carolina Panthers had an impressive win last week over the Minnesota Vikings and are hoping to bring their season to .500 with a home game win today against the 3-3 St. Louis Rams. It’s a perfect fall day for some football here in Charlotte, with sunny skies and where temperatures are supposed to […]


Bob Costas #Fail: Sports commentator denounces #Redskins nickname

Posted by: ST on October 14, 2013 at 10:38 am » 9 Comments

Right in the middle of the Sunday night football game between the Redskins and the Cowboys.  Via Fox News: Bob Costas of NBC Sports waded into the controversy over the Washington Redskins nickname Sunday night, devoting a commentary to the topic at halftime of the nationally televised game between the Redskins and the Dallas Cowboys. […]


Sunday NFL Football Open Thread: #Panthers at the Vikings

Posted by: ST on October 13, 2013 at 12:59 pm » 4 Comments

If the 1-3 Panthers don’t win this week in their away game against the 1-3 Vikings, I’m thinking about changing the below graphic into a kitten – or maybe a baby panther. Thoughts? Game time is at 1pm ET and it will be broadcast locally on Fox.


Sunday NFL Football Open Thread: #Panthers at Arizona

Posted by: ST on October 6, 2013 at 12:38 pm » 4 Comments

The Arizona Cardinals are at 2-2 and the Panthers are a 1-2, having a bye week last week after their resounding defeat of the hapless Giants the week before. The Panthers, on a road trip, are looking to build on that win after their disappointing back to back losses to start off the season, while […]


Sunday NFL Football Open Thread: NY Giants at the Carolina #Panthers

Posted by: ST on September 22, 2013 at 12:54 pm » 3 Comments

The 0-2 Panthers are preparing to take on the 0-2 NY Giants here at home and Panthers coach Ron Rivera increasingly finds himself on the hot seat with what many call his “conservative play calling” – especially in critical 4th and 1 situations. Charlotte Observer sports columnist Scott Fowler writes: Fourth down. Those two words […]


Sunday NFL Football Open Thread: #Panthers at the Buffalo Bills

Posted by: ST on September 15, 2013 at 12:50 pm » 2 Comments

The Carolina Panthers are visiting the Buffalo Bills today in one some are characterizing as a “must-win” game for the Panthers – even though we’re only into the second game of the season. The Bills also lost last week, so both teams will be hungry for their first win of the season in an attempt […]


#Panthers QB Cam Newton rejects racial politics on black QBs in the NFL

Posted by: ST on September 12, 2013 at 7:53 pm » 1 Comment

The Charlotte Observer sports section reports on Panthers’ star QB Cam Newton’s views on the media-driven hype over the number of black quarterbacks in the NFL: For the first time in the Cam Newton era, the Carolina Panthers will face consecutive teams with quarterbacks of African-American descent after hosting Russell Wilson’s Seahawks and traveling to […]


Sunday NFL Football Open Thread: Seahawks at the @Panthers

Posted by: ST on September 8, 2013 at 12:17 pm » 10 Comments

Are you ready for some football? Yeehaw! I sure as heck am. It’s opening day for the start of the 2013-2014 NFL season and the Carolina Panthers will kick it off here at home versus the Seattle Seahawks.  It’s a beautiful day in Charlotte with temperatures expected to be in the upper 80s and only […]


Deval Patrick: “You guys can handle the terrorists, I’m catching some Zs.”

Posted by: Phineas on June 6, 2013 at 3:51 pm » 6 Comments

**Posted by Phineas You’re the Governor of Massachusetts. Islamic terrorists have just blown up a major sporting sporting event in your state’s capital city, killing several and wounding hundreds.  Boston is on lock-down, the police have done everything except declare martial law, and the terrorists are on the loose. No one knows where they are […]