Your Saturday Afternoon Open Thread Smorgasbord

Baseball is king this weekend as hockey is done until Wednesday and the NBA does not get under way until tonight at 8:00 p.m. when Philly and Boston meet up for Game 7. Enjoy the day being inside avoiding that one weird uncle you all have. » 5/26/12 1:01pm 5/26/12 1:01pm

Just For Yu: Your Saturday MLB Open Thread

It's a lovely spring afternoon in April, and that means a full slate of MLB games. Yu Darvish has already thrown 27 fewer first inning pitches against the Twins than in his first start of the year. The Machine and his Angels are in the Bronx against the Yankees. Later today, the Rays play the Sox in Fenway, which… » 4/14/12 2:22pm 4/14/12 2:22pm

Your NCAA Tournament Open Thread Day Three: The Night Games

Onward and upward we go. Vanderbilt and Wisconsin tip off at 6:10 p.m (TNT), VCU and Indiana follow up an hour later at 7:10 p.m. (TBS) and Iowa State and Kentucky gets going at 7:45 p.m (CBS). Colorado and Baylor tips off at 8:40 on TNT and New Mexico and Lousiville are the night cap at 9:40 on TBS. Discuss all the… » 3/17/12 6:10pm 3/17/12 6:10pm

Prelude To A Selection: Your College Basketball Open Thread

There are four remaining games (three of them at 1 p.m.) scheduled today and then "March Madness" officially begins. Or continues. Whatevs. » 3/11/12 1:00pm 3/11/12 1:00pm

Wolverines, Buckeyes And More: Your College Basketball Open Thread

They play college basketball on Sunday, too! Feel free to talk about that and other goings on in the college basketball world down below. » 1/29/12 12:00pm 1/29/12 12:00pm

Your World Cup Tune-Up Open Thread

Our boys already won their last match before heading to South Africa, with a deceptively impressive 2-1 win over Turkey. How will the other, non-awesome, nations fare today? [Soccernet] » 5/30/10 10:40am 5/30/10 10:40am

Your NBA Playoffs Open Thread

Will Bulls-Cavs be half as good as Bulls-Celtics? Will the Atlanta Hawks learn to "Fear the Deer?" Can the Celtics shake off some half-season rust and stop Los Heat? Will the Nuggets rally in the name of their ailing coach? » 4/17/10 3:00pm 4/17/10 3:00pm

Lindsey Jacobellis DQ'd, And Other Things You Already Know But NBC Will…

People without access to the internet or cable television or the outside world in general don't know it yet, but snowboarder Lindsey Jacobellis drifted off course today and lost her chance at what Tom Brokaw couldn't wait to call "redemption." » 2/16/10 7:25pm 2/16/10 7:25pm

NBA Dunk Contest: Open Thread

Here's where you can watch Nate Robinson and Shannon Brown battle it out for who can make the most dunks that make other NBA players stomp feet and throw towels, all with canned expressions of astonishment. [NBA] » 2/13/10 7:00pm 2/13/10 7:00pm

Would You Let This Woman Handle Your Stub?

I don't know how you feel about Jean Hsu (Jean who?) but that broad knows how to get into a tennis tournament. Somehow, she and a friend scored front row seats to an Andy Roddick match. Yeah, it's the national championship of tennis, but Andy Roddick? I guess they they just have a penchant to see overrated athletes,… » 8/31/08 1:31pm 8/31/08 1:31pm