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Last Chance U: Season 2 (Full Season)  Season 2, Ep 1

Return to Scooba, Mississippi to see how the 2016 season goes for the EMCC Lions - one of the most dominate junior college football teams of the last decade. New players struggle to prove themselves both on and off the field for a chance to return to the top levels of NCAA football. The program staff grapple with making change in their own lives. [more inside]
posted by nubs on Aug 3, 2017 - 2 comments

Last Chance U: Season 1 (Full Season)  Season 1, Ep 1

"Last Chance U" follows a group of young men training to become the future stars of the NFL. Based at East Mississippi Community College (EMCC), "Last Chance U" takes us on a journey to understand the real men of the gridiron at one of the most successful, but least known athletic programs. Each player has incredible talent and drive to be the best, but each face their own unique struggles both on and off the field. [more inside]
posted by nubs on Jul 31, 2017 - 9 comments

Steven Universe: Storm in the Room  Season 4, Ep 17

Steven spends some time thinking about his mom.
posted by Small Dollar on Feb 17, 2017 - 20 comments

Special Event: Special Event: 2016-2017 College Football Bowls and Playoffs

From the Celebration Bowl to the National Championship, discuss NCAA football bowls & playoffs here!
posted by Eyebrows McGee on Dec 18, 2016 - 6 comments

Special Event Request - College Football Bowl Season

It's college football bowl season, which is the most pointlessly fun part of the year for CFB fans and includes the playoffs for the FBS level and the end of the playoffs for the lower levels. Any chance we can get a Special Event to commemorate and discuss it?
posted by Etrigan on Dec 17, 2016 - 1 comment

The NFL Today: Week 1  Season 49, Ep 1

The 2016 NFL season, the 97th season in the history of the National Football League (NFL), began on Thursday, September 8, 2016, with the defending Super Bowl 50 champion Denver Broncos defeating the Carolina Panthers 21–20 in the NFL Kickoff Game. The season will conclude with Super Bowl LI, the league's championship game, on Sunday, February 5, 2017, at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. [more inside]
posted by everybody had matching towels on Sep 12, 2016 - 12 comments

A New Season

Where do we go from here? [more inside]
posted by lmfsilva on Jul 14, 2016 - 18 comments

2016 UEFA European Football Championship: The Final  Season 1, Ep 7

There can be only one [more inside]
posted by lmfsilva on Jul 8, 2016 - 72 comments

2016 UEFA European Football Championship: Semi Finals  Season 1, Ep 6

Last stop before Paris [more inside]
posted by lmfsilva on Jul 5, 2016 - 63 comments

2016 UEFA European Football Championship: Quarter Finals  Season 1, Ep 5

8 teams, 6 trophies and 23 semi-finals between them and 2 debutantes. [more inside]
posted by lmfsilva on Jun 29, 2016 - 182 comments

2016 UEFA European Football Championship: Round of 16  Season 1, Ep 4

8 teams have gone home. 8 more will fall before next Tuesday. [more inside]
posted by lmfsilva on Jun 23, 2016 - 320 comments

2016 UEFA European Football Championship: Group Stage, Round 3  Season 1, Ep 3

Three teams are already planning the knockout stage, eight will book their flights home in the next days, and a handful will hold their breaths until the final whistle late on June 22. [more inside]
posted by lmfsilva on Jun 18, 2016 - 131 comments

2016 UEFA European Football Championship: Group Stage, Round 2  Season 1, Ep 2

Round 1 brought every sort of action to French streets, a few surprises and some great goals. [more inside]
posted by lmfsilva on Jun 14, 2016 - 188 comments

2016 UEFA European Football Championship: Group Stage  Season 1, Ep 1

And finally, Euro 2016 is upon us. The call-up controversies and the lackluster performances and humiliating defeats on the past weeks, all come to nothing as every team starts on even footing. [more inside]
posted by lmfsilva on Jun 9, 2016 - 194 comments

Euro 2016: Fantasy Football

Kickoff approaches, so it's time to spend a lazy afternoon sweating over Euro 216 fantasy football. [more inside]
posted by garius on Jun 5, 2016 - 7 comments

Copa América Centenario

100 years ago, Argentina celebrated the centenary of their independence by inviting Uruguay, Brazil and Chile to a tournament (famed spoilers Uruguay won). Today, the United States starts celebrating the longest-running international club football competition, with all 10 CONMEBOL teams and the US, Mexico, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Haiti and Panama making the 16 teams of this celebratory tournament - The Copa América Centenario. [more inside]
posted by lmfsilva on Jun 3, 2016 - 58 comments

The MeFi FC begins its quest to avoid relegation.

Following on the NBA Club, here's a club to everything football/soccer, starting with Euro 2016. [more inside]
posted by lmfsilva on May 10, 2016 - 0 comments

Movie: Concussion

Accomplished Pittsburgh pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu (Will Smith) uncovers the truth about brain damage in football players who suffer repeated concussions in the course of normal play. [more inside]
posted by carmicha on Dec 30, 2015 - 2 comments

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Prisoner Re-Entry  Season 2, Ep 33

The UK unveils new surveillance laws. A hearing reveals that the honors to US veterans that often precede sporting events are frequently paid for by the Department of Defense. A certain Washington football team complains about its offensive trademark being cancelled by listing other companies with offensive names whose trademarks still stand. And Now: Everybody Wants To Be An Outsider. Main story: Prisoner re-entry, and the formidable societal and legal obstacles set up to harass prisoners reentering society. John Oliver interviews Bilal Chapman, a tomato grower subject to many of those problems. YouTube (19m) [more inside]
posted by JHarris on Nov 9, 2015 - 9 comments

The NFL Today: NFL Week 6  Season 48, Ep 6

The Falcons aren't un-defeated anymore, but will the Packers, Carolina, the Patriots and more maintain their loss-less record?
posted by drezdn on Oct 18, 2015 - 9 comments

The NFL Today: NFL Week 5  Season 48, Ep 5

The Falcons, Packers, Bengals and Patriots all try to keep their undefeated streaks alive in Week 5.
posted by Diablevert on Oct 11, 2015 - 4 comments

The NFL Today: NFL Week 3  Season 48, Ep 3

Week 3 big games: Chiefs at Packers in a throwback to the first Super Bowl, Steelers at the Rams, and the Bills at the Dolphins. [more inside]
posted by drezdn on Sep 27, 2015 - 14 comments

The NFL Today: NFL Week 2  Season 48, Ep 2

First try for Fanfare football fun. Week 2 big games: KC-Denver, Seattle-GB, and NE-Buffalo [more inside]
posted by skewed on Sep 20, 2015 - 26 comments

Podcast: Welcome to Night Vale: 74 - Civic Changes

The city council makes an announcement about the dog park. Plus, the start of the new high school football season and an update on the hole in the vacant lot. [more inside]
posted by DevilsAdvocate on Sep 17, 2015 - 5 comments

Any place for sports on FanFare?

I'd like to consider having Fanfare threads for major sporting events like the World Cup, Olympics, Super Bowl, NBA Finals, etc. [more inside]
posted by skewed on Jun 11, 2015 - 19 comments

Inside Amy Schumer: Milk Milk Lemonade  Season 3, Ep 1

Sketches include Footbal Town Nights, Last F*ckable Day, and Milk, Milk, Lemonade (clips NSFW). [more inside]
posted by Mick on Apr 23, 2015 - 13 comments

Podcast: Welcome to Night Vale: 62 - Hatchets

Night Vale Daily Journal editor Leann Hart announces changes at the newspaper, while continuing a successful execution of her most controversial business plan. Plus, a station editorial, a look at local traffic, and a parade for a local sports hero. [more inside]
posted by DevilsAdvocate on Feb 15, 2015 - 12 comments

Podcast: Radiolab from WNYC: American Football

The most popular sport in the US is savage, creative, brutal & balletic. Love it or loathe it, it's a touchstone of the American identity. [more inside]
posted by bq on Feb 8, 2015 - 4 comments

Podcast: Welcome to Night Vale: 60 - Water Failure

The water isn't working at the radio station, which is super annoying. Oh, also it seems the sun is multiplying. Plus, a college football update, a request for some time off, and controversy with the local TV news. [more inside]
posted by DevilsAdvocate on Jan 15, 2015 - 11 comments

Movie: The Best of Times

A small-town loser determines to have one more shot at the big time by winning a football game. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Oct 18, 2014 - 3 comments

The League: Sitting Shiva  Season 6, Ep 1

The League returns with Jenny on top, Kevin below and Andre throwing shade. Slate does not approve but EW in their full recap mostly does. [more inside]
posted by viggorlijah on Sep 3, 2014 - 4 comments

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