Welcome to Casual Friday, an offseason open thread exactly where we chat about other stuff that is not Seattle Seahawks associated.

Now we’re sticking to sports but we’re branching out a bit. You are all right here (except lurking trolls) simply because you enjoy the Seahawks, but certainly you have got other favourite sports teams proper?! Appropriate?! Of course, American football truly may possibly be the only group sport you stick to closely and as a outcome you are a Seahawks fan and nothing at all else, in which case just say so!

Basketball is my second favourite sport behind football, and right after a extended time with out a favourite group I’ve survived an eighth season as a Portland Trail Blazers fan. Damian Lillard is from my hometown and 1 of my favourite players, and beyond sooner or later moving out right here to Portland he’s 1 of the causes they became my NBA side. The 2019 Western Conference Finals run is 1 of the most exhilarating moments I’ve seasoned as a sport fan (outdoors of the Seahawks), proper down to knocking out the Zombie Sonics with Kevin Calabro on the get in touch with.

But the fun’s more than. They have 3 losing seasons out of 4 and have incredibly blatantly tanked the previous two seasons whilst playing some of the worst defense I’ve ever observed. I know I wasn’t supposed to speak about the Seahawks in this open thread, but this story positive feels familiar to Seahawks fans if we don’t forget some headlines from a couple of years back. Dame Time’s operating brief and the front office’s time trading for initial-round busts who had been benched on other teams and hoping they come to be superior players is more than.

On the soccer front I pull for Manchester United, which was cool when I began following them whilst they had been often winning or competing for trophies below Sir Alex Ferguson. The final ten years have not specifically replicated Sir Alex’s results, though I think in Erik Ten Hag!

I’m a lot more of a casual hockey follower who watches some standard season and a bunch of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. As a lapsed Vancouver Canucks fan (we’re speaking a extended time ago), I’ll shamelessly hop on the Seattle Kraken bandwagon for this playoff run.

And lastly, I do not have a baseball group. I’ve played the game (badly) as a kid and will watch the Globe Series when it is on, but it is just not my point. If I ever truly became a large fan of the sport I’d have been a San Francisco Giants fan, each simply because I’m from the region and Barry Bonds was carrying out cool stuff. Anyway, did you know Victor Conte was aspect of the 1970’s R&ampB group Tower of Energy?

Join the discussion in the comments beneath! And for our international readers, I’m positive you will have anyplace from your country’s soccer leagues to rugby and Aussie Guidelines football and cricket and almost everything else below the sun.

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