TRIPLE-HEADER OF DOOM:
Liverpool, City, Arsenal, some other team, and then, of course, the cross-London derby at Wembley. For a Cup. It's not THE Cup, but it is A cup. And therefore, we gots to have it. Precioussss.
HOUSE OF CARDS:
Through episode 1 of season 3 and I don't have an inescapable urge to hit play on episode 2. Hmmm... Maybe not one for a binge then, but rather one to put on when looking for some light, yet overly dramatic scenery-chewing entertainment.
Back to Black Sails.
IN OTHER NEWS:
NHL trade deadline day approaches | SB Nation
Blackhawks deal for Vermette, which means that they might actually win a face-off every now and then! But holy moly, a first rounder AND a (crappy) prospect for an UFA and probably a hopeless playoff run? Steep price.
Gonzaga loses, AT HOME, on senior night | SB Nation
I don't even know what to think. At least the Zags won't have the pressure of a #1 seed, I suppose, and maybe a nice reality check before the Big Dance will serve them well. Any other straws out there?
MLS takes big step towards legitimacy | RSL Soapbox
And hands out an EPL-sized fine for telling the truth. Progress!
BVB almost managed to blow another one | SB Nation
Until the floodgates opened in the last 10 minutes. Sorry, RDM!
ICYMI, Andi Thomas's League Cup primer is solid gold | SB Nation
Gold, Jerry, GOLD!
FOOTBALL (all times GMT):
12.00: Premier League, 6th vs. 2nd: Liverpool vs. Manchester City
14.05: Premier League, 4th vs. 14th: Arsenal vs. Everton
16.00: Capital One Cup, final: CHELSEA vs. Tottenham Hotspur
16.30: Bundesliga, 9th vs. 2nd: Werder Bremen vs. Wolfsburg
17.00: Serie A, 8th vs. 5th: Internazionale vs. Fiorentina
18.00: La Liga, 5th vs. 3rd: Sevilla vs. Atlético Madrid
19.45: Serie A, 10th vs. 3rd: Torino vs. Napoli
20.00: La Liga, 1st vs. 6th: Real Madrid vs. Villareal
20.00: Ligue 1, 5th vs. 2nd: AS Monaco vs. PSG