Your “I Guess Preseason Gets Exciting Next Week?” Monday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: The Bengals have released safety George Iloka. Iloka is due $5.3 million in salary and roster bonuses this season, and it appears GM & Cincinnati local playhouse Scrooge Mike Brown would prefer to pay their second-round rookie Jesse Bates instead. Iloka has his own sanguine outlook: https://twitter.com/George_iloka/status/1031238428350922752 In a

AFL Beat 2018 Round 22

This week, Welcome To Balls Of Steel’s AFL Beat! Round 22 Recaps and Highlights The Round started on Australian Friday Night with Essendon's last and only hope of staying in the finals picture:  Beating Richmond at the MCG. Yeah, that wasn't really going to happen, right? To their credit, the Bombers kept it

Sunday Gravy with yeah right: Don’t call it barbecue but you CAN call it delicious.

Hey everyone! Welcome back. That ticking noise you hear is the countdown clock to the start of the NFL season. It's a full schedule of regular season action in just 3 short long interminable drawn out agonizing weeks. I can practically feel the torn ACLs! Shit. Now my knees hurt. Once again today we

Sexy Soccer Saturday Open Thread – The REAL Fútbol Begins

So,  last week, King Hippo took you through the beginning of the English Premier League (EPL). In addition to the EPL, the French league,  Ligue 1, started last weekend. Here are the standings for both leagues: Meanwhile,  La Liga and Serie A BOTH start this weekend while the German Bundesliga starts play

Your 2018 La Liga Preview

The games start today (in roughly 15 minutes, I believe), so what better time than the present to give you what you've all been waiting for? Contrary to what Litre_cola might have said in his preview, I don't believe in too much fútbol.  Hell, the rest of the world doesn't either.

Request Line: Do Your Job

INT. RECORDING STUDIO - DAY We join our regularly scheduled program in progress... PRODUCER: ...but I think it's great that the team kept you on the payroll. JIM MCNALLY: Yeah, well, those ticket stubs aren't going to sort themselves. PRODUCER: No, I suppose that's true.  Unless everything were done electronically, you know, using barcodes

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