AFL Beat 2019 Finals Week Two

This week, Two stayed alive, two went home. Wait, seriously, AGAIN?!? Wait, you too?!? We had two thrilling Semi-Finals. Let's get right to it! Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Finals Week Two started with the first of the two Semi Finals to be played: West Coast Eagles against the Geelong Cats at

Instant Hippo Thoughts – Week 2, 2019 Season

Sometimes, everything sucks all at once.  This was my sportsball weekend.  Thanks for showing me you can get darker, Darkest Timeline. Did you know that Stephen Gostkowski missed TWO extra points yesterday?  I mean, the P*ts still won 43-fucking-0, so maybe it escaped your attention.  Shit, even if you took all

Your AM Gold Saturday Evening Open Thread

Good evening Commentists & Commentettes, It's your old pal Beerguy with another easy listening Saturday night for your enjoyment. Tonight, in honour of Peter Cetera turning 75,       we're going to be working our way through the early Chicago catalogue. Formed in 1967 as "The Chicago Transit Authority", the original lineup was made up

Your “Halloween Shows Up Early” Friday Evening Open Thread

Sorry not sorry.  That's just the way it goes sometimes. Normally, I do this theme for Halloween.  But looking at the calendar I'm going to miss it by a day this year.  It's on a Thursday and doing it six days early seems stupid. Though I still have to think of something

The Losers’ Investment Club: American Renal Associates

INT. CONFERENCE ROOM – DAY A group of NFL personalities are seated around a conference table.  The intraday chart for the $KR ticker symbol is displayed via a projector as the meeting participants cluster around a telephone conference station, except for ANDY REID, who has a laptop computer terminal in front

Balls on ASSignment: Thursday Night Football Review Week Two

Welcome back! Like the swallows to San Juan Capistrano, we return each year in the hope that Thursday Night Football will be better. Last night we got the Carolina Panthers against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a NFC South showdown that was delayed by lightning, degenerated into a political