Balls on ASSignment: Thursday Night Football Review Week Six

Welcome back! Last night, the NFL decided we had had enough close quality games and decided to force feed the nation the not-at-all anticipated matchup of the Patriots vs the Giants. True, the Giants have beaten the Patriots in two Super Bowls, but this wasn't a Super

Sometimes we CAN have nice things: The Return of Temptation Island Talk!

Oh, kids! I was scanning YouTube last week (Wednesday, to be exact) looking for the latest How To Drink video and I saw an ad for a familiar friend: Temptation Island. When I clicked on it, I realized that it wasn't really so much an ad but the entire first

Thirsty Thursday Weekend Fútbol Preview and EPL Pool Update – International Break 2

We are back!  As you know, this is your weekly post to remind you to put the EPL tips in, tell you who is winning, and to give you the weekend's fútbol schedule so that you could plan your weekend activities accordingly.  I am also using it to keep you up

Balls on ASSignment: Thursday Night Football Review Week Five

Welcome back! Last night we had the NFL's second attempt at scheduling a decent game on Thursday Night: the Los Angeles Rams against the Seattle Seahawks. Did you know they throw fish at a market in Seattle? What a world! I wonder what the LA equivalent

Thirsty Thursday Weekend Fútbol Preview and EPL Pool Update – EPL Round 8

We are back!  As you know, this is your weekly post to remind you to put the EPL tips in, tell you who is winning, and to give you the weekend's fútbol schedule so that you could plan your weekend activities accordingly.  I am also using it to keep you up

AFL Beat 2019 Grand Final Review

This week, Your 2019 Premiers Your 2019 Norm Smith medalist And there was this... The last game of the year is now over. It's only a few months until AFLW begins! At least we have the NFL to tide us over through the offseason... Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! The Grand Final

Your Sexy Soccer Saturday and JV Football Week 4 Open Thread

Teh Hippo needs a break this weekend, so I'm filling in with the DFO version of Saturday morning cartoons. Sadly, many of our younger readers may not remember a time when networks would actually show cartoons on Saturday mornings and kids would watch them with a cereal or snack

Balls on ASSignment: Thursday Night Football Review Week Four

Welcome back! Last night we had the NFL's attempt at scheduling a decent game on Thursday Night: the Green Bay Packers against the Philadelphia Eagles. It was actually successful! For those of you that stayed up with us and participated in the Live Blog, you witnessed the Packers battling the

Thirsty Thursday Weekend Fútbol Preview and EPL Pool Update – EPL Round 7

We are back!  As you know, this is your weekly post to remind you to put the EPL tips in, tell you who is winning, and to give you the weekend's fútbol schedule so that you could plan your weekend activities accordingly.  I am also using it to keep you up

Balls On Your… Michelada

Sharkbait's Friday Cocktail series is one of my favourite recurring posts on this site. In last week's installment, Moose brought up a brilliant idea, which I think Sharky will explore in an upcoming post. Namely, the idea was to explore a drink and all the different variations that

AFL Beat 2019 Finals Week Three

This week, Another missing Giant? At least HE will be back... And we've reached the end... We had two thrilling Preliminary Finals. Let's get right to it! Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Finals Week Three started with the first of the two Preliminary Finals to be played: Geelong Cats against the Richmond