Your Indy 500 / Coke 600 Memorial Day Weekend Open Thread

There is a pretty good ESPN.com article here that gives you a run-down of every entrant in the Indianapolis 500. It mentions that this is the one race, kind of like the Kentucky Derby that everyone watches even if they haven't seen a race all year. It's like

AFL Beat – Special Edition – Your 2019 Sir Doug Nicholls Indigenous Round Guernseys

This is my favourite "theme" Round that the AFL does to promote a cause or honor a group of people.  In this case, it is Sir Doug Nicholls, a pioneer in advocating for Aboriginal people's rights in Australia. You can read last year's post to discover about the man and

AFL Beat 2019 Round 9

This week, Even the referee was happy that the Lions won This is your Mark of the Year And let me introduce you to Natalie Yoannidis in the green and Neroli Meadows in the red Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Round 9 Recaps and Highlights We are again on our normal schedule of one

AFL Beat 2019 Round 8

This week, The Blues have The Blues (AGAIN!) A Showdown in the Dark And this is how you handball! Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Round 8 Recaps and Highlights We are again back to a normal schedule with no Australian Thursday Night games for the foreseeable future. That means one Australian Friday

We need to talk about last night’s Paradise Hotel: Chlamydia Stew

I swear to you that I have better taste. I do not just exclusively watch skanky reality television. Last night, I had finished dinner and I was perusing the channel guide when I saw that Paradise Hotel was airing on FOX. Unlike with Temptation Island, I had never seen

AFL Beat 2019 Round 7

This week, The Blues have The Blues (sorry!) Something doesn't look right... And nothing to see here, move along. Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Round 7 Recaps and Highlights We are finally back to a normal schedule with no Australian Thursday Night games for the foreseeable future. That means one Australian Friday Night

AFL Beat 2019 Round 6

This week, A certain DFOer was at an AFL game this week! That same DFOer discovered we have our own Wharf! And that same DFOer got to see this Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Round 6 Recaps and Highlights The schedule continued being weird as the ANZAC Day holiday fell on Australian Thursday night,

Your Last Saturday in April Sexy Soccer Open Thread + A Special Reminder!

Good morning everyone! Before we get to the FÚTBOL, I want to remind you all of a special event coming up in June: We will be having the very first DFO LA Metro Pub Crawl on Saturday, June 8, 2019! All DFO lurkers, commentists, stalkers, and authors are welcome! The concept

Pre-NFL Draft DFO Draft – For Ole Times’ Sake

One of the very few rules we set up around here when DFO was created was that we would try to not copy or rehash posts that KSK made famous. For the most part, we've been pretty successful in forging our own path. Heck, even former KSKers are copying

AFL Beat 2019 Round 5

This week, That's apparently not a push in the back, That's apparently not a wet man holding another wet man, And apparently Dr. Evil grew a mullet and plays for Carlton. Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Round 5 Recaps and Highlights The schedule was a bit weird this week with games starting on Australian