BattleBots Beat: Drawing the Queen of Diamonds

Sorry. Had to make it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=977oExzDh50 Welcome back to the Beat, and welcome back from the break! Everything's all caught up now, Shark Week has come and gone, though the last Sharknado movie isn't for another couple weeks, and it's not even by the original writer. (Fun fact: We went to the

Your 2018 Cleveland Browns Season Preview

So,  true story, I was joking around about how I'd draw the short straw and do the Cleveland Browns season preview and instead turn it into an AFL finals preview and before I knew it,  I had actually been assigned the Browns! That should teach me to keep my mouth shut. Now,

Your completely biased Lesser footy EPL preview.

Those were my seats the last time that I saw premier league football live at Craven Cottage.   It's that time of year again commentists, futbol is kicking off! I'm aware that Mr. Balls and others dislike the EPL but it's what's on my teevee on Saturdays and the good La Liga

The BattleBots Beat Midseason Roundtable! And Your Desperado Friday Evening Open Thread

Senor Weaselo: Welcome to the first ever BattleBots Beat midseason roundtable show! I am, as always, your friendly neighborhood Senor Weaselo, and since we've had this two-week midseason break I thought it would be nice to have a discussion about the season so far, and about what might happen in

BRING BACK MATT! The DFO Interview: Matt Ufford

In honor of [Door Flies Open]’s third “anniversary” (the site was here before, but… you know), the writing staff… nearly forgot about it. In a way, I feel that's a good thing because it means we've been around for a little while. But once we realized the moment upon us,

Your “I’ll Pluck You!” Wednesday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: It might be early, but the Packers defence is already half-done for the year: Jake Ryan is out for the season with an ACL tear. Immediate replacements are rookie Oren Burks, the team's third-round pick of the 2018 NFL Draft, and second-year pro Ahmad Thomas. They may also wait

AFL Beat 2018 Round 19

This week, Welcome to Balls of Steel’s AFL Beat! *** Round 18 Recaps and Highlights The Round started off with an Elimination game for Essendon.  The Bombers were hosting the Sydney Swans and desperately needed to win to maintain any hopes of playing finals. The game was close for about three quarters and then