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

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

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

Balls on ASSignment: Thursday Night Football Review Week Three

Welcome back! Last night we had the Prototypical Thursday Night Football game. The one. The only. It could only be the Jacksonville Jaguars vs the Tennessee Titans. The game no one wants to watch on Thursday Night. For those of you that stayed up with us

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

Balls on ASSignment: Thursday Night Football Review Week One

So, that was a game last night, wasn't it? Contrary to popular opinion, that was a real football game that counted in the standings and not just another pre-season game that season-ticket holders were forced to pay full price for. For those of you that stayed up with us and

WTF with…

So, like many of you, I'm sitting here watching TV and I see things that make me say WHAT THE.... (please note they don't let me swear in the first 40 words). Anywhoo, I figured I'd start a new occasional series of posts having to do with the weird things in

Your College Football Week One Evening Open Thread

Welcome back to Balls' Saturday Open Thread Madness (trademark pending)! Because I was born in Mexico and I like bugging Americans that don't like soccer, here is tonight's Liga MX schedule (all times Pacific and home teams listed first): 5:00 PM - Tigres UANL v León (Univision, TUDN) (Match of the Round

Sexy Soccer Saturday Morning/Afternoon Open Thread

Good morning everyone! Today is a VERY busy day of sports action. Not only do we have a full complement of fútbol action, today is also the first full day of college football! On Thursday, I outlined for you the fútbol games taking place this weekend. Something I did not note,

No One’s Chargers 2019 Preview: Top Bolt

INTERIOR - CHARGERS WAR ROOM, MIRA MAR, CA - MIDDAY MAJ. TOM TELESCO: [Walking in] Good morning Tony. COMM. ANTHONY LYNN: Morning Tom. RADIO: Ghost Audience, we have an unknown aircraft entering our airspace. Vector 405 for bogey. TELESCO: Who's up there? LYNN: Rivers, Gordon, Bosa and Allen. EXTERIOR - THE SKIES ABOVE SAN DIEGO COUNTY CAPT. RIVERS: YOU BETTER ASK SOMEBODDDDDYYYYYY