Another Blankety-Blank International Break JV NFL Only Open Thread

DFO overlords are glad I didn't say "fuck off, cunts" in the title.  But seriously...fuck off, cunts.  We need a full day of all varietals of footy!  Especially with this rather dire JV NFL slate.  But as usual, the world don't care what we need, especially what Hippo need. Northwestern at

Sexy Soccer Saturday Open Thread – Edición de Libertadores

What? Or should I say,  "¿Qué?" Today,  in addition to the usual European league action,  we have the first leg of the Copa Libertadores Final. To the unfamiliar,  this is the South American version of the Champions League.  While the Champions League crowns its champion in one game held at a neutral

Your Matchday 4, Day 2 Champions League Open Thread

With all the posting activity yesterday,  we didn't have an open thread for the Tuesday games. HOWEVAH, we are fixing that today!! First off,  let's take a look at what happened yesterday: I can tell you that the Inter-Barça game was pretty fun to watch in the office on my phone and,  if

Mr. November Brings His A Game – JV NFL Open Thread

Holy shit, kids.  This slate is amazeballs.  To the point where I can't even say anything smart-ass, just want to play badass band of our times The National's epic John Kerry song: Nebraska at Ohio State (Noon, Fox) This is on national Fox...why?  This will feature some epic tOSU vengeance, for Redshirt's viewing

Can Everton Finish Off Mourinho? (and other Lesser/JV Combo Thoughts)

Yes, it's time to do to Jose Mourinho what we did to Davey Moyes (what, like 5 years ago?) and finish the walking ded off.  Everton (in 8th position on 15 points, +3 GD) only need a draw at Old Trafford to stay above Manure (10th, -1), and the Blues

Your Young Boys in Europe Tuesday Champions League Open Thread

As this post publishes,  it is halftime in Wankdorf as DFO's adopted team,  Young Boys,  are taking on the Batmen of Valencia. If you don't think that's the coolest team shield EVAR, I don't know what to say. All of today's games are available on the Univision Deportes app in the US,

JV NFL Thread – Where Has All Teh Good Matches Gone?

Fuck everything, another shitass International Break is upon us.  And is JV NFL breaking out the good vintage bottles to ease our suffering?  Fuck and No.  Your platter of turds follows: Florida at Vanderbilt (Noon, ESPN) Some peoples would have you believe that the Gators have turned the corner and are now

AFL Beat 2018 Grand Final Recap

On Friday night's Open Thread,  we had a good time commenting on the Grand Final as it happened. Luckily for us,  we got ourselves a beauty of a game. The recap, the final Footy Tipping Contest standings,  and much more on Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! I watched many of