Divisional Saturday Roundtable and 12 January Lesser Footy Thread

HAIL GAMBLOR!  European footy is mostly all back this weekend. Arsenal ride into West Ham to start festivities (7:30, NBCSN).  The Gooners are feeling the hot breath of Man U(re) for 5th position, while the Hammers have worked their way up to the top half (10th).  Could be fairly interesting. Redshite visit

25 Questions – Bud Light Queen

While we may dislike the company itself and/or the product they sell (my Mexican friends famously call it "pipi beer"), you can't deny that Anheuser Busch advertising campaigns are effective. Everyone remembers the three frogs, right? https://youtu.be/WkavReH4LE0 Modern Day Louisiana Everyone also remembers the years when everyone answered the phone by saying,

AFL Beat 2019 Off-season Report #1

This week, Rikki Tikki Deadly gets a team named after him These ladies are ready for their close ups. And Natalie Portman still can't believe the Demons were good last year. All of this and more on Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! AFLX AFLX is BACK! Sort of. Last year, the AFL introduced a modified form

Sunday Morning Wild Card Hippo Thoughts y Roundtable

Did y'all somewhat enjoy the "action" yesterday?  Buckle up, they's MOAR comin' - like a 70s key party. We started with an imaginarium hosting yet another Saturday afternoon fixture, defying all conventional notions of physics.  Chalk this win up to an amazing game plan on both sides of the Humps'

A Round Man’s Roundtable (Saturday Fixtures) – Also FA Cup/Lesser Footy Open Thread

I am in no way, shape, or form going to try to lay out the structure or matchups involved in the English FA Cup.  I know Everton's home tie with Lincoln City is on ESPN+ at 10:00.  Surely, I will watch it and bitch heartily. No, we will collect the hivemind

JV New Year’s Eve Open Thread

So much not-that-bad-if-they-try action! Virginia Tech (+5.5) v. JV Cincinnati, Military Industrial Complex Bowl (Annapolis, MD - Noon, ESPN) I moneyline bet the Castrated Turkeys, as this is a de facto home contest, and they are fairly well-coached.  This will be at the half when this posts, so y'all may already be

Your Last Sexy Soccer Saturday of 2018

Yes,  I know.  I'm sad too.  However,  there is no need to fret as the New Year will bring us a TON of fun footy action! We will have another World Cup as the world's best women compete in France in the summer.  We still have the knockout stages of the

28 December JV NFL Preview

More balls will be footed today, huzzah! Purdue (+3) v. Auburn, Bring Back Faith Hill Bowl (Nashville, TN - 1:30, ESPN) The nation watches as Purdue Pete tries to win one MOAR for Cancer Boy.  Unfortunately, the SEC West - much like cancer - always wins in the end. West By God Virginia