AFL Beat 2019 Finals Week Two

This week, Two stayed alive, two went home. Wait, seriously, AGAIN?!? Wait, you too?!? We had two thrilling Semi-Finals. Let's get right to it! Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Finals Week Two started with the first of the two Semi Finals to be played: West Coast Eagles against the Geelong Cats at

Thirsty Thursday Weekend Fútbol Preview and EPL Pool Update – EPL Round 5

We are back!  After a week off to deal with International games and friendlies, the real games are back for all the European leagues. As you know, this is your weekly post to remind you to put the EPL tips in, tell you who is winning, and to

AFL Beat 2019 Finals Week One

This week, Two stayed alive, two went home. Wait, again?!? And here are your new Premiership favourites! We had four games with all Eight teams playing and two teams going home. Lots happened. Let's get right to it! Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Finals Week One started with the first of the

JV NFL Sabado Open Thread

Alas, no Lesser Footy (outside the minor league/GAMBLOR realm).  Doggone international breaks make my arse chafe.  But we have a reasonably decent September slate to keep one sane-ish. Cincinnati (+16) at Theeeee Ohio State (Noon, ABC) As much as we would all like to see JV WKRP do a thing...I wouldn't bet

Thirsty Thursday Weekend Fútbol Preview and EPL Pool Update – EPL Round 4 (still!)

Good afternoon, everyone!  Considering the overwhelming response to the first DFO EPL Tipping pool (22 members and counting!), we decided to create a new weekly post to remind you to put the EPL tips in, tell you who is winning, and to give you the weekend's fútbol schedule so that

AFL Beat 2019 Pre-Finals Bye Week

This week, Here we go!! Who's still #1? And here is your All-Australian team! No games were played as the AFL took a week off to "celebrate Footy" like they were Rex Ryan. However, there is precious content for you to devour early on this Labour Day. Let's get to it! Welcome

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,

Thirsty Thursday Weekend Fútbol Preview and EPL Pool Update – EPL Round 4

Good afternoon, everyone!  Considering the overwhelming response to the first DFO EPL Tipping pool (22 members and counting!), we decided to create a new weekly post to remind you to put the EPL tips in, tell you who is winning, and to give you the weekend's fútbol schedule so that

AFL Beat 2019 Round 23

This week, Here we go!! Who's #1? And who got the last spot in the Eight? Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Round 23 Recaps and Highlights We've come to the end of the Home and Away Season! Next step: Finals! Who is in? Who is out? Who plays who? Lotsof things happened this week.

Your “Perhaps Lesser Footy is better than Greater Footy after all” Thread

Good morning everyone! By the time this post airs, your pal Wakezilla will be up and atom, off on his vacation to Portland, Oregon, followed by staying in a cabin at CanNon Beach (Oregon's coast). Jesus, I have never deserved a vacation more than this year. I got promoted in April