Instant Hippo Thoughts – Week 4, 2018 Season

Holy Bananacakes, Batman!  That was (mostly) fun, eh? I say mostly because I swept my early afternoon #HAILGAMBLOR, with dominating $50 ATS wins by the P*ts (boo) and the Bearistocrats! (yay-ish), along with a thrilling $60 ML win by the Pylons that be Striped.  But I also learned what it felt like to score

Your Sexy Soccer Saturday Open Thread!

It's my turn again and this time we have a FULL slate of games and there are some really good ones on today! Without further ado, Crikey! That's some great games! Before I forget,  you need to watch this: In case you didn't watch the Grand Final last night... On to the Burning Questions of

A Bet’s a Bet – Your Friday Evening Open Thread

No doubt,  you are all in the middle of watching the pre-Grand Final festivities on the Watch AFL app. Remember that First Bounce is at 9:30 PM Pacific time! However,  I'd like to point your attention at an exchange that happened during last night's Thursday Night Football Open Thread: Let this post

Your Champions League Matchday 1 (Day 2) Open Thread

You thought you could get away from fútbol #content,  didn't you?  In my best Lee Corso doing a SEC cheerleader from behind impression, Yeah,  I hope you stocked up on bleach prior to reading this.  Try getting THAT image out of your head. You're welcome. And now,  to the important stuff! Yesterday,  we were

Your Friday Night Open Thread / Weekend Homework Assignment

So,  your friendly neighborhood Balls was enjoying his Labour Day weekend of not doing jack shit when he decided to not only start talking in the third person,  but he also discovered some horrifying news. Sit yourselves down for this one: Apparently,  the Miss Bumbum pageant in Brazil will end after this

Your Sexy Soccer Saturday Open Thread or When Will Mourinho get fired already?

It's been one heck of a couple of weeks for ole Grumpy Pants. First,  United lost to something called Brighton Hove and Albion: Then, they lost 0-3 at home to Tottenham. The presser afterwards was... not good. Now,  the pressure is fully on and the news coming out of England is that if