Champions League Lesser Footy: Hump Day Edition Roundtable

Happy Hump Day everyone! Listen to her "singing" here. I can't imagine how she could have butchered the National Anthem We have a special edition of Champions League lesser footy today. England's lesser footy equivalent of the P*triots, Manchester United, play Sevilla. Oh, there's so many reasons to hate these crumpet eating

Champions League Barca Tuesday Roundtable

I think almost every one of us folks on DFO that dig the soccer love FC Barcelona.  There are a lot of reasons for that.  They have an attractive style of play that values passing,  possession,  and attacking.  Their coaching history is filled with innovators and all-around decent dudes. Oh, 

Balls of Steel’s AFL Beat – AFLW Round 3 + AFLX!

This week, But first, we have all of the AFLW Round 3 results, an update on our tipping contest, and a recap of the AFLX experiment.  All of this and more on Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! AFLW Round 3 The Round started on North American Friday Night with a hotly-anticipated clash

Your Daytona 500 Sunday Evening Open Thread

Does anyone else gets annoyed by those Happy Daytona Day ads? Luckily, I'm not the only one: Listen, today is a big day because it's the "Official" start of the NASCAR season (even though we had two Duels on Thursday and a Clash last Sunday).  The Clash was an exhibition race between

Champions League Valentines Day Roundtable now with Extra Hate!

It is the fake day of love folks, I hope you did something for your loved one today or else this Hallmark holiday will leave you in the dog house. Unless that is your thing then enjoy your day Fido! While Wakezilla and I were not frolicking at the park, the

Balls of Steel’s AFL Beat – AFLW Round 2

You know, I really like how Jeremy Clarkson does the intros each week for The Grand Tour.  In that vein, this week: And In reality, lots of things happened this week and will happen in the week coming up. It was another week and another loss for the defending champions, the AFLX

Balls of Steel’s AFL Beat – 2018 AFLW Round 1

Now that that bullshit the delicious Schadenfreude is over with, it's time to get into the REAL sports in this world. The AFLW season started this past weekend and we already had our first surprise of the year. We had another surprise in our Lady Footy Tipping Contest as a veteran tipper

Balls of Steel’s AFL Beat – 2018 Season Kickoff!

Now that the NFL off-season is here, it's time to move on to worthier pursuits.  I speak, of course, of AFL, AFLW, and AFLX. Yes, AFLX.  This is a brand new game the AFL is trying out to see if it can capture the imagination of countries that don't play cricket

Semi- Instantaneous Balls Thoughts

You may have noticed my absence most of this weekend.  I stopped watching after the Falcons blew a golden opportunity to beat the Eagles at their own place. This would be the theme of the weekend. In the DFO Insiders,  I had picked Atlanta,  New England,  Pittsburgh,  and New Orleans. If it

Saturday morning futbol open thread and musings.

Good morning early risers let's hope today we are rewarded with some good futbol! It is I, one of the three gentlemen filling in for Hippo as he takes his hiatus from teh futbol. We all four watch the game a bit differently and focus on different countries for the