AFL Beat – 2018 Round 13

This week, Seriously though,  the AFL did continue playing through the World Cup.  And stuff happened! Let's get to it! Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Round 13 The Round started,  awkwardly for those that didn't read the AFL Beats on Monday and Tuesday,  on Australian Thursday Night which meant Wednesday night/ Thursday

Russia 2018–World Cup Day 5: Navigating Monday

Dodging work on Monday is especially difícil.  FFS, I actually have a conference call scheduled for this afternoon.  I for reals have to talk to other carbon-based life forms on the fucking phone, during the World Cup.  SIGH.  First World problemos.  Anyway, above is Tunisian Kenza Fourati, because reasons ok! Group F -

Russia 2018–World Cup Day 3: Father’s Day Edition

Feliz Dia del Padre everyone! Unlike in North America where Father’s Day is celebrated on the 3rd Sunday of June, most Latin American countries celebrate Father’s Day on June 17th. Yes, no matter what day it is, as long as it is the 17th of June, it’s Father’s Day. Short story: Long

Your “So Much Sports Action” Saturday Evening Open Thread

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSplDfslAuo Oh God, I love everything about the World Cup except the 3:00AM Best Coast start time for games. DAMN YOU PUTIN! Tonight's sports: CFL: Hamilton Tiger-Cats at Calgary Stampeders - 7:00PM | ESPN2 / TSN Montreal Alouettes at BC Lions - 10:00PM | ESPN2 / TSN Beisbol: MLB: Red Sox at

Your “Shut Up – It’s Live Football!” Thursday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: Not quite on bent knee, but the Chargers have reached out to Antonio Gates about a possible return. The ACL tear to Hunter Henry is forcing the Chargers to reconsider the decision to cut Gates. If Mark Davis were half the man his father was, he'd sign Gates

Your 2018 US Open Day 1 Preview and All-Day Thread to Waste Time at Work and Avoid Your Family!

This United States Open. Golf's greatest test; it is my favorite tournament in golf, which makes it one of my top-three and a half sporting events of the year (NCAA Basketball Tournament, NHL Playoffs, and/or NFL Playoffs/WVU made a major bowl game). What makes the US Open truly "Open" is that

CFL Beat: Week 1

We've finally arrived at Week 1 of the regular season! Buckle up with a few Molsons and a bag of all-dressed chips and make yourself comfy for the summer of 2018, folks. A few key differences in scheduling for the CFL this season - while the regular season remains 18

AFL Beat 2018 – Round 12 Part 2

As mentioned yesterday, the remaining intrigue of Round 12 was who would win the Queen's Birthday game held on Australian Monday between the Melbourne Demons and the Collingwood Magpies and how that would impact the standings. LET'S GO TO THE VIDEOTAPE! Oh kids, if you're a Pies supporter,  you enjoyed this game!

World Cup 2018 Japan Preview: A Monstrous Mess

Japan is a really cool country that everyone should visit in their lifetime because it has just about everything a person can ask for. It's an ancient culture that is on the cutting age of technology. And they have a ton of weird shit--including sea creatures that eat from their ass.

World Cup 2018 Tunisia Preview: Not My Favorite

FIFA Rank:  14th.  So, right of the bat here, a country you may have mocked as even having a national soccer team is actually better globally than the Jets/Browns/Colts/Cardinals/Bears/Bucs/49ers are in the NFL. World Cup Group: G (along with England, Belgium, and Panama). Hey, How’d They Get Here?:  Direct from the FIFA World Cup