Balls on ASSignment: Thursday Night Football Review Week Six

Welcome back! Last night, the NFL decided we had had enough close quality games and decided to force feed the nation the not-at-all anticipated matchup of the Patriots vs the Giants. True, the Giants have beaten the Patriots in two Super Bowls, but this wasn't a Super

Sometimes we CAN have nice things: The Return of Temptation Island Talk!

Oh, kids! I was scanning YouTube last week (Wednesday, to be exact) looking for the latest How To Drink video and I saw an ad for a familiar friend: Temptation Island. When I clicked on it, I realized that it wasn't really so much an ad but the entire first

Balls on ASSignment: Thursday Night Football Review Week Five

Welcome back! Last night we had the NFL's second attempt at scheduling a decent game on Thursday Night: the Los Angeles Rams against the Seattle Seahawks. Did you know they throw fish at a market in Seattle? What a world! I wonder what the LA equivalent

AFL Beat 2019 Grand Final Review

This week, Your 2019 Premiers Your 2019 Norm Smith medalist And there was this... The last game of the year is now over. It's only a few months until AFLW begins! At least we have the NFL to tide us over through the offseason... Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! The Grand Final

Your Sexy Soccer Saturday and JV Football Week 4 Open Thread

Teh Hippo needs a break this weekend, so I'm filling in with the DFO version of Saturday morning cartoons. Sadly, many of our younger readers may not remember a time when networks would actually show cartoons on Saturday mornings and kids would watch them with a cereal or snack

Balls on ASSignment: Thursday Night Football Review Week Four

Welcome back! Last night we had the NFL's attempt at scheduling a decent game on Thursday Night: the Green Bay Packers against the Philadelphia Eagles. It was actually successful! For those of you that stayed up with us and participated in the Live Blog, you witnessed the Packers battling the

Balls On Your… Michelada

Sharkbait's Friday Cocktail series is one of my favourite recurring posts on this site. In last week's installment, Moose brought up a brilliant idea, which I think Sharky will explore in an upcoming post. Namely, the idea was to explore a drink and all the different variations that

AFL Beat 2019 Finals Week Three

This week, Another missing Giant? At least HE will be back... And we've reached the end... We had two thrilling Preliminary Finals. Let's get right to it! Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Finals Week Three started with the first of the two Preliminary Finals to be played: Geelong Cats against the Richmond

Balls on ASSignment: Thursday Night Football Review Week Three

Welcome back! Last night we had the Prototypical Thursday Night Football game. The one. The only. It could only be the Jacksonville Jaguars vs the Tennessee Titans. The game no one wants to watch on Thursday Night. For those of you that stayed up with us

A Modest Proposal for the Miami Dolphins

"Hey Wakey, did you catch the Dolphins game?" a friend on Facebook will ask me, presumably with a shit eating grin on their face because they saw on the sports ticker that Miami lost their second straight game by over 6 touchdowns. For the second straight week, I will have answered

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

Balls on ASSignment: Thursday Night Football Review Week Two

Welcome back! Like the swallows to San Juan Capistrano, we return each year in the hope that Thursday Night Football will be better. Last night we got the Carolina Panthers against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a NFC South showdown that was delayed by lightning, degenerated into a political