Balls of Steel’s AFL Beat – 2017 Round 22

There is one week left and we are still not sure who among a few teams will make the Eight. It's so nice that it comes down to the final week, isn't it?  Who got eliminated, who clinched, and who is in limbo?  READ ON! Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL

Balls of Steel’s AFL Beat – 2017 Round 21

You know, every once in a while something happens that melts my cynical dark heart and gives me joy.  This weekend brought me two of those things.  Only one is AFL-related.  The other was that I was able to get a parking spot ON THE STREET literally five feet from

Balls of Steel’s AFL Beat – 2017 Round 20

There are only 3 weeks left in the Home and Away season and things are getting interesting/crowded/hectic/wild.  Let's get right to it. Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! The Round started with a matchup that looked great on paper but that lost its appeal once Geelong decided to NOT appeal Patrick

Balls of Steel’s AFL Beat – 2017 Round 19

As I alluded to in the Saturday morning Open Thread, this has been another crazy weekend in the AFL.  There is lots to cover.  Let's get right to it. Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Last week, I dubbed this week's Friday Night Footy the Match of the Round.  It did

Balls of Steel’s AFL Beat – 2017 Round 18

We are getting closer and closer to the end of the Home and Away season and things are heating up.  This week, someone else got 8 out of 9 on our tipping contest, the finals picture got muddled, and the fight to avoid the Wooden Spoon has a new contender!

“Dingers, Dingers!” Your Monday Evening HR Derby/ANW Open Thread

(The terrifying truth, of course, was the steroids.) And now, I think it's the news! NFL News Only 59 days until football! Real football! That counts in the standings! 24 days until I Can't Believe It's Football, the Hall of Fame Game! And 12 days until the first team's first practice! (That would

Balls of Steel’s AFL Beat – 2017 Round 16

So, you know how I keep saying that this season is full of surprises and that you never know what's going to happen on any particular week? Follow me and I'll show you some real crazy shit.  Crazy enough to make Donovan McNabb lose his mind. Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL

Balls of Steel’s AFL Beat – 2017 Round 14

So, this season has been pretty crazy, right?  No way we get humongous upsets and last minute finishes, right? Yup, strap yourselves in.  We're in for a bumpy ride. Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! We start in Adelaide, where the league-leading Crows were hosting the Hawthorn Hawks on Australian Thursday Night