Guay Referendum: 2019 Copa América Day 3

Today is the debut of Paraguay and Uruguay in the Copa América. Fish out of sand Qatar takes on Paraguay and the better Guay (YMMV) takes Ecuador. But let’s acknowledge the significance of this day. Via giphy.com Happy Vasectomy Awareness Day, reprobates. The smell of baby powder makes me squirm like a vampire

Your “So Ya Wanna Watch Some Footsy, Eh?” Saturday Morning Open Thread

It wasn't supposed to be this way. There are far more knowledgeable soccer doofuses that should be doing this but I volunteered and y'all gonna bathe in my ignorance. Nether Regions/Roger Milla's Granddaughters: Cameroon played surprisingly well vs. the Canucks last time out (or were the Canucks just a little too tight?)

LET’S PLAY SOME GOLF! OR JUST SIT ON THE COUCH AND DRINK BEER ALL DAY WATCHING TV!

IT'S HERE! IT'S FINALLY HERE! Yeah, we already had The Masters (and you know my thoughts about Augusta National), and the PGA Championship was definitely a lot of fun, but, now it's time for the greatest golf tournament of the year. It's the 119th edition of the United States Open

AFL Beat 2019 Round 12

This week, Tis just a scratch! Is it possible the Blues can be happy? And that's apparently a behind Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Round 12 Recaps and Highlights Last week, I mentioned that I really hate the byes. It cuts down the number of games from 9 to 6 and it happens

¡Vamos peruanos! – Peru team preview.

Hola morning people! Let's start off here, I know nothing of Peruvian football or footballers. What do I know about Peru? They make Pisco which is a fermented grape alcohol that makes a Pisco Sour and is bloody delicious. They have that, and cocaine. I imagine every Peruvian party to be Pisco,

Hot and Unstable: Argentina 2019 Copa América Preview

Prodigious resources wasted by incompetent narcissists: that’s Argentina. But enough about politics. Let’s talk fútbol. In the last World Cup, Argentina had one of the more STACKT rosters but were buried under coach Jorge Sampaoli, a clueless diva whose main talent was out-asshole-ing himself. “Smurfs! I HATE SMURFS!” (traslation mine) In Russia 2018,

AFL Beat 2019 Round 11

This week, This was called a goal even though it was touched off the boot. DUDE! You got a bottle opener? And that's Adelaide Arena at Jiangwan Stadium Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Round 11 Recaps and Highlights It's too bad our normal schedule of one Australian Friday Night game (North American Thursday night),

Copa América 2019 Team Preview: Brasil

As you all know by now, Brasil is the Land of the Ass. Please note that I will be spelling Brasil with the "s" and not the "z" because the country is called Brasil in its native language and it is also Brasil in Spanish. Where was I?

Losers No More! Champions League Final Open Thread

It’s the biggest game of club fútbol and we’re getting the equivalent of a Vikings – Bills Superb Owl. "Can I deesterb you for a moment to ask if you would hold these two beers for me please", asks Jürgen Klopp to Marv Levy, for losing SIX finals. For Tottenham,

Copa América 2019 Team Preview – Bolivia

El fútbol Boliviano no tiene gran historia. El equipo siempre ha tratado de... Wait, you wanted me to do this entire preview in English? Fiiiine! Bolivia is not well-known for a lot of things, fútbol being one of them. As I mentioned in the overall Copa América post, it

Your 2019 Copa América Tournament Preview

Just when you thought that you were safe from the resident DFOers that love soccer and that, after today's Champions League Final, you wouldn't have to hear about fútbol for a while, well.... ¡No tan rápido, mis amigos! This year is a special year as we get