AFL Beat 2019 Round 17

This week, Nice hair! Must feel nice, huh? And, yeah, I feel ya. At least you live on the Gold Coast! Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Round 17 Recaps and Highlights We are back and the games this week were quite exciting with a few close finishes and a couple of surprises. Let's

Down to the Raging Afrikan Semis – Lesser Moving Forward

This is a bit of a footy desert for us degenerate #HAILGAMBLOR types.  There is less to pick and choose from, so we tend to...force the #ACTION a bit?  Anyway, happy me that Sweden, Norway, Finland, Brasil, Belarus, etc. are all kicking back into gear today.  Them's is leagues I

AFL Beat 2019 Round 16

This week, That's NOT the ball you're looking for... I'm with the Doggy in the background, that's an impressive mark. And, NO DUDE, MY BALL! Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Round 16 Recaps and Highlights You know, I LOVE our normal schedule of one Australian Friday Night game (North American Thursday night), five Australian

Los Fanáticos Argentinos Reaccionan Razonablemente

Balls Note: As a result of a special request from King Hippo, I'm doing this post entirely in Spanish. Take it as an opportunity to practice and learn something new! Special thanks to Don T for providing the images you will shortly enjoy. ¡Buenos días, mis amigos! Estoy

AFL Beat 2019 Round 15

This week, How fun was this?!? Purple scarves are cool And I don't think they were listening Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Round 15 Recaps and Highlights Finally, we are BACK to our normal schedule of one Australian Friday Night game (North American Thursday night), five Australian Saturday games (North American Friday night/Saturday morning),

Monday Night Open Thread: Barstow Edition

Friends, it has come to this.  We are On the Edge of the Desert, the annual Summer sports doldrums where finding non-baseball sports viewing becomes an increasingly desperate search for anything resembling competitive activity.  "I'll be up to bed soon, honey- I need to see how this last round of

AFL Beat 2019 Round 14

This week, Do they both have their eyes closed? How can they see? Eyes Wide Open! Much better than the movie. And the Swans are rolling... Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Round 14 Recaps and Highlights Finally, the byes are over! This is the last week of only having 6 games on

Even MOAR Multi-Cultural Awareness – Behold teh Afrikan Euros!

    That's right, fellow white devils (and jiminy Christmas, where is Big Black Richard??) - BeIn is doing Norteamericanos a big favour and televising the 2019 Cup of Nations/Afrikan Euros.  Action kicked off yesterday with host Egypt (fuck off, Mo Salah) beating a game Zimbabwe squad, 1-nil. You get a triple-header on

tWBS On Relationships – Part I

OK, I churned this out literally overnight after going back and forth on whether to even start writing this stuff.  I am not fully on board here with writing these posts, just so you all know.  And mostly it's because I'm still pissed off.  So don't get your hopes up

Whatchamacallit: A mid-Gold Cup guide to Central American nicknames

As I advised to several of you over the weekend, it's sometimes a lot better to watch the fútbol on the Spanish channels as they have hot Latinas in the broadcast and in the commercials. While watching those broadcasts, you may be practicing your Spanish and hearing the announcers

AFL Beat 2019 Round 13

This week, Caption contest? Caption contest! Caption Contest Number 2 If Buddy doesn't comment on this post, I'll be disappointed. Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Round 13 Recaps and Highlights Once again, we have an abbreviated Round as only 6 games were played and 6 teams were on bye, including my Cats. However,

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