Balls of Steel’s AFL Beat – 2018 Season Kickoff!

Now that the NFL off-season is here, it's time to move on to worthier pursuits.  I speak, of course, of AFL, AFLW, and AFLX. Yes, AFLX.  This is a brand new game the AFL is trying out to see if it can capture the imagination of countries that don't play cricket

‘A Christmas Prince’ for Best Picture: Oscar Nomination Predictions and Discussion Thread

Good morning! Condolences to any of you who are actually awake when this goes live. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will announce the nominees for its ridiculous, interminable award show in a few hours, and as a man who's seen, like, forty or so of 2017's new

Welcome to the DFO Off-season!!

Another NFL year is in the books,  but fear not,  dear reader,  for we have plenty of #content to keep you amused and occupied until this mad cycle begins again. All of your favourite off-season recurring features are BACK such as Yeah Right's Sunday Gravy,  RTD's Request Line,  my AFL Beat, 

Offseason QB Interviews! – San Francisco Edition.

Alright, third time lucky I am sure with all the optimism in San Francisco that the dysfunction will have left the facility. /Arrives at AT&T Park Sweet, maybe I can get some of my beloved Dirt Niners gear before my interview. Where the hell is the entrance for the Niners part of

Offseason QB Interviews! Seattle edition.

Ah Seattle, I love this city, sure there is a bunch of hipsters with mismatching clothing so even since Alaska Air lost my bags I can wear the same clothes for days and fit in. That Oakland interview was really strange but I have no fear that I will get

Your “Wednesday, Wednesday, Wednesday” Evening Open Thread

NFL News: Someone finally paid for the Seahawks missing the playoffs, and it's.........Darrell Bevell, offensive coordinator since 2011. Or, as Deadspin put it, Well, it's also now looking like Tom Cable (fired!) and Kris Richard ("pursuing other opportunities"!) are done with the Hawks as well. To reference a tweet WCS

ICYMI: The Official DFO Guide to Other Sports

Editor's Note:  The following post was first run on Valentine's Day of this year.  No, we're not insane and we do not think today is Valentine's Day.  But the nature of the information contained herein happens to again be topical.  Also, there might be a quiz later. ******* Yes, this is a

Balls of Steel’s AFL Beat – 2018 Offseason Report

A LOT has happened since Richmond won the 2017 Premiership over the Adelaide Crows.  There has been controversy, movement, the release of schedules (plural), and there is an event coming this week that will be unique and awesome.  There is a lot to cover.  Let's begin. Welcome to Balls of Steel's

Balls of Steel’s AFL Beat – 2017 Grand Final Recap

Well,  those of you that tuned in last Friday and followed along with our AFL Sexy Open Thread know already that the Richmond Tigers are your 2017 AFL Premiership winners! They started off well before Adelaide reacted and started taking control of the game in the first quarter.  However,  the Crows

Balls of Steel’s AFL Beat – 2017 Preliminary Finals

It's always a bit weird when your team gets eliminated from the championship hunt, isn't it?  I mean, there are still games left to be played, in my case one, but a little air has been let out of the tires. Call it the Finals refractory period, if you will.

Balls of Steel’s AFL Beat – 2017 Semi Finals

You know, sometimes it is nice to be wrong.  And to have something good happen first thing in the morning that gives you happiness the rest of the day.  No, I'm not talking about a morning blowjob, 69, or anal.   Not yet anyway. Let's get started! Welcome to Balls of Steel's