I think almost every one of us folks on DFO that dig the soccer love FC Barcelona. There are a lot of reasons for that. They have an attractive style of play that values passing, possession, and attacking. Their coaching history is filled with innovators and all-around decent dudes. Oh,
But first, we have all of the AFLW Round 3 results, an update on our tipping contest, and a recap of the AFLX experiment. All of this and more on
Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat!
AFLW Round 3
The Round started on North American Friday Night with a hotly-anticipated clash
Does anyone else gets annoyed by those Happy Daytona Day ads?
Luckily, I'm not the only one:
Listen, today is a big day because it's the "Official" start of the NASCAR season (even though we had two Duels on Thursday and a Clash last Sunday). The Clash was an exhibition race between
King Hippo: I have been chosen to kick off festivities, which means you will get the simplest of formatting. Lucky youse.
Manchester City @ FC Basel (2:45 EST, FS2)
King Hippo: Easy preview first - teh snuff film. FC Basel ain't even in first in the goddamned Swiss League this season, whilst Man City is
Now that that bullshit the delicious Schadenfreude is over with, it's time to get into the REAL sports in this world.
The AFLW season started this past weekend and we already had our first surprise of the year. We had another surprise in our Lady Footy Tipping Contest as a veteran tipper
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
In the same general purple pulsating vein as Make it Snow's Oscars nominees preview, I present to you this year's nominees for the AVN Awards.
The winners will be announced this weekend at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada at a gala you can still buy tickets
At the risk of having y'all say, "Fuck, Balls again?!?" and having it NOT be related to what you did a few hours ago,
This time, I'm filling in for Don T as he was originally scheduled to regale you with tales of La Liga legends
And other stuff
But his doctor/curandero
Here we are, back again, to take a look at football in LA this year. The regular season is over for all teams, so we have a good basis for comparison. Here is our final chart:
As you can see, the college teams collectively outdrew the NFL teams on average attendance.
Sort of. Work with me here. The timing of the holiday is such that this is the last Sexy Friday of the year of our Lord 2017.
And yeah, go fuck yourselves with that CE crap. Taking away the religious angle, the commonly accepted chronology is based on the estimated birth
The rumors are starting to heat up in advance of Week 17 games. Given that a lot of decisions are made immediately after the last game of the season, I've decided to go through each team to see what the outlook is for the coach instead of reacting after the