BALLS.85 C U Next Testmatch

In which Beeso and the Doc yarn about Fake League Pass, Vietnam-era racial sledging, Hawks in a flap, tanking made easy, preseason preKnicktions, regression candidates, Pat on tour, the Sterling Series, Jarvis Cocker's travel tips, feisty Lakers, bored Dubs, stealth Cavs, allergy-afflicted Rockets, Beeso capes irrationally for Seven-Seconds-Or-Less-Era Suns players, NFL on Thanksgiving, vans of bad ham, the Raiders are insane bullshit, the NFC North is just straight bullshit, playoff formats, Beesostan, draining marshes, Wade is bad, #EdCowanHaikus, Faf BOOOO Plessis, the Boof School Of Coaching, Beeso's beer debts, #TrustTheProcess (as long as there's an ex-player fronting it), Brad Bobley, Big Trouble In Little CHOIIINNAA, Nico vs Lewis (vs complete indifference), test cricket's dark future, plastic football and Rank Arena.

Stuff we talked about
Guardian piece on Lehmann's coaching philosophy (aka 'watch the ball, cunt')
Double Pivot podcast on RB Leipzig and other stuff
Unusual Efforts
Twitter archive of #EdCowanHaikus

One of Unusual Efforts' better efforts: a comprehensive taxonomy of English League football clubs' colloquial names (click through for detail)

One of Unusual Efforts' better efforts: a comprehensive taxonomy of English League football clubs' colloquial names (click through for detail)

BALLS Podcast NBA Challenge points as of time of recording (26/11)

BALLS Podcast NBA Challenge points as of time of recording (26/11)