I placed a wager with a friend last NFL off-season. Convinced that Mike Glennon was the hottest commodity on the market, my friend figured that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who already had their quarterback of the future in Jameis Winston, would Continue reading
If we had a crystal ball to tell us what’s going to happen this NFL season, we’d all be millionaires. Unfortunately, Lady Cleo and Dionne Warwick have cornered the market on clairvoyance so you and I are going to have Continue reading
About a month ago, I wrote (but didn’t publish) this piece on David Blatt, head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers. With LeBron James out due to injury, the Eastern Conference favorites had lost nine of ten ball games. There were Continue reading
I was driving around town the other afternoon listening to sports talk radio when I heard a random caller complain about how the NFL had it in for Detroit. The reasoning behind this man’s argument was that, in consecutive weeks, Continue reading
Guess what, gang. I’m going to football school. It’s a special kind of football school too. It’s more of a camp, really, for people who know very little about the sport but who are willing to learn. At this Football Continue reading
Okay, so I’m starting to feel a little better about myself. On what was a pretty difficult week to pick games, the Chump actually went 8-4-1 while his opponents both went 6-7, leading to the inexplicable urge to refer to Continue reading
The controversial ending to Monday night’s Packers-Seahawks contest got me thinking, as it did most football fans, but not about how replacement officials have negatively affected this NFL season. It’s safe to say we can all agree the return of Continue reading
Now that the 2011-12 NFL season is behind us, we can finally discuss things that really matter. Like Peyton Manning.
Ladies and gentlemen, I would like to introduce you to Gary Green.
BALLHYPED: Chris, first of all, congrats on winning the 2011 Sports Blog of the Year Tournament. How’s that new crown fit?