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
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
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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
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Now that the 2011-12 NFL season is behind us, we can finally discuss things that really matter. Like Peyton Manning.
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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?
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I had so much fun with this project last year that I figured I’d duplicate the effort for 2011. Besides, it gives my newer readers a look back at 365 days of my ranting and raving.
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A fellow troublemaker, Ryan Meehan of First Order Historians, recently asked me to submit my Week 15 NFL picks for his website, which means there are either 14 other bloggers he likes better than me or he’s saving the best
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Every once in a while, I’ve been known to plop down at a local saloon, watch some random sporting event and text my buddy Croshere (whose secret identity may soon be revealed pending podcast). I’ll giggle and snort out loud,
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Now that we’ve reached the mid-way point of the NFL season, I thought it’d be wise to revisit our Over/Under contest and see whether any of us have been able to cash a winning ticket.
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