Falling squarely in the category of “If You Have Nothing Nice to Say, Go Ahead and Let It Fly,” we have Alabama head coach Nick Saban and Los Angeles Clippers shooting guard Patrick Beverly coming in tied for first. With
Continue reading A War of the Words: The week Nick Saban and Patrick Beverley had nothing nice to say
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This is how my week has gone so far. I guess I shouldn’t complain but I’m going to anyway. Sunday night, with Texas A&M holding a seemingly insurmountable, 34-point lead with four minutes left to play in the third quarter,
Continue reading Why Mother Nature will (or at least should) reintroduce talks of an 18-game NFL season
Here are some quick thoughts from a wild opening weekend to our football season. Back It Up I’ve often wondered about the mindset of the backup quarterback. Often jokingly referred to as the best job in professional sports (because you
Continue reading Chumpservations, Vol. 37: Back-up quarterbacks, Big Winners, Back To School and one Beautiful Bash Brother Bromance
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I’ve never been married but I hear honeymoons can be nice. They’ve got heart-shaped beds, full-body massages and champagne and strawberries fed to you on a whim. I mean, that’s what happens, right? No? Okay, so maybe I’ve been misled.
Continue reading Johnny Manziel and the Cleveland honeymoon
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After watching this wild and wacky bowl season, it dawned on me that this year’s final college football rankings will look quite a bit different than they did back in August. I’m not faulting anyone for being unable to predict
Continue reading Revisiting the uselessness of pre-season college football polls
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Harry Balzac has been rooting for the Gators ever since Galen Hall patrolled the sidelines and some kid from Pensacola, Florida named Emmitt was chewing up the Astroturf (yes, Astroturf) at Florida Field.
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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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Turkey, family and five days full of football.Now THAT’S something to be thankful for (And sure; a steal on a big screen TV!)!
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