1. Eerie Thoughts: How a Coin Flip Altered the Career of Kareem and Hakeem

    My job, when aimlessly wondering the Internet through sports statistic site after sports statistic site, is to find that story that history overlooked. That story we as modern basketball fans never considered...

    Chris Ballay Written by Chris Ballay about over 5 years ago 829 reads 0 comments

  2. Alex Rodriguez, Reality's Harvey Dent

    Last summer's blockbuster hit The Dark Knight remains one of my favorite films for many reasons, but oddly enough I actually found a connection with the movie and modern day society...

    Chris Ballay Written by Chris Ballay about almost 6 years ago 145 reads 2 comments

  3. LSU Tigers, New Orleans Saints Have Apocalyptic Weekend: The Double-Loss

    I am a fool. I should have known this day would come again. I should have known. It was 1,074 days ago and the year was 2005. It was the third day in December. LSU lost to Georgia 34-14 in the SEC Championship Game...

    Chris Ballay Written by Chris Ballay about 6 years ago 231 reads 1 comments

  4. LSU Tigers Football: Requiem for a Purple T-Shirt

    Last Saturday, the LSU Tigers got clobbered by the Florida Gators 51-21. The loss was nothing short of painful and embarrassing, yet because of this loss, something died. Something immeasurable by any scientific study...

    Chris Ballay Written by Chris Ballay about 6 years ago 450 reads 1 comments

  5. 10.9.08 Football Roundup

    Quite the weekend of college football coming up. Before I forget I thought I would post these statistics I gathered about 6 NFL teams with losing records...

    Chris Ballay Written by Chris Ballay about 6 years ago 75 reads 0 comments

  6. Beavers' Upset of Trojans and the Implications

    Unless you live under a rock, I am sure all college football fans are aware of the stunning upset the Oregon State Beavers orchestrated against the USC Trojans. Against the No. 1 team in the land, the Beavers of Corvallis, Or...

    Chris Ballay Written by Chris Ballay about 6 years ago 217 reads 1 comments

  7. Against All Odds: Jarrett Lee Drives LSU to Victory

    In my lifetime I really wonder if I will ever, 100 percent comprehend, what Jarrett Lee pulled off at Jordan-Hare Stadium Saturday night...

    Chris Ballay Written by Chris Ballay about over 6 years ago 293 reads 0 comments

  8. Against All Odds: Lee Drives LSU to Victory

    In my lifetime I really wonder if I will ever, 100 percent comprehend, what Jarrett Lee pulled off at Jordan-Hare Stadium Saturday night...

    Chris Ballay Written by Chris Ballay about over 6 years ago 91 reads 0 comments

  9. September 7: Football Weekend Thoughts

    This past week in Baton Rouge, La., has been nothing short of hell. Hurricane Gustav made sure of that by attempting to ruin all sorts of football entertainment...

    Chris Ballay Written by Chris Ballay about over 6 years ago 65 reads 0 comments

  10. Cold Reality of Retirement for Professional Athletes

    When I was younger, I never could quite understand how NFL players can spend their entire career never giving into pain, always fighting for the extra yard, only to breakdown into tears the day they retired...

    Chris Ballay Written by Chris Ballay about over 6 years ago 891 reads 0 comments

  11. Robert Horry: The Infamous, Average NBA Player

    The NBA Playoffs are here yet again, and much like every other year, the constant suckling of Robert Horry carries on. The life or death stories of Horry's incredible postseason shots are once again told to large audiences...

    Chris Ballay Written by Chris Ballay about over 6 years ago 486 reads 34 comments

  12. The Life of an NBA Coach: Don't Step on a Landmine!

    In general, professional sports are ruthless when it comes to hiring and firing coaches. But nothing holds a candle to the NBA. Don't get me wrong the NFL and MLB are tough, but the NBA is downright cut throat...

    Chris Ballay Written by Chris Ballay about over 6 years ago 770 reads 1 comments

  13. FIve Signs You Are a Sports Maniac

    I have come to realize I am not a normal sports fan. I do not just watch sporting events, I live them. I am a sports maniac and it has been 153 days since my last explosion at the television...

    Chris Ballay Written by Chris Ballay about over 6 years ago 695 reads 5 comments

  14. Ryan Perrilloux: The Louisiana Doomsday Clock

    Humans are always trying to change other humans. Whether it is a mother trying to change her husband to be a better father, an older brother trying to change what his sibling wears ...

    Chris Ballay Written by Chris Ballay about over 6 years ago 318 reads 0 comments