1. The NFL's 10 Best Nicknames Today

    Nicknames have always been a part of the culture of sport, but what is in a name? The best thing about nicknames is also probably the worst thing about nicknames: You don't get to pick your own...

    Chris Ball Written by Chris Ball about 3 years ago 4,782 reads 0 comments

  2. Carson Palmer: Was Oakland "Raided" by Mike Brown and the Cincinnati Bengals?

    Carson Palmer is a known NFL commodity, granted. But did the Oakland Raiders give up too much to acquire the former Pro Bowl quarterback, who will turn 32 this year? Conventional ...

    Chris Ball Written by Chris Ball about 3 years ago 291 reads 7 comments

  3. That's Why They Play The Game: USC Visits Stanford Today

    On paper the USC Trojans are a far superior team than the Stanford Cardinal...on paper. However, this does not necessarily mean that the Trojans are going to put up a 56-0 score at Stanford Stadium today...

    Chris Ball Written by Chris Ball about 6 years ago 443 reads 0 comments

  4. A Million Broken Hearts: San Diego Padres Fans May Have To Say Goodbye

    Did you hear that? It sounded like a million empty pint glasses being dropped all at once. All of them crashed loudly, breaking upon the solemn streets of San Diego County. It was not the sound of glasses breaking, though...

    Chris Ball Written by Chris Ball about 6 years ago 486 reads 7 comments

  5. Herm Edwards Is an Idiot and Mike Shanahan Is a Genuis: REALLY?

    I don't get it. Weeks ago, Mike Shanahan was applauded for his gutsy play call, opting to go for the win by trying the two-point conversion and, well, converting it.Now, Herm does the same exact thing, only his team was unsuccessful...

    Chris Ball Written by Chris Ball about 6 years ago 619 reads 3 comments

  6. Election Day NFL... How It Should Be

    Once again it is November 4th in a Presidential Election year and I can't help but feel oh-so democratic. Election coverage is on everywhere, I mean c'mon, even Chris Berman had Sen...

    Chris Ball Written by Chris Ball about 6 years ago 95 reads 0 comments