Author Archives: Greg Hall

About Greg Hall

Software guy who has been writing my Off The Couch column in KC newspapers, publications and websites since 1994. Has been bounced from some of the finest media establishments this side of State Line Road. Dad first and everything else second...and there are a lot of everything elses.

Boston Bound KC Dinner Set For April 12th At Fox & Hound In OP

It has become a tradition for the Kansas City area runners who are registered to run the venerable Boston Marathon to meet in Kansas City the weekend before they travel to Beantown and the Back Bay. This gathering has become … Continue reading

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OTC: That Dent In My Couch Is About To Get Some Time To Heal Itself

My Off The Couch column and the comments section that follows each column has always been a source of pride. I enjoyed the chance to share my thoughts with those who bothered to read my work. I write with a … Continue reading

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OTC: Chiefs Refuse To Allow Their Fans To Feel Good About Life By Losing To The Winless & Clueless Raiders

“CHOKELAND” Headline, following Oakland’s 24-20 upset of the Chiefs, in the Kansas City Star’s Sports Daily GH: I am proud of the Kansas City Star for running this banner headline in the Friday newspaper. The local newspaper should report the … Continue reading

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OTC: Has Mizzou Hoops Become Irrelevant? / KSU At WVU Is A Season Changer / Chiefs At Raiders Not Prime Time

“Student Section at Mizzou Arena” Mike Kelly, @mikekelly1120, play-by-play voice of Mizzou basketball, as he tweeted out this photo of the Missouri student section Wednesday evening from Mizzou Arena, Twitter GH: I do not know what the problem is with … Continue reading

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OTC: Kentucky Embarrasses Kansas By 32 / Oakland Signs Billy Butler For $30 Million

“We didn’t make any shots and we took some very ill-advised shots. … We didn’t play well and we didn’t play as well as we’re capable of. Give them a lot of credit too.” Norm Roberts, KU assistant basketball coach … Continue reading

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OTC: KU & UK Match Blueblood Types Tonight / Tennessee Feels Sorry For Mizzou? / UMKC Hoops Be Hopping!

“If you take (Kentucky’s) first and second teams and split them up, they’d probably have the No. 1 and No. 2 teams in the nation. John (Calipari) should go 45-0 with that talent.” Larry Brown, SMU head basketball coach, USA … Continue reading

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OTC: Chiefs Stonewall Seahawks & Take Over AFC West / Is KU’s FB Coaching Search Over? / Kim Anderson’s Honeymoon Cut Short By Roos

“The Broncos lost to St. Louis and the @KCChiefs just beat the Suberbowl Champs. I don’t smoke, but pass me a Camel.” Chris Stigall, @ChrisStigall, Twitter “Three or four weeks ago we’re talking about Denver running away with the division … Continue reading

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