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.

OTC: Are Harbaugh Bros The New Wave In NFL Coaching? Belichick Reprimanded Sharpe-ly

“The Har-Bowl” Headline, in Monday’s Kansas City Star Sports Daily GH: Two brothers, Jim and John Harbaugh, grow up to become NFL head coaches and will face each other in Super Bowl 47. Consider the improbability of that statement. Math … Continue reading


OTC: Reid Talks To 610′s Big Show / Chargers’ Changes / Renshaw On Erin Andrews

“Coach, we – just like all of Kansas City – are ecstatic that you’re here.” Jayice Pearson, in a phone interview with Andy Reid, 610 AM GH: Pearson’s fan-boy greeting to the Chiefs’ new coach made me cringe. Reid expertly … Continue reading


OTC: ND’s Manti Te’o Gets Exposed By Fake Dead Girlfriend / Media Bows To DeadSpin

“The Deadspin story, roughly, is that Te’o and his friend, Ronaiah Tuiasosopo, set up a Twitter account for Te’o’s made-up girlfriend, Lennay Kekua, complete with photos of some woman. Why would someone make up a dying girlfriend? For attention, sympathy, … Continue reading


OTC: Sporting Runs From Stadium Partner & Lies-Strong Park Jokes / Withey Is Wonderful

“Our faith and trust in this partnership have been permanently damaged; therefore we are terminating our agreement with Livestrong, effectively immediately. As a result of this decision, our stadium will now be referred to as Sporting Park. While we are … Continue reading


OTC: Dorsey Calls KC His Dream /Clark: Chiefs “Could Turn Quickly”/ MU Too Nice In SEC

“It’s my dream job. Always has been.” John Dorsey, on his new position as the Kansas City Chiefs’ GM, 610 AM GH: After working decades in the Green Bay Packers’ organization, Dorsey revealed to us that this is where he … Continue reading