SportsChump’s Third Annual Super Bowl Contest: 20 Questions edition

Super Bowl Contest 3

And then there were two. That’s right, sports fans.  We are smack dab in the middle of the most anticipatory fourteen days of the sports year: the two weeks leading up to the Super Bowl.  After a long and rather Continue reading

Sports Snobbery, Vol 3: When fumbles aren’t fumbles, touchdowns aren’t touchdowns and that magical moment when the uneducated sports fan becomes insufferable

Sports Snobbery

Oh goodness, I haven’t ragged on anybody in a while.  I mean I’m generally a nice guy.  Just ask anyone who knows me.  But there comes a time and a place where sports snobbery must rear its ugly head.  Blatant Continue reading

The one that got away: Former Florida coach brings national championship to Ohio State

Urban Meyer gatorade bath buckeyes

Ohio State won a national championship this week, the first ever in college football’s new playoff format. Urban Meyer is their head coach. Urban Meyer used to coach the University of Florida, my alma mater, where he won two more Continue reading

Anything is possible… unless it’s not: Rays’ roster now regrettably unrecognizable

Rays hat

“Anything is possible!” In 2008, Kevin Garnett shouted those words minutes after winning his first and only title as an NBA big man.  Earlier that season, he and Ray Allen defected from their franchises to join Paul Pierce and others Continue reading

The world of sports gets a jolt. Three actually.

coffee

What an uppity week it’s been for sports.  With all the stimulants being passed around, it’s amazing anyone can catch a bit of sleep. From Poland to Las Vegas to Cooperstown, athletes have made headlines for dipping into the supply Continue reading

Coexistence and the difficulties that lie within: JR Smith lands gig with the Cleveland Cavaliers

JR Smith sits down

Some relationships are destined for failure.  You can sense it before it happens.  That first fight, that little squabble, that annoying thing your partner does that you put up with for a while but that you know will ultimately lead Continue reading

Your NFL Year in Review and the Winner of the Fourth Annual SportsChump Over/Under Contest revealed

nfl year in review

Suddenly, I don’t feel all that bad and it’s not only because I happened to win my college bowl pick ‘em pool. Thank you, Danny Monteau for another fabulous tourney.  It’s just too bad I couldn’t do the same when Continue reading

ExpoSECd!!! Wicked witch of the south declared officially dead

Wicked Witch SEC

I received a text from a friend the other night right after the Ohio State win.  She notified me that this would be the first time in nearly a decade that an SEC team would not play for a national Continue reading