SportsChump Summer Concert Series, Part IV: The Beatles at Shea Stadium (thanks to Ron Howard)

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“You say you want a revolution.  Well, you know.  We all want to change the world.” The Beatles, 1968 My mom tells the story of the night she did NOT go to see the Beatles at Shea Stadium.  It was Continue reading

Week Two results, Week Three Lines and Why We’re All Still Losers

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Five guys walk into a Las Vegas casino.  They’ve arrived in Sin City only hours ago.  They have unpacked their bags, showered, put on their best attire and hit the strip for what promises to be a wild night out Continue reading

The triviality yet inherent necessity of preseason polls

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I wrote a series of posts about five years ago.  To this day they remain the highest traffic this website has ever seen. On a whim, I decided to rank what I thought were the greatest sports altercations of all-time.  Continue reading

Coaches, Comebacks and Crashes: Just Another Opening Week in the NFL

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What a wild weekend it was.  After a hot, first week picking college football games with Zen-like precision, my Week One NFL wagers were horribly ill-advised.  Were it not for a few lucky college parlays, I’d currently be standing on Continue reading

Chumpservations, Vol. 37: Back-up quarterbacks, Big Winners, Back To School and one Beautiful Bash Brother Bromance

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Here are some quick thoughts from a wild opening weekend to our football season. Back It Up I’ve often wondered about the mindset of the backup quarterback.  Often jokingly referred to as the best job in professional sports (because you Continue reading