Week Seventeen Against the Spread Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs KP vs. Moms?

I’ve been beaten so bad this football season, I ran out and called my mommy. You think I’m joking. I hereby concede that Kevin Paul is considerably luckier, er…. what I meant to say was, better at picking NFL games Continue reading

To lose or not to lose. That is the question.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers play the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Technically speaking, neither team has anything to play for. That’s right, ladies and gentlemen.  Welcome to that time of the NFL season again, the very final week, when the Continue reading

Michael, Manny, Money and the Dream: Whatever won’t be won’t be

One of my favorite hypothetical sports arguments of all-time is who would have won a Finals match-up between Michael Jordan’s Bulls and Hakeem Olajuwon’s Houston Rockets.  Strictly speaking, it’s an argument nobody can prove hence my use of the word Continue reading

Week Sixteen Against the Spread Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs. KP vs The Ice Cream Man

Years ago, at the end of every Monday Night Football game, once the contest was out of reach, MNF mainstay Don Meredith would break out in tune. “The party’s over.  It’s time to call it a day.” Well, with two Continue reading

Twitterverse welcomes Johnny Manziel to the NFL… the hard way

It was bound to happen. When Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine finally succumbed to the pressure of an entire city by starting rookie sensation/eventual reality television star Johnny “Football” Manziel over more proven commodity, Brian Hoyer, the internet was Continue reading

The Knicks are soooooo bad… (How bad are they?)

Let’s take a break from football for a brief moment to talk about some recent atrocities of the hardcourt. I’ve been so involved with work and the end of this football season lately that I have yet to watch an Continue reading

Football’s Final Four: Fitting or Flawed?

As children, we’d wake up every Christmas morning to find out what bright-colored boxes waited for us under that fancily decorated pine tree.  We’d be lucky if we’d gotten an hour of sleep the night before, like an insomniac at Continue reading

Week Fourteen Against the Spread Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs. KP vs. Rising Storms

I like where this is headed. Three straight weeks of picking games at over a 50% clip has narrowed the gap between me and my opponents, aka the bad guys, and earned me back some respectability.  In fact, I’m only Continue reading