Tropicana Field, Part Do? Tampa Bay’s Tug-Of-War continues

My mother and I moved to Tampa when I was 12 years old.  It was a lot like when Daniel LaRusso and his mom moved from New Jersey to Reseda except I didn’t have a magical karate coach and I Continue reading

The agony and the irony of NFL Thursday Night Football

Welcome to Reason No. 1,276,385 that the NFL needs to check itself before it wrecks itself. Last Thursday night is a perfect example of what’s wrong with, well, Thursday night.  As much as fans selfishly enjoy having another primetime game Continue reading

Jaguars prove priorities not entirely absent in NFL

Morals?  Pfffttt!!! Rules?  Come on, this is the NFL!  Rules about conduct rarely apply. When’s the last time a team allowed a little thing like a rules violation to come into conflict with another far more important thing called winning? Continue reading

SportsChump presents a contest… about hate

“If you have hate in your heart, let it out.” –          Dave Chappelle as Clayton Bigsby, Chappelle’s Show, 2003 Let’s talk about hate for a second. Oh?  You don’t want to because you’re all about the love?  Well, think again Continue reading

Pick college football winners, win fabulous prizes courtesy of SportsChump!  (Sounds easy, right?)

87-to-1. According to Las Vegas, that’s what the odds of California beating Washington State and Syracuse beating Clemson were in the same night. 87-to-friggin’-1! That means if they played those two games eighty-seven times, the two teams that won that Continue reading

The three most common complaints about today’s professional athlete… and why they’re complete bullshit

I listen to a lot of sports talk radio… which is a shame because it’s starting to dull my senses.  Trust me when I tell you I can think of far more entertaining ways to erode brain cells. Whenever a Continue reading

If the US Men’s National Soccer team fell down in the woods, would anyone hear?

I’m going to go ahead and write about soccer for the 2.2% of my readers that actually care about it.  (Note: that figure’s probably high). It’s been a few years since I’ve touched upon the world’s most popular sport.  It’ll Continue reading