NFL Week Nine Against the Spread Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs. KP vs. Ronbets

Week Nine

Baby steps. Just like the grey, sweat-suited, headband wearing Rocky Balboa descended from his front porch to sprint through the streets and triumphantly climb the steps of Philadelphia’s Art Museum, I too raise my hands in victory.  Of course, Balboa Continue reading

ESPN celebrates Pick On Kobe Bryant Week

Kobe ball

If you had been paying close enough attention, you could have seen this coming a mile away. ESPN is making its own news again.  This time around, they literally created a story out of the cool Los Angeles air. As Continue reading

NFL Week Eight Against the Spread Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs. KP vs. Lisa Horne

Week 8

I received a very cordial letter from the President and CEO of Caesar’s Palace this week.  It went a little something like this. Dear Mr. Humpherys Please accept this letter as a formal invitation to visit our famous and elegant Continue reading

Taking on the giant

Sumo

So apparently Bill Simmons wants out of ESPN. And this is interesting why? I’m about to tell you why but first off, a little about Mr. Simmons. Bill Simmons started out as a blogger.  That’s right.  A blogger. The guy Continue reading

Dead Man Sulking: Florida’s ever-increasing difficulty in justifying Will Muschamp’s existence

Muschamp on sidelines

I was working behind the bar Saturday night as I have the last five years.  This Saturday evening the bar was packed with party-goers.  The owner was celebrating a birthday.  The band began playing Tom Petty, their cover of his Continue reading

The shortened season, why it will never happen and why any discussion of such matters is absolutely ludicrous

NBA schedule

LeBron James and Dirk Nowitzki recently had a conversation about the merits of shortening the basketball season. Yawn! Before delving into this matter wholeheartedly, I’d like to know where this conversation took place.  Did it take place over a fancy Continue reading

NFL Week Seven Against the Spread Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs. KP vs. The Duck

Week 7

Well, football camp obviously didn’t work for me. I was kicked out for sleeping late, not paying enough attention and hitting on one too many counselors in training.  Oh, how I long for the luxurious setting of my cardboard box Continue reading

The Mighty Mississipp

Griswolds

I enrolled at the University of Florida in 1987.  Since that time, I can recall the Gators losing three times to either Ole Miss or Mississippi State. There have obviously been more than just three Gator losses to those two Continue reading

They said what? Volume 9: AJ McCarron, Nick Saban and why Marshawn Lynch is my favorite athlete

AJ McCarron

I love me some Marshawn Lynch. Why? Because he’s all about that business. Do you guys remember last Super Bowl?  Why wouldn’t you?  It wasn’t all that long ago.  The two weeks preceding the biggest sporting event of the year Continue reading