Father-son conversations and one Giant catch heard ‘round the world

Odell Beckham catch

I engaged myself in conversation with a father and son the other day.  At least I believed them to be father and son.  The younger gentleman bore a striking resemblance to the older fellow sitting to his right but I Continue reading

Did someone say wings? Sonic goes boneless; SportsChump reviews

Sonic wings

SportsChump.net has been around for quite some time, long enough at least for the site to generate a (bad) reputation. Because of the site’s longevity (five years and counting) and my occasionally, eye-catching spikes in traffic, I receive the strangest 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

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

What Woods needs: A little bit of Daly in his life

John Daly Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods had just finished his opening round of the 2014 PGA Championship after shooting a disappointing 2-over 74.  He stood in the Valhalla parking lot stretching his back, joshing with friends and loading his clubs into the back of Continue reading

A house party I’d rather not attend

bieber2

I recently celebrated a birthday.  Somewhat surprisingly Johnny Manziel did not attend the festivities.  Apparently he didn’t get the memo. There was once a time where many of us reveled in the opportunity to meet famous people.  Some of us Continue reading

Ed O’Bannon’s and Manuel Noriega’s Call of Duty

Call of Duty

There was once a time not long ago when Ed O’Bannon and Manuel Noriega were the talk of the nation, both for different reasons.  Today they have something else in common. Ed O’Bannon, and his brother Charles, were once all Continue reading

A fever-inspired, sports world turned upside-down Chumpservations, Vol. 32

Thinker sick

I’ve been bed-ridden lately with a pretty nasty fever so I apologize for not contributing my usual batch of internet clutter.  The good news is that my doctor has ruled out mono, halitosis, gingivitis and chronic tardiness so I got Continue reading

The “Donald Sterling Please Go Away Just Not to a Predominantly Black Church” caption contest

Sterling goes to church

So Donald Sterling is a god-fearing man.  Who knew? In an apparent effort to clear his name and win over the good will of some black folks, the soon-to-be-former owner of the Los Angeles Clippers attempted a little image repair Continue reading