SportsChump embraces his inner geek at Comic Con

SportsChump at Comic Con

Growing up, I had a pretty substantial collection of both comic books and baseball cards.  What can I say?  I was a geek.  Past tense, of course.  I even had my own collection of Dungeons and Dragons dice. I mean, Continue reading

Place your bets, place your bets! SportsChump sets odds on the next ESPN personality to be suspended

Disney ABC

I’ve never been able to work at a place where I couldn’t say “fuck.”  Don’t get me wrong.  In the board room, such language is clearly inappropriate… unless the CEO says it first.  It’s not like I can’t control my Continue reading

De’Andre strikes: One night out that changed everything

Night out

“Nothing good ever happens after midnight” -Herm Edwards “I’m not saying he should have killed her… but I understand.” -Chris Rock on OJ Simpson, Ron and Nicole Wow! God bless the world of sports for relentlessly providing us with never-ending Continue reading

My newest bestie: A follow-up to Because Hockey

Lightning organ

There’s a scene in “The Cable Guy” where the needy, clingy and downright frightening Jim Carrey tries to secure his fledgling friendship with the far more subdued Matthew Broderick.  It is at that moment that Broderick tells Carrey he “just Continue reading

Is it live or is it bothersome: The time and space continuum according to my stepfather

remote-control

I sent my mother a text the other night. CNN was airing its very first episode of a series they call “The Seventies.”  Their first installment covered the golden age of television, an era that gave us such legendary and Continue reading

No Shit, Sherlock: Volume One

No Shit Sherlock 660

Hotels.com has a new mascot.  His name is Captain Obvious.  His pitch in their relatively entertaining, television spots is that using their website to book a vacation is the obvious choice. Years ago while hosting Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update, Continue reading

LeBron who?

Whos LeBron James

I remember taking an intro to poli sci class back in the day when students actually went to class instead of channeling streaming video of the lecture onto their dorm room iPads. In this one lecture in particular, the professor Continue reading

Better to have loved the Lightning than never to have loved at all

Lightning fans

I haven’t felt this way in a long time. Rooting for a winning team has become almost foreign to me or at least it has recently. The Gator men’s football and basketball programs are both rebuilding under two men nobody Continue reading

Just when you thought it was safe to go back on the internet

Jaws movie poster

I found an interesting article on Yahoo the other day, another one of my sources for all things bizarre.  Seriously, Yahoo has become the National Enquirer for all news unfit to print. I guess some marine biologist not named Costanza Continue reading

Britt McHenry berates tow lot attendant, Twitter berates Britt McHenry: The circle of life continues

Britt McHenry

“I see your true colors shining through.” -Cyndi Lauper Britt McHenry is in the news for a change and not reporting it. Who is Britt McHenry, you ask?  Don’t feel bad.  I had never heard of her either and I Continue reading