Tales from the Hard Rock, Vol. 5: The high hand and the jinx

I visited my local Hard Rock the other night a little earlier than normal. Some friends and I were slated to play some golf that afternoon but as anyone who lives in the immediate Tampa Bay area will tell you, Continue reading

Hooper: A Long-awaited, Better Late Than Never Dubsism Blog-A-Thon review

Burt Reynolds passed away last year. I thought about writing a proper tribute when it happened but I figured I’d leave that to the super fans. Growing up, I wouldn’t necessarily say I was a huge Burt Reynolds fan. That Continue reading

The United Nations Has Officially Lost Their Minds

I once thought I wanted to work for the United Nations.  Or perhaps even the State Department or CIA. Many moons ago, I received multiple degrees in political science and international studies from the University of Florida. I had passed Continue reading

Draymond Green and Brooks Koepka: Two Tales of Confidence Brimming

Confidence is a really bad movie starring Edward Burns.  If I remember the plot correctly, Burns plays a con artist who’s trying to pull off the scam of his life.  The film features a number of twists and rather predictable Continue reading

The NFL’s Week 13: Horses, heads and not a single Godfather joke

All I could think about when putting together this week’s post was the racetrack. You’ve been to bet on the ponies before, haven’t you?  It’s a blast, especially when you come home a winner #Rarities. The most exciting part about Continue reading

Counting the Creed Cries: Your Rocky Marathon edition

This post was originally inspired a few years ago when long-time friend and faithful SportsChump reader, Croshere, sent me a text telling me he was in the middle of a Rocky marathon.  He made it halfway through Rocky IV before Continue reading

Thursday’s triple-feature: The Predator, The Meg and Venom

What better way to spend a depressed afternoon than with a triple feature starring zygotes, dread-locked aliens and a giant, prehistoric shark? I’m not a huge action movie buff.  Don’t get me wrong.  I’ve seen plenty of ‘em.  I just Continue reading

Bloggers getting old: A J-Dub-SportsChump “Turning 50” Collaboration

Dubs: It’s often said that baseball imitates life.  In this case, there’s an odd bit of truth to that because life, like baseball, is all about milestones. In baseball, it’s all about 3,000 hits, 500 home runs, or 300 wins. Continue reading