Sports Snobbery, Vol. 6: Super Bowls and Communists

I think I offended someone the other day.  He must have had delicate sensibilities. Since it’s Super Bowl week, I asked a complete stranger who he thought would win the big game.  I’m a sports fan and an outgoing sort Continue reading

“Jaws is a horrible movie” said nobody ever… except for this one guy

I fear that we are in trouble as a people… for this younger generation has clearly lost their minds. This one gentleman in particular, in his early thirties, frequents my bar during happy hour from time to time.  He comes Continue reading

New England Patriots up to same old tricks

Ladies and gentlemen, the New England Patriots are at it again. As if it wasn’t bad enough they beat the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 15 in the game of the season by a controversial catch that wasn’t, prompting another surefire, Continue reading

Helpful suggestions how to determine College Football’s fourth and final playoff spot: 2017 Edition

We take a short time-out from our annual Nick Saban-Urban Meyer Invitational for this news bulletin! ONLY ONE OF THESE TWO COACHES WILL BE INVITED TO THE PLAYOFFS!!! Ah… but which one, the announcement that every Buckeye and Crimson Tide Continue reading

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

Florida gets it right, ESPN gets it wrong… again

Upon hearing the news that the University of Florida had won its first ever College World Series, an old college roommate suggested that I jot down a little something to celebrate the team’s rather unlikely victory. So I am. But Continue reading

J-Dub and SportsChump discuss the ESPN firings

Fox News just fired Bill O’Reilly. Neither one of us ever really made much time for either Fox News or O’Reilly, but his dismissal made huge news. After all, he was one of the most recognized if not controversial talking heads in Continue reading

What Donald Trump, Skip Bayless and Stanley Kaufmann all have in common

Before he was president, Donald Trump made public his support for Johnny Manziel via his favorite social media outlet: Twitter.  Trump was so assured Manziel would become a successful NFL quarterback, he put his name on it.  Some people even Continue reading