Week Three Results, Week Four Lines and Why Not to Believe the Hype


It’s times like these where I have to convince myself I know something about football.  I try, I really do, but these first three weeks have been a jagged little pill to swallow.  Just ask my bookie. Welcome to your Continue reading

Week Two results, Week Three Lines and Why We’re All Still Losers


Five guys walk into a Las Vegas casino.  They’ve arrived in Sin City only hours ago.  They have unpacked their bags, showered, put on their best attire and hit the strip for what promises to be a wild night out Continue reading

The triviality yet inherent necessity of preseason polls


I wrote a series of posts about five years ago.  To this day they remain the highest traffic this website has ever seen. On a whim, I decided to rank what I thought were the greatest sports altercations of all-time.  Continue reading

Coaches, Comebacks and Crashes: Just Another Opening Week in the NFL

Honey, I broke the internet

What a wild weekend it was.  After a hot, first week picking college football games with Zen-like precision, my Week One NFL wagers were horribly ill-advised.  Were it not for a few lucky college parlays, I’d currently be standing on Continue reading

Chumpservations, Vol. 37: Back-up quarterbacks, Big Winners, Back To School and one Beautiful Bash Brother Bromance


Here are some quick thoughts from a wild opening weekend to our football season. Back It Up I’ve often wondered about the mindset of the backup quarterback.  Often jokingly referred to as the best job in professional sports (because you Continue reading

Oh, no! We suck again! The auspicious start to the SEC’s season


In Starkville, Mississippi, a junior field goal kicker lines up from 29 yards away to give his team a hard-fought, last second victory.  The ball sails left, clanking off the goal post.  The heavy underdog South Alabama would escape with Continue reading