Buster Barnett and his two women

Buster Barnett

“You know we’ve got to find a way, to bring some lovin’ here today.” -Marvin Gaye, What’s Goin’ On   My buddy J-Dub has a series of posts he calls “Signs We Are Near The End Of Civilization.”  These posts Continue reading

SportsChump succumbs to Fantasy Football demands; requests helping hand from readers


“I’ve become what I despise.” -Nick Nolte as Coach Pete Bell in Blue Chips After all these years, I’ve finally given in. I don’t know how many times I’ve written about how much I don’t care for fantasy football.  In 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

There’s no such thing as a freak accident


I’m 46.  On Monday, I’ll be 47.  As any of you that are around that age have probably come to understand, at this point in my life, most of my movements are deliberate. There’s a good reason for this. My Continue reading

It’s been Favre too long

Favre head scratcher

When Sports Illustrated announced it was putting Brett Favre on its latest cover (slow week in the world of sports?), I looked back to find the last time I wrote anything of note about him. It was 2011. Goodness, has Continue reading

You don’t get to pick your nickname

Doug Rushes

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a running back on their roster.  His name is Doug Martin. A few years ago, Martin looked like he might be the tailback of the future.  In 2012, his rookie season, Martin played in all Continue reading

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


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

Is Serena Williams the most dominant athlete of this generation?

Serena trophy

With all this talk about Michael and LeBron, Money and Manny, A-Rod and Roids, Brady and Manning and whether Tiger will ever return to prominence, one person has dominated their sport this century more than any of them.   And it’s Continue reading

What the hell is going on in… ?


What the hell is going on in Philadelphia? Chip Kelly is 51 years old.  He’s been around football a long time.  He’s coached in high school, college and now the pros.  I’m pretty sure if he’s a racist, we would Continue reading

Your job should you choose to accept it: Rename Hooker Rehab and win fabulous prizes

Hooker rehab

Two years ago, Warren Sapp was one of the happiest men on the face of the earth.  He had just been inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame after a lifetime of hard-nosed football.  He served as a well-respected member Continue reading