SportsChump’s Third Annual Super Bowl Contest: 20 Questions edition

Super Bowl Contest 3

And then there were two. That’s right, sports fans.  We are smack dab in the middle of the most anticipatory fourteen days of the sports year: the two weeks leading up to the Super Bowl.  After a long and rather Continue reading

Sports Snobbery, Vol 3: When fumbles aren’t fumbles, touchdowns aren’t touchdowns and that magical moment when the uneducated sports fan becomes insufferable

Sports Snobbery

Oh goodness, I haven’t ragged on anybody in a while.  I mean I’m generally a nice guy.  Just ask anyone who knows me.  But there comes a time and a place where sports snobbery must rear its ugly head.  Blatant Continue reading

The one that got away: Former Florida coach brings national championship to Ohio State

Urban Meyer gatorade bath buckeyes

Ohio State won a national championship this week, the first ever in college football’s new playoff format. Urban Meyer is their head coach. Urban Meyer used to coach the University of Florida, my alma mater, where he won two more Continue reading

Your NFL Year in Review and the Winner of the Fourth Annual SportsChump Over/Under Contest revealed

nfl year in review

Suddenly, I don’t feel all that bad and it’s not only because I happened to win my college bowl pick ‘em pool. Thank you, Danny Monteau for another fabulous tourney.  It’s just too bad I couldn’t do the same when Continue reading

ExpoSECd!!! Wicked witch of the south declared officially dead

Wicked Witch SEC

I received a text from a friend the other night right after the Ohio State win.  She notified me that this would be the first time in nearly a decade that an SEC team would not play for a national Continue reading

How stupid are the Detroit Lions? Apparently not as stupid as the NFL.

Lions

I was driving around town the other afternoon listening to sports talk radio when I heard a random caller complain about how the NFL had it in for Detroit. The reasoning behind this man’s argument was that, in consecutive weeks, Continue reading

Week Seventeen Against the Spread Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs KP vs. Moms?

Week 17

I’ve been beaten so bad this football season, I ran out and called my mommy. You think I’m joking. I hereby concede that Kevin Paul is considerably luckier, er…. what I meant to say was, better at picking NFL games Continue reading

To lose or not to lose. That is the question.

Raiders bags

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers play the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Technically speaking, neither team has anything to play for. That’s right, ladies and gentlemen.  Welcome to that time of the NFL season again, the very final week, when the Continue reading

Week Sixteen Against the Spread Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs. KP vs The Ice Cream Man

Week 16

Years ago, at the end of every Monday Night Football game, once the contest was out of reach, MNF mainstay Don Meredith would break out in tune. “The party’s over.  It’s time to call it a day.” Well, with two Continue reading

Twitterverse welcomes Johnny Manziel to the NFL… the hard way

Johnny Be Bad

It was bound to happen. When Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine finally succumbed to the pressure of an entire city by starting rookie sensation/eventual reality television star Johnny “Football” Manziel over more proven commodity, Brian Hoyer, the internet was Continue reading