The moral dilemma of the committed sports fan

Peteron to Bucs

Days ago, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell allowed for the reinstatement of Adrian Peterson.  Ironically, only a day before, I wrote about the NFL star that fell from grace.  He was suspended last season for beating his four-year old child with Continue reading

Decisions, decisions: #1s versus #2s over the years

winston mariota

“Torn between two lovers, feeling like a fool” -Mary MacGregor By virtue of finishing dead last in the league in 2014, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers hold the rights to the top pick in the upcoming NFL draft. What to do, Continue reading

Tweeters discuss Warren Sapp’s choice to celebrate Super Bowl Sunday

Warren Sapp

Poor Warren Sapp.  The former Tampa Bay Buccaneer/NFL analyst and recently imprisoned Hall of Famer just made himself a bad, bad call.  Sapp was arrested early Monday morning on charges of soliciting and assaulting a prostitute. Silly Warren.  You should Continue reading

One questionable play call ends an unquestionably historic football contest

The Butler did it

Lost in the blur of our Super Bowl hangover, lost in all the Pete Carroll-bashing and the wondering where Marshawn Marshawn Marshawn was, lost in the fisticuffs immediately afterwards and the inexplicable ESPN comparisons to Bill Buckner was the fact Continue reading

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