I miss hearing about the drama between Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid and seeing how the Philadelphia 76ers would have either overachieved or underachieved in this year’s NBA Playoffs. I miss seeing what could have been between LeBron James and Continue reading
The sound of a properly shuffled deck of cards. The creaks of wooden chairs with wooden legs scratching along wooden floors as friends belly closer the table. The clanking of the poker chips as someone assembles them for the game Continue reading
I visited my local Hard Rock the other night a little earlier than normal. Some friends and I were slated to play some golf that afternoon but as anyone who lives in the immediate Tampa Bay area will tell you, Continue reading
For several years, Steve and I have played trivia at pubs and bars around Tampa. Our rule of living within stumbling distance of our regular place means we get to play trivia and avoid DUI charges. You might have seen Continue reading
“It’s a skill game, Jo.” -Matt Damon in Rounders I’ve been hearing this word a lot lately when it comes to shutting down online fantasy football gambling. Skill. When I think of skill, I think of an athlete who does Continue reading
SportsChump has always been on the cutting edge when it comes to hardcore, provocative sports analysis. This, my friends, is another one of those times. Please allow me to turn the lights down low, slip some Marvin Gaye onto the Continue reading
Horse racing is one of the trickiest sports in the world to predict, because in any given race there are about a million factors at play. It’s not just about which horse or jockey is most capable. It’s about the Continue reading
As a highly successful sports website (in my own mind, at least), I am frequently bombarded with offers from advertisers, contributors, hyper-linkers, book distributors and a wide range of others wanting to promote their product in this construct we call Continue reading
Few things set me off when I’m in the poker room. I’m a grinder, a patient man.
On a random night after work, with nothing to lose and a little change in my pocket going jing-a-ling-a-ling, I found myself with a hankering to play some cards. Next stop: Hard Rock Casino poker room.