Father-son conversations and one Giant catch heard ‘round the world

Odell Beckham catch

I engaged myself in conversation with a father and son the other day.  At least I believed them to be father and son.  The younger gentleman bore a striking resemblance to the older fellow sitting to his right but I Continue reading

Week Thirteen Against the Spread Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs. KP vs. Thanksgiving Dinner Specialist Mister Lancaster

week 13

I’m going to keep this introduction short and sweet since most of you have better things to do this holiday than read about football picks. I would, however, like to take a brief moment to wish all those who have Continue reading

Chumpservations, Vol. 33: Timothy, Marshawn, Jameis, Giancarlo, William and the cure to end attendance woes

chumpservations new height

I woke up from a blissful slumber the other afternoon to find an online headline that read…  “Tim Tebow Caught In Controversial Photo.” My imagination raced. Could the saintly Tim Tebow have posed nude for someone back in his Gainesville Continue reading

Did someone say wings? Sonic goes boneless; SportsChump reviews

Sonic wings

SportsChump.net has been around for quite some time, long enough at least for the site to generate a (bad) reputation. Because of the site’s longevity (five years and counting) and my occasionally, eye-catching spikes in traffic, I receive the strangest Continue reading

Week Ten Against the Spread Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs. KP vs. Doctor Milhouse

Week Ten

There’s an expression I’ve learned over my many years of living in the South.  It goes a little something like this. When referring to someone’s usefulness, or lack thereof, it’s not uncommon to hear a true Southerner say “That boy Continue reading

NFL Week Nine Against the Spread Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs. KP vs. Ronbets

Week Nine

Baby steps. Just like the grey, sweat-suited, headband wearing Rocky Balboa descended from his front porch to sprint through the streets and triumphantly climb the steps of Philadelphia’s Art Museum, I too raise my hands in victory.  Of course, Balboa Continue reading

NFL Week Eight Against the Spread Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs. KP vs. Lisa Horne

Week 8

I received a very cordial letter from the President and CEO of Caesar’s Palace this week.  It went a little something like this. Dear Mr. Humpherys Please accept this letter as a formal invitation to visit our famous and elegant Continue reading

Taking on the giant

Sumo

So apparently Bill Simmons wants out of ESPN. And this is interesting why? I’m about to tell you why but first off, a little about Mr. Simmons. Bill Simmons started out as a blogger.  That’s right.  A blogger. The guy Continue reading

Dead Man Sulking: Florida’s ever-increasing difficulty in justifying Will Muschamp’s existence

Muschamp on sidelines

I was working behind the bar Saturday night as I have the last five years.  This Saturday evening the bar was packed with party-goers.  The owner was celebrating a birthday.  The band began playing Tom Petty, their cover of his Continue reading