Drafting Old Guys: My Week One Spent with Matt Ryan

My girlfriend laughs at me.  She does that often, very careful to explain that she’s laughing at me, and not with me.  And she doesn’t laugh only because hers is a considerably better Marlon Brando Godfather impression than mine. Again, Continue reading

SportsChump’s Summer Concert Series, Part V: Bands, Identities, Medical Procedures and the Charlie Watts Hypothetical

The Rolling Stones are in the midst of another world tour. As hard as it is to believe, the Stones are still bringing their hits to sold out stadiums across the globe.  Iconic front man Mick Jagger just turned 78 Continue reading

Bobby Bowden: The Enemy’s Perspective

“If it weren’t for me, I reckon Steve has at least two more national championships. Of course, you could say the same thing about his teams and us, too. He cost us at least two.” Bobby Bowden, speaking of Steve Continue reading

A Sorta Kinda Point-CounterPoint with SportsChump and J-Dub: The Legalization of Sports Gambling

Introduction by SportsChump: I got a text recently from a buddy we call ManRam.  We call him that because his name is actually… Manny Ramirez.  He may not have his namesake’s sweet baseball swing (although his golf swing is solid) Continue reading

The Nets’ Big Three and the NBA’s Big Problem

I had circled this date on my calendar as soon as the schedule was released. In this unfortunate era of pandemic and postponement, the National Basketball Association waited until its All-Star Break to release the second half of its 2020-21 Continue reading