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

Coexistence and the difficulties that lie within: JR Smith lands gig with the Cleveland Cavaliers

JR Smith sits down

Some relationships are destined for failure.  You can sense it before it happens.  That first fight, that little squabble, that annoying thing your partner does that you put up with for a while but that you know will ultimately lead 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

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

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