Why Mother Nature will (or at least should) reintroduce talks of an 18-game NFL season

This is how my week has gone so far.  I guess I shouldn’t complain but I’m going to anyway. Sunday night, with Texas A&M holding a seemingly insurmountable, 34-point lead with four minutes left to play in the third quarter, Continue reading

A bothersome tennis fan in king football’s court: A tale of misplaced priorities and tested patience

Let’s speak hypothetically for a moment. Let’s pretend this event that’s about to unfold didn’t actually happen.  I mean, because it didn’t.  It couldn’t possibly have. Let’s pretend for one second that on college football’s opening Saturday that a theoretical Continue reading

Chumpservations, Vol. 38: Frogs, floods and circus freaks

Sports fans, please forgive me.  It’s been nearly a year since my last Chumpservations.  So, without further ado, let’s get this reunion started, shall we? Making sense of the unicycle I was driving home from the supermarket the other evening Continue reading

A different way to watch the fight: A sign o’ the times

I hope you all are ready for another one of those I’m-an-old-fart-comma-technology-has-totally-passed-me-by type of posts… because here it comes. When I was in college (way) back in the day, my old roommate and I used to steal cable.  Cox Communications Continue reading

Why football needs to use its head before it’s too late

I had a conversation with Uncle of SportsChump over the phone the other day. For those of you who don’t know, Uncle of SportsChump is one of our nation’s, last remaining baseball fans. Having eaten, breathed and slept baseball all Continue reading

Rock and racial profiling

“I don’t know exactly what John Oates does but I can tell you Darryl Hall never had a hit record without him.” -Chris Rock, Total Blackout Tour, 2017 I hit the Doobie Brothers/Chicago concert the other night at Tampa’s most Continue reading