The SportsChump Summer Concert Series, Part II: The Remembrance Files

Summer Concert Series

It’s summertime and there’s really not all that much to talk about.  Nobody gives a shit about baseball.  A guy knifing his own jersey is the biggest story of the season.  The Olympics are approaching but the USA Basketball team Continue reading

Chumpservations, Vol. 35: Melodic Death Metal, the greens at Augusta and the price you pay for history

chumpservations new height

One faithful reader requested I post another Chumpservations. Chumpservations used to be a mainstay on this website.  After all, there have been 34 official volumes since the site’s been operational.  Previous chumpservations haven’t necessarily been about sports (I think I Continue reading

Flogging Draft Night

Flogging Draft Night

I went to last year’s Buccaneers Draft Party.  After all, it was a big event. The lowly (for far too long) Tampa Bay Buccaneers had earned the dubious distinction of drafting first in 2015.  I say dubious because the rights Continue reading

Twitter completes my Sunday with Fake Rock and Roll Facts hashtag

rock and roll

I woke up late Sunday morning needing a relaxing day in front of me. I had worked tirelessly for eight of the last nine days.  My Larry Bird-like back needed a rest and my Larry Bird-like skin tone was in Continue reading

Fixing the Super Bowl Half Time Show once and for all

Rock and Roll

Any successful business owner will tell you they don’t want to hear complaints from their employees.  They want solutions.  Routinely present well devised plans to your supervisor instead of bitching in their ear and you’ll find yourself on the fast Continue reading

The agony of the winning wager never placed

Rousey Holm

I live my life by the Stevie Ray Vaughn rule. The Stevie Ray Vaughn rule is as such.  In 1990, I was in New Orleans for their annual Jazz & Heritage Festival.  Lacking funds, I opted not to go the Continue reading

SportsChump’s Helpful Halloween Tips and Top Five All-Time Costumes, complete with photos

Trick or Treat

Halloween is a special time of year.  Some people actually dread it.  The whole idea of getting made up or taking care of kids in a sugar coma or shopping for costumes last minute can be kind of a drag. Continue reading

An odd thing happened on the way to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Rock and Roll

As most of you know, I tend bar for a living. One of the keys to being a good bartender, in my mind at least, is the ability to strike up thought-provoking conversation amongst your customers, particularly during the slower Continue reading