Debunking the Clean Slate Myth

How many times have you heard it? It’s the beginning of the football season and “every team starts with a clean slate.” That’s laughable. While it’s certainly mathematically logical to say that all 32 NFL teams have a chance at Continue reading

Week Twelve Against the Spread Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs. KP vs. Ken Fang

My car’s thermostat read 40 degrees Fahrenheit as I drove home from work the other night.  Can I get a Brrrrr!!!! from the congregation… or just raise your hand, assuming it’s not frozen stuck to your keyboard. I live in Continue reading

NFL Week Four Against the Spread Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs. KP vs. Darrell Harden

(Deep exhale) Okay, after last week’s picks, I’m starting to feel a little better about myself.  I’m not quite ready to move out of my cardboard box but at least my bags are packed. My picks the first two weeks Continue reading

Barred Conversations: Johnny Manziel, Madonna, Moody Blues and Hall of Fame Worthiness

I was chatting up my local bartender after a mid-afternoon round of golf the other day when I stumbled onto yet another bizarre sports conversation. The gentleman pouring the drinks had a few years on me.  A replay of some Continue reading

A Tale of Two Drafts

The upcoming NFL and NBA Drafts are more similar than any we’ve seen in recent history.  In fact, they’re so similar, it’s eerie. This year, I’ll feel like I’m watching a Wheel of Fortune rerun except instead of the lucky Continue reading