No Shit, Sherlock: Volume One

Hotels.com has a new mascot.  His name is Captain Obvious.  His pitch in their relatively entertaining, television spots is that using their website to book a vacation is the obvious choice. Years ago while hosting Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update, Continue reading

Giving it the old college try

All I want for Christmas is a slightly above average football coach. That’s probably the sentiment of most college football fans in America, for if it’s one thing we’ve learned lately, having a coach who is too successful can be Continue reading

Winners, losers and also-rans from an opening weekend in college football

There’s not always a lot that can be told from the first weekend of college football.  Most major programs schedule patsies as warm-ups for their season.  But some winners and losers became very clear this Labor Day weekend.

Bobby Bowden, the Florida State Seminoles and the end of an era

Thanksgiving is a special time of year.  It’s a holiday when family and friends gather round the dinner table and give thanks for everything they have.  Back in the day, I used to dread that time of year for it Continue reading

What to watch this weekend (Sept. 18-20)

  Back by popular demand, sportschump.net has once again decided to preview the weekend’s most important match-ups.  For those of you who don’t eat, drink and sleep SportsCenter, here’s what you should be watching this weekend.