What Did Tennessee? What Arkansas: The Conclusion of a Vacation Well Spent

Remember at the beginning of this adventure when I A-Teamingly hinted that I liked when a plan comes together?  The objective of this trip was for four old friends to visit Memphis and travel to Fayetteville to see Florida take Continue reading

The trek to Fayetteville, Part “And Then There Were” Four

The Don Calvino finally arrived early Friday morning bearing gifts: a beautiful bottle of Bajan rum, officially making it the first bottle of Mount Gay to travel from Barbados to Atlanta to Memphis to Fayetteville and then to Tampa.  Somebody Continue reading

The trek to Arkansas, Part “And Then There Were” Three

“Memphis is a city that hums and thrums. Its song is constant.” Robert Gordon, Respect Yourself: Stax Records and the Soul Explosion I have a few US cities left on my “to-visit” bucket list.  For example, I’ve never been to Continue reading

The Trek to Fayetteville, Arkansas

I love it when a plan comes together.  I hate it when one doesn’t. As a (two-time) graduate of the University of Florida, I’ve seen countless games at the stadium that is currently known as Steve Spurrier Florida Field at Continue reading

Not in Kansas anymore: SportsChump and Andrew Wiggins invade the O’Dome

The mid-week roadie started out like any other, with me perusing Florida basketball’s schedule to see if any home games coincided with one of my rare night’s off.  One pretty important game did. 

My journey to Augusta National, Part One

With all this talk of a record Mega Millions payout, the news that I had struck lottery gold actually came long before that. My lottery tickets, to Augusta National, arrived in my mailbox a month earlier. I booked my flight, Continue reading

Raving about Rondo: Our newfound obsession with Rajon Rondo and why it is justified

Rajon Rondo is slowly becoming a household name.  While doing so, he might just land himself another NBA championship.

Brushes with sports greatness, Vol. 2: Tiger Woods, Bay Hill and the origin of the Steve Lowery Fan Club

This is a tale of two, beautiful, March afternoons that took place only a few years apart… back when Tiger Woods was still playing golf.  At the time, I was living in Orlando, home of the Bay Hill Club & Continue reading

Weekly SportsChumpdate featuring Lou Holtz, Brandon Marshall, Raheem Morris, Matt Barkley, Frank Sinatra and Do-overs

  First and foremost, I’d like to thank all those who helped spread the Sportschump.net gospel by handing out bookmarks at Thursday’s Buccaneers-Dolphins game.  You know who you are.  We welcome all new visitors to the site and encourage you Continue reading