Reasons we love sports, Vols. 5-8: Bartolo Colon’s workout video, Johnny Manziel’s wig and ‘stache, Mike Tyson’s Christmas present and a Buffalo Bills fan’s flaming backside

Here is yet further proof that the insanely wacky world of sports never ceases to provide us with the type of quality entertainment that simply cannot be fabricated.  And you wonder why I watch so intently. Bartolo Colon just released 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

Bad teams! Bad!

“That’s right, that’s right.  We bad!  Uh huh!” -Richard Pryor, Stir Crazy, 1980 We’ve talked a lot about fandom over the past few months, more specifically when it is acceptable for sports fans to switch allegiances and what rights we Continue reading

And down the stretch they come… Your 2011 NFL Over Under contest update

Since we last checked in to our first annual Over/Under contest, six more teams have hit their number, making it ten teams to officially do so with only four weeks remaining. 

Over/Under Contest Recap and the first two weeks of the NFL season

It’s officially time to review our 19 brave entries into SportsChump’s first ever NFL Over/Under contest.  Not a bad turnout if I do say so myself. 

NFL Preview: Part 1 (AFC)

Here is part 1 (AFC) of my two part NFL preview. I debated picking projected records, grading off seasons or just delivering instructions on how to knit a Bill Belichick Patriots cut off sweatshirt (to be used as bonfire kindling Continue reading

The ego-driven athlete: A top five list

  Narcissism is defined as having an excessive love or admiration for oneself.  The word comes from the mythological Narcissus who fell in love with his own reflection in a pool of water and then drowned after staring at it Continue reading