Welcome to America where winning is everything, unless you’re Tony Romo

There’s been an inordinate amount of talk lately about Tony Romo.  After fourteen seasons in the NFL, the veteran Cowboy quarterback has finally decided to hang up his cleats.  Not by his choosing, of course.  The Cowboys didn’t want to Continue reading

Not only college teams dance this March, Twitter’s commentary on NFL free agency

College basketball’s March Madness isn’t the only dance craze sweeping the nation this month.  In 32 cities around the country, NFL GMs, coaches and owners sit in their war rooms and discuss doling out higher salaries than those given to Continue reading

National Football Beleaguered

This is a down year for the NFL. Do you know how I know that?  It’s not because all the networks which air their product claim ratings are down over 10% from last year.  That could be just random disinterest Continue reading

Week Ten Standings, Week Eleven Lines and a Smooth Transition of Power

Thirteen people walk into a Las Vegas casino and no, this isn’t another remake of Ocean’s Eleven, which is ironic considering we’re entering the NFL’s Week Eleven.  See how it all comes full circle? The big news in the NFL Continue reading

Week Three Results, Week Four Lines and Why Not to Believe the Hype

It’s times like these where I have to convince myself I know something about football.  I try, I really do, but these first three weeks have been a jagged little pill to swallow.  Just ask my bookie. Welcome to your Continue reading

Athletes, domestic violence, contrition and the overwhelming lack thereof

New York Yankees pitcher Aroldis Chapman was just suspended thirty games by Major League Baseball for a domestic violence dispute in which he allegedly assaulted his girlfriend.  Johnny Manziel is currently under investigation for similar acts.  Ray Rice last carried Continue reading

Stick a fork in ‘em Sunday

We’re going to start a new feature here at SportsChump where we celebrate the ugly by sticking the proverbial fork in it.  And in this year’s NFL, there is plenty of ugly to go around. Even though it’s only Week Continue reading