And you thought Ryan Lochte had a bad week…

Ryan Lochte is home and safe from his now swimmingly, infamous excursions in Rio de Janeiro.  Sure he lost half his endorsers (worth about a million or so in change) for lying about his buddies taking a gas station men’s Continue reading

Midnight Meat Train derailed: A tale of fantasy, heartbreak and a season lost by a single point

“Nobody’s ever made it their first jump.”  “I know, but what if he does.” –          Tank and Mouse discussing Neo and the jump program in The Matrix “Les jeux sont faits. Translation: the game is up.” –          Jeffrey Jones as Continue reading

SportsChump’s NFL Picks Against the World – Week Five

Textbooks in hand, I walked nervously into my advisor’s office, some million moons ago.  He wasn’t so much my advisor as much as he was the designated advisor for about 30,000 other students a year who chose to study liberal Continue reading

NFL quarterbacks: Still crazy after all these years

“They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky.  They’re all together ooky.” –   Addams Family theme song 32 men. That’s it. Only 32 men out of several hundred million that live in this country get to be the starting quarterback Continue reading

The Mighty Mississipp

I enrolled at the University of Florida in 1987.  Since that time, I can recall the Gators losing three times to either Ole Miss or Mississippi State. There have obviously been more than just three Gator losses to those two Continue reading

NFL Week Five Against the Spread Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs. KP vs. Speedbeagle

Okay, so I’m starting to feel a little better about myself.  On what was a pretty difficult week to pick games, the Chump actually went 8-4-1 while his opponents both went 6-7, leading to the inexplicable urge to refer to Continue reading

Two great quarterbacking minds plot to rid the world of Tim Tebow: Another work of complete and total fiction

“Peeeeeeyton!” “Johnnnnnny!!!  Or should I say… boss?” The two Hall of Fame quarterbacks embraced then sat down to dinner to finalize their plot to rid Denver of a quarterback who had become inexplicably more popular than them.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers get their man

Honeymoons are fun.  At least I imagine they are; I’ve never been hitched.   The flowers haven’t wilted, piles of wedding presents remain unwrapped and the romance is alive and kicking.