Parting thoughts, we think, on Steve Spurrier

Not that the Ol’ Ball Coach needs any confirmation from yours truly but do you know how I know Steve Spurrier was a great coach?  Because everybody I knew that wasn’t a Florida Gator fan absolutely despised the guy. Ask Continue reading

Things that make you go Brrrrrr!

“I’m Mister Snow. I’m Mister Icicle. I’m Mister Ten Below. Friends call me Snow Miser.” The Year Without A Santa Claus, 1974 While gratuitously spreading suntan lotion all over our bodies, those of us who live in Florida tend to Continue reading

Revisiting the uselessness of pre-season college football polls

After watching this wild and wacky bowl season, it dawned on me that this year’s final college football rankings will look quite a bit different than they did back in August. I’m not faulting anyone for being unable to predict Continue reading

Wagering on sports’ biggest underdogs

Every so often, I’ll get e-mails from potential contributors asking me to post this article or that hyperlink on any given, sports-related topic.

Florida Gators to play for a national championship in two easy steps: So you’re saying there’s a chance

Watch me as I rile up Gator fans.  This should be pretty easy considering I’m one of them and we’re a rather excitable bunch. Gator faithful, you can still win yourselves a national championship! 

Weekly Caption Contest pokes fun at Mark Richt and the 1-2 Georgia Bulldogs

Oh how the mighty have fallen. If you opened a newspaper today and looked at the SEC East standings, you’d find an unusual site: Mark Richt’s Georgia Bulldogs at the very bottom.  Under Kentucky.  Under Vanderbilt.  Under South Carolina against Continue reading

Chumping to Conclusions about Alabama, Boise State, Terrelle Pryor, UCLA, Tennessee, Steve Spurrier, Donovan McNabb, Calvin Johnson and when a completion is not a completion

Is Alabama really THIS good?  Let me get this straight.  They played their first two games without their starting running back.  Their second game was against a school we thought would be a worthwhile opponent in Penn State and they 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.

They said what? Jordan on LeBron, Bus Cook on Favre, Wade on 9/11, Saban on pimps and film critics on Inception

Michael Jordan on LeBron James Poor LeBron.  He’s been living in Michael Jordan’s shadow ever since he entered the league.  His recent “Decision” hasn’t made things any easier for his newly, blemished image.

Chumpservations, Vol. 14: John Wall, Wimbledon, Texas Rangers, World Cup soccer, Landon Donovan, Steve Smith and Dick Vitale impressions

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