The rise and fall of Lawrence Phillips

In the wake of the nation’s most dominant college running back winning the Heisman Trophy, I couldn’t help but think about another who didn’t. I remember it like it was yesterday even though it was a lifetime ago.  It’s been Continue reading

The Twitterverse roasts Jameis Winston and his sticky fingers

I’m sorry, people. I’m just having too much fun with this whole Twitter thing. When someone told me Florida State quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston was cited for shoplifting crab legs out of a Tallahassee Publix, I immediately Continue reading

The myth of the USC quarterback

Matt Barkley.  Mark Sanchez.  John David Booty.  Matt Leinart.  Carson Palmer. Over the past fifteen years, these are the names of the gentlemen that we, as college football fans, have been led to believe are the second coming of the Continue reading

SportsChump 2011 Year in Review

I had so much fun with this project last year that I figured I’d duplicate the effort for 2011.  Besides, it gives my newer readers a look back at 365 days of my ranting and raving.

Heisman Trophy winners or runners-up: Who made the better pros?

A buddy and I were recently discussing past Heisman Trophy winners.  After all, it is that time of year. As we all know, bringing home the most coveted, individual award in college athletics doesn’t necessarily guarantee success in the NFL.

Another Sunday afternoon of texting leads to potential podcast revival

Every once in a while, I’ve been known to plop down at a local saloon, watch some random sporting event and text my buddy Croshere (whose secret identity may soon be revealed pending podcast).  I’ll giggle and snort out loud, Continue reading

Same Name creates awkward love triangle between Reggie Bush, SportsChump and Kim Kardashian

These days, original ideas are harder and harder to come by, which probably explains why there are so few decent shows on television.

Introducing the Hail or Rail Scale: Cam Newton, Boise State, Brad Childress, Randy Moss, Rajon Rondo, Blake Griffin, Zenyatta and the Giants

SportsChump would like to introduce a new, interactive feature called the Hail or Rail Scale (name subject to change based upon better suggestions from readers).  It’ll be a weekly, or monthly, or every-so-oftenly barometer where we quantify how much we Continue reading