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

Another one bites the dust: NFL veterans realize their true net worth

It’s getting bloody out on the tundra and offensive and defensive linemen are still on spring break. By the time next NFL season rolls around, we’re going to need an all-inclusive fan guide to see who’s playing where and this Continue reading

Field goals count for three points and other important lessons in football

A friend and I were driving around town last week listening to the local broadcast of the Outback Bowl.  Even though I live in Tampa and he was just visiting, he and I determined that bowl game, which featured neither Continue reading

Reasons we love sports, Vols. 1 and 2: Fruit baskets and breakups (video)

Listen to the next few stories and follow along, as if you haven’t already.  They might help you sports fans on the fringe understand why so many of us on the other end of that spectrum tailgate on Saturdays, huddle 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. 

A mid-season look at NFL over-unders

Now that we’ve reached the mid-way point of the NFL season, I thought it’d be wise to revisit our Over/Under contest and see whether any of us have been able to cash a winning ticket.

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

What to watch this weekend (Nov. 7 – 9)

Remember those sharply dressed fellows in last week’s What to Watch? You know… the ones desperately trying to gain entry into that South Beach BCS night club? Their names were Iowa, TCU, Cincinnati, Boise State and LSU. Well, the lights Continue reading

The good, the bad and the fugly: An NFL quarterly

  What have we learned in the first four weeks of this NFL season other than we’re damn glad football is finally back?  We know there are a number of quality teams that are playing some really good football.  Then Continue reading