Ask not for whom the seat’s hot… it’s hot for three

We’ve talked on end about how fickle the sports world is and how quickly things can change. Whether you’re talking pro sports or collegiate, fans, alumni, boosters and owners all want to know what you have done for them lately.  Continue reading

Debunking the Clean Slate Myth

How many times have you heard it? It’s the beginning of the football season and “every team starts with a clean slate.” That’s laughable. While it’s certainly mathematically logical to say that all 32 NFL teams have a chance at Continue reading

Ten pressing questions for the 2015 NFL season

If we had a crystal ball to tell us what’s going to happen this NFL season, we’d all be millionaires.  Unfortunately, Lady Cleo and Dionne Warwick have cornered the market on clairvoyance so you and I are going to have Continue reading

Week Seventeen Against the Spread Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs KP vs. Moms?

I’ve been beaten so bad this football season, I ran out and called my mommy. You think I’m joking. I hereby concede that Kevin Paul is considerably luckier, er…. what I meant to say was, better at picking NFL games Continue reading

Twitterverse welcomes Johnny Manziel to the NFL… the hard way

It was bound to happen. When Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine finally succumbed to the pressure of an entire city by starting rookie sensation/eventual reality television star Johnny “Football” Manziel over more proven commodity, Brian Hoyer, the internet was Continue reading

They Said What? Volume Seven: Kobe Bryant

There’s a reason why fringe the sports fan resents professional sports and the athletes that play them.  Kobe Bryant is a stark reminder of that. In a recent interview, Kobe Bryant said he believes athletes like he and LeBron James Continue reading

Michael Sam sacks Johnny Manziel!!! In other less important news, Sam Bradford is out for the season.

This pre-season, two NFL players have been talked about more than any others.  Those two men are Michael Sam and Johnny Manziel.  (And BOOM!  Just by mentioning those two names in my opening paragraph, my website received a million more Continue reading

Barred Conversations: Johnny Manziel, Madonna, Moody Blues and Hall of Fame Worthiness

I was chatting up my local bartender after a mid-afternoon round of golf the other day when I stumbled onto yet another bizarre sports conversation. The gentleman pouring the drinks had a few years on me.  A replay of some Continue reading

#AskJameis campaign teaches lesson in cruelty and other ill-advised Twitter forum ideas

Florida State University and its Heisman Trophy winning quarterback, Jameis Winston, recently realized that Twitter can have more of a bite than Shark Week. In keeping with the 21st century, someone in charge of the Florida State athletic brain trust Continue reading