Knowing Your Place:  What College Sports Programs and Booty Calls Have in Common

I used to have a friend, still do actually, who used to preach the expression “Know your place” when it came to women and relationships. I would talk to him regularly about my goings on with the opposite sex.  Many Continue reading

Coaches, Comebacks and Crashes: Just Another Opening Week in the NFL

What a wild weekend it was.  After a hot, first week picking college football games with Zen-like precision, my Week One NFL wagers were horribly ill-advised.  Were it not for a few lucky college parlays, I’d currently be standing on Continue reading

This week in As The Coaching Carousel Turns…

What a bizarre few days this has been for football coaches, more so than normal even.  If neck braces, nepotism, runway dismissals and billionaire babblings don’t scream made-for-television drama, I don’t know what does.

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.

The pay-per-view event we would ALL like to see

“I’m an idea man, Chuck” -Michael Keaton as Bill Blazejowski in Night Shift Hey, I have ideas too. Good ones sometimes. And just like every other sports fan, I have unanswered questions.

What to watch this weekend (Oct. 24-25)

This Saturday’s college slate gives us a quick breather from the top-ranked, head-to-head matchups we’ve seen so much of lately. The weekend features only one contest between ranked teams and a number of distinct favorites squaring off against theoretically lesser Continue reading

What to watch this weekend (Oct. 10-12)

  It’s always a spectacle in the South when football kicks into full gear but this weekend is particularly big.  And by big, I mean HUGE! 

Just another Florida-Tennessee weekend

  The road trip to Gainesville had been planned for months.   Just as both Florida and Tennessee had earmarked September 19 on their calendar, my friends and I had done so as well. 

What to watch this weekend (Sept. 18-20)

  Back by popular demand, sportschump.net has once again decided to preview the weekend’s most important match-ups.  For those of you who don’t eat, drink and sleep SportsCenter, here’s what you should be watching this weekend.