SportsChump’s NFL Picks Against the World – Week Five

Textbooks in hand, I walked nervously into my advisor’s office, some million moons ago.  He wasn’t so much my advisor as much as he was the designated advisor for about 30,000 other students a year who chose to study liberal Continue reading

Twitter eases the pain of another sordid Sunday

Ah yes, the frustration of the Sunday afternoon for those of us who root for NFL teams that are, shall we say, lacking.  I’m becoming convinced the reason so many of us play fantasy football is because the real-life teams Continue reading

Just when we thought we’d had enough Lovie Dovey

I don’t know about you guys but last week, I was ready for a tirade. I’m not talking about a Jim McElwain kind of blowup where you yell at your player until your hair shakes, face turns red and a Continue reading

NFL Week Nine Against the Spread Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs. KP vs. Ronbets

Baby steps. Just like the grey, sweat-suited, headband wearing Rocky Balboa descended from his front porch to sprint through the streets and triumphantly climb the steps of Philadelphia’s Art Museum, I too raise my hands in victory.  Of course, Balboa Continue reading

NFL Week Eight Against the Spread Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs. KP vs. Lisa Horne

I received a very cordial letter from the President and CEO of Caesar’s Palace this week.  It went a little something like this. Dear Mr. Humpherys Please accept this letter as a formal invitation to visit our famous and elegant Continue reading

Questioning ownership’s will to win: The curious case of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

*One of the great things about running a sports website is that, every once in a while, I run into a character with something interesting to say.  Either they’ll agree with me or disagree but the interaction always leads to Continue reading