Week Twelve Against the Spread Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs. KP vs. Ken Fang

My car’s thermostat read 40 degrees Fahrenheit as I drove home from work the other night.  Can I get a Brrrrr!!!! from the congregation… or just raise your hand, assuming it’s not frozen stuck to your keyboard. I live in Continue reading

Week Ten Against the Spread Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs. KP vs. Doctor Milhouse

There’s an expression I’ve learned over my many years of living in the South.  It goes a little something like this. When referring to someone’s usefulness, or lack thereof, it’s not uncommon to hear a true Southerner say “That boy Continue reading

Book Review: Low Collision Crossers by Nicholas Dawidoff

As rabid, unapologetic American sports fans, every Sunday during football season we huddle around or television sets, congregate at our local watering holes or if we have the funds, attend games with family and friends, eagerly anticipating what the next Continue reading

A Jonathan Villar-Brandon Phillips inspired caption contest

The other night in Houston, one man put his face in the butt of another and didn’t even have the decency to do it in the privacy of his own home.  This time around, there were 25,000 fans there to Continue reading

Why Drew Brees holds the keys to Tampa Bay’s success in 2013

Darrelle Revis tore his ACL on September 23, 2012. Seven months later, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed him to a conditional yet lucrative, multi-year contract. 

They Said What, Vol. 5 starring the (second) greatest wide receiver ever, more alleged drug use in sports and the potential reemergence of JaMarcus Russell and Allen Iverson

So Randy Moss thinks he’s the best wide receiver ever to play in the NFL. 

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

Ripping paper/laughing baby: A metaphor for modern sports

Aside from being possibly the cutest thing you’ve ever seen on the internet, it occurred to me that the following video serves as the perfect metaphor for sports today.