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

To lose or not to lose. That is the question.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers play the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Technically speaking, neither team has anything to play for. That’s right, ladies and gentlemen.  Welcome to that time of the NFL season again, the very final week, when the Continue reading

They said what, Volume Six: Chris Archer, Adolpho Birch, Stephen A. Smith, Drew Brees, Shelley Meyer and Derrick Rose

Oh how a simple flip of the bat can ruffle some feathers. On a recent road trip to Tampa Bay, the Boston Red Sox took on a three-game set against their division rivals, the Tampa Bay Rays.  The Rays took Continue reading

Playoffs! Playoffs? And the ever-changing mind of SportsChump

On the eve of NFL Playoff weekend, I lay in bed listening to sportscasters talk about how unfair it was that the Green Bay Packers, winners of the NFC North, were awarded a home playoff game by virtue of winning Continue reading

Not so fast, my friend: The death knell for Josh Freeman stops momentarily in Week One, or so we think

Last Sunday afternoon, Geno Smith started his very first game as quarterback for the New York Jets.  On the Buccaneers’ side of the football, Josh Freeman started his 57th.

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. 

Wheel…. of… Dunces!!!

Here at SportsChump, we like to play a game called Wheel of Dunces: Commissioners’ Edition.  With the bone-headed moves our sports commissioners bless us with on a regular basis, we could actually play this game more often but who has Continue reading

Greg Schiano and the Buccaneers long for the days of replacement refs

I saw two things this Sunday that I can’t say I’ve ever seen before, three if you consider the fact that the Buccaneers had a home game televised.

Conversation with a Saints fan: Another SportsChump Q&A

Saints fans are a unique lot.  I’m not suggesting they’re either more or less dedicated than any other fan base.  Let’s just say, they’re different.