“It’s not always the word. It’s the context in which the word is said.” -Chris Rock Often words get misconstrued. Anyone who has ever felt tongue-tied in a moment of pressure can relate. Probably not as much as multi-million athletes Continue reading
“Football is so important.” -John Jacobs, comedian Last Sunday was special, more special in some parts of the country than in others but special nonetheless. As we all know, most NFL games are played on Sunday but last Sunday was Continue reading
Alright, let’s take a stab at this weekend’s games. I took last weekend off, using the rather lame ‘my crystal ball was in the shop’ excuse but you already know how I wagered if you read how two godforsaken kickers Continue reading
Ah, the never-ending joy of wagering on the NFL. One thing many people overlook about the sustained success of both college and professional football is not only the excitement and unpredictability the sport brings and the gladiator-like nature of the Continue reading
Professional athletes do the strangest things. They also wear the strangest things.
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
* I wrote this piece three years ago after attending the Buccaneers’ first round playoff game against the New York Giants. Things were different back then. Jon Gruden roamed the Tampa sidelines, Jeff Garcia was still taking snaps and the Continue reading
Welcome one and all to SportsChump’s first official live chat. Since we’re all broke, pull up your laptop, make yourself a beverage, turn on your tube and let’s talk some NFL playoffs. SportsChump Ravens-Chiefs/Packers-Eagles chat