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

Week 8

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

NFL Week Seven Against the Spread Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs. KP vs. The Duck

Week 7

Well, football camp obviously didn’t work for me. I was kicked out for sleeping late, not paying enough attention and hitting on one too many counselors in training.  Oh, how I long for the luxurious setting of my cardboard box Continue reading

NFL Week Six Against the Spread Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs. KP vs. Big Papa

Week Six

Guess what, gang. I’m going to football school. It’s a special kind of football school too.  It’s more of a camp, really, for people who know very little about the sport but who are willing to learn.  At this Football Continue reading

Patriots, Pressers and Perfectly Pitched Pouts: New England coach goes Belisheed on his way to Cincinnati

The hoodie

One of the most underrated and commonly forgotten press conferences of all time is Rasheed Wallace’s “Both Teams Played Hard.”  It falls slightly short of Allen Iverson’s “We Talkin’ ‘Bout Practice” but then again, what doesn’t? Back in 2003, Rasheed Continue reading

NFL Week Five Against the Spread Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs. KP vs. Speedbeagle

Pick Em Week Five

Okay, so I’m starting to feel a little better about myself.  On what was a pretty difficult week to pick games, the Chump actually went 8-4-1 while his opponents both went 6-7, leading to the inexplicable urge to refer to Continue reading

NFL Week Four Against the Spread Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs. KP vs. Darrell Harden

Pick Em Week Four

(Deep exhale) Okay, after last week’s picks, I’m starting to feel a little better about myself.  I’m not quite ready to move out of my cardboard box but at least my bags are packed. My picks the first two weeks Continue reading

What to do, what to do: Roger Goodell contemplates changes in NFL conduct policy

Goodell and the NFL podium

If you haven’t heard the names Ray Rice or Adrian Peterson lately, you haven’t been paying much attention to your surroundings. The NFL in all its facets, from commissioner to owners to coaching staff to players, has come under tremendous Continue reading