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

Michael Sam sacks Johnny Manziel!!! In other less important news, Sam Bradford is out for the season.

Sam sacks Manziel

This pre-season, two NFL players have been talked about more than any others.  Those two men are Michael Sam and Johnny Manziel.  (And BOOM!  Just by mentioning those two names in my opening paragraph, my website received a million more Continue reading

Barred Conversations: Johnny Manziel, Madonna, Moody Blues and Hall of Fame Worthiness

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

I was chatting up my local bartender after a mid-afternoon round of golf the other day when I stumbled onto yet another bizarre sports conversation. The gentleman pouring the drinks had a few years on me.  A replay of some Continue reading

Mascots and prejudice: The ongoing saga of the Washington Redskins

washington redskins logo

I’ve got an old friend whose name is Dan Gleason.  We used to call him “Rocket” Dan.  Despite being one of the elder statesmen among our merry band of bar-dwelling, hoop-shooting Gator fans, Dan had a solid game and a Continue reading