Week Seventeen Against the Spread Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs KP vs. Moms?

I’ve been beaten so bad this football season, I ran out and called my mommy. You think I’m joking. I hereby concede that Kevin Paul is considerably luckier, er…. what I meant to say was, better at picking NFL games Continue reading

NFL Week Nine Against the Spread Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs. KP vs. Ronbets

Baby steps. Just like the grey, sweat-suited, headband wearing Rocky Balboa descended from his front porch to sprint through the streets and triumphantly climb the steps of Philadelphia’s Art Museum, I too raise my hands in victory.  Of course, Balboa Continue reading

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

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

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

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. 

Dennis Rodman speaks to the youth of today and other horrific ideas perpetrated by the publishing industry

I read somewhere that Dennis Rodman is putting out a children’s book.  More power to him.

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.

They said what? Another glorious week of sports sound-bites starring Albert Pujols, Bob Stoops, Derek Fisher and Rex Ryan

Meet Albert Pujols, new master of the understatement.