Aces, unders and great, big balls of steel

If you’ve been reading this website at all this football season, you’ve heard me complain (for far too long unfortunately) about how my wagers are a river of darkness… a big, steamy, sewage-filled river of darkness. I think I had Continue reading

Initial Thoughts on the 2014 MLB Playoffs

Stat Of The Day No sport has bastardized the use of the statistic more than Major League Baseball. Here’s proof. Headed into the bottom of the fourth inning of Game Two of the ALDS between Detroit and Baltimore, Victor Martinez Continue reading

A fever-inspired, sports world turned upside-down Chumpservations, Vol. 32

I’ve been bed-ridden lately with a pretty nasty fever so I apologize for not contributing my usual batch of internet clutter.  The good news is that my doctor has ruled out mono, halitosis, gingivitis and chronic tardiness so I got Continue reading

Predicting the future in sports? No thanks.

I had an interesting thought the other day. There’s a scene from one of the Back to the Future movies where Christopher Lloyd travels back in time with a list of the next World Series winners.  (I wonder if he Continue reading

Introducing the Hail or Rail Scale: Cam Newton, Boise State, Brad Childress, Randy Moss, Rajon Rondo, Blake Griffin, Zenyatta and the Giants

SportsChump would like to introduce a new, interactive feature called the Hail or Rail Scale (name subject to change based upon better suggestions from readers).  It’ll be a weekly, or monthly, or every-so-oftenly barometer where we quantify how much we Continue reading

Amusing Tweets from Game One of the World Series

On a wild Wednesday night in sports, I decided to spend the evening Tweeting.  (I promise, I have a life.)

The night I knocked out Brock Lesnar and other tall tales from the weekend in sports

This Saturday, I traveled to Gainesville to witness the marital vows of an old poker buddy, so before we even start talking about sports, I’d like to extend my most sincere and heartfelt congratulations to Damion 2.0 and his beautiful Continue reading