Decisions, decisions and the coaches who make them

Last Sunday night, the Broncos and Chiefs squared off in a crucial AFC West battle.  Currently only two games separate three teams in that division.  As the season winds down, the winner of this game would have a huge advantage Continue reading

National Football Beleaguered

This is a down year for the NFL. Do you know how I know that?  It’s not because all the networks which air their product claim ratings are down over 10% from last year.  That could be just random disinterest Continue reading

Twitter reacts to ugly first half of football, douses Seahawks with unkindness

Twitter has a tendency to kick a man while he’s down.  They had no better opportunity to do so than Sunday afternoon when the Seattle Seahawks traveled to Carolina but forgot to get off the plane. The third of the Continue reading

Round 2 predictions: The NFL Playoffs continue

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

Kickers and pleasers: Just another Sunday wagering on professional football

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

The absolute meaninglessness of winning your division in professional sports

Winning your division in professional sports is borderline pointless.  And I’ll prove it to you. The Minnesota Vikings traveled to Green Bay on a cold Sunday night to play the Packers for the NFC North title.  And before we wax Continue reading

Ten pressing questions for the 2015 NFL season

If we had a crystal ball to tell us what’s going to happen this NFL season, we’d all be millionaires.  Unfortunately, Lady Cleo and Dionne Warwick have cornered the market on clairvoyance so you and I are going to have Continue reading

One questionable play call ends an unquestionably historic football contest

Lost in the blur of our Super Bowl hangover, lost in all the Pete Carroll-bashing and the wondering where Marshawn Marshawn Marshawn was, lost in the fisticuffs immediately afterwards and the inexplicable ESPN comparisons to Bill Buckner was the fact Continue reading

SportsChump’s Third Annual Super Bowl Contest: 20 Questions edition

And then there were two. That’s right, sports fans.  We are smack dab in the middle of the most anticipatory fourteen days of the sports year: the two weeks leading up to the Super Bowl.  After a long and rather Continue reading

Chumpservations, Vol. 33: Timothy, Marshawn, Jameis, Giancarlo, William and the cure to end attendance woes

I woke up from a blissful slumber the other afternoon to find an online headline that read…  “Tim Tebow Caught In Controversial Photo.” My imagination raced. Could the saintly Tim Tebow have posed nude for someone back in his Gainesville Continue reading