Keeping up with the Warriors: A line-setting exercise in futility

Last year, with the Cavs down three games to one and facing elimination, Las Vegas reset their line for Cleveland to win the Finals.  If you had the foresight to predict the Cavs’ historic comeback, you could have made twenty-five Continue reading

Defending James Dolan and Roger Goodell (yea, right)

I like to be liked. Overall, I think I’m a pretty likeable guy.  I’m sure there are a number people out there who don’t care much for me but in general, I don’t think I am hated.  Being hated would Continue reading

SportsChump sends correspondent to Houston to cover Super Bowl LI!!!

Okay, so he went on his own dime but that’s beside the point. Long time SportsChump readers are quite familiar with the Don Calvino. If you’re a newbie to the website, you can catch up on our antics HERE, HERE Continue reading

SportsChump’s nth Annual NFL Playoff and Super Bowl Pick ‘Em

I’ve thought long and hard about who to wager on this weekend and I’ve come to one, well-educated conclusion. I may lay off the games altogether. I mean, I have no idea who is going to win either of these Continue reading

Starring Tom Brady as Clint Eastwood… or Ferris Bueller?

I had this vision the other day of Tom Brady riding off into the sunset after one final, big game victory. He could always play more football, extending his already Hall of Fame career but at this point, he doesn’t Continue reading

Sports Snobbery, Episode Seven: Super Bowl? What Super Bowl?

As I’m prone to do on slow nights behind the bar, which are fortunately becoming more and more infrequent, I’ll strike up random conversations about this or that with my customer base.  With the Super Bowl approaching, I chose the Continue reading

Comedy Central crushes Coldplay with a simple hashtag

With all this talk about Coldplay performing the Super Bowl halftime show, my favorite social media venue has come up with a hashtag to employ our sensibilities.  It’s called #betterhalftimeshows. I’ve already discussed how the NFL could make the halftime Continue reading

Fixing the Super Bowl Half Time Show once and for all

Any successful business owner will tell you they don’t want to hear complaints from their employees.  They want solutions.  Routinely present well devised plans to your supervisor instead of bitching in their ear and you’ll find yourself on the fast 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