Upset!

When sports commentary blowhards (present company excluded, of course) play the reactionary, “biggest or best ever” card, they’re generally doing so strictly for ratings.  This week when you hear them talk about a little school in Maryland, however, they might Continue reading

The good, the bad and the 7th annual over/under contest winner

The NFL calendar is officially over yet here we are again… talking about football. To finally put this season to rest, I thought I’d generate some discussion on the good and bad that was this football season, the pleasant surprises Continue reading

The worst of both worlds: Your Super Bowl LII Outcome Edition

Prepare yourselves, football fans.  The world is about to become a very different place. You see, Super Bowl Sunday is upon us and there’s a lot on the line, perhaps even more than in Super Bowls past. Sure, the Atlanta Continue reading

Sports Snobbery, Vol. 6: Super Bowls and Communists

I think I offended someone the other day.  He must have had delicate sensibilities. Since it’s Super Bowl week, I asked a complete stranger who he thought would win the big game.  I’m a sports fan and an outgoing sort Continue reading

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