Flogging Draft Night

I went to last year’s Buccaneers Draft Party.  After all, it was a big event. The lowly (for far too long) Tampa Bay Buccaneers had earned the dubious distinction of drafting first in 2015.  I say dubious because the rights Continue reading

JPP’s return points Giants in right direction… and other horrifically, tasteless jokes at a half a hand’s expense

As to be expected, the New York Giants visited Raymond James Stadium this Sunday and covered the three-point spread against the hometown Buccaneers.  Shortly thereafter, the G-Men traveled home with a much-needed victory and almost all of their fingers intact.  Continue reading

Stick a fork in ‘em Sunday

We’re going to start a new feature here at SportsChump where we celebrate the ugly by sticking the proverbial fork in it.  And in this year’s NFL, there is plenty of ugly to go around. Even though it’s only Week Continue reading

Twitter eases the pain of another sordid Sunday

Ah yes, the frustration of the Sunday afternoon for those of us who root for NFL teams that are, shall we say, lacking.  I’m becoming convinced the reason so many of us play fantasy football is because the real-life teams Continue reading

Just when we thought we’d had enough Lovie Dovey

I don’t know about you guys but last week, I was ready for a tirade. I’m not talking about a Jim McElwain kind of blowup where you yell at your player until your hair shakes, face turns red and a Continue reading

Bucs embarrass, fans boo: Same old, same old in Tampa Bay.

Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose Jean Baptiste Alphone Karr, 1849   I’ve set down bad books before.  I couldn’t get through them so I just chalked up the final, unturned pages to writing better left unread.  I’m Continue reading

The five worst fan bases in the NFL according to the six worst sports bloggers on the internet

So I get this email from a friend, you know the one, Dr. Everything will be alright. He proposes a collaboration between me and some of his other cyber-dwelling hoodlums. In said email, he asks us to list simply “the Continue reading

Meteorologists suck and other tales from the Sunshine State

A good friend gave me his VIP tickets to the Buccaneers pre-season practice the other day.  Although I’m salivating over the upcoming NFL season like every other, red-blooded American and have been a Buccaneers fan for years, I’ve never been Continue reading

SportsChump gauges success/failure of Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ RED movement by polling his female readers

As you probably know by now, SportsChump is quite popular with the ladies. I’m not sure I can say the same for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers… or at least they’re not as popular as they think they should be.  Their Continue reading