SportsChump 2011 Year in Review

I had so much fun with this project last year that I figured I’d duplicate the effort for 2011.  Besides, it gives my newer readers a look back at 365 days of my ranting and raving.

The biggest eff yous in sports: 2011 edition

“I see you drivin’ ‘round town with the girl I love, and I’m like….” -Cee Lo Green

Conversation with a Buckeye: The biggest Ohio State fan I know talks Jim Tressel, Terrelle Pryor and the current state of his football program

Everyone knows a Buckeye.  They’re hard to miss.  Their scarlet and grey jerseys, their love for all things Columbus and their unwavering pride for their football program. Well, these days, their pride is wavering.

Impersonating Real Life: Elvis, Lady Gaga, the Beastie Boys and sports

My week seeing Elvis, Lady Gaga and Beastie Boys impersonators Continue reading

Chumping to Conclusions about Alabama, Boise State, Terrelle Pryor, UCLA, Tennessee, Steve Spurrier, Donovan McNabb, Calvin Johnson and when a completion is not a completion

Is Alabama really THIS good?  Let me get this straight.  They played their first two games without their starting running back.  Their second game was against a school we thought would be a worthwhile opponent in Penn State and they Continue reading

Winners, losers and also-rans from an opening weekend in college football

There’s not always a lot that can be told from the first weekend of college football.  Most major programs schedule patsies as warm-ups for their season.  But some winners and losers became very clear this Labor Day weekend.

What to watch this weekend (Nov 13-15)

The curtain is closing on college football’s regular season.

What to watch this weekend (Nov. 7 – 9)

Remember those sharply dressed fellows in last week’s What to Watch? You know… the ones desperately trying to gain entry into that South Beach BCS night club? Their names were Iowa, TCU, Cincinnati, Boise State and LSU. Well, the lights Continue reading

What to watch this weekend

  Can you smell that, sports fans?  The freshly cut grass?  The grill at the tailgate loaded up with low-sodium, turkey kielbasa?  The stumbling guy with matching hat and jersey who has had way too much to drink hours before Continue reading