Not only college teams dance this March, Twitter’s commentary on NFL free agency

College basketball’s March Madness isn’t the only dance craze sweeping the nation this month.  In 32 cities around the country, NFL GMs, coaches and owners sit in their war rooms and discuss doling out higher salaries than those given to Continue reading

Week Ten Standings, Week Eleven Lines and a Smooth Transition of Power

Thirteen people walk into a Las Vegas casino and no, this isn’t another remake of Ocean’s Eleven, which is ironic considering we’re entering the NFL’s Week Eleven.  See how it all comes full circle? The big news in the NFL Continue reading

Week Three Results, Week Four Lines and Why Not to Believe the Hype

It’s times like these where I have to convince myself I know something about football.  I try, I really do, but these first three weeks have been a jagged little pill to swallow.  Just ask my bookie. Welcome to your 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

Week Fourteen Against the Spread Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs. KP vs. Rising Storms

I like where this is headed. Three straight weeks of picking games at over a 50% clip has narrowed the gap between me and my opponents, aka the bad guys, and earned me back some respectability.  In fact, I’m only Continue reading

Week Ten Against the Spread Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs. KP vs. Doctor Milhouse

There’s an expression I’ve learned over my many years of living in the South.  It goes a little something like this. When referring to someone’s usefulness, or lack thereof, it’s not uncommon to hear a true Southerner say “That boy Continue reading

NFL Week Nine Against the Spread Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs. KP vs. Ronbets

Baby steps. Just like the grey, sweat-suited, headband wearing Rocky Balboa descended from his front porch to sprint through the streets and triumphantly climb the steps of Philadelphia’s Art Museum, I too raise my hands in victory.  Of course, Balboa Continue reading

NFL Week Five Against the Spread Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs. KP vs. Speedbeagle

Okay, so I’m starting to feel a little better about myself.  On what was a pretty difficult week to pick games, the Chump actually went 8-4-1 while his opponents both went 6-7, leading to the inexplicable urge to refer to Continue reading