Akshay Bhatia and the Importance of Communication

Communication is the cornerstone of any successful relationship. Not only talking but listening. I’ve got this friend from whom I beg quality talk and yet, crickets.  This time around, it cost us both. You know just who I’m talking about Continue reading Akshay Bhatia and the Importance of Communication

Coaching and stuff:  How some still do it while others forgot how

I didn’t catch the NIT Championship Game between Seton Hall and Indiana State, but I heard it was a doozy, especially the last few minutes.  The family and I were out watching Dev Patel’s “Monkey Man” (highly recommend) and missed Continue reading Coaching and stuff:  How some still do it while others forgot how

SportsChump Whirlwind Comedy Tour, Part Four: Marcello Hernandez

Date: Friday, December 29, 2023 Time: 7:30 pm                                   Venue: Funny Bone (formerly the Improv), Ybor City, Florida The final stop (or so we thought) on our comedy tour included a special surprise: a new face, at a club with a Continue reading SportsChump Whirlwind Comedy Tour, Part Four: Marcello Hernandez

Kick-offs, rule changes and the year Devin Hester became irrelevant

If I’m Devin Hester, I’m pissed. Most of you football geeks remember Devin Hester.  He was the Chicago Bears return man who was on the verge of revolutionizing the game. Then came a 2011 rule change making Devin Hester’s path Continue reading Kick-offs, rule changes and the year Devin Hester became irrelevant

Nick Saban’s stance on NIL proves dinosaurs still roam Planet Earth

Let’s ruffle some feathers, shall we? Far be it from me to criticize the man who is commonly considered the greatest college football coach of all time, or at least of this generation, but Nick Saban has just released his Continue reading Nick Saban’s stance on NIL proves dinosaurs still roam Planet Earth

SportsChump Whirlwind Comedy Tour, Part Three: D.L. Hughley

Date: Sunday, November 5, 2023 Time: 9:15 pm                                   Venue: Improv, Ybor City, Florida Our morning began early Sunday, an otherwise beautiful day in the sunshine state.  With an ailing father in hospice care, our search for laughter continued, like an Continue reading SportsChump Whirlwind Comedy Tour, Part Three: D.L. Hughley

Beating the Rock, Vol 1.: Live Wagering and Foul Trouble

I may have found a glitch in the Matrix.  Either that, or I’m one step closer to losing my mind.  You be the judge. Now that you can legally gamble on sports in 38 of 50 states, as anyone who Continue reading Beating the Rock, Vol 1.: Live Wagering and Foul Trouble

SportsChump Whirlwind Comedy Tour, Part Two: Dave Chappelle

Date: Sunday, October 29, 2023 Time: 7:00 pm                                   Venue: Amalie Arena, Tampa, Florida “I got a million of ‘em,” said Dave Chappelle to a crowd of well over 20,000 adoring fans, all laughing hysterically as he told yet another one Continue reading SportsChump Whirlwind Comedy Tour, Part Two: Dave Chappelle