Week 4 College and NFL Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs The Wife Hates Sports vs DRealEmcee

This week, we introduce the first of this contest’s heavy hitters, hosts obviously excluded.  His presence comes just in time as Kevin (10-5 ATS) and I (9-5-1 ATS) are running away with this thing. Like yours truly, DRealEmcee is another Continue reading Week 4 College and NFL Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs The Wife Hates Sports vs DRealEmcee

Anthony goes to Ireland; Here come the Irish!

I have this friend.  Let’s call him Anthony, mainly because that’s his name. Anthony is the kind of man who has neither the time nor the inclination for a pseudonym.  He’s also the kind of man who takes trips on Continue reading Anthony goes to Ireland; Here come the Irish!

Week 3 College and NFL Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs The Wife Hates Sports vs Doctor Milhouse

That’s a little more like it. Last week wasn’t the easiest week to pick games but there was some low-hanging fruit you could have taken advantage of.  Look no further for proof of that fruit than Kevin, J-Dub and I Continue reading Week 3 College and NFL Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs The Wife Hates Sports vs Doctor Milhouse

Week 2 College and NFL Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs The Wife Hates Sports vs J-Dub

I have a confession to make. I fell for the banana in the tailpipe. Have you ever had one of those gut-wrenching, bankroll-busting weekends where every wager you placed, every hunch you had, every fantasy player you started, was drop Continue reading Week 2 College and NFL Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs The Wife Hates Sports vs J-Dub

Cable cancels ESPN’s culture (and other confusing conundrums)

In 1994, Major League Baseball cancelled its World Series.  It was the first time in American history that had ever happened.  Our national pastime reminded all those watching that baseball was first and foremost, a business.  It was a shock Continue reading Cable cancels ESPN’s culture (and other confusing conundrums)

Week 1 College and NFL Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs The Wife Hates Sports vs Croshere

We are at it again, as always, with a little help from our friends.  Happy football season, everyone! Kevin Paul, the Oz behind the curtain at The Wife Hates Sports, has once again challenged me to our weekly five game Continue reading Week 1 College and NFL Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs The Wife Hates Sports vs Croshere

Tennis with an old man, golfing like an old lady

Back in my mid-20s, I participated in a recreational tennis league.  It was just for fun, a reason to stay in shape and test my mettle against other casual tennis players around town.  This was a city league in Gainesville, Continue reading Tennis with an old man, golfing like an old lady

ESPN takes on gambling: J-Dub and SportsChump discuss… again

I have these friends, you see?  They work at the local Hard Rock casino and are strategically placed throughout the reservation grounds.  They work at restaurants and bars.  They deal at card tables, working hard for the man at a Continue reading ESPN takes on gambling: J-Dub and SportsChump discuss… again

Chumpservations, v. 42: The “Can’t We All Just Get Along” Edition (Sean Payton vs. Nathaniel Hackett; James Harden vs. Daryl Morey; and Michael Oher vs. Sandra Bullock)

This is the summer of our discontent, and we have quite the undercard to prove it. It’s been an unbearably hot summer right here in the Sunshine State.  I say that because there’s currently sweat dripping on my keyboard.  Fortunately, Continue reading Chumpservations, v. 42: The “Can’t We All Just Get Along” Edition (Sean Payton vs. Nathaniel Hackett; James Harden vs. Daryl Morey; and Michael Oher vs. Sandra Bullock)

SportsChump’s 13th Annual NFL Over/Under Pick ‘Em Contest

Ladies, gentlemen, and everything else in between, we have reached that point of the year where I ask if you are ready for some *&^*@%* football. I can only assume the answer is yes, otherwise you wouldn’t be here. I Continue reading SportsChump’s 13th Annual NFL Over/Under Pick ‘Em Contest