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

No Time for The Hate, Vol. 1: USF Men’s Basketball Coach Amir Abdur-Rahim

As we can all use a little more positivity in our lives, we here at SportsChump Manors would like to introduce you to a new series of posts called No Time for The Hate.  Initially inspired by a Jason Kidd Continue reading No Time for The Hate, Vol. 1: USF Men’s Basketball Coach Amir Abdur-Rahim

History in the making: Patrick Mahomes remains safest play on board

I didn’t bet much in the 1990s.  Don’t get me wrong.  I’d sit at the occasional cruise line, blackjack table, or place a wager with a friend, but at that point in my life, I’d never been to Las Vegas Continue reading History in the making: Patrick Mahomes remains safest play on board

Campbell’s Gamble and the Lions’ Ongoing Nightmare

Implosion. There’s no other way to describe it. Collapse, perhaps? What we all witnessed Sunday evening was one man’s refusal to change his ways, one man’s belief in his own system so staunch that it ultimately led to a disaster Continue reading Campbell’s Gamble and the Lions’ Ongoing Nightmare

SportsChump Whirlwind Comedy Tour, Part One: Andrew Dice Clay

Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2023 Time: 9:15 pm                                   Venue: Side Splitters Comedy Club, Carrollwood, Florida Sometimes, we just need a good laugh. Last year more than ever, I found the distraction of laughter to be my best medicine. That’s why, Continue reading SportsChump Whirlwind Comedy Tour, Part One: Andrew Dice Clay

The Evolution of Football Fan Communities: From Local Clubs to Global Tribes

As the world’s most popular sport, football has always held a special place in the hearts of fans. What was once a localized passion, bound by the geography of local clubs, has now evolved into a global phenomenon, transcending borders Continue reading The Evolution of Football Fan Communities: From Local Clubs to Global Tribes

Week 18 College and NFL Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs The Wife Hates Sports

2023 was a little difficult on the constitution, at least here at SportsChump Manor. It’s hard to put into words what last year did to me, how I grew, what I learned and how much I cried.  The year robbed Continue reading Week 18 College and NFL Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs The Wife Hates Sports

Week 17 College and NFL Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs The Wife Hates Sports vs The Barber

Meet Swoops, aka Balboa, aka Hall of Fame, aka Brandon. Brandon is pictured here holding his well-earned Louisville tumbler (he’s an alum) because he is the only person in this year’s contest to go a perfect 5-0.  Hey, nobody said Continue reading Week 17 College and NFL Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs The Wife Hates Sports vs The Barber

Week 16 College and NFL Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs The Wife Hates Sports vs Dave Bradley

Have you ever asked a friend for a favor, only to see them end up doing the exact opposite?  Last week, I asked Bobby Kady to pick up the slack for the rest of you.  With our celebrity guests combining Continue reading Week 16 College and NFL Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs The Wife Hates Sports vs Dave Bradley

Shaq calls Curry greatest of all time; internet subsequently explodes

“I’m wondering is it time to start putting him as the best player of all time, in the conversation.” -Shaquille O’Neal on Steph Curry Shaq had some interesting things to say the other night about Steph Curry. I was busy Continue reading Shaq calls Curry greatest of all time; internet subsequently explodes