A friend of mine who is a non-sports fan (yes, I do have some of those) made an interesting observation the other day as scrolling headlines on the TV above us continued to report news of the NFL’s latest black Continue reading What’s all this talk about balls?
And then there were two. That’s right, sports fans. We are smack dab in the middle of the most anticipatory fourteen days of the sports year: the two weeks leading up to the Super Bowl. After a long and rather Continue reading SportsChump’s Third Annual Super Bowl Contest: 20 Questions edition
Oh goodness, I haven’t ragged on anybody in a while. I mean I’m generally a nice guy. Just ask anyone who knows me. But there comes a time and a place where sports snobbery must rear its ugly head. Blatant Continue reading Sports Snobbery, Vol 4: When fumbles aren’t fumbles, touchdowns aren’t touchdowns and that magical moment when the uneducated sports fan becomes insufferable
Ohio State won a national championship this week, the first ever in college football’s new playoff format. Urban Meyer is their head coach. Urban Meyer used to coach the University of Florida, my alma mater, where he won two more Continue reading The one that got away: Former Florida coach brings national championship to Ohio State
“Anything is possible!” In 2008, Kevin Garnett shouted those words minutes after winning his first and only title as an NBA big man. Earlier that season, he and Ray Allen defected from their franchises to join Paul Pierce and others Continue reading Anything is possible… unless it’s not: Rays’ roster now regrettably unrecognizable
What an uppity week it’s been for sports. With all the stimulants being passed around, it’s amazing anyone can catch a bit of sleep. From Poland to Las Vegas to Cooperstown, athletes have made headlines for dipping into the supply Continue reading The world of sports gets a jolt. Three actually.
(For NBA betting odds, game picks, wagering lines click here) The purple and gold uniform will once again get one of the favorites from the team, Nick Young, as he yet again signs up a four-year hometown friendly contract with Continue reading Lakers Season Review for 2014-2015
Some relationships are destined for failure. You can sense it before it happens. That first fight, that little squabble, that annoying thing your partner does that you put up with for a while but that you know will ultimately lead Continue reading Coexistence and the difficulties that lie within: JR Smith lands gig with the Cleveland Cavaliers
Suddenly, I don’t feel all that bad and it’s not only because I happened to win my college bowl pick ‘em pool. Thank you, Danny Monteau for another fabulous tourney. It’s just too bad I couldn’t do the same when Continue reading Your NFL Year in Review and the Winner of the Fourth Annual SportsChump Over/Under Contest revealed
I received a text from a friend the other night right after the Ohio State win. She notified me that this would be the first time in nearly a decade that an SEC team would not play for a national Continue reading ExpoSECd!!! Wicked witch of the south declared officially dead