2021 Week Six: The Wife Hates Sports Takes on the Lovely and Talented BCole

Remember when Biorhythms became popular in the late 1970s?  They were supposed to be some new-age scientific phenomenon that explained your mood swings.  For example, if you were having a down patch, that was because your biorhythms were low.  If Continue reading

Ranking the Racists: Jon Gruden

Years ago, on his weekly radio show, Jim Rome would begin his Mondays wondering whether he would get through the week without talking about someone in sports doing something asinine.  This would range from the inane to the profane, from Continue reading

Spotty Coverage, 66-Yard Field Goals, Missed Four-Teamers and My New Favorite Underdog: In Other Words, Just Another Weekend of Glorious Football

As you all know, Dr. Milhouse and I have a gambling problem… although as any seasoned gambler will tell you, it’s not the gambling that’s the problem, it’s the losing. Fortunately, we didn’t do too much of that this weekend.  Continue reading

2021 Week 2: The Wife Hates SportsChump Reunites with our old friend, J-Dub

Remember that old 1950s ditty called “Accentuate the Positive?”  Of course, you don’t and neither do I.  The point is the second line of that song goes “eliminate the negative.” Not one of the three of us did that last Continue reading

Book Review: Dave Zirin’s “The Kaepernick Effect”

Dave Zirin would like to remind you that Colin Kaepernick is not the only athlete to take a knee for a cause he believed in. Dave Zirin would also like to remind you that, in far less publicized cases, countless Continue reading

Drafting Old Guys: My Week One Spent with Matt Ryan

My girlfriend laughs at me.  She does that often, very careful to explain that she’s laughing at me, and not with me.  And she doesn’t laugh only because hers is a considerably better Marlon Brando Godfather impression than mine. Again, Continue reading