A War of the Words: The week Nick Saban and Patrick Beverley had nothing nice to say

Falling squarely in the category of “If You Have Nothing Nice to Say, Go Ahead and Let It Fly,” we have Alabama head coach Nick Saban and Los Angeles Clippers shooting guard Patrick Beverly coming in tied for first.  With Continue reading

Point-Counterpoint: Calvin Ridley, Gambling, and The NFL’s “Integrity Problem”

As J-Dub and I were rubbing our sticks together trying to make fire, discussing the Brian Flores lawsuit as a potential impetus for change (or not), another black eye hit the NFL.  Don’t worry though, sports fans.  The league office Continue reading

Point-Counterpoint: J-Dub and SportsChump address the Brian Flores lawsuit

There are two types of watershed moments.  There are those that we don’t necessarily see as tipping points while they’re happening.  Then there are those that, the moment we hear about them, we understand that from that point on, things Continue reading

Goodbye, Running Backs aka why Emmitt Smith’s all-time rushing record may never be broken

We live amidst a changing game. As the memories of Super Bowl LVI fade into the mist, as most of us talk about the halftime show and the game’s final two minutes being the only thing worth watching, I am Continue reading

Shut The Funk Up, Vol. 2: The Jeff Garcia-Boz Scaggs Edition

I don’t like Mina Kimes. That doesn’t mean I don’t watch her.  She’s on basically every one of ESPN’s numerous information outlets so she’s hard to avoid.  I listen to her.  I’m just not particularly a fan of her work.  Continue reading

A Rough Day at the Office

The day started out as delightful as any other: black coffee from my Kuerig, an everything bagel topped with nova and a text to Doctor Milhouse to review the day’s gambling lines. With a full slate of activity going into Continue reading

Shut the Funk Up, Volume 1: The Aaron Rodgers-Bootsy Collins edition

We are proud to introduce a new series here at SportsChump called Shut the Funk Up.  As we see fit, we will find someone prevalent in the world of sports who we would like to tell to “shut the funk Continue reading

NFL Playoff Pick ‘Em Round Three: Championship Week Edition

I am still reeling from last weekend’s NFL Playoff action.  Raise your hands if you woke up Monday morning wanting more football. To recap: Brady and Rodgers got bounced, as did both number one seeds.  Three of the four games Continue reading