SportsChump channels inner horse whisperer; Predicts winner of Kentucky Derby

“Oh, this baby loves the slop. Loves it, eats it up. Eats the slop. Born in the slop. His father was a mudder. His mother was a mudder.” – Michael Richards as Kramer, Seinfeld episode “The Subway,” originally aired, Jan. Continue reading SportsChump channels inner horse whisperer; Predicts winner of Kentucky Derby

Franz Wagner and the Lost Art of the Left-Handed Lay-Up

Brody Wayne sets up along the left side of the court.  Not at first, of course.  Before that, we set up along the right side of the basket, attacking the rim as most right handers do, as most basketball teams Continue reading Franz Wagner and the Lost Art of the Left-Handed Lay-Up

Orlando Day Trip Part I: The Part You DON’T Want to Read

Just so that you don’t think I’m a total heathen, driving to Orlando selfishly for playoff basketball satisfaction, I did have other things on the slate for the afternoon. My father having passed away only a few months ago, my Continue reading Orlando Day Trip Part I: The Part You DON’T Want to Read

Orlando Day Trip Part II, Cavs-Magic Game Three: The Part You Want to Read

It’s been five years since the Orlando Magic made the playoffs, yet somehow six years since they hosted a playoff game. That is not a trick statement.  Remember that thing called the pandemic, where NBA teams were forced to play Continue reading Orlando Day Trip Part II, Cavs-Magic Game Three: The Part You Want to Read

Scottie Scheffler, Part Deux: “Gambling” on the Champ

Let’s talk a little more about Scottie Scheffler because I feel I didn’t get enough off my chest in my latest “Scottie wins Masters (again) but doesn’t draw ratings” post. I don’t so much want to talk about Scheffler’s dominance Continue reading Scottie Scheffler, Part Deux: “Gambling” on the Champ

Akshay Bhatia and the Importance of Communication

Communication is the cornerstone of any successful relationship. Not only talking but listening. I’ve got this friend from whom I beg quality talk and yet, crickets.  This time around, it cost us both. You know just who I’m talking about Continue reading Akshay Bhatia and the Importance of Communication

SportsChump Whirlwind Comedy Tour, Part Four: Marcello Hernandez

Date: Friday, December 29, 2023 Time: 7:30 pm                                   Venue: Funny Bone (formerly the Improv), Ybor City, Florida The final stop (or so we thought) on our comedy tour included a special surprise: a new face, at a club with a Continue reading SportsChump Whirlwind Comedy Tour, Part Four: Marcello Hernandez

SportsChump Whirlwind Comedy Tour, Part Three: D.L. Hughley

Date: Sunday, November 5, 2023 Time: 9:15 pm                                   Venue: Improv, Ybor City, Florida Our morning began early Sunday, an otherwise beautiful day in the sunshine state.  With an ailing father in hospice care, our search for laughter continued, like an Continue reading SportsChump Whirlwind Comedy Tour, Part Three: D.L. Hughley

Beating the Rock, Vol 1.: Live Wagering and Foul Trouble

I may have found a glitch in the Matrix.  Either that, or I’m one step closer to losing my mind.  You be the judge. Now that you can legally gamble on sports in 38 of 50 states, as anyone who Continue reading Beating the Rock, Vol 1.: Live Wagering and Foul Trouble