Sights and Sounds from a Record-Setting ALDS Game One

Baseball’s been around since the mid-1800s so it’s rare that you get to see a feat that’s never been done before.  It’s even more rare when you get to see that happen in person. The Boston Red Sox had just 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

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

SportsChump’s Summer Concert Series, Part V: Bands, Identities, Medical Procedures and the Charlie Watts Hypothetical

The Rolling Stones are in the midst of another world tour. As hard as it is to believe, the Stones are still bringing their hits to sold out stadiums across the globe.  Iconic front man Mick Jagger just turned 78 Continue reading

Bobby Bowden: The Enemy’s Perspective

“If it weren’t for me, I reckon Steve has at least two more national championships. Of course, you could say the same thing about his teams and us, too. He cost us at least two.” Bobby Bowden, speaking of Steve Continue reading

A Sorta Kinda Point-CounterPoint with SportsChump and J-Dub: The Legalization of Sports Gambling

Introduction by SportsChump: I got a text recently from a buddy we call ManRam.  We call him that because his name is actually… Manny Ramirez.  He may not have his namesake’s sweet baseball swing (although his golf swing is solid) Continue reading