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

Book Review: The Point After by Sean Conley

Sometimes the best books you read are the ones you least expect to be fantastic.  Sometimes the best sports autobiographies are written by athletes you’ve never even heard of. My latest homework assignment was to read and review “The Point Continue reading

Andrew Luck’s retirement: Yet another sign the NFL is in a world of hurt

Please allow me to be the millionth blogger you’ve heard chime in on the Andrew Luck situation but as a good friend of mine always says, somebody’s gotta be the caboose. I was at work on a busy Saturday night Continue reading

Why football needs to use its head before it’s too late

I had a conversation with Uncle of SportsChump over the phone the other day. For those of you who don’t know, Uncle of SportsChump is one of our nation’s, last remaining baseball fans. Having eaten, breathed and slept baseball all Continue reading

Priorities > Paychecks: The Last Stand of Adam LaRoche

“There’s more to life than just a little money.  Don’t you know that?” -Frances McDormand as Marge Gunderson in Fargo Barry Sanders retired from football at the ripe, old age of 31.  When he rather surprisingly announced he was leaving Continue reading

Heisman Trophy winners or runners-up: Who made the better pros?

A buddy and I were recently discussing past Heisman Trophy winners.  After all, it is that time of year. As we all know, bringing home the most coveted, individual award in college athletics doesn’t necessarily guarantee success in the NFL.