Why You SHOULD Root for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the Super Bowl (and were happy if you did): A SportsChump to Dubsism Retort

Every year around this time, my blogging brother in crime, J-Dub of Dubsism infamy, celebrates the Super Bowl by telling you why you shouldn’t cheer for either team playing in it.  He will also generally do so for the World Continue reading

The Hatred for Tom Brady runs strong… and other tales from Tampa Bay’s Super Bowl week

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before.  Three Buffalo Bills fans walk into a bar and shout “Go Chiefs!” Go figure. This encounter happened one week after the perennially underachieving (or perhaps aptly achieving) Bills had just lost to Continue reading

So close and yet so far away; Bucs’ Super Bowl winning quarterback falls short against another

‘Twas a beautiful Sunday afternoon in Tampa Bay, particularly for reigning MVP Patrick Mahomes who, along with Tyreke Hill, treated the Buccaneers secondary like his own personal pincushion. For the other former MVP on the field that day, the outcome Continue reading

Making sense of the Hatriots

It’s the playoffs and if you’re an inquisitive mind like me (and if you’re also looking for a good tip), you have a tendency to ask people who they like this weekend. If you’re not interested in football, you’ve probably Continue reading

Another one bites the dust: Chiefs former running back hunts for new beginning

Kareem Hunt is done. Just like that, the promise of a brilliant career vanished with one very bad decision.  The young superstar running back will (most likely) never gain another yard in the NFL.  Despite his talent, no franchise in Continue reading

Decisions, decisions and the coaches who make them

Last Sunday night, the Broncos and Chiefs squared off in a crucial AFC West battle.  Currently only two games separate three teams in that division.  As the season winds down, the winner of this game would have a huge advantage Continue reading

Round 2 predictions: The NFL Playoffs continue

Alright, let’s take a stab at this weekend’s games. I took last weekend off, using the rather lame ‘my crystal ball was in the shop’ excuse but you already know how I wagered if you read how two godforsaken kickers Continue reading

Live NFL Playoff Chat: Sunday, January 9 – Ravens-Chiefs; Packers-Eagles

Welcome one and all to SportsChump’s first official live chat.  Since we’re all broke, pull up your laptop, make yourself a beverage, turn on your tube and let’s talk some NFL playoffs.  SportsChump Ravens-Chiefs/Packers-Eagles chat

UConn, the Seattle Seahawks and the inequities of college and professional football

Picture if you will… One NFL team becomes the first in league history to qualify for the post-season after losing more games than it won.  Three thousand miles away, a college team receives a BCS bowl bid worth tens of Continue reading

NFL Preview: Part 1 (AFC)

Here is part 1 (AFC) of my two part NFL preview. I debated picking projected records, grading off seasons or just delivering instructions on how to knit a Bill Belichick Patriots cut off sweatshirt (to be used as bonfire kindling Continue reading