Bucs bamboozled, Chiefs code crack back

As an overly emotional football fan who also gambles on the sport, it’s hard not to be reactionary.  Tempering expectations is a skill few possess.  The rational we like to think bigger picture and look at the football season in Continue reading Bucs bamboozled, Chiefs code crack back

Len Dawson, Bill Ray and one of the most iconic sports photographs ever captured

I don’t know much about Len Dawson.  I never saw him play football.  By the time I started watching the game rather religiously, he was already well into the broadcast booth.  Dawson was damn good at his jobs too.  He Continue reading Len Dawson, Bill Ray and one of the most iconic sports photographs ever captured

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 NFL Playoff Pick ‘Em Round Three: Championship Week Edition

NFL to change record book thanks to Patrick Mahomes’ mom

Patrick Mahomes’ mother is furious… and the NFL is taking note. Regular watchers of the National Football League know that last year’s Super Bowl runners-up, the Kansas City Chiefs, are having a very un-Chiefs-like start.  While their defense has been Continue reading NFL to change record book thanks to Patrick Mahomes’ mom

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

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

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

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 Making sense of the Hatriots

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

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 Decisions, decisions and the coaches who make them