I used to have a friend, still do actually, who used to preach the expression “Know your place” when it came to women and relationships. I would talk to him regularly about my goings on with the opposite sex. Many Continue reading Knowing Your Place: What College Sports Programs and Booty Calls Have in Common
What a wild weekend it was. After a hot, first week picking college football games with Zen-like precision, my Week One NFL wagers were horribly ill-advised. Were it not for a few lucky college parlays, I’d currently be standing on Continue reading Coaches, Comebacks and Crashes: Just Another Opening Week in the NFL
What a bizarre few days this has been for football coaches, more so than normal even. If neck braces, nepotism, runway dismissals and billionaire babblings don’t scream made-for-television drama, I don’t know what does.
Is Alabama really THIS good? Let me get this straight. They played their first two games without their starting running back. Their second game was against a school we thought would be a worthwhile opponent in Penn State and they Continue reading Chumping to Conclusions about Alabama, Boise State, Terrelle Pryor, UCLA, Tennessee, Steve Spurrier, Donovan McNabb, Calvin Johnson and when a completion is not a completion
There’s not always a lot that can be told from the first weekend of college football. Most major programs schedule patsies as warm-ups for their season. But some winners and losers became very clear this Labor Day weekend.
“I’m an idea man, Chuck” -Michael Keaton as Bill Blazejowski in Night Shift Hey, I have ideas too. Good ones sometimes. And just like every other sports fan, I have unanswered questions.
This Saturday’s college slate gives us a quick breather from the top-ranked, head-to-head matchups we’ve seen so much of lately. The weekend features only one contest between ranked teams and a number of distinct favorites squaring off against theoretically lesser Continue reading What to watch this weekend (Oct. 24-25)
It’s always a spectacle in the South when football kicks into full gear but this weekend is particularly big. And by big, I mean HUGE!
The road trip to Gainesville had been planned for months. Just as both Florida and Tennessee had earmarked September 19 on their calendar, my friends and I had done so as well.
Back by popular demand, sportschump.net has once again decided to preview the weekend’s most important match-ups. For those of you who don’t eat, drink and sleep SportsCenter, here’s what you should be watching this weekend.