Playoffs! Playoffs? And the ever-changing mind of SportsChump

On the eve of NFL Playoff weekend, I lay in bed listening to sportscasters talk about how unfair it was that the Green Bay Packers, winners of the NFC North, were awarded a home playoff game by virtue of winning Continue reading

Not so fast, my friend: The death knell for Josh Freeman stops momentarily in Week One, or so we think

Last Sunday afternoon, Geno Smith started his very first game as quarterback for the New York Jets.  On the Buccaneers’ side of the football, Josh Freeman started his 57th.

Why Drew Brees holds the keys to Tampa Bay’s success in 2013

Darrelle Revis tore his ACL on September 23, 2012. Seven months later, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed him to a conditional yet lucrative, multi-year contract. 

Wheel…. of… Dunces!!!

Here at SportsChump, we like to play a game called Wheel of Dunces: Commissioners’ Edition.  With the bone-headed moves our sports commissioners bless us with on a regular basis, we could actually play this game more often but who has Continue reading

Greg Schiano and the Buccaneers long for the days of replacement refs

I saw two things this Sunday that I can’t say I’ve ever seen before, three if you consider the fact that the Buccaneers had a home game televised.

Conversation with a Saints fan: Another SportsChump Q&A

Saints fans are a unique lot.  I’m not suggesting they’re either more or less dedicated than any other fan base.  Let’s just say, they’re different.

Chumpservations, Vol. 26, Independence Day Edition: Roger Good, Rays Bad, Drew, DiMuro, Dimes and Dogs

GOOD NEWS FOR CRAPPY football teams nationwide! 

Coaches Gone Wild: The unfortunate cases of Gregg Williams, Bobby Petrino and Stan Van Gundy

What in the world is going on with coaches these days? You remember coaches, don’t you? 

Ripping paper/laughing baby: A metaphor for modern sports

Aside from being possibly the cutest thing you’ve ever seen on the internet, it occurred to me that the following video serves as the perfect metaphor for sports today.