The Wife Hates SportsChump 2022 Weekend Pick ‘Em: Week Thirteen

We are finally getting down to the nitty gritty in college football.  While Georgia and Michigan are sitting pretty at one and two and can probably even afford a loss in their championship games, third and fourth-seeded TCU and USC Continue reading The Wife Hates SportsChump 2022 Weekend Pick ‘Em: Week Thirteen

The Wife Hates SportsChump 2022 Weekend Pick ‘Em: Week Twelve

“Whoever wrote this paper doesn’t know the first thing about Kurt Vonnegut.” Every time I think of one of the 20th century’s most brilliant authors, I don’t think about Slaughterhouse-Five, Cat’s Cradle or Breakfast of Champions.  I think of the Continue reading The Wife Hates SportsChump 2022 Weekend Pick ‘Em: Week Twelve

The Wife Hates SportsChump 2022 Weekend Pick ‘Em: Week Eleven

We learned a lot this weekend.  For example, we learned that Justin Jefferson is superhuman.  We learned that previous coaching experience is not a prerequisite, nor is it all that important, when it comes to winning NFL games.  And we Continue reading The Wife Hates SportsChump 2022 Weekend Pick ‘Em: Week Eleven

The Wife Hates SportsChump 2022 Weekend Pick ‘Em: Week Ten

Another revealing week in the NFL brought us an undefeated single Tom Brady, a still troubled Green Bay Packers team, an elbow injury to the potential MVP and a brand, new head coach in Indianapolis who has not so much Continue reading The Wife Hates SportsChump 2022 Weekend Pick ‘Em: Week Ten

The Wife Hates SportsChump 2022 Weekend Pick ‘Em: Week Nine

The Beatles once wrote “the love you take is equal to the love you make.”  Chris Farley confirmed that notion one fateful night when he interviewed Paul McCartney in a Saturday Night Live skit for the ages. If it’s good Continue reading The Wife Hates SportsChump 2022 Weekend Pick ‘Em: Week Nine

The Wife Hates SportsChump 2022 Weekend Pick ‘Em: Week Eight

It is at this point of our little experiment that we should talk about… gambling. Last week, our guest prognosticator went a perfect 5-0.  I looked over the past two years that we’ve hosted this weekly event and only twice Continue reading The Wife Hates SportsChump 2022 Weekend Pick ‘Em: Week Eight

Documentary Review: Dave Zirin’s “Behind the Shield: The Power and Politics of the NFL”

Dave Zirin is a sports fan.  You’d do well to remember this as you watch, and not read, his latest work.  That’s right, author and journalist Dave Zirin has flipped the script on us yet again with his latest project, Continue reading Documentary Review: Dave Zirin’s “Behind the Shield: The Power and Politics of the NFL”

The Wife Hates SportsChump 2022 Weekend Pick ‘Em: Week Seven

Week Six was a difficult one for picking ball games against the spread.  If you ended up breaking even, which we did here at the Chump, give yourself a hearty pat on the back.  Monster upsets included the Jets beating Continue reading The Wife Hates SportsChump 2022 Weekend Pick ‘Em: Week Seven

The Wife Hates SportsChump 2022 Weekend Pick ‘Em: Week Five

The streak continues.  And no, I’m not talking about the undefeated Philadelphia Eagles.  I hope you all have been paying attention to our picks because if you’ve been betting alongside mine this season (12-7-1 ATS), you’d have enough coin to Continue reading The Wife Hates SportsChump 2022 Weekend Pick ‘Em: Week Five