Kick-offs, rule changes and the year Devin Hester became irrelevant

If I’m Devin Hester, I’m pissed. Most of you football geeks remember Devin Hester.  He was the Chicago Bears return man who was on the verge of revolutionizing the game. Then came a 2011 rule change making Devin Hester’s path Continue reading Kick-offs, rule changes and the year Devin Hester became irrelevant

History in the making: Patrick Mahomes remains safest play on board

I didn’t bet much in the 1990s.  Don’t get me wrong.  I’d sit at the occasional cruise line, blackjack table, or place a wager with a friend, but at that point in my life, I’d never been to Las Vegas Continue reading History in the making: Patrick Mahomes remains safest play on board

Campbell’s Gamble and the Lions’ Ongoing Nightmare

Implosion. There’s no other way to describe it. Collapse, perhaps? What we all witnessed Sunday evening was one man’s refusal to change his ways, one man’s belief in his own system so staunch that it ultimately led to a disaster Continue reading Campbell’s Gamble and the Lions’ Ongoing Nightmare

Week 18 College and NFL Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs The Wife Hates Sports

2023 was a little difficult on the constitution, at least here at SportsChump Manor. It’s hard to put into words what last year did to me, how I grew, what I learned and how much I cried.  The year robbed Continue reading Week 18 College and NFL Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs The Wife Hates Sports

Week 17 College and NFL Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs The Wife Hates Sports vs The Barber

Meet Swoops, aka Balboa, aka Hall of Fame, aka Brandon. Brandon is pictured here holding his well-earned Louisville tumbler (he’s an alum) because he is the only person in this year’s contest to go a perfect 5-0.  Hey, nobody said Continue reading Week 17 College and NFL Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs The Wife Hates Sports vs The Barber

Week 16 College and NFL Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs The Wife Hates Sports vs Dave Bradley

Have you ever asked a friend for a favor, only to see them end up doing the exact opposite?  Last week, I asked Bobby Kady to pick up the slack for the rest of you.  With our celebrity guests combining Continue reading Week 16 College and NFL Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs The Wife Hates Sports vs Dave Bradley

Week 15 College and NFL Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs The Wife Hates Sports vs Bobby Kady

I had a 4-1 week and I’m shouting it from the rooftops!!!  As I should considering it’s my first 80% week since October. This weekend, we’re back to picking college games as the bowl season is finally upon us.  All Continue reading Week 15 College and NFL Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs The Wife Hates Sports vs Bobby Kady

Week 14 College and NFL Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs The Wife Hates Sports vs Brother Bill

It’s Week 14 and despite all the bad to mediocre football we’ve seen this season, so far only one team, the Carolina Panthers, has been mathematically eliminated from playoff contention.  The three-win Patriots and the three-win Cardinals are circling the Continue reading Week 14 College and NFL Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs The Wife Hates Sports vs Brother Bill

Week 13 College and NFL Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs The Wife Hates Sports vs Rising Storms

It’s championship week, boys and girls, the weekend where the last remaining college football teams stake their claim to a playoff berth.  Michigan, Georgia, Florida State and Washington control their destinies.  All they need to do is beat Iowa, Alabama, Continue reading Week 13 College and NFL Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs The Wife Hates Sports vs Rising Storms

Week 12 College and NFL Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs The Wife Hates Sports vs Heavy D

We’re going to keep this week’s intro short and sweet as most of you are probably traveling cross-country to spend time with family… which should give you plenty of time to read SportsChump! And gamble, of course. What’s Thanksgiving Thursday Continue reading Week 12 College and NFL Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs The Wife Hates Sports vs Heavy D