Point-Counterpoint: The Pros and Cons of Goalies Wearing Skirts by SportsChump and J-Dub

SportsChump: The PC Police are at it again, Dubs.  And this time they’ve got my coach in their sights. It’s at times like these, when someone’s comments ruffle someone else’s feathers, that I reach out to a man who has Continue reading Point-Counterpoint: The Pros and Cons of Goalies Wearing Skirts by SportsChump and J-Dub

A Tale of Two Owners, Part Two: Shaq Now

A gentleman walked into the bar the other day which is always my favorite way to start a blogpost. He works for the Tampa Bay Lightning as some sort of engineer who ensures the ice in the Amalie Arena meets Continue reading A Tale of Two Owners, Part Two: Shaq Now

A Rough Day at the Office

The day started out as delightful as any other: black coffee from my Kuerig, an everything bagel topped with nova and a text to Doctor Milhouse to review the day’s gambling lines. With a full slate of activity going into Continue reading A Rough Day at the Office

A Serbian scuffle and the changing nature of NBA fisticuffs

Just when we thought we were about to witness an old-school NBA scuffle, the internet stepped in to remind us we’re in 2021 and not 1981. In Tuesday night’s game between the Nuggets and the Heat, reigning MVP Nikola Jokic Continue reading A Serbian scuffle and the changing nature of NBA fisticuffs

One last Stanley Cup celebration for the ages (until the next one)

Sorry, this post has been delayed.  We’ve been celebrating Lord Stanley for two straight weeks.  Here goes our official recount… as we recall. Walking into a stadium felt odd.  After all, it’s been almost a full calendar year since any Continue reading One last Stanley Cup celebration for the ages (until the next one)

SportsChump and J-Dub debate… the Post-Virus Sports Landscape

What better time than a pandemically induced, state-of-siege-like, self-quarantine to turn to my blogging brother in crime to remind me… that we were stir crazy long before it was fashionable. Before we proceed, sir, know that I will always be Continue reading SportsChump and J-Dub debate… the Post-Virus Sports Landscape

Fun with Wagering, Vol. 2: It’s Raining Bruins

Five Boston Bruins fans walk into an Irish pub. I know this sounds like a bad joke that ends in either a bloody, chowder-spilled bar brawl or regrettable vomit stains all over someone’s vintage Bobby Orr jersey. You’ll be happy Continue reading Fun with Wagering, Vol. 2: It’s Raining Bruins

Point CounterPoint – The Tampa Bay Lightning Will Win The Stanley Cup by J-Dub and SportsChump

By J-Dub and SportsChump J-Dub doesn’t know what being a sports fan in Tampa means, but SportsChump has filled and entire corner of the interwebz with that angst.  Imagine what your sporting fandom must be like with a steady diet Continue reading Point CounterPoint – The Tampa Bay Lightning Will Win The Stanley Cup by J-Dub and SportsChump

Sports, superstitions and Sunday’s sights and sounds

I banned a customer, nay, a friend from the bar the other night. He hadn’t done anything wrong.  In fact, this person is perhaps the most ideal customer a business could want.  He’s well behaved, spends a ton of money, Continue reading Sports, superstitions and Sunday’s sights and sounds