Bucs search for answers, accountability

Accountability. It’s an attribute that’s hard to come by these days.  It’s an admirable trait, the ability to admit you’ve made a mistake, that you own up to what you’ve done and that nobody, but you, is responsible.  It’s a Continue reading Bucs search for answers, accountability

Bucs bamboozled, Chiefs code crack back

As an overly emotional football fan who also gambles on the sport, it’s hard not to be reactionary.  Tempering expectations is a skill few possess.  The rational we like to think bigger picture and look at the football season in Continue reading Bucs bamboozled, Chiefs code crack back

Shut the Funk Up, Vol. 3: The Antonio Brown-Sylvester Stewart Connection

We recently featured a new series here on SportsChump called Shut the Funk Up, within which we highlight those in professional sports we’d really like to tell to STFU and compare them to legends of music’s most underappreciated genre: the Continue reading Shut the Funk Up, Vol. 3: The Antonio Brown-Sylvester Stewart Connection

Sights, sounds and suggestions on the Orlando Magic

I experienced a moment of sheer nervousness scant minutes before the Magic game was about to start.  Having arrived ninety minutes before tip-off to catch a glimpse of the five, future Hall of Famers that would grace the floor that Continue reading Sights, sounds and suggestions on the Orlando Magic

Ranking the Racists: Jon Gruden

Years ago, on his weekly radio show, Jim Rome would begin his Mondays wondering whether he would get through the week without talking about someone in sports doing something asinine.  This would range from the inane to the profane, from Continue reading Ranking the Racists: Jon Gruden

2021 Week 2: The Wife Hates SportsChump Reunites with our old friend, J-Dub

Remember that old 1950s ditty called “Accentuate the Positive?”  Of course, you don’t and neither do I.  The point is the second line of that song goes “eliminate the negative.” Not one of the three of us did that last Continue reading 2021 Week 2: The Wife Hates SportsChump Reunites with our old friend, J-Dub

Kevin Harlan + Super Bowl streaker = best play-by-play call ever

Just when you thought I was done firing Super Bowl posts into cyberspace, I reel you right back in. There are great sports calls and then there are great sports calls, the calls you remember, the calls that have become Continue reading Kevin Harlan + Super Bowl streaker = best play-by-play call ever

SportsChump outdrinks G.O.A.T. at Buccaneers Boat Parade (a pictorial)

My phone rang late Tuesday evening, around 11 pm.  Busy at work, I didn’t get the chance to answer it. Minutes later, I received a text message with a fair amount of Jewish guilt.  It runs in the family. The Continue reading SportsChump outdrinks G.O.A.T. at Buccaneers Boat Parade (a pictorial)

Why You SHOULD Root for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the Super Bowl (and were happy if you did): A SportsChump to Dubsism Retort

Every year around this time, my blogging brother in crime, J-Dub of Dubsism infamy, celebrates the Super Bowl by telling you why you shouldn’t cheer for either team playing in it.  He will also generally do so for the World Continue reading Why You SHOULD Root for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the Super Bowl (and were happy if you did): A SportsChump to Dubsism Retort

The Hatred for Tom Brady runs strong… and other tales from Tampa Bay’s Super Bowl week

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before.  Three Buffalo Bills fans walk into a bar and shout “Go Chiefs!” Go figure. This encounter happened one week after the perennially underachieving (or perhaps aptly achieving) Bills had just lost to Continue reading The Hatred for Tom Brady runs strong… and other tales from Tampa Bay’s Super Bowl week