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

The NFL fumbles yet again: The Deshaun Watson appeal

Season after season, the National Football League continues to encounter pitfalls, thriving despite itself, only because all we want to do with our Sundays is drink beer and watch gladiators beat the snot out of each other.  This season is Continue reading The NFL fumbles yet again: The Deshaun Watson appeal

Goodbye, Running Backs aka why Emmitt Smith’s all-time rushing record may never be broken

We live amidst a changing game. As the memories of Super Bowl LVI fade into the mist, as most of us talk about the halftime show and the game’s final two minutes being the only thing worth watching, I am Continue reading Goodbye, Running Backs aka why Emmitt Smith’s all-time rushing record may never be broken

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

NFL to change record book thanks to Patrick Mahomes’ mom

Patrick Mahomes’ mother is furious… and the NFL is taking note. Regular watchers of the National Football League know that last year’s Super Bowl runners-up, the Kansas City Chiefs, are having a very un-Chiefs-like start.  While their defense has been Continue reading NFL to change record book thanks to Patrick Mahomes’ mom

Drafting Old Guys: My Week One Spent with Matt Ryan

My girlfriend laughs at me.  She does that often, very careful to explain that she’s laughing at me, and not with me.  And she doesn’t laugh only because hers is a considerably better Marlon Brando Godfather impression than mine. Again, Continue reading Drafting Old Guys: My Week One Spent with Matt Ryan

Cam, that’s a wrap

As a student-athlete many moons ago, Cam Newton stole a laptop at the University of Florida.  Much like Jameis walking out of a Tallahassee supermarket with an armful of comped crab legs, this was a story from which Newton could Continue reading Cam, that’s a wrap

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