Man, there are some bad football teams out there. Let’s kick a few while they’re down, shall we? Every season, it seems like there are the New England Patriots, some really good contenders and the rest who are just shuffling Continue reading
Ah, the never-ending joy of wagering on the NFL. One thing many people overlook about the sustained success of both college and professional football is not only the excitement and unpredictability the sport brings and the gladiator-like nature of the Continue reading
Winning your division in professional sports is borderline pointless. And I’ll prove it to you. The Minnesota Vikings traveled to Green Bay on a cold Sunday night to play the Packers for the NFC North title. And before we wax Continue reading
We’re going to start a new feature here at SportsChump where we celebrate the ugly by sticking the proverbial fork in it. And in this year’s NFL, there is plenty of ugly to go around. Even though it’s only Week Continue reading
How many times have you heard it? It’s the beginning of the football season and “every team starts with a clean slate.” That’s laughable. While it’s certainly mathematically logical to say that all 32 NFL teams have a chance at Continue reading
Ladies and gentlemen, I once again proudly present the demented mind of Dr Milhouse… [Fade in on what is obviously a teenage boy’s bedroom. Empty Pepsi cans litter the floor, posters of various Redskins legends adorn the walls, with a Continue reading
I’ve got an old friend whose name is Dan Gleason. We used to call him “Rocket” Dan. Despite being one of the elder statesmen among our merry band of bar-dwelling, hoop-shooting Gator fans, Dan had a solid game and a Continue reading
“That’s right, that’s right. We bad! Uh huh!” -Richard Pryor, Stir Crazy, 1980 We’ve talked a lot about fandom over the past few months, more specifically when it is acceptable for sports fans to switch allegiances and what rights we Continue reading
What a bizarre few days this has been for football coaches, more so than normal even. If neck braces, nepotism, runway dismissals and billionaire babblings don’t scream made-for-television drama, I don’t know what does.
Professional athletes do the strangest things. They also wear the strangest things.