The “What We Should Have Done” Approach to March Madness

Looking back at march madness

We un-crumple the brackets we tossed to the floor in disgust only a day into the tournament.  We look at them again, hoping, begging for a chance.  There’s not one.  We wonder how things could have gone so horribly wrong.  Continue reading

The NFL Personal Conduct Policy: Not Worth the Paper It’s Printed On

nfl conduct policy

Of all the rules Commissioner David Stern enforced in his thirty years presiding over the NBA, his dress code legislation was one of the most criticized. At one point, too many players began showing up to games or press conferences Continue reading

John Calipari to the Lakers: More than a rumor, more than a rumor to me

Calipari Lakers

I love a good rumor. Don’t get me wrong.  I don’t subscribe to The Globe or The Enquirer… although I do give them a quick thumb-through for shits and giggles while standing in line at the supermarket.  Hey, if one Continue reading

And so it is… a bittersweet ending to an historical season

Donovan

Any basketball team that suits up for Billy Donovan will have to live in the shadow of the Noah, Horford and Brewer-led team that won back-to-back championships only a few seasons ago.  It’s like having that athletic, bigger brother that Continue reading

Tiger’s back?

Tiger's back

Tiger Woods has pulled out of this year’s Masters, an event he has won four times and the most coveted and prestigious championship in all of professional golf. At 38 years old, we don’t know how long it will take Continue reading

Kentucky wins basketball game over rival, fans burn couches in celebration

Kentucky couch burning

“The sky is burning.  I believe my soul’s on fire.” -          Bad Company, Burnin’ Sky, 1977   I’ve never understood the whole ritual of burning things after a team victory.  Why do we resort to setting things on fire in Continue reading

White lies and White-out: All one needs to become a college head coach

Steve Masiello

“Have you ever been experienced?  I have.” -          Jimi Hendrix The first time I can recall hearing that a coach had lied about his job experience involved George O’Leary. It was 2001 and O’Leary was applying for the head coaching Continue reading

The most obvious idea ever is about to make me a very wealthy man: SportsChump hereby copyrights The Professional Sports Taxi Service

escalade

“If you wanna go and take a ride with me…” -          Nelly I just became a millionaire. Okay, that’s not entirely true but I did come up with an idea that will soon make me one.  I’ll meet you guys Continue reading

Book Review: Low Collision Crossers by Nicholas Dawidoff

Jets

As rabid, unapologetic American sports fans, every Sunday during football season we huddle around or television sets, congregate at our local watering holes or if we have the funds, attend games with family and friends, eagerly anticipating what the next Continue reading