This week’s caption contest: NFC Championship edition

There’s an old proverb that reads “Every end is a new beginning.” There’s no telling whether the person to first utter those words was referring to Brett Favre’s loss on Sunday and his subsequent months of indecision over whether to Continue reading

Random Chumpservations, Vol 8: Darrelle Revis, LeBron James and conflicted Green Bay Packer fans

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The pay-per-view event we would ALL like to see

“I’m an idea man, Chuck” -Michael Keaton as Bill Blazejowski in Night Shift Hey, I have ideas too. Good ones sometimes. And just like every other sports fan, I have unanswered questions.

A juicing Big Mac: Mark McGwire’s steroid use leaves more questions than answers

I don’t like movies that are predictable. Like the typical romantic comedy where the couple who despises each other falls in love in the end or the true-crime thriller where we know the killer’s identity from scene one. Scriptwriters may Continue reading

The new ‘hands-on’ approach to coaching: The unfortunate cases of Mark Mangino, Mike Leach and Jim Leavitt

Bobby Knight used to manhandle players. In his days at Indiana University, Knight was known for throwing chairs, roughing up the occasional athlete and melting down at the random post-game press conference. Despite his success, Knight was known as much Continue reading

A texting fiesta starring Boise State, John Cena…. and Air Supply?

As many of you already know, it’s the simple things in life that tickle the sportschump’s fancy. One such glory includes sitting at a neighborhood pub, watching a relatively meaningless football game, sipping whiskey and texting friends while the locals Continue reading