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

“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

“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

“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

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

Donald Chump’s “You’re Fired,” Volume Two: NFL free agents

What was that old board game we used to play as children, the one with the dice in the plastic bubble where we’d press down on the bubble to see the dice pop around like popcorn until they finally landed Continue reading

A fight that would never happen… but should it: Rousey-Mayweather

Let’s suspend reality for a brief moment. Let’s pretend we live in an indecent world with no rules or boundaries, you know, the kind of world in which Ray Rice and so many other professional football players live.  It’s a Continue reading