Book Review: Phil Jackson: Lord of the Rings by Peter Richmond

With all this talk about Phil Jackson moving to Manhattan to salvage the woeful Knicks, a team that coincidentally hasn’t won a title since he played for them in the 1970s, I found now to be the perfect time to Continue reading

When sports news is not news: Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki break off engagement

I was engaged once many moons ago.  It didn’t take. After many years of ups and downs, my long-term girlfriend at the time and I had grown apart.  It happens. But at least we didn’t send out wedding invitations.  (I Continue reading

Chumpservations, Vol. 31: NBA post-season edition

Mom.V.P. I’ve got a mom. For better or for worse, I’m the kind of man I am today because of her. Apparently Kevin Durant is too. In perhaps one of the most moving MVP Award acceptance speeches we’ve ever heard, Continue reading

Sterling Stiviano Sex Tape Finally Revealed!!!

I Tweeted something deliciously off-humor the other day.  Far be it from me to do so. I suggested that if Donald Sterling really wanted to get even with V Stiviano, he should release their sex tapes. My comments regarding the Continue reading

Johnny Manziel and the Cleveland honeymoon

I’ve never been married but I hear honeymoons can be nice.  They’ve got heart-shaped beds, full-body massages and champagne and strawberries fed to you on a whim. I mean, that’s what happens, right? No? Okay, so maybe I’ve been misled. Continue reading

Hip-hop and Barney make a wonderful pair caption contest

Nothing says gangsta more than sharing a warm embrace with a stuffed purple dinosaur after a heartbreaking loss. What am I talking about, you ask? Obviously you haven’t been keeping up with the times. Canadian-born, Grammy award-winning rapper Drake is Continue reading

Debating Instant Replay with my Uncle Alex

The e-mail string started simply enough. I received an email from my Uncle Alex with nothing in the text.  The subject line read “Still like instant replay?” Years ago, right on this very website, he and I debated the merits Continue reading

The historical significance of the Warriors-Clippers series

The Clippers-Warriors series has finally ended in a slugfest we knew would go the full fifteen rounds. We watched all seven games, glued to our television sets knowing that, in light of the Donald Sterling comments, this series meant far Continue reading

The Twitterverse roasts Jameis Winston and his sticky fingers

I’m sorry, people. I’m just having too much fun with this whole Twitter thing. When someone told me Florida State quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston was cited for shoplifting crab legs out of a Tallahassee Publix, I immediately Continue reading