The NBA’s mid-summer nightmare

I have a few questions. For a while now, the NBA has been force-feeding us this whole “mid-season tournament” idea while we continue to push it away like a kid does his vegetables.  Commissioner Silver and Co. have been testing Continue reading

2021 Week 2: The Wife Hates SportsChump Reunites with our old friend, J-Dub

Remember that old 1950s ditty called “Accentuate the Positive?”  Of course, you don’t and neither do I.  The point is the second line of that song goes “eliminate the negative.” Not one of the three of us did that last Continue reading

Book Review: Dave Zirin’s “The Kaepernick Effect”

Dave Zirin would like to remind you that Colin Kaepernick is not the only athlete to take a knee for a cause he believed in. Dave Zirin would also like to remind you that, in far less publicized cases, countless Continue reading

Drafting Old Guys: My Week One Spent with Matt Ryan

My girlfriend laughs at me.  She does that often, very careful to explain that she’s laughing at me, and not with me.  And she doesn’t laugh only because hers is a considerably better Marlon Brando Godfather impression than mine. Again, Continue reading

Trevor Lawrence, Gardner Minshew and how Reddit subscribers helped define a hairstyle amidst a quarterback controversy

I recently re-joined Reddit to promote my website.  I originally joined the social media platform over twelve years ago for the very same reason: to drive internet traffic to the website you’re currently reading. I eventually lost track of Reddit Continue reading

SportsChump’s Summer Concert Series, Part V: Bands, Identities, Medical Procedures and the Charlie Watts Hypothetical

The Rolling Stones are in the midst of another world tour. As hard as it is to believe, the Stones are still bringing their hits to sold out stadiums across the globe.  Iconic front man Mick Jagger just turned 78 Continue reading

Bobby Bowden: The Enemy’s Perspective

“If it weren’t for me, I reckon Steve has at least two more national championships. Of course, you could say the same thing about his teams and us, too. He cost us at least two.” Bobby Bowden, speaking of Steve Continue reading