The NBA coaching carousel redux

Blatt

About a month ago, I wrote (but didn’t publish) this piece on David Blatt, head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers.  With LeBron James out due to injury, the Eastern Conference favorites had lost nine of ten ball games.  There were Continue reading

Decisions, decisions: #1s versus #2s over the years

winston mariota

“Torn between two lovers, feeling like a fool” -Mary MacGregor By virtue of finishing dead last in the league in 2014, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers hold the rights to the top pick in the upcoming NFL draft. What to do, Continue reading

Kentucky remains perfect against imperfect Florida

Wildcats

I had a rare Saturday night off.  Fever, body aches and coughing fits that made my abdomen hurt can knock even the hardest working man in show business on his ass. So I took advantage of my illness and planned Continue reading

Tweeters discuss Warren Sapp’s choice to celebrate Super Bowl Sunday

Warren Sapp

Poor Warren Sapp.  The former Tampa Bay Buccaneer/NFL analyst and recently imprisoned Hall of Famer just made himself a bad, bad call.  Sapp was arrested early Monday morning on charges of soliciting and assaulting a prostitute. Silly Warren.  You should Continue reading

One questionable play call ends an unquestionably historic football contest

The Butler did it

Lost in the blur of our Super Bowl hangover, lost in all the Pete Carroll-bashing and the wondering where Marshawn Marshawn Marshawn was, lost in the fisticuffs immediately afterwards and the inexplicable ESPN comparisons to Bill Buckner was the fact Continue reading

SportsChump’s Third Annual Super Bowl Contest: 20 Questions edition

Super Bowl Contest 3

And then there were two. That’s right, sports fans.  We are smack dab in the middle of the most anticipatory fourteen days of the sports year: the two weeks leading up to the Super Bowl.  After a long and rather Continue reading