Place your bets, place your bets! SportsChump sets odds on the next ESPN personality to be suspended

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I’ve never been able to work at a place where I couldn’t say “fuck.”  Don’t get me wrong.  In the board room, such language is clearly inappropriate… unless the CEO says it first.  It’s not like I can’t control my Continue reading

Jump shots and coffee shops: Vin Baker’s tale of loss and redemption

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“Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom” -          George S. Patton I read an article the other day that made me stop and think.  It made me think about life, addiction, consequences and how the things we Continue reading

Gilbert Arenas banned once again Caption Contest

stuffed animals

Gilbert Arenas is a former NBA player.  More commonly known for being suspended by the league for bringing firearms into the locker room and then mocking about it in a pre-game warm up, there was a time when Arenas could Continue reading

Woe is the Orlando Magic (fan)

Orlando Magic fans

I woke up to news the other morning that the Orlando Magic had traded for Shabazz Napier. Shortly thereafter, I Tweeted “As an Orlando Magic fan, someone other than Shabazz Napier’s mom tell me why I’m supposed to be excited Continue reading

Kobe’s Last Stand

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I have this friend with whom I used to tend bar for about four years. Having worked there long before I ever stepped foot in the joint, Mr. K was a mainstay.  Servers would come and go and he would Continue reading

Former Fox Bloggers finally meet, cure writers block… at least for a day

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This article is meant to prove a point, a point that writer’s block is merely a speedbump inconveniently paved into the long road to somewhere.  It’s also a story of friendship, commitment, writing, podcasts, websites, golf rounds, day jobs, cold Continue reading

The Top and Bottom Ten Things about the 2014-2015 NBA season

Golden State Warriors celebrate

The 2014-15 NBA season is now a month behind us.  And what a season it was. It’s been quite an off-season too.  Summer leagues are already in full swing.  LeBron James is holed up in a gym somewhere doing a Continue reading

The Truth About Protein Powders

Many have always thought of protein powders as one of those overly-hyped and gimmicky substances that were just meant to be sold to athletes as part of a marketing strategy to make big manufacturers even richer than they already are. Continue reading

Buster Barnett and his two women

Buster Barnett

“You know we’ve got to find a way, to bring some lovin’ here today.” -Marvin Gaye, What’s Goin’ On   My buddy J-Dub has a series of posts he calls “Signs We Are Near The End Of Civilization.”  These posts Continue reading

SportsChump succumbs to Fantasy Football demands; requests helping hand from readers

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“I’ve become what I despise.” -Nick Nolte as Coach Pete Bell in Blue Chips After all these years, I’ve finally given in. I don’t know how many times I’ve written about how much I don’t care for fantasy football.  In Continue reading