What if?

what if

What if Ronda Rousey fought Floyd Mayweather… and won? What if a member already in Baseball’s Hall of Fame admitted to using steroids regularly to get an edge? What if Joe Maddon wins a World Series with the Cubs? What Continue reading

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

Starbucks

“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

Book Review: Satchel by Larry Tye

Satchel Paige

“A knot of elbows and shanks, wings and pads, moved on their own. His cap tilted slightly to the right. Three pairs of socks bulked up gams as wispy as exclamation points. Warm-ups meant taking out a stick of Wrigley’s Continue reading

Pete Rose’s third strike

Petey

One of the greatest sports arguments of all-time has finally been resolved. I’m not quite sure how many times I’ve written about Pete Rose in the past but this may be the last time I ever do. As you all Continue reading

Book Review: Vindicated by Jose Canseco

Canseco book

Just when you thought the conversation about steroid use in baseball was over and done with, Alex Rodriguez continues to break Major League records with every at-bat.  This season, he passed Willie Mays for fourth on the all-time home run Continue reading

Is Serena Williams the most dominant athlete of this generation?

Serena trophy

With all this talk about Michael and LeBron, Money and Manny, A-Rod and Roids, Brady and Manning and whether Tiger will ever return to prominence, one person has dominated their sport this century more than any of them.   And it’s Continue reading

My take on Josh Hamilton

Josh Hamilton

I’ve been meaning to write about Josh Hamilton for a while now.  I haven’t touched on it because it’s a very sensitive subject.  It deals with addiction.  It deals with unfulfilled potential.  It deals with money, lots of it.  And Continue reading

Sexual innuendo in sports

sports and sexual innuendo

SportsChump has always been on the cutting edge when it comes to hardcore, provocative sports analysis. This, my friends, is another one of those times. Please allow me to turn the lights down low, slip some Marvin Gaye onto the Continue reading

A-Rod and the passing of yet another meaningless milestone

A Rod

“What the hell am I doing here?  I don’t belong here.” Radiohead, Creep This week, Alex Rodriguez knocked in his 1992nd RBI.  That tied him with Babe Ruth for fourth most all-time.  Not long ago he passed Willie Mays for Continue reading

Let ‘em in, let ‘em all in: SportsChump plays Commissioner for a day

Cooperstown

I am here to provide closure for baseball fans once and for all.  You can thank me later. Today, I am going to grant myself one wish and one wish only.  Of course, if I actually stumbled onto a genie’s Continue reading