Major League Baseball’s Quality Start and the continued softening of America

Stephen S.

A customer walked into the bar the other day, a younger guy in his mid-twenties.  After having a series of mini-conversations with him, he appeared relatively baseball knowledgeable, which struck me as odd considering true baseball fans his age are Continue reading

A fever-inspired, sports world turned upside-down Chumpservations, Vol. 32

Thinker sick

I’ve been bed-ridden lately with a pretty nasty fever so I apologize for not contributing my usual batch of internet clutter.  The good news is that my doctor has ruled out mono, halitosis, gingivitis and chronic tardiness so I got Continue reading

Future of the Rays? Price-less.

David Price trade rumors

Can you feel it, Rays fans? You know it’s coming; your clock is starting to tick louder and louder. It’s bad enough you have to live with the fact that your stadium, your attendance figures, your payroll and your team’s Continue reading

Debating Instant Replay with my Uncle Alex

umps gather for instant replay

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

Jimmy Fallon and fans welcome Robinson Cano back to New York City (video)

Fallon welcomes Cano

Sometimes comedians come up with some hysterical shit. Jimmy Fallon is one of those comedians. (#Ew!) Sometimes baseball players have the means and wherewithal to work the supply and demand of baseball’s marketplace to their own financial benefit. Robinson Cano Continue reading

Divisional Renaming: A SportsChump-J Dub Collaboration – Edition One: Major League Baseball

baseball realignment

I have a friend.  His name is J-Dub.  He’s kinda weird, an ornery fellow if I may. We’ve never officially met but he runs a website just like mine, except his has a lot more curse words. He is one Continue reading

The NFL Personal Conduct Policy: Not Worth the Paper It’s Printed On

nfl conduct policy

Of all the rules Commissioner David Stern enforced in his thirty years presiding over the NBA, his dress code legislation was one of the most criticized. At one point, too many players began showing up to games or press conferences Continue reading

The most obvious idea ever is about to make me a very wealthy man: SportsChump hereby copyrights The Professional Sports Taxi Service

escalade

“If you wanna go and take a ride with me…” -          Nelly I just became a millionaire. Okay, that’s not entirely true but I did come up with an idea that will soon make me one.  I’ll meet you guys Continue reading

Enlightening moments in sports interview history, Vol. 1: Linda Cohn and Ken Griffey, Jr.

Griffey Cohn

“Smiles, everyone!  Smiles!” -          Ricardo Montalban as Mr. Roarke on Fantasy Island Ken Griffey, Jr. will go down as one of the most talented players in baseball history.  He’s sixth all-time on the career home run list.  He finished his Continue reading