Pete Rose Hall of Fame chatter reemerges with election of new baseball commissioner

Petey

Last week, we bid the first, long-awaited adieu to Bud Selig, a man who will mistakenly go down as one of the better commissioners baseball has ever seen.  Rob Manfred will soon take his place. Manfred has worked for Major Continue reading

Those who can’t pitch, rap: The curious case of the man who can’t throw

Fitty wrong

I like making fun of people.  I mean, what’s the point of running a sports blog if you can’t blast the ones you love? This time around, it’s Fitty Cent’s turn… again. We’ve already questioned his courtside seating arrangements although, Continue reading

#AskJameis campaign teaches lesson in cruelty and other ill-advised Twitter forum ideas

Twitter Jameis

Florida State University and its Heisman Trophy winning quarterback, Jameis Winston, recently realized that Twitter can have more of a bite than Shark Week. In keeping with the 21st century, someone in charge of the Florida State athletic brain trust Continue reading

Here’s to you…. Mrs. 100th Anniversary Celebrator

Wrigley Anniversary

As many of you know by this point, SportsChump.net is always open to having guest contributors write about their sporting experiences.  Said contributors are always imaginative, avid and of course, poorly reimbursed for their efforts.  They do it for the Continue reading

Parting thoughts on Price

David Price tips cap

This time around was different. The Tampa Bay Rays have lost big name players in the past, faces of the franchise, players their fan base had come to know and love.  Scott Kazmir, Matt Garza and James Shields were all Continue reading

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