Chumpservations, Vol. 33: Timothy, Marshawn, Jameis, Giancarlo, William and the cure to end attendance woes

chumpservations new height

I woke up from a blissful slumber the other afternoon to find an online headline that read…  “Tim Tebow Caught In Controversial Photo.” My imagination raced. Could the saintly Tim Tebow have posed nude for someone back in his Gainesville Continue reading

Initial Thoughts on the 2014 MLB Playoffs

major league baseball postseason 2014

Stat Of The Day No sport has bastardized the use of the statistic more than Major League Baseball. Here’s proof. Headed into the bottom of the fourth inning of Game Two of the ALDS between Detroit and Baltimore, Victor Martinez Continue reading

Delving into the hypothetical: George Brett, pine tar and a road trip to the 21st century

Brett pine tar

So the Kansas City Royals have clinched a playoff spot for the first time since 1985.  That’s quite the post-season drought.  Heck, even the Cubs, Mets and Indians have experienced October since then. This might be news to those of Continue reading

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