Book Review: You Can’t Make This Up by Al Michaels and L. Jon Wertheim

You Can't Make This Up

Dominique Wilkins recently told of his early days in the NBA and the first time he had to play against Larry Bird.  Laughing as he reminisced, ‘Nique said the trash-talking that came out of Bird was like nothing he had Continue reading

SportsChump proudly presents your University of Kentucky Basketball Caption Contest

Ashley

This one’s gotta sting for Kentucky fans.  38-1.  Ouch!  So close and yet so far away. Not long ago, I hosted a caption contest.  It didn’t draw much attention. This one should for it celebrates Kentucky’s now imperfect season. Along Continue reading

Twitter celebrates reemergence of Adam Morrison

Adam Morrison at Gonzaga game

Adam Morrison is an easy target. The former Gonzaga, NCAA Co-Player of the Year was spotted at his alma mater’s Elite Eight matchup against the Duke Blue Devils.  Ironically, it was former Dukie JJ Redick with whom he shared that Continue reading

J-Dub and SportsChump Dissect “ESPN: The Movie”

espn the book

  To understand this latest J-Dub/SportsChump collaboration, you need to know there’s something headed for your local Cinema-Gargantua-Plex which may or may not be horrifying.  A few years ago, we got something akin to “ESPN: The Book,” and as books Continue reading

Father-son conversations and one Giant catch heard ‘round the world

Odell Beckham catch

I engaged myself in conversation with a father and son the other day.  At least I believed them to be father and son.  The younger gentleman bore a striking resemblance to the older fellow sitting to his right but I Continue reading

Did someone say wings? Sonic goes boneless; SportsChump reviews

Sonic wings

SportsChump.net has been around for quite some time, long enough at least for the site to generate a (bad) reputation. Because of the site’s longevity (five years and counting) and my occasionally, eye-catching spikes in traffic, I receive the strangest Continue reading

Taking on the giant

Sumo

So apparently Bill Simmons wants out of ESPN. And this is interesting why? I’m about to tell you why but first off, a little about Mr. Simmons. Bill Simmons started out as a blogger.  That’s right.  A blogger. The guy Continue reading

NFL Week Seven Against the Spread Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs. KP vs. The Duck

Week 7

Well, football camp obviously didn’t work for me. I was kicked out for sleeping late, not paying enough attention and hitting on one too many counselors in training.  Oh, how I long for the luxurious setting of my cardboard box Continue reading