SportsChump Summer Concert Series, Part IV: The Beatles at Shea Stadium (thanks to Ron Howard)


“You say you want a revolution.  Well, you know.  We all want to change the world.” The Beatles, 1968 My mom tells the story of the night she did NOT go to see the Beatles at Shea Stadium.  It was Continue reading

Chumpservations, Vol. 37: Back-up quarterbacks, Big Winners, Back To School and one Beautiful Bash Brother Bromance


Here are some quick thoughts from a wild opening weekend to our football season. Back It Up I’ve often wondered about the mindset of the backup quarterback.  Often jokingly referred to as the best job in professional sports (because you Continue reading

Ellen DeGeneres ruins the Olympic Games and other racist tales of woe: A SportsChump-Dubsism Production

Ellen Rio Tweet

By J-Dub and SportsChump Let’s just cut to the race here. Somehow, the following Tweet was deemed “racist” by the PC police. Think what you will about this, but don’t surprised that both J-Dub and SportsChump have some Olympic-sized opinions Continue reading

Sports, lies and videotape


“Overprivileged white guy goes to a foreign country, destroys property, blames it on brown people, lies about it all, flees the country, and gets hailed as a hero. Ryan Lochte is Peak American.” Dr. Milhouse, Facebook post circa 2016   Continue reading

Chumpservations, Vol. 36: The Fashion Statement Edition


I am a fashion plate and not only because I have a closet full of clothes and have seen Zoolander about 57 times. On the contrary, I am a fashion plate because I wear what’s comfortable (and it generally matches), Continue reading

The voting off

desert island

This is hardly an original concept. The television show Survivor made it popular many moons ago. I never watched the show, or maybe I did once against my will, but I’m pretty sure it wasn’t the first elimination-style game show Continue reading