I miss…

I miss hearing about the drama between Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid and seeing how the Philadelphia 76ers would have either overachieved or underachieved in this year’s NBA Playoffs. I miss seeing what could have been between LeBron James and Continue reading

SportsChump’s Disaster Blog-A-Thon Entry: Independence Day

I should preface this post by saying three things: I love the movie Independence Day (as should you); The first time I saw Independence Day, I was really high on hashish (will explain later); I was coaxed (not really, just Continue reading

NBA postpones season… and other shitty things that happened this week

This is me wishing people are safe. This is me wishing this whole virus thing had never happened. This is me trying to find the God’s honest truth through all the media bullshit. It’s like wading through clumpy fields of Continue reading

Hulu Reboots Hornby Classic High Fidelity

Many moons ago, I fondly remember picking up Nick Hornby’s High Fidelity for the first time. From the opening page, I wondered if the author had secretly been following me around and documenting my life in excruciatingly sordid detail. High Continue reading

Dominique, Denzel and the mystery of the Van Halen Panama

Let me preface this post by saying I love the Van Halen song “Panama.” I owned the 1984 album (yes, on vinyl) back in high school and wore it out upwards and downwards, backwards and forwards, just as I did Continue reading

Thanksgiving, gratitude and too many grocery items in the express line

I saw the most bizarre thing at the supermarket the other afternoon. I rolled out of bed and ran out to grab some healthy grub before my lengthy, pre-Thanksgiving shift at the pub. After a quick run through the market, Continue reading

Odell Beckham, Jr. channels his inner Cousin Eddie

This past Sunday, the as-of-yet undefeated New England Patriots took on the young, upstart, great on paper but as-of-yet, highly underachieving Cleveland Browns.  As expected, the Patriots won the game rather handily. After a hard fought, physical battle, it is Continue reading

“How do you feel about female sports broadcasters” and other impertinent questions still asked in 2019

Let’s just say I had a conversation the other day about sports. Oh, but it was so much more than that. For the sake of anonymity, I will not say where and when this conversation took place, nor with whom Continue reading

Is It Better to Have Lucked and Lost: The Inherent Difficulty in Measuring Y’ant To

Despite the healthy paycheck and inherent fringe benefits, presiding as general manager over a professional sports team can be a tremendously, risky endeavor. Just like Forrest Gump’s mother used to preach… life is like a box of chocolates. You never Continue reading

Tales from the Hard Rock, Vol. 5: The high hand and the jinx

I visited my local Hard Rock the other night a little earlier than normal. Some friends and I were slated to play some golf that afternoon but as anyone who lives in the immediate Tampa Bay area will tell you, Continue reading