My newest bestie: A follow-up to Because Hockey

Lightning organ

There’s a scene in “The Cable Guy” where the needy, clingy and downright frightening Jim Carrey tries to secure his fledgling friendship with the far more subdued Matthew Broderick.  It is at that moment that Broderick tells Carrey he “just Continue reading

Is it live or is it bothersome: The time and space continuum according to my stepfather

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I sent my mother a text the other night. CNN was airing its very first episode of a series they call “The Seventies.”  Their first installment covered the golden age of television, an era that gave us such legendary and Continue reading

No Shit, Sherlock: Volume One

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Hotels.com has a new mascot.  His name is Captain Obvious.  His pitch in their relatively entertaining, television spots is that using their website to book a vacation is the obvious choice. Years ago while hosting Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update, Continue reading

LeBron who?

Whos LeBron James

I remember taking an intro to poli sci class back in the day when students actually went to class instead of channeling streaming video of the lecture onto their dorm room iPads. In this one lecture in particular, the professor Continue reading

Better to have loved the Lightning than never to have loved at all

Lightning fans

I haven’t felt this way in a long time. Rooting for a winning team has become almost foreign to me or at least it has recently. The Gator men’s football and basketball programs are both rebuilding under two men nobody Continue reading

Just when you thought it was safe to go back on the internet

Jaws movie poster

I found an interesting article on Yahoo the other day, another one of my sources for all things bizarre.  Seriously, Yahoo has become the National Enquirer for all news unfit to print. I guess some marine biologist not named Costanza Continue reading

Britt McHenry berates tow lot attendant, Twitter berates Britt McHenry: The circle of life continues

Britt McHenry

“I see your true colors shining through.” -Cyndi Lauper Britt McHenry is in the news for a change and not reporting it. Who is Britt McHenry, you ask?  Don’t feel bad.  I had never heard of her either and I Continue reading

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