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

Old school, new school and the differing schools of thought on the state of college basketball

NCAA

Geno Auriemma has never been one to keep his opinions to himself.  The current coaching king of women’s college basketball recently called the men’s game “a joke.” He claimed the game is behind the times and lacks any consistent offense Continue reading

Cmon Duke Fans, Which R are you filled with?

Duke wins

A not-so-great man once gave me the best advice of my life. He told me, “the number one killer of old people is retirement.” His point at the time was simple. If you want to be the best at something….you 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

Bad NBA teams! Bad!

Sixers are bad

“A fool and his money are soon parted” Dr. John Bridges If I’ve learned anything from gambling on the NBA these past few days, it’s that this year’s Assocation boasts some REALLY bad teams.  And I mean BAD.  Stinkeroos.  Teams 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

Clarifying the MVP debate

Curry and Harden

In a recent radio interview with Dan Patrick, Cleveland Cavalier Kevin Love said that Russell Westbrook is more deserving of this year’s MVP Award than Love’s own teammate LeBron James.  In their never-ending quest to make something out of nothing, Continue reading

The beauty of calling upsets in March

NC State upsets Villanova

Here’s a little known fact.  When Andy Williams sang “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” he was not actually referring to Christmastime.  He was referring to March Madness and the NCAA Tournament. After all, it makes perfect sense. Continue reading