It’s been Favre too long

Favre head scratcher

When Sports Illustrated announced it was putting Brett Favre on its latest cover (slow week in the world of sports?), I looked back to find the last time I wrote anything of note about him. It was 2011. Goodness, has Continue reading

You don’t get to pick your nickname

Doug Rushes

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a running back on their roster.  His name is Doug Martin. A few years ago, Martin looked like he might be the tailback of the future.  In 2012, his rookie season, Martin played in all 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

Is Serena Williams the most dominant athlete of this generation?

Serena trophy

With all this talk about Michael and LeBron, Money and Manny, A-Rod and Roids, Brady and Manning and whether Tiger will ever return to prominence, one person has dominated their sport this century more than any of them.   And it’s Continue reading

What the hell is going on in… ?

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What the hell is going on in Philadelphia? Chip Kelly is 51 years old.  He’s been around football a long time.  He’s coached in high school, college and now the pros.  I’m pretty sure if he’s a racist, we would Continue reading

Your job should you choose to accept it: Rename Hooker Rehab and win fabulous prizes

Hooker rehab

Two years ago, Warren Sapp was one of the happiest men on the face of the earth.  He had just been inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame after a lifetime of hard-nosed football.  He served as a well-respected member Continue reading

Sexual innuendo in sports

sports and sexual innuendo

SportsChump has always been on the cutting edge when it comes to hardcore, provocative sports analysis. This, my friends, is another one of those times. Please allow me to turn the lights down low, slip some Marvin Gaye onto the 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

The truth revealed

Tom Brady hands

Paul Pierce is NBA basketball player.  His nickname is “The Truth.” The other night, with his Washington Wizards down by three, Pierce made a miraculous last second, off-balance shot to tie the game and send it into overtime. Except it 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