The NFL Personal Conduct Policy: Not Worth the Paper It’s Printed On

nfl conduct policy

Of all the rules Commissioner David Stern enforced in his thirty years presiding over the NBA, his dress code legislation was one of the most criticized. At one point, too many players began showing up to games or press conferences Continue reading

White lies and White-out: All one needs to become a college head coach

Steve Masiello

“Have you ever been experienced?  I have.” -          Jimi Hendrix The first time I can recall hearing that a coach had lied about his job experience involved George O’Leary. It was 2001 and O’Leary was applying for the head coaching Continue reading

The most obvious idea ever is about to make me a very wealthy man: SportsChump hereby copyrights The Professional Sports Taxi Service

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“If you wanna go and take a ride with me…” -          Nelly I just became a millionaire. Okay, that’s not entirely true but I did come up with an idea that will soon make me one.  I’ll meet you guys Continue reading

Book Review: Low Collision Crossers by Nicholas Dawidoff

Jets

As rabid, unapologetic American sports fans, every Sunday during football season we huddle around or television sets, congregate at our local watering holes or if we have the funds, attend games with family and friends, eagerly anticipating what the next Continue reading

Donald Chump’s “You’re Fired,” Volume Two: NFL free agents

New Chump Youre Fired

What was that old board game we used to play as children, the one with the dice in the plastic bubble where we’d press down on the bubble to see the dice pop around like popcorn until they finally landed Continue reading

Richie Incognito trashes his Ferrari, then gets trashed on Twitter

Richie Incognito jersey

When news of the big, bad, bully-cognito first surfaced months ago, I tried to give former Dolphins (extremely) offensive guard Richie Incognito the benefit of the doubt.  When I heard of the verbal tiffs and inflammatory texts exchanged between Incognito Continue reading

Bad teams! Bad!

sports fan bad head

“That’s right, that’s right.  We bad!  Uh huh!” -Richard Pryor, Stir Crazy, 1980 We’ve talked a lot about fandom over the past few months, more specifically when it is acceptable for sports fans to switch allegiances and what rights we Continue reading

Things that make you go Brrrrrr!

Brrrr football sign

“I’m Mister Snow. I’m Mister Icicle. I’m Mister Ten Below. Friends call me Snow Miser.” The Year Without A Santa Claus, 1974 While gratuitously spreading suntan lotion all over our bodies, those of us who live in Florida tend to Continue reading