Twitter completes my Sunday with Fake Rock and Roll Facts hashtag

rock and roll

I woke up late Sunday morning needing a relaxing day in front of me. I had worked tirelessly for eight of the last nine days.  My Larry Bird-like back needed a rest and my Larry Bird-like skin tone was in Continue reading

They said what? Volume 10: Dan Shaughnessy’s Twitter account and the UConn women’s basketball team

Dan Shaughnessy Twitter

I’m not sure what’s going on with old people these days but there must be something in the nursing home cafeteria food that’s making them cranky.   First we had Oscar Robertson belittling Steph Curry’s MVP season by criticizing the modern Continue reading

The bat flip redux

bat on grass

I was at my local YMCA doing my best to break a sweat on the nearest elliptical machine when I saw it right there on the mini-TV in front of me: Jose Bautista’s code-violating, Goose Gossage-irritating, ethically-questionable, racially-profiled bat flip. Continue reading

The Ditka Debate: A Dubsism-SportsChump production

Senate Committee Holds Hearing On NFL Retirement Benefits

I had a conversation with one of my more conservative readers the other day. It involved ESPN and the “repositioning” of Mike Ditka. We’ve engaged in such conservations before but considering this person sits firmly on the opposite end of Continue reading

The NBA’s ongoing (and rather unfounded) image problem

Thug Life

“I am… whatever you say I am” -Eminem, The Way I Am   I had an interesting conversation about sports the other day with a complete stranger.  Actually, I had met this gentleman once or twice before but our previous Continue reading

Dwight Howard: The seven-foot gift that keeps on giving

Dwight Rockets

If you’ve subscribed to this website since its inception, you’re probably wondering what’s taken me so long to write about the current Dwight Howard situation. There was a point in time where I regularly wrote about our Dwight.  It’s been Continue reading

No soup for you: New York Met banned from baseball for life

Soup-Nazi-Banner

I’ve never been banned from anything. Don’t get me wrong.  I was once escorted out of a Las Vegas nightclub long before Johnny Manziel made it fashionable but that’s a story for another time. I bring this up is because Continue reading

Sports Snobbery, Episode Seven: Super Bowl? What Super Bowl?

Sports Snobbery

As I’m prone to do on slow nights behind the bar, which are fortunately becoming more and more infrequent, I’ll strike up random conversations about this or that with my customer base.  With the Super Bowl approaching, I chose the Continue reading