I lay there on my sofa early Sunday morning, flu-ridden, back aching, both contributing to my insomnia, as I fruitlessly wished for a cure for all three. Read the rest of this entry »
I don’t consider myself a purist, even though I am getting a little long in the tooth.
As a sports fan through and through, I’m all for advancements that make our games more enjoyable, whether it’s expanding instant replay, ensuring the health of our players or making each sport more accessible to its fan base, as long as these changes take place within the context of the game. Read the rest of this entry »
Soon after his retirement, basketball junkies everywhere craved the second coming of Michael, so much so that we dubbed every player after him who could jump out of the gym “The Next Jordan.” Read the rest of this entry »
It appears we have a new blowtorch in American men’s tennis. This time around, he’s sans afro and headband. Read the rest of this entry »
Chumpservations, Vol. 13: Bud Selig, Armando Galarraga, Jim Joyce, World Cup Soccer, the NBA Finals, Ken Griffey, Jr., Jose Canseco, Affliction sport coats, Danny Ferry, drunken bosses and broken-down VolkswagensJune 4th, 2010 by Chris Humpherys
I’d like to apologize to my regular readers for not having posted anything lately.
Let’s just say… it’s been a helluva week.
For decades, athletes from Walt Frazier and Joe Namath to Derek Jeter and Dwyane Wade have graced us with a sense of style and pizzazz off the field. Due to uniform restrictions in most professional sports, it is much more difficult for athletes to fashionably express their individuality on the field. Read the rest of this entry »
SportsChump.net presents They Said What? featuring Ron Artest, Allen Iverson, Rafael Palmeiro, Bill Plaschke, Andy Roddick and Tiger WoodsJuly 5th, 2009 by Chris Humpherys
The Lakers announced they were for trading Trevor Ariza to the Houston Rockets for Ron Artest. In a recent Sportscenter interview, Artest told ESPN he thinks L.A. “can definitely win a championship.” Someone may want to inform Artest the Lakers just won the NBA Finals only a few weeks ago Read the rest of this entry »