One fan’s internal struggle: When is it okay to switch allegiances?

Funny things happen when you grow up a sports fan. In our misspent youth, we randomly cheer for players or teams without giving it a second thought. 

Chumpservations, Vol. 26, Independence Day Edition: Roger Good, Rays Bad, Drew, DiMuro, Dimes and Dogs

GOOD NEWS FOR CRAPPY football teams nationwide! 

Impersonating Real Life: Elvis, Lady Gaga, the Beastie Boys and sports

My week seeing Elvis, Lady Gaga and Beastie Boys impersonators Continue reading

Tampa Bay Rays make big splash in American League East pond: Sign Manny Ramirez and Johnny Damon

The Tampa Bay Rays finished last season with the second best record in baseball.  They ended up losing to the Texas Rangers in the first round of the playoffs.  In a season which everyone thought might be their best chance Continue reading

UConn, the Seattle Seahawks and the inequities of college and professional football

Picture if you will… One NFL team becomes the first in league history to qualify for the post-season after losing more games than it won.  Three thousand miles away, a college team receives a BCS bowl bid worth tens of Continue reading

Debunking the myth of the Tampa Bay Rays fan

“You gonna watch the game tonight?” asked one passerby to another. “You know I am.  I got my t-shirt in the car and I’m just waiting to get off,” the other answered.