The Long Trek to Fayetteville, Part Deux

Upon arrival in Atlanta, where my flight to Memphis connected, I found Hartsfield-Jackson Airport instantly fascinating. One could live comfortably in that airport and never have to leave its friendly confines, except for the occasional sun tanned dose of Vitamin Continue reading

The Trek to Fayetteville, Arkansas

I love it when a plan comes together.  I hate it when one doesn’t. As a (two-time) graduate of the University of Florida, I’ve seen countless games at the stadium that is currently known as Steve Spurrier Florida Field at Continue reading

Cubbies-Tribe: The Something’s Gotta Give Series

I’ve been watching baseball a long time.  Not so much recently but like every red-blooded American, I grew up in a baseball household. Let’s just say in my lifetime, the Cubs and Indians have never been good.  Don’t get me Continue reading

The Band Wagon Overfloweth

“Y’know, one day, Tito Puente will be dead, and you’ll say, “Oh, I’ve been listening to him for years, and I think he’s fabulous.” Bill Murray as John Winger in Stripes   Be careful what you wish for, America, because Continue reading

What if?

What if Ronda Rousey fought Floyd Mayweather… and won? What if a member already in Baseball’s Hall of Fame admitted to using steroids regularly to get an edge? What if Joe Maddon wins a World Series with the Cubs? What Continue reading

Here’s to you…. Mrs. 100th Anniversary Celebrator

As many of you know by this point, SportsChump.net is always open to having guest contributors write about their sporting experiences.  Said contributors are always imaginative, avid and of course, poorly reimbursed for their efforts.  They do it for the Continue reading

Johnny Manziel and the Cleveland honeymoon

I’ve never been married but I hear honeymoons can be nice.  They’ve got heart-shaped beds, full-body massages and champagne and strawberries fed to you on a whim. I mean, that’s what happens, right? No? Okay, so maybe I’ve been misled. Continue reading

Bad teams! Bad!

“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

The key to Tampa Bay Rays success resides in the wedding ring

Have you ever had one of those dead-end jobs where you’re overworked, underpaid and the only thing worse than waking up at the crack of dawn to go to a job you hate is listening to your wife or girlfriend Continue reading