Why 21 doesn’t matter

The Cleveland Indians have won 21 straight baseball games.  That’s a new Major League record, which is pretty impressive considering the sport, for better or for worse, has been around since anyone reading this website has been alive. That’s right, Continue reading

Not only college teams dance this March, Twitter’s commentary on NFL free agency

College basketball’s March Madness isn’t the only dance craze sweeping the nation this month.  In 32 cities around the country, NFL GMs, coaches and owners sit in their war rooms and discuss doling out higher salaries than those given to Continue reading

Sports, lies and videotape

“Overprivileged white guy goes to a foreign country, destroys property, blames it on brown people, lies about it all, flees the country, and gets hailed as a hero. Ryan Lochte is Peak American.” Dr. Milhouse, Facebook post circa 2016   Continue reading

The voting off

This is hardly an original concept. The television show Survivor made it popular many moons ago. I never watched the show, or maybe I did once against my will, but I’m pretty sure it wasn’t the first elimination-style game show Continue reading

Ask not for whom the bell tolls, it tolls for Johnny Football

The NFL has another very important decision to make soon.  This one has nothing to do with whether a player stepped out of bounds or if a pass should be ruled incomplete. Cleveland Brown quarterback Johnny Manziel allegedly struck his Continue reading

Compose campaign slogan, win fabulous prizes

Rarely do we talk politics here at SportsChump.  This isn’t the venue for that.  I’m not here to ram my political opinions down your throat nor do I want anyone else doing the same. However, since next year is an Continue reading

Ask not for whom the seat’s hot… it’s hot for three

We’ve talked on end about how fickle the sports world is and how quickly things can change. Whether you’re talking pro sports or collegiate, fans, alumni, boosters and owners all want to know what you have done for them lately.  Continue reading

Twitter eases the pain of another sordid Sunday

Ah yes, the frustration of the Sunday afternoon for those of us who root for NFL teams that are, shall we say, lacking.  I’m becoming convinced the reason so many of us play fantasy football is because the real-life teams Continue reading