Old school, new school and the differing schools of thought on the state of college basketball

Geno Auriemma has never been one to keep his opinions to himself.  The current coaching king of women’s college basketball recently called the men’s game “a joke.” He claimed the game is behind the times and lacks any consistent offense Continue reading

SportsChump proudly presents your University of Kentucky Basketball Caption Contest

This one’s gotta sting for Kentucky fans.  38-1.  Ouch!  So close and yet so far away. Not long ago, I hosted a caption contest.  It didn’t draw much attention. This one should for it celebrates Kentucky’s now imperfect season. Along Continue reading

The beauty of calling upsets in March

Here’s a little known fact.  When Andy Williams sang “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” he was not actually referring to Christmastime.  He was referring to March Madness and the NCAA Tournament. After all, it makes perfect sense. Continue reading

Ed O’Bannon’s and Manuel Noriega’s Call of Duty

There was once a time not long ago when Ed O’Bannon and Manuel Noriega were the talk of the nation, both for different reasons.  Today they have something else in common. Ed O’Bannon, and his brother Charles, were once all Continue reading

The “What We Should Have Done” Approach to March Madness

We un-crumple the brackets we tossed to the floor in disgust only a day into the tournament.  We look at them again, hoping, begging for a chance.  There’s not one.  We wonder how things could have gone so horribly wrong.  Continue reading

And so it is… a bittersweet ending to an historical season

Any basketball team that suits up for Billy Donovan will have to live in the shadow of the Noah, Horford and Brewer-led team that won back-to-back championships only a few seasons ago.  It’s like having that athletic, bigger brother that Continue reading

Marcus’ reputation smarts after altercation with fan… but should it?

Character. You’re going to hear that word a lot over the next few days, just like you tirelessly heard words like ‘thug,’ ‘legacy’ and ‘dynasty’ as this NFL season came to a close. Character. How do we define it and Continue reading

NCAA finally frees Chris Walker: Why the waiting might not be the hardest part

Millions of sports fans around the world have been counting down the days to Super Bowl Sunday but Florida basketball fans have another far more important day marked on their calendar. Tuesday, February 4. That’s the day freshman phenomenon Chris Continue reading