What the Cleveland Cavaliers can learn from Van Halen

“’’Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all” -Alfred Lord Tennyson, 1849 “Ain’t talkin’ about love.” -Van Halen, 1978   The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame resides in Cleveland, Ohio.  Perhaps the Cavaliers Continue reading

Mama, there goes that coach: Why Cleveland needs to make its Mark

I brought this idea up about a year ago and was looked at like I knew nothing about basketball. I forget whether it was in an online forum or on the phone with a friend or during a conversation with 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

Why immediately rejecting Omer Asik’s trade is a solid second step for the Houston Rockets

“I want a hamburger… no, a cheeseburger. I want a hot dog. I want a milkshake…” “You’ll get nothing, and like it!”

Charlie Sheenisms and their equivalent in the world of sports

Charlie Sheen talks sports… sort of Continue reading

Chumpservations, Vol. 19: Haunted houses, abdominal crunches, indiscreet Tweets and the trials of the nicknameless

SportsChump’s thoughts on nicknaming athletes, indiscreet Tweets, haunted mansions and insomniacs in shape Continue reading

Amusing Tweets from Game One of the World Series

On a wild Wednesday night in sports, I decided to spend the evening Tweeting.  (I promise, I have a life.)

LeBron James-mania sparks an imaginative 48 hours on Twitter

What can I say?  This past week, I’ll freely admit, I fell prey to the non-stop, LeBron-a-thon that became ESPN, Twitter and the rest of the media outlets nationwide (although I feel a little dirty now that it’s all said Continue reading