SportsChump Summer Concert Series, Part V: Classic Rock with Heart, Cheap Trick and Joan Jett – A Concert… for the ages

David Ortiz is 40 years old.  This will be his final season in the major leagues. In his fourteen years in Boston, he accomplished what no other Red Sox player in the modern era has.  He was the driving force Continue reading

They said what, Volume Six: Chris Archer, Adolpho Birch, Stephen A. Smith, Drew Brees, Shelley Meyer and Derrick Rose

Oh how a simple flip of the bat can ruffle some feathers. On a recent road trip to Tampa Bay, the Boston Red Sox took on a three-game set against their division rivals, the Tampa Bay Rays.  The Rays took Continue reading

Biker dude cowers to pit bull puppy and what that has to do with sports

I was scrolling through my television channels on another insomnia-ridden night and stumbled upon something intriguing.

Can Stephen Strasburg save Major League Baseball?

I recently attended my first major league baseball game of the 2010 season.  The game took place at Tropicana Field between two of the league’s best teams: the Boston Red Sox and the Tampa Bay Rays. 

To DH or not DH is once again a question

Rumor has it that Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig is putting together a crack staff of experts this off-season to discuss how they can make baseball better. One of the topics of discussion, once again, is what to do Continue reading

Deny, deny, deny: Mistruths and fabrications in professional sports

  “Would I lie to you?  Would I lie to you, honey?  Now would I say something that wasn’t true?

Your weekly SportsChumpdate featuring Brett Favre, Michael Vick, Mark Buehrle, Emeka Okafor, Roy Halladay, David Ortiz, Tiger Woods and Urban Meyer

Brett Favre has retired yet again and this time he means it… we think.  Then again “Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter” was supposed to be the final Jason movie. 

Steps Towards a Less Steroid-Phobic Society: Everybody Grab a Syringe

  What’s all this fuss about steroid use? So what if Manny Ramirez recently tested positive for estrogen and fertility drugs? Who cares if Alex Rodriguez lied… then lied… then lied again about ingesting some unknown, under-the-counter, Dominican growth hormone? Continue reading