Hail or Rail Scale VII: Jay-Z, Kevin Ware, Auburn football, the Yankees, Lakers, Falcons and good old Mike Rice

HAIL 1 point – NBA Winning Streaks I don’t recall that last time we saw double-digit winning streaks by four different teams in a single NBA season. 

To tank or not to tank: When winning just isn’t all that important

I was watching Lakers-Nuggets Game Five the other night.  You remember that game in Los the Staples Center where Kobe Bryant scored 43, yet his team still couldn’t close out the series?

Holding Court, Vol. 3: Better Late Than Never First Round NBA Playoff Predictions

I wasn’t really planning on writing an NBA Playoff preview this post-season.  As most of you know, I’ve already put all my eggs in the Miami Heat’s basket (although I found tempting value in both the Lakers at +1000 and Continue reading

Western Conference Playoffs Preview: Spurs-Lakers anyone?

2011 NBA Western Conference Playoff Preview Continue reading

A Day at the Races: Another unsuccessful betting excursion at Tampa Bay Downs

I’ll be the first to admit I don’t know a lick about horseracing, which is a shame considering I come from a long line of gamblers.  I’ve always held my own at jai-alai, poker, sportsbook and the dogs but the Continue reading

Hey, Brian, please stop spreading Carmelo Anthony-Orlando Magic trade rumors

I’m all for juicy trade rumors.  I’m even cool with rumors that are based in no truth whatsoever, simply because they’re fun to talk about.  But when a journalist from a credible newspaper continuously prints these kinds of stories, they Continue reading

Chumpservations, Vol. 11: Jon Gruden’s QB Camp, an NBA Playoffs update and would you trade for Ben Roethlisberger?

Chuckie Strikes Back

NBA Playoffs Preview, Part Two: Denver Nuggets, Boston Celtics, Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers, Cleveland Cavaliers

Welcome to Part Two of SportsChump’s NBA Playoff preview.

Allen Iverson comes home

I’ve owned very few jerseys in my lifetime. Back in the day, I bought a Warren Sapp jersey that I would wear to the occasional Buccaneer game. I even bought a Jerry Rice jersey once. I did, however, years ago, Continue reading

Your 2009-2010 NBA season preview

The NFL has a lot of bad teams. Entering Week Six, nine teams, the Bills, Lions, Panthers, Bucs, Rams, Browns, Titans, Raiders and Chiefs all had a combined five wins… and some of those teams had played each other!