Derek Jeter, Ray Lewis, bar brawls and Band-Aids: How the aging process affects us all

I strained my shoulder the other night breaking up a bar fight.  Normally, we have security when drunken customers switch over to the dark side but none of them happened to be around at the time.  Besides, I’ve seen Roadhouse Continue reading

Hey, now. You’re an All-Star. So What?

The mid-summer classic came and went last week with the sounds of crickets chirping loudly in the background.

Miami Hate: Trying to make sense of our feelings for LeBron

I had an interesting conversation with a reader the other day. He asked me if I could believe all the hatred that had developed for LeBron James since last summer. 

Debunking the myth of the Tampa Bay Rays fan

“You gonna watch the game tonight?” asked one passerby to another. “You know I am.  I got my t-shirt in the car and I’m just waiting to get off,” the other answered.

American League All-Time Hits Leaders by Team Trivia Contest

I was watching the Rays-Rangers game the other night when I heard an interesting statistic. As Michael Young stepped to the plate for the first time, the local announcers referred to him as the Texas Rangers’ all-time hits leader.  Really?  Continue reading

Weekly SportsChumpdate feat. Chris Carpenter, Matthew Stafford, Melanie Oudin, Derek Jeter, Sam Bradford and the dangers of tequila

Proving once again that reality television is bad for you, San Diego Charger linebacker Shawne Merriman was arrested for allegedly restraining and choking his girlfriend, former reality television star, Tila Tequila.  Tequila hasn’t done this much damage to someone on the Continue reading

The coolest headgear in sports: A top twelve list

  For decades, athletes from Walt Frazier and Joe Namath to Derek Jeter and Dwyane Wade have graced us with a sense of style and pizzazz off the field.  Due to uniform restrictions in most professional sports, it is much Continue reading

Your weekly Chumpdate for July 16 feat. Carl Crawford, Willie Mays, Richard Jefferson, Antoine Walker, Pedro Martinez, Matt Cassell and Barack Obama

  St Louis hosted this year’s All-Star Game, a contest which the American League won 4-3.  This marks the twelfth straight time the AL has won the Midsummer Classic.  Can you say domination?  I knew that you could.