Decisions, decisions: #1s versus #2s over the years

“Torn between two lovers, feeling like a fool” -Mary MacGregor By virtue of finishing dead last in the league in 2014, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers hold the rights to the top pick in the upcoming NFL draft. What to do, Continue reading

Conversation with a Lakers fan

Once upon a time, the Los Angeles Lakers were irrelevant.  It was a brief period in their otherwise celebrated history, one which their fans would rather forget… but it happened. After losing in the NBA Finals to the Chicago Bulls 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!”

Dwight Howard shits, gets off pot; now Houston’s problem

And finally, it’s over. Like the armful of heavy grocery bags we struggle to carry up three flights of stairs to ultimately rest on our kitchen countertop, our burden has finally been relieved.  Dwight Howard has a home and that Continue reading

Nightmares of Nate: How one mighty midget manifested Miami’s main malady

For two full seasons, we’ve been told the best way to beat the Miami Heat is to out-rebound them.  They’re one of the worst rebounding teams in the league, weak down low, critics would claim, lazily pulling up statistics that Continue reading

The Los Angeles Lakers will, or will not, make the playoffs: A Full Court Pest/SportsChump debate

What was supposed to be a peaceful Thursday evening at the SportsChump household, spent with Lance, Oprah, LeBron, Kobe, some rigatoni with spicy turkey sausage and a nice bottle of pinot, turned suddenly hostile when a fellow blogger, the Full Continue reading