J-Dub and SportsChump Dissect “ESPN: The Movie”

espn the book

  To understand this latest J-Dub/SportsChump collaboration, you need to know there’s something headed for your local Cinema-Gargantua-Plex which may or may not be horrifying.  A few years ago, we got something akin to “ESPN: The Book,” and as books Continue reading

4th and Loud: A season in review

LA Kiss

What do you get when you mix football, rock and roll and reality television?  4th and Loud is your answer. I’ll admit to being slightly intrigued about the possibilities for this show when I first saw the previews and I’m Continue reading

ESPN celebrates Pick On Kobe Bryant Week

Kobe ball

If you had been paying close enough attention, you could have seen this coming a mile away. ESPN is making its own news again.  This time around, they literally created a story out of the cool Los Angeles air. As Continue reading

Taking on the giant

Sumo

So apparently Bill Simmons wants out of ESPN. And this is interesting why? I’m about to tell you why but first off, a little about Mr. Simmons. Bill Simmons started out as a blogger.  That’s right.  A blogger. The guy Continue reading

Will the last person not playing fantasy football please turn out the lights?

fantasy

“Life is just a fantasy. Can you live this fantasy life?” -Aldo Nova I’m about to write a very unpopular post.  It wouldn’t be the first time. It was 7:30 last Thursday night.  Only an hour remained before kick-off of Continue reading

#AskJameis campaign teaches lesson in cruelty and other ill-advised Twitter forum ideas

Twitter Jameis

Florida State University and its Heisman Trophy winning quarterback, Jameis Winston, recently realized that Twitter can have more of a bite than Shark Week. In keeping with the 21st century, someone in charge of the Florida State athletic brain trust Continue reading

A horse is a horse, of course, of course, until the Belmont Stakes

California Chrome 4th at Belmont

How do we explain our intermittent obsession with horse racing? For three short minutes, three times a year, we drop everything we’re doing, put on a funny hat, make ourselves mint juleps and glue ourselves to the nearest television screen Continue reading