Florida gets it right, ESPN gets it wrong… again

Upon hearing the news that the University of Florida had won its first ever College World Series, an old college roommate suggested that I jot down a little something to celebrate the team’s rather unlikely victory. So I am. But Continue reading

J-Dub and SportsChump discuss the ESPN firings

Fox News just fired Bill O’Reilly. Neither one of us ever really made much time for either Fox News or O’Reilly, but his dismissal made huge news. After all, he was one of the most recognized if not controversial talking heads in Continue reading

Why I’m not overly impressed with Russell Westbrook’s triple-double season and why you shouldn’t be either

When my mother and I first moved to Tampa, I was eleven years old.  Baseball was my life. I lived it, breathed it and could tell you every stat from every player on every team in the league. To relieve Continue reading

The Trump Chronicles, Part One: White Guy Twitter Battles Are Only The Beginning

Our nation has reached a moment of crisis.  We have LeBron James and Phil Jackson arguing about the proper use of the word “posse,” dogs and cats are on the verge of living together and President Obama just concluded a Continue reading

The bat flip redux

I was at my local YMCA doing my best to break a sweat on the nearest elliptical machine when I saw it right there on the mini-TV in front of me: Jose Bautista’s code-violating, Goose Gossage-irritating, ethically-questionable, racially-profiled bat flip. Continue reading

The Ditka Debate: A Dubsism-SportsChump production

I had a conversation with one of my more conservative readers the other day. It involved ESPN and the “repositioning” of Mike Ditka. We’ve engaged in such conservations before but considering this person sits firmly on the opposite end of Continue reading

Place your bets, place your bets! SportsChump sets odds on the next ESPN personality to be suspended

I’ve never been able to work at a place where I couldn’t say “fuck.”  Don’t get me wrong.  In the board room, such language is clearly inappropriate… unless the CEO says it first.  It’s not like I can’t control my Continue reading

Britt McHenry berates tow lot attendant, Twitter berates Britt McHenry: The circle of life continues

“I see your true colors shining through.” -Cyndi Lauper Britt McHenry is in the news for a change and not reporting it. Who is Britt McHenry, you ask?  Don’t feel bad.  I had never heard of her either and I Continue reading

Another one bites the dust: NFL veterans realize their true net worth

It’s getting bloody out on the tundra and offensive and defensive linemen are still on spring break. By the time next NFL season rolls around, we’re going to need an all-inclusive fan guide to see who’s playing where and this Continue reading