Old school, new school and the differing schools of thought on the state of college basketball


Geno Auriemma has never been one to keep his opinions to himself.  The current coaching king of women’s college basketball recently called the men’s game “a joke.” He claimed the game is behind the times and lacks any consistent offense Continue reading

Michigan State finds its Magic

Magic at Mich St

Can you imagine having Magic Johnson at your disposal, the luxury of being able to pick up the phone and ask “Hey, Magic!  Do you mind coming down to campus and giving the team a quick pep talk?” Think about Continue reading

Kentucky wins basketball game over rival, fans burn couches in celebration

Kentucky couch burning

“The sky is burning.  I believe my soul’s on fire.” -          Bad Company, Burnin’ Sky, 1977   I’ve never understood the whole ritual of burning things after a team victory.  Why do we resort to setting things on fire in Continue reading

Is Rick Pitino one of the top five, college basketball coaches of all time? SportsChump lets you decide, sort of

  I try not to be reactionary in times like these but I’m waiting for someone to convince me that Rick Pitino is not one of the top five, Division I, men’s college basketball coaches of all-time.

Croshere and SportsChump talk bloody marys, Pulp Fiction references, Jesse Jackson impressions, shoestring french fries and the highs and lows of March Madness

As most of you regular readers know, every so often, I’ll check in with Croshere, my Las Vegas correspondent. 

And then there were four

“Looks like we made it” -          Barry Mannilow What a long strange trip it’s been. With everyone’s help, SportsChump.net has gone from being an afterthought in BallHyped’s Sports Blog of the Year Tournament to knocking off website after website on Continue reading

March Madness Redux: How could I have been so wrong?

Rethinking the parity in college basketball Continue reading

Charlie Sheenisms and their equivalent in the world of sports

Charlie Sheen talks sports… sort of Continue reading

Caption contest celebrates Spain, the World Cup, bullfighting, Julio Aparicio and the bull that got the upper hand

To celebrate Spain reaching the Final Four of the World Cup, this week’s caption contest focuses on one of the country’s most popular sports: bullfighting.