Chumpservations, Vol. 31: NBA post-season edition

Mom.V.P. I’ve got a mom. For better or for worse, I’m the kind of man I am today because of her. Apparently Kevin Durant is too. In perhaps one of the most moving MVP Award acceptance speeches we’ve ever heard, Continue reading

LeBron and Mario. Brothers?

“There’s this incident that occurs with Michael Jordan and Steve Kerr on a basketball practice floor, where there’s a little tension between them, and eventually Michael reacts to it and hits Steve.  And at that point there’s a turning point Continue reading

When good is bad: No flash in the pan for the Indiana Pacers

This post is for the casual basketball fan, not the over-eager basketball jones like me but the one who tunes in to only a few games a year, knows a few big named players and can probably pick LeBron, Kobe Continue reading

Celebrate the Disgraced Sports Superstar with MC Hammer

1991 was a simpler time in America.

Holding Court, Vol. 3: Better Late Than Never First Round NBA Playoff Predictions

I wasn’t really planning on writing an NBA Playoff preview this post-season.  As most of you know, I’ve already put all my eggs in the Miami Heat’s basket (although I found tempting value in both the Lakers at +1000 and Continue reading

Eastern Conference Playoffs Preview: The Running of the Bulls, Scorching Heat and one big, old Leprechaun

As some of you may recall, at the beginning of this NBA season, I suggested that only three teams (Boston, Los Angeles, Miami) had a realistic shot of winning a title and that if you found someone to take the Continue reading

Weekly Chumpdate feat. Michael Phelps, LeBron James, Larry Bird, Jonathan Sanchez, Lance Armstrong, Shawn Marion, Brett Favre, Manny Ramirez, Phil Ivey & Michael Jackson

  Michael Phelps recently set the world record for the 100 meter butterfly at the US Swimming National Championships.  On a related note, scientists have now found that marijuana can serve as both a depressant and a stimulant.