Bad NBA teams! Bad!

Sixers are bad

“A fool and his money are soon parted” Dr. John Bridges If I’ve learned anything from gambling on the NBA these past few days, it’s that this year’s Assocation boasts some REALLY bad teams.  And I mean BAD.  Stinkeroos.  Teams Continue reading

Hardened times in the Western Conference; the Beard flies south for the winter

Smack dab in the middle of a huge weekend in sports, with the NFL, college football and the World Series all in full swing, it was an NBA trade that grabbed all the headlines.

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

Reasons we love sports, Vols. 3 & 4: Temper tantrums and the sound of inevitability

Reason Number Three: Fire

SportsChump not so proudly presents the Danica Patrick Chart of Ever-Increasing Annoyance

Some people just drive me batty.  I like to consider myself a pretty patient person but as I get a little longer in the tooth, I’m finding out there’s a lot more crap I won’t tolerate… and a lot of Continue reading

Holding Court, Part Deux discusses Jeremy Lin, the NBA All-Star Game and MVP predictions

Holding Court Part Deux has arrived, starring the usual suspects: Hoopstradamus, Fishman, the Elusive Heisenberg, the Pest, myself and Downtown Charlie Brown.  In this issue, we tackle Linsanity, the 2012 All Star game and the NBA’s annual awards races.

The mishandled Ryan Braun drug test and the hypocrisy of Major League Baseball

Major League Baseball is a joke. Okay, now that I’ve got that off my chest, let me repeat myself.

Gratuitous Perpetuation of Racial Profi-Lin: Headlines we hope we’ll never see

We have repeatedly discussed on this website, the outright need for political correctness,

Passing Fancy: College Basketball’s career assist leaders and another record that will never be broken

Since I subscribe to various, sports-related e-mail groups, including University of Florida basketball, I recently discovered that Erving Walker, the diminutive point guard from Brooklyn, New York, became the Gators’ all-time assist leader, breaking Ronnie Montgomery’s previous record of 503.

Jeremy Lin Headband Xanga – 2004

Submitted to yours truly by DJ Arthritic Semitic himself, here’s a look at Jeremy Lin’s Xanga (blog) back in 2004, imitating headband styles of different NBA players, the same players whose jerseys he’s currently out-selling.