Have we nothing better to talk about? Rethinking the ridiculousness of the NBA Mount Rushmore argument

NBA Mount Rushmore

I had really planned on leaving this one alone.  After all, choosing the four best players to have ever played a sport is entirely subjective.  I might include Player A on my mountainside and justify that argument until I’m blue Continue reading

Bad teams! Bad!

sports fan bad head

“That’s right, that’s right.  We bad!  Uh huh!” -Richard Pryor, Stir Crazy, 1980 We’ve talked a lot about fandom over the past few months, more specifically when it is acceptable for sports fans to switch allegiances and what rights we Continue reading

A week’s worth of sports squabbles: Super Bowl Edition

Super bowl xlviii

Not every athlete is as lovey-dovey as LeBron James and Kevin Durant.  Man hugs all around.  The mutual respect these two have for each other borders on nauseating. 

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

Not in Kansas anymore: SportsChump and Andrew Wiggins invade the O’Dome

The mid-week roadie started out like any other, with me perusing Florida basketball’s schedule to see if any home games coincided with one of my rare night’s off.  One pretty important game did. 

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

Why immediately rejecting Omer Asik’s trade is a solid second step for the Houston Rockets

“I want a hamburger… no, a cheeseburger. I want a hot dog. I want a milkshake…” “You’ll get nothing, and like it!”

Dwight Howard shits, gets off pot; now Houston’s problem

And finally, it’s over. Like the armful of heavy grocery bags we struggle to carry up three flights of stairs to ultimately rest on our kitchen countertop, our burden has finally been relieved.  Dwight Howard has a home and that Continue reading