Applying Simple Laws of Physics to Colin Kaepernick’s Anthem Protest

The Great Kaepernick Sit Down of 2016

“To every action there is always opposed an equal reaction” Isaac Newton Sir Isaac Newton probably didn’t have Colin Kaepernick in mind when he discovered his third law of physics but damn if he wasn’t right on the money.  For Continue reading

Identity and the Golden State Warriors

The new look Warriors

We talk a lot about identity in sports, how the greatest teams over time, as a collective, develop a specific identity all their own. The Detroit Bad Boy Pistons of the late 1980s had a clear-cut identity.  If you drove Continue reading

Why Stephen Curry is bad for basketball

Steph Shoots

Stephen Curry is bad for basketball?  I must be on the wrong website. Clearly SportsChump has lost his mind.  Didn’t he spend his hard-earned money going to see Curry play in Orlando last season?  Weren’t these latest NBA Finals, which Continue reading

2016 NBA Free Agency Winners and Losers


If we’ve learned anything from this wet, hot free agency summer, it’s that neither Hassan Whiteside nor his great, great grandchildren will ever go hungry.  That’s because the Miami Heat will pay him $98 million over the next four years.  Continue reading

The greatest two words in sports


I feel giddy, like a wide-eyed kid on Christmas morning hustling down the stairs to unwrap the biggest, baddest, most glorious present under that fancily-decorated tree. The only difference is that Adam Silver is starring as the role of a Continue reading

Mama, there goes that coach: Why Cleveland needs to make its Mark

Mark Jackson

I brought this idea up about a year ago and was looked at like I knew nothing about basketball. I forget whether it was in an online forum or on the phone with a friend or during a conversation with Continue reading

Playoff thoughts: NBA edition

SportsChump on the NBA Playoffs 2016

I’ve had a few of you write in lately and ask me to chime in on the NBA playoffs. Considering a) I’ve been working a ton, b) the playoffs are just now starting to get interesting and c) I’ve actually Continue reading

NBA sells out uniformly

nba uniforms

Is nothing sacred? As sports fans, we like to sit in the stands or in front of our television sets and believe everything we’re watching is real, that the players we adore are giving it their all and the franchises Continue reading