No Shit, Sherlock: Volume One

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Hotels.com has a new mascot.  His name is Captain Obvious.  His pitch in their relatively entertaining, television spots is that using their website to book a vacation is the obvious choice. Years ago while hosting Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update, Continue reading

Just when you thought it was safe to go back on the internet

Jaws movie poster

I found an interesting article on Yahoo the other day, another one of my sources for all things bizarre.  Seriously, Yahoo has become the National Enquirer for all news unfit to print. I guess some marine biologist not named Costanza Continue reading

Chumpservations, Vol. 34: Draft picks, cookie monsters and the last great boxing match any of us will ever see

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Draft Picks Gone Bad You see some disturbing things while surfing the internet but this week, disturbing just kicked it up a notch. I don’t know whether draft busts Sam Bowie or Ryan Leaf have ever sunk so low as Continue reading

Michael, Manny, Money and the Dream: Whatever won’t be won’t be

Manny v Money

One of my favorite hypothetical sports arguments of all-time is who would have won a Finals match-up between Michael Jordan’s Bulls and Hakeem Olajuwon’s Houston Rockets.  Strictly speaking, it’s an argument nobody can prove hence my use of the word Continue reading

Gary Player bares all for ESPN: An old, naked guy-inspired caption contest

Old guys spend a lot of their time naked.  If you’ve ever visited a South Florida nursing home or your local YMCA, you’d know that.

Wherefore art thou boxing redux

I remember boxing. I remember 1986, when I rooted for Marvin Hagler, only to see him lose a 12-round classic to Sugar Ray Leonard.

Shafting Tyson

I was watching some tribute to Muhammad Ali on television the other night.  He had just celebrated his 70th birthday so some Las Vegas big wigs decided to honor the former heavyweight champion by basically booking every star imaginable for Continue reading

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

Wherefore art thou, professional boxing?

Perhaps prematurely the crowd shrilly proclaimed “The King is dead, long live the King!”

Hail or Rail Scale, Part II: LeRon McClain, Erik Spoelstra, Antonio Margarito, Cecil Newton, Lakers, Jazz, Steve Spurrier and Kevin Love

Last week’s Hail or Rail Scale was such a smash hit, I did my best to expedite the next episode.  Never let it be said I don’t have my readers’ best interests at heart. As you may recall, Randy Moss Continue reading