Can’t leave well enough alone: Donte DiVincenzo and the ever-declining state of American journalism

Donte DiVincenzo just had the game of his life.  On the biggest stage of them all, the Big East’s Sixth Man of the Year achieved legendary March Madness status.  He scored 31 points off the bench, the most for any Continue reading

Upset!

When sports commentary blowhards (present company excluded, of course) play the reactionary, “biggest or best ever” card, they’re generally doing so strictly for ratings.  This week when you hear them talk about a little school in Maryland, however, they might Continue reading

Twitter throws shade at Sean Miller… and deservedly so

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before.  Arizona is out of the tournament again, this time losing in the first round to Buffalo. The University at Buffalo, a mid-major, was the 13-seed.  Arizona, the best team from the Pac-12, Continue reading

SportsChump proudly presents your University of Kentucky Basketball Caption Contest

This one’s gotta sting for Kentucky fans.  38-1.  Ouch!  So close and yet so far away. Not long ago, I hosted a caption contest.  It didn’t draw much attention. This one should for it celebrates Kentucky’s now imperfect season. Along Continue reading

Twitter celebrates reemergence of Adam Morrison

Adam Morrison is an easy target. The former Gonzaga, NCAA Co-Player of the Year was spotted at his alma mater’s Elite Eight matchup against the Duke Blue Devils.  Ironically, it was former Dukie JJ Redick with whom he shared that Continue reading

The beauty of calling upsets in March

Here’s a little known fact.  When Andy Williams sang “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” he was not actually referring to Christmastime.  He was referring to March Madness and the NCAA Tournament. After all, it makes perfect sense. Continue reading

The “What We Should Have Done” Approach to March Madness

We un-crumple the brackets we tossed to the floor in disgust only a day into the tournament.  We look at them again, hoping, begging for a chance.  There’s not one.  We wonder how things could have gone so horribly wrong.  Continue reading