Roger Clemens, steroids, innocence and bias: An insightful Q&A with my uncle

Here at SportsChump.net, we like to consider ourselves an interactive website.  This time around, my dearest uncle and lifelong baseball fanatic, has graciously agreed to partake in our latest Q&A and perhaps shed some light, or at least his opinions, Continue reading

Ripping paper/laughing baby: A metaphor for modern sports

Aside from being possibly the cutest thing you’ve ever seen on the internet, it occurred to me that the following video serves as the perfect metaphor for sports today.

SportsChump makes the Majors, contemplates HGH: A hypothetical fairy tale

I’m about to turn 43. Roger Clemens is 48.  Mark McGwire is 47.  Barry Bonds and Rafael Palmeiro are both 46.  Sammy Sosa is 42 and Andy Pettitte is 39. These are the names most commonly associated with Major League Continue reading

The 13 most memorable individual altercations in sports, Part One

When I first heard that Jerry Sloan, long time coach of the Utah Jazz, had retired due to an alleged altercation with point guard Deron Williams (which inadvertently led to both of them leaving Utah), I was immediately taken by Continue reading

Chumpservations, Vol. 17: Aroldis Chapman, Troy Polamalu, Yankees-Rays and the persecution of Roger Clemens

The Reds think fast Have you heard about the pitcher the Cincinnati Reds called up from their farm system?  His fastball has been clocked at 105 miles per hour.  That’s fast, people. 

Things we would like to see in sports, Part 2: Roger Clemens tell the truth, a Kobe-LeBron Finals, Cy Young being bested, a college football playoff and the return of the heavyweight division

Roger Clemens telling the truth Roger Clemens, the greatest pitcher of our generation, has gone into hiding.  His defiance led him there.