Tiger’s back?

Tiger Woods has pulled out of this year’s Masters, an event he has won four times and the most coveted and prestigious championship in all of professional golf. At 38 years old, we don’t know how long it will take Continue reading

The Los Angeles Lakers will, or will not, make the playoffs: A Full Court Pest/SportsChump debate

What was supposed to be a peaceful Thursday evening at the SportsChump household, spent with Lance, Oprah, LeBron, Kobe, some rigatoni with spicy turkey sausage and a nice bottle of pinot, turned suddenly hostile when a fellow blogger, the Full Continue reading

Christmas comes early for Laker haters

Is it wrong that I’m feeling euphoric over the Lakers’ current suffering? I consider myself a loving person, never taking enjoyment in the misery of others, but this Laker fiasco is too glorious not to celebrate.

So much for getting the band back together: Lakers choose D’Antoni over Jackson as their next head coach

The Blues Brothers is one of the most forgotten and underrated comedies of our generation. 

Orlando performs Magic act by making laughing stock out of basketball team

I think I’m gonna be sick. As the NBA powers-that-be play musical chairs this off-season, i.e., Steve Nash to L.A., Ray Allen to Miami, Dwight Howard to nowhere, something occurred to me that, as an Orlando Magic fan, absolutely makes Continue reading

Chumpservations, Vol. 26, Independence Day Edition: Roger Good, Rays Bad, Drew, DiMuro, Dimes and Dogs

GOOD NEWS FOR CRAPPY football teams nationwide! 

Holding Court, Part Deux discusses Jeremy Lin, the NBA All-Star Game and MVP predictions

Holding Court Part Deux has arrived, starring the usual suspects: Hoopstradamus, Fishman, the Elusive Heisenberg, the Pest, myself and Downtown Charlie Brown.  In this issue, we tackle Linsanity, the 2012 All Star game and the NBA’s annual awards races.

Passing Fancy: College Basketball’s career assist leaders and another record that will never be broken

Since I subscribe to various, sports-related e-mail groups, including University of Florida basketball, I recently discovered that Erving Walker, the diminutive point guard from Brooklyn, New York, became the Gators’ all-time assist leader, breaking Ronnie Montgomery’s previous record of 503.