When Creative Loafing asked me to pay the Tampa Bay Derby Darlins a visit for their season opener, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. It had been years since I had seen roller derby firsthand.
As sports fans these days, it seems we’re subjected to an endless barrage of sex scandals.
April 6, 1987 is a day that lives on in sports infamy, but not for any specific athletic achievement on the field. In a live, late-night interview in front of millions of viewers, Ted Koppel, the host of Nightline, asked Continue reading Sports media and political correctness
We now take a short break from obsessing about our busted brackets to celebrate our weekly caption contest. This time around, we poke fun at one of the more dynamic basketball players of all time: Round Mound of Rebound turned Continue reading Weekly Caption Contest celebrates March Madness, Charles Barkley… and pizza
College basketball junkies and gambling degenerates alike, welcome to Sportschump.net’s first ever March Madness Bracket Bonanza. The next three weeks will ring in the most entertaining time of the year for sports fans: the NCAA Tournament, where anyone can be Continue reading First Annual SportsChump March Madness Bracket Bonanza
Anyone can write on their friends with a magic marker or take pictures of them when they’re passed out drunk, but it takes a truly inventive mind (and your own personal website) to come up with a way to truly Continue reading Fun You Can Have When Your Friends Leave Their Collegiate Gear Behind
This is a tale of two, beautiful, March afternoons that took place only a few years apart… back when Tiger Woods was still playing golf. At the time, I was living in Orlando, home of the Bay Hill Club & Continue reading Brushes with sports greatness, Vol. 2: Tiger Woods, Bay Hill and the origin of the Steve Lowery Fan Club
Most sports fans recognize March as the most entertaining time of the year. The NBA is in full swing, the baseball season is about to begin, most of us are still talking about the Super Bowl, and the NFL draft Continue reading How to host a successful NCAA March Madness Bracket Challenge
The Roof Is On Fire Football fans, get your popcorn ready. That’s right, there’s only seven weeks until they kick the Rockettes out of Radio City Music Hall for the weekend and prepare the venue for the NFL draft. This Continue reading Chumpservations, Vol. 9: Mel Kiper, Rockettes and the NFL Draft, Gary Bettman vs the NHL vs the Winter Olympics and what not to say at an open bar wedding
This week’s caption contest celebrates one of the most recognizable sports photos ever taken