Counting the Creed Cries: Your Rocky Marathon edition

This post was originally inspired a few years ago when long-time friend and faithful SportsChump reader, Croshere, sent me a text telling me he was in the middle of a Rocky marathon.  He made it halfway through Rocky IV before Continue reading Counting the Creed Cries: Your Rocky Marathon edition

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 Upset!

Name Mike Tyson’s Marijuana Farm Caption Contest

Mike Tyson is opening a marijuana farm. This news shouldn’t surprise anyone.  In fact, at this point in his life, I don’t think Mike Tyson can do anything that would surprise us anymore.  The guy has gone from being heavyweight Continue reading Name Mike Tyson’s Marijuana Farm Caption Contest

A different way to watch the fight: A sign o’ the times

I hope you all are ready for another one of those I’m-an-old-fart-comma-technology-has-totally-passed-me-by type of posts… because here it comes. When I was in college (way) back in the day, my old roommate and I used to steal cable.  Cox Communications Continue reading A different way to watch the fight: A sign o’ the times

Prime Time TV Bout Shouts Back to Yesteryear

As the dust settled on Saturday’s Horn-Pacquiao fight, all anyone could talk about was how Manny Pacquiaio was robbed of a victory.  He led in points, he led in rounds yet after the fight, when the referees announced that the Continue reading Prime Time TV Bout Shouts Back to Yesteryear

Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Set TO Make History in $140 Million Circus

Conor McGregor’s fight against Floyd Mayweather is getting mixed reviews for all sorts of reasons. There’s definitely reason to be excited, especially when one takes into account the different personalities of the fighters involved. Floyd is the more flamboyant of Continue reading Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Set TO Make History in $140 Million Circus

Doctor Milhouse gets into the ring with the ladies, figuratively speaking

When most people hear “professional wrestling,” they imagine high-dollar pay-per-view crowds, Monday Night Raw, sold out arenas, and pyrotechnics to add the glitz and glamour to the show put on by the athletes. However, for every wrestler that makes it to WWE Continue reading Doctor Milhouse gets into the ring with the ladies, figuratively speaking

Book Review: This Is Your Brain On Sports by L. Jon Wertheim and Sam Sommers

This Is Your Brain On Sports is like no other sports book you’ve ever read. Generally speaking, most sports books are biographies about legends or drawn-out depictions of a specific game, season or event.  Brain On Sports is none of Continue reading Book Review: This Is Your Brain On Sports by L. Jon Wertheim and Sam Sommers