The Snell Hook and the Cash Bash: How Sabermetrics ruined by World Series

“I’m not dispelling analytics.  I think it’s a great tool… but it shouldn’t be the script.” Former MLB pitcher, AL Leiter You already know where this (bitter, cranky, what-in-the-world-was-he-thinking) post is going, i.e., the inexplicable, premature pulling of Blake Snell Continue reading

Presenting the Official SportsChump 365-Day Golf Club Challenge

“I don’t want to belong to any club that would accept me as one of its members.” Grouch Marx “I’ll have a bloody mary and a steak sandwich and a steak sandwich. Charge it to the Underhill account.” Chevy Chase Continue reading

Zion Williamson’s Services Not Rendered: The Bottom-Feeding Sports Agent Strikes Again

In shocking news, a sports agent has alleged that former, college basketball phenom Zion Williamson illegally received money while at Duke. YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAWWWWWWNNNNN!!!!!! (Pulls up soapbox to begin rant) There are countless reasons why we should consider paying high-profile college athletes Continue reading

SportsChump and J-Dub debate… the Post-Virus Sports Landscape

What better time than a pandemically induced, state-of-siege-like, self-quarantine to turn to my blogging brother in crime to remind me… that we were stir crazy long before it was fashionable. Before we proceed, sir, know that I will always be Continue reading

I miss…

I miss hearing about the drama between Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid and seeing how the Philadelphia 76ers would have either overachieved or underachieved in this year’s NBA Playoffs. I miss seeing what could have been between LeBron James and Continue reading

SportsChump’s Disaster Blog-A-Thon Entry: Independence Day

I should preface this post by saying three things: I love the movie Independence Day (as should you); The first time I saw Independence Day, I was really high on hashish (will explain later); I was coaxed (not really, just Continue reading

NBA postpones season… and other shitty things that happened this week

This is me wishing people are safe. This is me wishing this whole virus thing had never happened. This is me trying to find the God’s honest truth through all the media bullshit. It’s like wading through clumpy fields of Continue reading

Hulu Reboots Hornby Classic High Fidelity

Many moons ago, I fondly remember picking up Nick Hornby’s High Fidelity for the first time. From the opening page, I wondered if the author had secretly been following me around and documenting my life in excruciatingly sordid detail. High Continue reading