A Sorta Kinda Point-CounterPoint with SportsChump and J-Dub: The Legalization of Sports Gambling

Introduction by SportsChump: I got a text recently from a buddy we call ManRam.  We call him that because his name is actually… Manny Ramirez.  He may not have his namesake’s sweet baseball swing (although his golf swing is solid) Continue reading

Book Review: The Stats Game by Aidan & Maxwell Resnick

The Stats Game, written by Aidan & Maxwell Resnick, begins as if written by two angry old men, which is ironic considering the authors are far from it.  In fact, the whiz kids are still teenagers.  It doesn’t take long, Continue reading

Twitter Suspends SportsChump – Privileges Revoked for Tasteless Tiger Joke

“So they barred me for being too good a player.” – Michael Keaton as Bill Blazejowski in Night Shift I was temporarily banned from Twitter the other day.  A habitual line-toer, it was the first time I’ve ever had my Continue reading

Kevin Harlan + Super Bowl streaker = best play-by-play call ever

Just when you thought I was done firing Super Bowl posts into cyberspace, I reel you right back in. There are great sports calls and then there are great sports calls, the calls you remember, the calls that have become Continue reading

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