No Time for The Hate, Vol. 1: USF Men’s Basketball Coach Amir Abdur-Rahim

As we can all use a little more positivity in our lives, we here at SportsChump Manors would like to introduce you to a new series of posts called No Time for The Hate.  Initially inspired by a Jason Kidd Continue reading No Time for The Hate, Vol. 1: USF Men’s Basketball Coach Amir Abdur-Rahim

Shaq calls Curry greatest of all time; internet subsequently explodes

“I’m wondering is it time to start putting him as the best player of all time, in the conversation.” -Shaquille O’Neal on Steph Curry Shaq had some interesting things to say the other night about Steph Curry. I was busy Continue reading Shaq calls Curry greatest of all time; internet subsequently explodes

Chumpservations, v. 42: The “Can’t We All Just Get Along” Edition (Sean Payton vs. Nathaniel Hackett; James Harden vs. Daryl Morey; and Michael Oher vs. Sandra Bullock)

This is the summer of our discontent, and we have quite the undercard to prove it. It’s been an unbearably hot summer right here in the Sunshine State.  I say that because there’s currently sweat dripping on my keyboard.  Fortunately, Continue reading Chumpservations, v. 42: The “Can’t We All Just Get Along” Edition (Sean Payton vs. Nathaniel Hackett; James Harden vs. Daryl Morey; and Michael Oher vs. Sandra Bullock)

Book Review: Power Players: Sports, Politics and the American Presidency by Chris Cillizza

When you think of the times and places throughout history where sports and politics have intertwined, the first images that come to mind are probably presidents throwing out ceremonial first pitches at baseball season openers, or commanders-in-chiefs quipping one-liners while Continue reading Book Review: Power Players: Sports, Politics and the American Presidency by Chris Cillizza

NBA Marijuana/Sports Gambling Contest: Free to Enter!

It’s been a momentous week for the NBA. The league that continues to be recognized as the most progressive in all professional sports has once again taken one giant step for player-kind.  Weed and gambling-kind too. According to the league’s Continue reading NBA Marijuana/Sports Gambling Contest: Free to Enter!

NCAA suspends Anfernee Hardaway for doing his job

I guess I’m confused. I recently read that Anfernee Hardaway, head basketball coach of the University of Memphis Tigers, was suspended for the first three games of the upcoming season. When I investigated why he was suspended, I found it Continue reading NCAA suspends Anfernee Hardaway for doing his job

The Milwaukee Bucks organization restores my faith in humanity

Not long ago, guest poster and SportsChump significant other, BCole wrote about the night she took her youngest of four, who we’ve lovingly nicknamed LeBrode, to his first ever NBA game. For months, she’d secretly planned and plotted his birthday Continue reading The Milwaukee Bucks organization restores my faith in humanity

The day that sports changed forever

When I first saw that Nick Taylor (no, not the one from Duran Duran) had sunk a 72-foot-putt on the fourth sudden-death hole to capture the Canadian Open, I didn’t think of how miraculous a sports feat this was.  I Continue reading The day that sports changed forever

Are the Denver Nuggets the NBA’s new trendsetters?

The last player we saw truly revolutionize the NBA was Steph Curry.  This wasn’t all that long ago. As soon as Curry started making three after uncanny three, NBA teams got smart.  Realizing the value of the well-planned, well-calculated three-point Continue reading Are the Denver Nuggets the NBA’s new trendsetters?

Successful “reverse jinx” ploy results in mass confusion

“We mock what we don’t understand.” Dan Aykroyd as Austin Millbarge, Spies Like Us, 1985 There seems to be some confusion regarding my recent “Miami Heat future/Derrick White putback/Heat have no chance to win Game Seven” post, so here I Continue reading Successful “reverse jinx” ploy results in mass confusion