Despite the healthy paycheck and inherent fringe benefits, presiding as general manager over a professional sports team can be a tremendously, risky endeavor. Just like Forrest Gump’s mother used to preach… life is like a box of chocolates. You never Continue reading Is It Better to Have Lucked and Lost: The Inherent Difficulty in Measuring Y’ant To
“Torn between two lovers, feeling like a fool” -Mary MacGregor By virtue of finishing dead last in the league in 2014, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers hold the rights to the top pick in the upcoming NFL draft. What to do, Continue reading Decisions, decisions: #1s versus #2s over the years
Florida State University and its Heisman Trophy winning quarterback, Jameis Winston, recently realized that Twitter can have more of a bite than Shark Week. In keeping with the 21st century, someone in charge of the Florida State athletic brain trust Continue reading #AskJameis campaign teaches lesson in cruelty and other ill-advised Twitter forum ideas
We un-crumple the brackets we tossed to the floor in disgust only a day into the tournament. We look at them again, hoping, begging for a chance. There’s not one. We wonder how things could have gone so horribly wrong. Continue reading The “What We Should Have Done” Approach to March Madness
NFL tight end Kellen Winslow was recently caught masturbating in his Escalade in the middle of a Target parking lot. And I thought I was excited about the playoffs!
I was rummaging through a friend’s old Playboy collection recently (no, we weren’t in his tree house) when I stumbled upon one of their college basketball preview editions. I asked if I could borrow the magazine for a “Where Are Continue reading A look back at Playboy’s 2007 College Basketball Season Preview
One man’s take on Ray Allen, Aaron Rodgers, Ohio State, Otis Smith, Antawn Jamison, the NFL and fantasy baseball Continue reading Hail or Rail IV: Ray Allen, Aaron Rodgers, Ohio State, Otis Smith, Antawn Jamison, the NFL and fantasy baseball
The final days of 2010 are upon us, which means that SportsChump has completed its first full calendar year. Thanks to all who have come and gone and ahem… come again. SportsChump first went viral in April, 2008 which means Continue reading Memorable moments of 2010: The SportsChump Year in Review
Welcome to edition three of our Hail or Rail Scale. In the past, we’ve honored (and dishonored) Steve Spurrier, Zenyatta, Cecil Newton and Randy Moss among others. This time around we’ve compiled a brand new list of inductees who will Continue reading Hail or Rail Scale Christmas Edition: Big Ten, Falcons, Tom Brady, Gene Chizik, Greg Oden, Tony Parker, Kyle Brotzman and the Vikings
As sports fans these days, it seems we’re subjected to an endless barrage of sex scandals.