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 A Sorta Kinda Point-CounterPoint with SportsChump and J-Dub: The Legalization of Sports Gambling
I banned a customer, nay, a friend from the bar the other night. He hadn’t done anything wrong. In fact, this person is perhaps the most ideal customer a business could want. He’s well behaved, spends a ton of money,
Continue reading Sports, superstitions and Sunday’s sights and sounds
I’m about to say something utterly ridiculous. I am currently rooting for Alex Rodriguez.
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I had so much fun with this project last year that I figured I’d duplicate the effort for 2011. Besides, it gives my newer readers a look back at 365 days of my ranting and raving.
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Tagged Aaron Rodgers, Ball Four, BCS, Ben Roethlisberger, Betty White, blackjack, Bud Selig, Charlie Furbush, Charlie Sheen, Dwight Howard, Elvis Presley, Fiesta Bowl, Franklin & Bash, Heisman Trophy, Jim Bouton, Jim Tressel, Johnny Damon, LeBron James, LSU, Manny Ramirez, Monday Night Football, New Orleans Saints, Ohio State Buckeyes, Oklahoma Sooners, Orlando Magic, Ryan Harrison, Seattle Seahawks, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tampa Bay Downs, Tampa Bay Rays, Terrelle Pryor, Tim Tebow, UConn, Urban Meyer |
The Tampa Bay Rays finished last season with the second best record in baseball. They ended up losing to the Texas Rangers in the first round of the playoffs. In a season which everyone thought might be their best chance
Continue reading Tampa Bay Rays make big splash in American League East pond: Sign Manny Ramirez and Johnny Damon
After seeing Tiger Woods win AP Athlete of the Decade in light of his recent controversy and seeing Serena Williams win the AP Female Athlete of the Year with images of her berating a line judge still fresh in our
Continue reading Presenting the 2009 McChumpies: The best and worst of the year in sports
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For decades, athletes from Walt Frazier and Joe Namath to Derek Jeter and Dwyane Wade have graced us with a sense of style and pizzazz off the field. Due to uniform restrictions in most professional sports, it is much
Continue reading The coolest headgear in sports: A top twelve list
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Michael Phelps recently set the world record for the 100 meter butterfly at the US Swimming National Championships. On a related note, scientists have now found that marijuana can serve as both a depressant and a stimulant.
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The Lakers announced they were for trading Trevor Ariza to the Houston Rockets for Ron Artest. In a recent Sportscenter interview, Artest told ESPN he thinks L.A. “can definitely win a championship.” Someone may want to inform Artest the Lakers just
Continue reading SportsChump.net presents They Said What? featuring Ron Artest, Allen Iverson, Rafael Palmeiro, Bill Plaschke, Andy Roddick and Tiger Woods
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Major League Baseball is about to face yet another controversy involving one of its biggest names and the use of banned substances.