I was enjoying a nice, peaceful round of golf the other afternoon when a waft of subtle racism caught my attention. I was mid-way through my round when I heard an older white gentleman in our group, whom I had Continue reading Subtle racism and the “articulate” black athlete
The media, Fox sports in specific, seem to be willing to take unwarranted gambles when it comes to hiring NFL analysts. Of all people, Fox sports just announced it will be hiring Michael Vick. In my opinion hiring O.J. Simpson Continue reading Is Michael Vick as a Fox Sports Analyst Worth Your Time?
What if Ronda Rousey fought Floyd Mayweather… and won? What if a member already in Baseball’s Hall of Fame admitted to using steroids regularly to get an edge? What if Joe Maddon wins a World Series with the Cubs? What Continue reading What if?
Baby steps. Just like the grey, sweat-suited, headband wearing Rocky Balboa descended from his front porch to sprint through the streets and triumphantly climb the steps of Philadelphia’s Art Museum, I too raise my hands in victory. Of course, Balboa Continue reading NFL Week Nine Against the Spread Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs. KP vs. Ronbets
(Deep exhale) Okay, after last week’s picks, I’m starting to feel a little better about myself. I’m not quite ready to move out of my cardboard box but at least my bags are packed. My picks the first two weeks Continue reading NFL Week Four Against the Spread Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs. KP vs. Darrell Harden
If you haven’t heard the names Ray Rice or Adrian Peterson lately, you haven’t been paying much attention to your surroundings. The NFL in all its facets, from commissioner to owners to coaching staff to players, has come under tremendous Continue reading What to do, what to do: Roger Goodell contemplates changes in NFL conduct policy
Tony Dungy had been one of the most untouchable men in all of sports. Former head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Super Bowl winning coach of the Indianapolis Colts, the first African-American male ever to do so, Dungy Continue reading The Dungy Dilemma
Of all the rules Commissioner David Stern enforced in his thirty years presiding over the NBA, his dress code legislation was one of the most criticized. At one point, too many players began showing up to games or press conferences Continue reading The NFL Personal Conduct Policy: Not Worth the Paper It’s Printed On
What was that old board game we used to play as children, the one with the dice in the plastic bubble where we’d press down on the bubble to see the dice pop around like popcorn until they finally landed Continue reading Donald Chump’s “You’re Fired,” Volume Two: NFL free agents
“So that was Mrs. Lundegaard on the floor in there. And I guess that was your accomplice in the wood chipper. And those three people in Brainerd. And for what? For a little bit of money. There’s more to life Continue reading The sad, sad story of Aaron Hernandez