I lost thirty dollars on the Chicago Bulls last night. I saw they were only laying 2 ½ points at home, in an elimination game, against the Cleveland Cavaliers. I assumed that was easy money. In a must-win game with Continue reading The incredible, forgettable Bulls
Once upon a time, the Los Angeles Lakers were irrelevant. It was a brief period in their otherwise celebrated history, one which their fans would rather forget… but it happened. After losing in the NBA Finals to the Chicago Bulls Continue reading Conversation with a Lakers fan
What was supposed to be a peaceful Thursday evening at the SportsChump household, spent with Lance, Oprah, LeBron, Kobe, some rigatoni with spicy turkey sausage and a nice bottle of pinot, turned suddenly hostile when a fellow blogger, the Full Continue reading The Los Angeles Lakers will, or will not, make the playoffs: A Full Court Pest/SportsChump debate
It was bound to happen.
Welcome to Edition Five of Hail or Rail. With the NBA and NHL playoffs in full swing and Major League Baseball well underway, it’s been a wild few weeks in sports. This time around, we feature a few repeat offenders Continue reading Hail or Rail Five: Indians, Mavericks, Lakers, Spurs, Magic, Rondo and the Prez
Athletes have been known to endorse the oddest things: blue jeans, panty hose, bug spray, even erectile dysfunction medication. So why not a fragrance, right?
The Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics are the NBA’s most storied rivalry. After battling repeatedly in the 60s and 80s, the rivalry was renewed once again in the 2000s with the Lakers signing Pau Gasol and the Celtics Continue reading Live NBA Chat: Lakers-Celtics
Last week’s Hail or Rail Scale was such a smash hit, I did my best to expedite the next episode. Never let it be said I don’t have my readers’ best interests at heart. As you may recall, Randy Moss Continue reading Hail or Rail Scale, Part II: LeRon McClain, Erik Spoelstra, Antonio Margarito, Cecil Newton, Lakers, Jazz, Steve Spurrier and Kevin Love
So much of modern sport has boiled down to an athlete ‘selling the call.’
I’ve often griped about the demise of the professional boxing’s heavyweight division. It’s a sport, on which many of us were raised, that is now virtually non-existent. After watching the slugfest that has taken place the first few games of Continue reading Who needs boxing? Heavyweights alive and well in NBA