As J-Dub and I were rubbing our sticks together trying to make fire, discussing the Brian Flores lawsuit as a potential impetus for change (or not), another black eye hit the NFL. Don’t worry though, sports fans. The league office Continue reading Point-Counterpoint: Calvin Ridley, Gambling, and The NFL’s “Integrity Problem”
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?
Pete Rose has been banned from Baseball’s Hall of Fame. As a manager (and perhaps as a player) he gambled on the game that made him famous. Details about how often he bet and whom he bet on are a Continue reading Baseball players and gambling: A love story?
“Overprivileged white guy goes to a foreign country, destroys property, blames it on brown people, lies about it all, flees the country, and gets hailed as a hero. Ryan Lochte is Peak American.” Dr. Milhouse, Facebook post circa 2016 Continue reading Sports, lies and videotape
One of the greatest sports arguments of all-time has finally been resolved. I’m not quite sure how many times I’ve written about Pete Rose in the past but this may be the last time I ever do. As you all Continue reading Pete Rose’s third strike
Dominique Wilkins recently told of his early days in the NBA and the first time he had to play against Larry Bird. Laughing as he reminisced, ‘Nique said the trash-talking that came out of Bird was like nothing he had Continue reading Book Review: You Can’t Make This Up by Al Michaels and L. Jon Wertheim
Last week, we bid the first, long-awaited adieu to Bud Selig, a man who will mistakenly go down as one of the better commissioners baseball has ever seen. Rob Manfred will soon take his place. Manfred has worked for Major Continue reading Pete Rose Hall of Fame chatter reemerges with election of new baseball commissioner
I’m about to say something utterly ridiculous. I am currently rooting for Alex Rodriguez.
What in the world is wrong with athletes these days and can someone please buy these guys a vowel? I understand that displacement sometimes comes with fame and fortune but just because you cash a hundred thousand dollar check every Continue reading SportsChump dubiously presents your idiots of the week: Riley Cooper, Ryan Braun and Terrence Jones
Here at SportsChump.net, we like to consider ourselves an interactive website. This time around, my dearest uncle and lifelong baseball fanatic, has graciously agreed to partake in our latest Q&A and perhaps shed some light, or at least his opinions, Continue reading Roger Clemens, steroids, innocence and bias: An insightful Q&A with my uncle