“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
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I’ve never been banned from anything. Don’t get me wrong. I was once escorted out of a Las Vegas nightclub long before Johnny Manziel made it fashionable but that’s a story for another time. I bring this up is because
Continue reading No soup for you: New York Met banned from baseball for life
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What an uppity week it’s been for sports. With all the stimulants being passed around, it’s amazing anyone can catch a bit of sleep. From Poland to Las Vegas to Cooperstown, athletes have made headlines for dipping into the supply
Continue reading The world of sports gets a jolt. Three actually.
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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
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I’m about to say something utterly ridiculous. I am currently rooting for Alex Rodriguez.
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I’m suddenly overcome with this unclean feeling and it has nothing to do with the fact that I haven’t lifted myself off the couch to brush my teeth after last night’s red meat, wine and cigar-smoking extravaganza.
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As the old philosophical question goes, if a tree falls down in the woods and nobody’s around to hear it, does it make a sound?
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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
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Aside from being possibly the cutest thing you’ve ever seen on the internet, it occurred to me that the following video serves as the perfect metaphor for sports today.
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I’m about to turn 43. Roger Clemens is 48. Mark McGwire is 47. Barry Bonds and Rafael Palmeiro are both 46. Sammy Sosa is 42 and Andy Pettitte is 39. These are the names most commonly associated with Major League
Continue reading SportsChump makes the Majors, contemplates HGH: A hypothetical fairy tale