What kind of example is being set at colleges where athletes are given a degree without having to actually go to class and study and learn like the non athletes do?
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Goodell stated, “These women are trying to corner me in a tight space, deliver a knockout blow to my head then drag me out of the NFL. It’s an outrage! I’m not resigning because their claims aren’t true, I don’t tolerate violence against women…really wish I could pound that into their heads.”
In the cases where “Tea Party Republican” softball parents get what they want but their daughter’s lack of skills lead to losses, they console their daughters that they did everything right and someone else is to blame (Obama?).
Some possible team names that have been floated by Donald Sterling and Cliven Bundy for their new racist basketball league include, “The Charleston Chattel”, “The Houston Butlers” and “The Tennessee Involuntaries”.
It’s that time of year, when the media provides wall to wall coverage of our favorite kinds of celebrities…murderers. Remember the hit(job)s of previous years and their stars, such as Casey Anthony starring in “Whatever Happened to Baby Caylee”, Drew Peterson in “The Usual Suspect” and of course O.J. Simpson in “Liar, Liar”?
The biggest sporting event in the world is probably the Olympics. The next biggest is the FIFA World Cup. The next biggest is something I bet most of you have never heard of. The Rugby World Cup. It is watched by a billion people worldwide. The Rugby World Cup has […]
Machismo (definition from Merriam-Websters) ma·chis·mo noun \mä-ˈchēz-(ˌ)mō, mə-, -ˈkēz-, -ˈkiz-, -ˈchiz-\ (1st) Definition of MACHISMO 1: a strong sense of masculine pride : an exaggerated masculinity Very rarely can one issue be almost completely described by one word in the English language. However when it comes to male dominated sports, […]
Someone is going to win their first Stanley Cup in at least 39 years. The NHL got lucky … AGAIN. The Vancouver Canucks are playing the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup Finals beginning Wednesday. This is great for the NHL. A big hockey-crazy market in Boston which hasn’t […]
This year’s NBA Finals match-up has enough back stories to fill out a season of The Sopranos. It has the potential to be one of the most exciting American professional sports events of the last ten years. Gone from this year’s finals are the old, reliable Lakers and Celtics. They […]
“When the World is at Peace, a gentleman keeps his Sword by his side.” ~ Wu Tsu Welcome to the first in a series of articles about the history of martial arts. Each post will cover a different “style” of martial arts from all over the world. Trace it’s […]
After an investigation and prosecution lasting more than 5 years, the Justice Department finally got a conviction in the case against Barry Bonds — for obstruction of justice, a minor felony. By some accounts, the federal government spent more than $5 million prosecuting this case and in the end, Bonds […]
There’s no drama like wrestling. ~Andy Kaufman I have been a fan, to varying degrees, of professional wrestling since I was 5 years old. My aunt was the one who really got me into it around age 7 or 8. She was still in high school at the time […]
Since Pepe embarrassed the hell out of me the other day, I’m embarrassing him back! Sometimes people wonder how I know so much about American sports. Well, I can’t go into detail, but as part of my work, I have to be knowledgeable about American sports, even though we mostly […]
My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings: Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair! – Percy Bysshe Shelley Am I the only one that’s not crazy here? – Kanye West, November 23rd, Bowery Ballroom In the solipsistic universe that Kanye West inhabits (in which he is Kanye West, and […]
The Blackhawks! What an exciting game that went into OT! And the Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup away from home! Trivia questions for hockey fans – What are they going to do once the Cup gets too big for them all to hoist in the air and carry around? Do […]