Another one bites the dust: Atlanta Hawks owner to sell share of team after racist remarks

Bruce Levenson

In the wake of the Donald Sterling scandal, comedian Chris Rock gave a hysterical yet true depiction of wealthy white America in his opening monologue of the 2014 BET Awards. “Now let me get this straight.  An 83-year old white Continue reading

Rethinking the modern athlete’s place in society

Role Model

In one of the more poignant sports commercials of all time, Charles Barkley told America that he was not a role model.  Of course, Chuck was just trying to sell some shoes in the process but his point resonates to Continue reading

Will the last person not playing fantasy football please turn out the lights?

fantasy

“Life is just a fantasy. Can you live this fantasy life?” -Aldo Nova I’m about to write a very unpopular post.  It wouldn’t be the first time. It was 7:30 last Thursday night.  Only an hour remained before kick-off of Continue reading

They Said What? Volume Seven: Kobe Bryant

Kobe peace

There’s a reason why fringe the sports fan resents professional sports and the athletes that play them.  Kobe Bryant is a stark reminder of that. In a recent interview, Kobe Bryant said he believes athletes like he and LeBron James Continue reading

Pete Rose Hall of Fame chatter reemerges with election of new baseball commissioner

Petey

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