There’s an old Twilight Zone episode that goes a little something like this. A scientist constructs the perfect baseball player. He is so unhittable that not a single opponent can reach base against him.
I played in a charity poker event last week, believe it or not, at the same temple where I had my Bar mitzvah so many years ago. Nothing like pocket tens and torahs to brighten up an evening.
I’ve never tried my hand at modeling… with good reason. I’ll stick to watching Zoolander for my runway walk-offs. But some superstar athletes simply can’t stay out of the limelight.
Courtesy of the Vancouver Sun “Good morning, and thank you for joining me. Many of you in this room are my friends. Many of you in this room know me. Many of you have cheered for me, have worked with Continue reading
More often than not, the NBA superstar athlete is unable to translate the success he had on the floor onto either the sidelines or front office. There are exceptions to this rule, such as Pat Riley, Bill Russell, KC Jones Continue reading
Watching the NBA’s Slam Dunk contest has always been a tradition for me. I haven’t missed a single one in over twenty years. The names of former champions, Erving, Jordan, Ceballos, Nance, Carter, Wilkins and Webb ring proudly like a Continue reading
I have a picture of my uncle and me when I was about 15 years old. I’m wearing a Gator shirt in the photograph. My uncle Rosco attended the University of Florida well before me and had given me the Continue reading
Since I couldn’t make it to either Miami or New Orleans for Super Bowl XLIV, I decided to hunker down in front of the laptop and Tweet the night away. I was curious to see a) who else was doing Continue reading
I’m always hesitant to label an athlete the best to ever play his sport
Warning. This is not a post about sports. It is, but it’s not. What you are about to read is not a breakdown of the upcoming Super Bowl XLIV, a spring training preview, a mid-season NBA review or a Tiger Continue reading