Book Review: This Is Your Brain On Sports by L. Jon Wertheim and Sam Sommers

This is your brain on sports book cover

This Is Your Brain On Sports is like no other sports book you’ve ever read. Generally speaking, most sports books are biographies about legends or drawn-out depictions of a specific game, season or event.  Brain On Sports is none of Continue reading

Reasons we love sports, Vols. 5-8: Bartolo Colon’s workout video, Johnny Manziel’s wig and ‘stache, Mike Tyson’s Christmas present and a Buffalo Bills fan’s flaming backside

Billy Manziel

Here is yet further proof that the insanely wacky world of sports never ceases to provide us with the type of quality entertainment that simply cannot be fabricated.  And you wonder why I watch so intently. Bartolo Colon just released Continue reading

The agony of the winning wager never placed

Rousey Holm

I live my life by the Stevie Ray Vaughn rule. The Stevie Ray Vaughn rule is as such.  In 1990, I was in New Orleans for their annual Jazz & Heritage Festival.  Lacking funds, I opted not to go the Continue reading

Hulk Hogan inserts wrestling boot even further into mouth

Hulked

Accountability. It’s amazing how few of us refuse to accept it. In the latest episode of Hulk Hogan’s sinking ship of a career, we find a whimpering, bleach blonde, bandana-wearing icon begging for our forgiveness yet still refusing to take Continue reading

What if?

what if

What if Ronda Rousey fought Floyd Mayweather… and won? What if a member already in Baseball’s Hall of Fame admitted to using steroids regularly to get an edge? What if Joe Maddon wins a World Series with the Cubs? What Continue reading

Twitter hits Geno Smith harder than Ilkemefuna Enemkpali

Geno Smith

Boys will be boys.  And Jets will most certainly be Jets. Jets fans aren’t used to losing hope ‘til midway through the season.  As least this year, they can get through their suffering early. In the wake of Cam Newton Continue reading

Be careful ordering ringside dinner the next time you’re at a Izu Ogonuh fight (video)

Izu Quarrie

I’ve seen some knockouts in my day but what I saw the other evening, and what you’re about to witness right now, might just take the cake. I wouldn’t necessarily say I’m a student of the game but I’ve watched Continue reading