Real life instant replay and the sadness that makes it necessary

night light camera

Last Sunday was different in America. I woke up late to a thundering rainstorm.  That wasn’t what made it different.  Inclement weather is a daily occurrence here in the Florida summertime, raindrops falling quasi-symbolically to cool us from the unbearable 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

Shafting Tyson

I was watching some tribute to Muhammad Ali on television the other night.  He had just celebrated his 70th birthday so some Las Vegas big wigs decided to honor the former heavyweight champion by basically booking every star imaginable for Continue reading

Who needs heavyweight boxing when we have Federer, Nadal and Djokovic?

Soon after his retirement, basketball junkies everywhere craved the second coming of Michael, so much so that we dubbed every player after him who could jump out of the gym “The Next Jordan.” 

The 13 most memorable individual altercations in sports, Part One

When I first heard that Jerry Sloan, long time coach of the Utah Jazz, had retired due to an alleged altercation with point guard Deron Williams (which inadvertently led to both of them leaving Utah), I was immediately taken by Continue reading

Hail or Rail Scale, Part II: LeRon McClain, Erik Spoelstra, Antonio Margarito, Cecil Newton, Lakers, Jazz, Steve Spurrier and Kevin Love

Last week’s Hail or Rail Scale was such a smash hit, I did my best to expedite the next episode.  Never let it be said I don’t have my readers’ best interests at heart. As you may recall, Randy Moss Continue reading