Every sports fan’s not to do list

A very dear friend of mine recently posted a video on social media entitled “Why women live longer.” Upon clicking said video, one finds four boys on one of those spinning playground things with a fifth off to the side Continue reading

Book Review: Phil Jackson: Lord of the Rings by Peter Richmond

With all this talk about Phil Jackson moving to Manhattan to salvage the woeful Knicks, a team that coincidentally hasn’t won a title since he played for them in the 1970s, I found now to be the perfect time to Continue reading

The NFL Personal Conduct Policy: Not Worth the Paper It’s Printed On

Of all the rules Commissioner David Stern enforced in his thirty years presiding over the NBA, his dress code legislation was one of the most criticized. At one point, too many players began showing up to games or press conferences Continue reading

Marcus’ reputation smarts after altercation with fan… but should it?

Character. You’re going to hear that word a lot over the next few days, just like you tirelessly heard words like ‘thug,’ ‘legacy’ and ‘dynasty’ as this NFL season came to a close. Character. How do we define it and Continue reading

Modern Athletes I Would Want On My Side If A Bar Fight Broke Out

I’ve worked in the bar industry for quite some time.  Every once in a while, one drunken sot at the bar takes offense to the way another drunken sot at the bar is looking at him and shit goes down.  Continue reading

Christmas comes early for Laker haters

Is it wrong that I’m feeling euphoric over the Lakers’ current suffering? I consider myself a loving person, never taking enjoyment in the misery of others, but this Laker fiasco is too glorious not to celebrate.

To tank or not to tank: When winning just isn’t all that important

I was watching Lakers-Nuggets Game Five the other night.  You remember that game in Los the Staples Center where Kobe Bryant scored 43, yet his team still couldn’t close out the series?