Why Alex Rodriguez Lied and So What Nov07

Why Alex Rodriguez L...

The latest revelation that Alex Rodriguez admitted to federal prosecutors that he took PEDs and did business with Biogenesis was not surprising.  If anyone thought that Rodriguez had not taken PEDs than I have a piece of the Brooklyn Bridge to sell them. Rodriguez suffers from a low...

Ray Rice: More Attention Needs To Be Paid To The Victims Sep15

Ray Rice: More Atten...

The outrage over Ray Rice’s behaviors has brought renewed national attention to the abuse of women-as it should. To date the focus has been mostly on Rice, and now Roger Goodell is being scrutinized for his handling of the Rice affair, as well as several other players who have committed...

Johnny Manziel: All Is Up For Discussion Aug11

Johnny Manziel: All ...

I recently wrote an article which created quite a stir. The crux of the article spoke to how and why people achieve fame, fortune and notoriety in our society, which has changed considerably over time. It also spoke to people’s work ethic and what can be achieved from hard work and...

Johnny Manziel Famous For Nothing Jul28

Johnny Manziel Famou...

We have created a culture where people are famous for being famous.  There are people who have accomplished nothing yet they are notables. Johnny Manziel and Kim Kardasian are two perfect examples of this phenomena. The football season has begun as training camps have opened and the games are...

Lebron James Hypocrite Extraordinaire Jul18

Lebron James Hypocri...

Lebron James is a hypocrite plain and simple. Four years ago James talked about building a long term dynasty in Miami and at the first opportunity he bailed. What does it mean– not much unless you were the jilted one. What upsets people who have been the victims of a change of heart is...

Your Sport Story: A ...

In This Edition Of Your Sport Story A German Basketball player discusses the differences between the United States style of play and the German style of play as well as his impressions of German and US societies.  https://www.facebook.com/yoursportstory?hc_location=timeline  ...

For Lebron James Like Dorothy There Is No Place Like Home Jul11

For Lebron James Lik...

“There is no place like home” uttered Dorothy as she clicked her ruby slippers and was suddenly and swiftly back in Kansas surrounded by her loving family. Lebron James uttered exactly the same sentiments when he expressed his desire to return to his hometown of Cleveland Ohio. And just like...

Jason Kidd: Being Tr...

It was neither shocking nor surprising that Jason Kidd left the Brooklyn Nets after just one season as their head coach. Kidd has a long history of doing what is best for Kidd who often exhibits narcissistic characteristics. There are few who seem to be lamenting Kidd’s departure and for good...

Jurgen Klinsmann Has No Expectations of Winning World Cup Jun29

Jurgen Klinsmann Has...

When the coach of the United States soccer team Jurgen Klinsmann made a pre-tournament statement which basically indicated that the our chances of winning the World Cup were not good, the reaction was swift and at times critical. Was Klinsmann’s choice of words a way of motivating his players...

Lack of Talent In Me...

Promises Promises is the name of a famous 1968 Broadway musical but the way things have been going for the New York Mets promises is about all we have been getting lately from the Mets. They have been far from anything resembling a hit show or a decent baseball team. Midway through Sandy...

Phil Jackson Is About Who He Knows Not What He Knows May23

Phil Jackson Is Abou...

The axiom it is not what you know but who you know makes the world go round.  Research has shown that relationships are crucial when it comes to both our emotional and physical health and that those who have relationships show benefits in both these areas. This is also most certainly the case...

Michael Sam: Homopho...

Michael Sam the first openly gay NFL player was drafted by the Saint Louis Rams in the seventh round.  Sam was the 249th player to be selected– and that says it all. When his named was finally called, Sam got a kiss from his partner much in the way girlfriends kiss their boyfriends when...

Donald Sterling Deme...

There are a number of possible conclusions that can be taken away from Donald Sterling’s mea culpa interview with Anderson Cooper. First, what did we expect Sterling to say– he was guilty?  Not a chance.  Second, any reputable or irreputable PR person would have advised Sterling to do...

Jameis Winston Is Sc...

Jameis Winston has been caught shoplifting crab legs and was suspended from the FSU baseball team while facing potential legal consequences.  He has been the butt of many jokes on the Internet and has provided a plethora of material for comedians. But this is not a joke, Winston is at high...

Donald Sterling: An NBA Plantation Owner May01

Donald Sterling: An ...

Adam Silver has banned Donald Sterling from the NBA for life and fined him 2.5 million dollars. In addition, Silver is also going to request that the NBA’s Board of Governors vote to force Sterling to sell the Clippers. The ruling was widely celebrated by all in the NBA as it should have...

Matt Harvey Needs Th...

Matt Harvey’s recent twitter post depicting him giving the middle finger prior to his Tommy John Surgery created an uproar as the fans, the media, and the Met organization as well as Harvey himself all weighed in on the merits of his post. This sort of action-behavior has become all too...

Aldon Smith’s Relapse and Troubles Were Predictable Apr22

Aldon Smith’s ...

While away on vacation I was not shocked to read that Aldon Smith was arrested for telling authorities that he had a bomb in an airport while also appearing to be intoxicated. Sadly the news came as no surprise as I had written, and unfortunately correctly predicted that Smith faced a long...

Richard Sherman and DeSean Jackson: We Ain’t Gangstas Apr08

Richard Sherman and ...

  You can take the boy out the hood, But you can’t take the hood out the homeboy are the lyrics to the chorus of The Comrads’ 1997 single “Homeboyz”. It appears that both Richard Sherman and DeSean Jackson both of whom have been embroiled in controversies surrounding their alleged gang...

Baseball Season Begins: Football Dominates Americas Psyche Apr02

Baseball Season Begi...

In what was nothing short of a brilliant and funny skit on the differences between baseball and football, comedian George Carlin hit the ball out of the park. Carlin might not have known it at the time, but his skit spoke to why football and not baseball has become America’s sport. Opening...

Phil Jackson And Chuck Dolan: Zen Meets Lost MSG Heir Mar21

Phil Jackson And Chu...

What happens when a silver spooned, narcissistic owner of a basketball team who is not a mensa, hires a free thinking, outspoken, counter culture persona in Phil Jackson who puts the “we “over individual needs and goals? On the surface it seems like a titanic blowup in the making but that is...