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...

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...

Your Sport Story: Soccer Is First Love Jun30

Your Sport Story: So...

I have been listening to people’s stories for what seems like my entire life. I never get tired of listening. Stories define us while giving meaning and context to what we want to communicate. Sports are the love of my life–I have many of my own sports stories and have listened to...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Pete Rose: A Hall of Fame Gambling Addict and Narcissist Mar11

Pete Rose: A Hall of...

At 72 years old Pete Rose banned for life from baseball spends his time signing autographs and talking to anyone who will listen. He is a man who for the last 25 years has been on the outside looking in while chasing a buck at baseball memorabilia functions; much in the same manner he played...

Jonathan Martin’s Finger Prints All over Incognito’s Hospitalization and Dolphin Stench Mar03

Jonathan Martin’s Fi...

Jonathan Martin is one troubled individual.  He attracted other troubled individuals including Richie Incognito and his merry band of misguided fiends in the toxic cesspool that was the Miami Dolphin organization. Martin’s prints are all over the Miami Dolphin crime scene fiasco and are...

Seriously Troubled Incognito Reflective of Dysfunctional Dolphins Feb17

Seriously Troubled I...

The verdict has come down and Richie Incognito is a man in denial and diagnosable. This is why he took things too far. He consistently exhibits a pattern of thinking that leads to misguided actions-which have now been well documented in Ted Wells report. Incognito has indicated, all along,...

Derek Jeter Announces His Retirement: Big Boys Do Cry Feb15

Derek Jeter Announce...

When Derek Jeter announced via Facebook that this would be his last season there was more than a collective sigh that came from the Yankee nation in fact there were tears from choked up grown men-which goes to show that big boys do cry, and some very hard. Contrary to popular belief and...

Michael Sam: The NFL’s Version of Kinky Boots Feb11

Michael Sam: The NFL...

Michael Sam has chosen to announce that he is homosexual right before the NFL draft. Although both homosexuality and heterosexuality have been around since the beginning of time, it seems that the NFL as it is being portrayed is the last bastion of untouched, purified heterosexuality where...

An Emotionally Exhausted and Dead Alex Rodriguez Gives Up Feb08

An Emotionally Exhau...

Alex Rodriguez has prudently dropped his law suits against his own union and Major League Baseball, he was never going to win but when one’s emotional life is on the line, they will do just about anything to feel better—and Rodriguez was doing just that. The irony of it all was that it was...