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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

Why We Really Shoved Richard Sherman Back In The Box Feb03

Why We Really Shoved...

The Seattle Seahawks are Super Bowl champions easily defeating the Denver Broncos in a one sided affair. While the game was nothing short of a dud the back stories that dominated the game were much more telling than the game itself. We managed in a two week period prior to the game to shove...

Richard Sherman Is a Victim of An Overly Appropriate Society Jan21

Richard Sherman Is a...

In the heat of victory and after intense, brutally fought game Richard Sherman indicated that he said to Michael Crabtree “good game” patted him, and then Crabtree pushed his hand into Sherman’s facemask– and Sherman lost it. He was clearly enraged when Erin Andrews interviewed him as...

The New England Patriots: How To Deal With Disappointments- Once Again Jan20

The New England Patr...

The New England Patriots are by any standard a very successful franchise. Their record is unparalleled having won the most games of any team since their last Super Bowl win in 2004. The Patriots have also made the post season most frequently since their last Super Bowl appearing in 8 of 9...