Tag: Sports

The Ugly Truth About the DeMarcus Cousins Trade

When do you break up with someone? You can’t do it at Thanksgiving. It’s cruel to put someone else through those conversations around the dinner table, much less to do it to yourself. Christmas is…

Diamond Dallas Page Joins the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2017

Is there any more patient wrestler than Diamond Dallas Page? The New Jersey-bred superstar didn’t break into sports-entertainment until his early 30s, first trained for in-ring competition at 35, and has enthusiastically witnessed mentors and…

The Rise, Fall and Rebirth of the Slam Dunk Contest

In the 1980s, the Slam Dunk Contest was was the event to watch during NBA All-Star Weekend, maybe even more than the game itself. So what happened?  The contest originated in the American Basketball Association…

Trump Won’t Fill Out NCAA March Madness Bracket for ESPN

It’s not exactly a presidential tradition that dates back to Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt or even Ronald Reagan, but Donald Trump won’t be sharing his thoughts with ESPN on who he believes will make it…

Devin Hester’s Slow Fade From Football

When athletes walk away from their respective sports, why do we call it “retiring”? While for many it may be true that they have enough money to never have to work again, most of these…

Brock Lesnar Retires From UFC, Puts MMA Career to an End

Brock Lesnar has notified UFC that his days fighting in the Octagon are now over. Lesnar, a former UFC Heavyweight Championship who is currently signed to a WWE contract, failed multiple drug tests stemming from his UFC 200…