By the time I was aware of anything going on in my life and in the world, Muhammad Ali was ending his career and thus very far from his glory days. I have no idea how I became aware of him, saw him as the Greatest of All Times (G.O.A.T.) as he said of himself,Continue reading “G.O.A.T. (Re-Post)”
Stuart Scott was a phenomenal anchor at ESPN. One of Scott’s greatest traits as an anchor, to me, was the integrity he showed by embracing the man he wanted to be while working in the mainstream. Despite the many early critics who dismissed his cool, black vernacular style and those who remained disgruntled even whenContinue reading “R.I.P. Stuart Scott”
By the time I was aware of anything going on in my life and in the world, Muhammad Ali was ending his career and thus very far from his glory days. I have no idea how I became aware of him, saw him as the Greatest of All Times (G.O.A.T.) as he said of himself,Continue reading “G.O.A.T.”
Rashard Mendenhall played running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers for four years before being picked-up by the Arizona Cardinals. Now, at 26-years-old, he’s decided to retire. Mendenhall wrote a wonderful blog post for The Huffington Post about his decision. Skeptics presume that his decision is based on his desire for a larger contract, but Mendenhall’sContinue reading “Models Monday: I’m Done”
To this perfect message, I would only need to add 20+ years to this man’s “pain and misery” to capture my tireless commitment to this team. You definitely know you’re from Cleveland when instead of a win, you’ll accept a close loss as a slight victory.
I watched disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong in his much hyped interview with Oprah Winfrey on her OWN network Thursday evening with great interest. Like disgraced track star Marion Jones, he’s one of those athletes who has admitted his wrongdoing and who I find incredibly compelling. As with Jones, who also owned up to using performanceContinue reading “Lance Armstrong and Bottomless Rage”
I am in Indianapolis. I got here yesterday. As I thought about the autographed Peyton Manning jersey in the restaurant where I ate dinner last night,I couldn’t help but to reflect on my life with the Cleveland Browns. I was raised on the Browns. As a child, I slept in a Brian Sipe jersey. EveryContinue reading “Models Monday: Family Planning”
I have to admit my ignorance. When I first encountered the ESPN 30 for 30 documentary title Benji, I thought it was a reference to the dog of that same name and so I imagined that it would be a film that focused on the dog’s intense training. Only after reading The New York Times articleContinue reading “Benji is Worthwhile Viewing”