Rory versus Tiger? Um… No.

Halfway through the U.S. Open, I started hearing rumblings and I don’t like hearing rumblings. So I’ll start and stop the conversation right now. Rory McIlroy is not Tiger Woods. What it really means is McIlroy doesn’t have a legitimate chance to surpass Woods’ accomplishments. In modern sports, when we expect someone to be the... Continue Reading →

Happy (belated) Birthday, Tupac!

     Some people had John Lennon. Some had Kurt Cobain. I had Tupac Shakur.      I loved "Brenda's Got a Baby," "Keep Ya Head Up" and "I Get Around," but it wasn't until he was in prison and released Me Against the World that I became a die-hard fan. Heck, I replicated a Vibe cover... Continue Reading →

The Greatest Fighter of My Adolescence

He throws his chin out and opens his arms. He pauses. His opponent mimics. He does it again but unleashes a jumping left hook, catching his opponent off guard and off balance, stumbling back on his heels. He follows with a couple more punches until the only thing keeping his opponent from being on his... Continue Reading →

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