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Jon Jones Is One Cool Dude

As if beating the legendary “Shogun” Rua to become the youngest UFC champion in history (23 years old) wasn’t enough for Jon “Bones” Jones, how about the fact he also subdued a man who minutes earlier attacked an elderly couple only mere hours before this fight even took place?  Much like his opponent’s superlatives simply are … Continue reading

Bettman Does The Right Thing

After Air Canada threatened to pull their sponsorship dollars out of the NHL because of Zdeno Chara’s hit that seriously injured Montreal Canadiens player Max Pacioretty, Bettman responded by threatening to pull the NHL’s use of Air Canada for teams to travel between cities. While I understand that Air Canada is the sole airline of … Continue reading

Finally, A School Gets It

Thank you, Stanford University. For once, a school understands that their purpose is for education, not for athletics. Last week, Stanford discontinued the practice of offering a “preferred list of classes” for their student-athletes in order to obtain an easy A grade so the students could participate in athletics without worrying about academic suspension. This … Continue reading