Smoltz Brings Attention to Startling Increase of Tommy John Surgeries Among Youth Athletes

Smoltz Brings Attention to Startling Increase of Tommy John Surgeries Among Youth Athletes

On Sunday, July 26, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Pedro Martinez became the second Dominican player to ever receive that honor and delivered half of his acceptance speech in Spanish. While Martinez’ achievement was fantastic, I believe one of the most significant moments came earlier in the […]

UFC Scandal: White Paying for Positive Press?

UFC Scandal: White Paying for Positive Press?

Dana White, president of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), is getting heat for the wrong reasons. As Deadspin.com noted on Friday, earlier this week White may have confirmed that he pays USA Today for positive press coverage. Last month, Reebok announced their new partnership with UFC. Unfortunately, not everyone is in love with the new […]

Basketball Diplomacy in 2015

Basketball Diplomacy in 2015

Basketball diplomacy has been steadily on the rise over the past decade. Each year, NBA players catch international flights to other countries in order to help develop a stronger global community. This week, Omri Casspi lead a group of players through Israel. In Havana, former all-stars Steve Nash and Dikembe Mutombo have opened a training […]

Bill Simmons is headed to HBO

Bill Simmons is headed to HBO

Starting in 2016, Bill Simmons will be hosting a new show on HBO. This move comes after negotiations fells apart between Simmons and ESPN president John Skipper. Here’s what he had to say in his latest press release: LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2015 – Bill Simmons, one of the most influential figures in contemporary sports […]

Allen Iverson: Changing the Narrative

Allen Iverson: Changing the Narrative

Allen Iverson is having one of the most important years of his life. On May 16th, the documentary “Iverson” premiered on Showtime. June 7th, Allen celebrated his 40th birthday. On July 21st, he received the “Game Changer Award” at BET’s first annual Player’s Awards. “The Answer” was once named among the best players in the […]

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