Examining President Trump’s Relationship With Pro-Wrestling

Examining President Trump’s Relationship With Pro-Wrestling

Yesterday was WrestleMania 33, WWE‘s biggest event of the year. The headline match-ups included Roman Reigns v. Undertaker, Brock Lesnar v. Goldberg and Randy Orton v. Bray Wyatt. There was even a special appearance from the New England Patriots’ Rob Gronkowski. It was a massive event in the pro-wrestling world, and it has a long history. […]

Kaepernick Going Unsigned Is A Statistical Anomaly

Kaepernick Going Unsigned Is A Statistical Anomaly

Against all odds, Colin Kaepernick is still unsigned this offseason. As RealGM Wiretap wrote: “Since 1966, only one under-30 quarterback has had as good a year as Colin Kaepernick’s 2016 has gone unsigned the next year.” Kyle Wagner of FiveThirtyEight went into slightly more detail: “There are an unusual number of unsigned QBs at this stage of the offseason… […]

Turkish Football Executives Rally Around Erdoğan

Turkish Football Executives Rally Around Erdoğan

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has had a pretty rocky term since being elected President in 2014. During his first years in office, the former Prime Minister was heavily criticized for, among other things: censoring the press, lacking neutrality, and building a lavish “presidential palace” in Ankara. But all of this criticism really came to a head […]

15 Fights Everyone Should Know (Part 3)

15 Fights Everyone Should Know (Part 3)

This series of articles explore 15 fights that every sports fan should know. [You can read “Part 1” by clicking this link here, or “Part 2” by  clicking here.]   11.) Marciano v Walcott Rocky Marciano went to the grave undefeated – but a 1952 fight against Jersey Joe Walcott almost changed that. Over 50 years later, this bout is still considered one […]

15 Fights Everyone Should Know (Part 2)

15 Fights Everyone Should Know (Part 2)

In this article, we’ll continue our examination of boxings biggest bouts. This list is includes a solid selection of fights to introduce readers to the sweet science. You can read “Part 1” by clicking this link here. 6.) Hagler v Hearns A lot of marquee match-up have cute nicknames – boxing promoters apparently love rhyming – but Hagler-Hearns had no such moniker. This […]