Starting Thursday a significant portion of the male population of “red blooded ‘Mericans” will be cheering for dudes in colored jerseys to concuss the other dudes in different colored jerseys for the next seventeen Sundays. Yes, the NFL is back. Along with screaming for the non-descript violence, wings will be destroyed, alcohol will be abused, balls
Kid Sports vs Kid Arts: Is it better to raise an artist or a kid who rides the bench in every sport he or she plays? Parents, you likely know the answer already.
Brooks Wheelan joins Joe Kilgallon to talk about Michael Phelps, Brooks’ wrestling career, and we review 30 for 30’s “Chasing Tyson”! Click here to listen to the podcast on your phone, or check it out below: The Comedians Talking Sports Podcast is a member of the Punch Drunk Sports Podcast Network.
It has never been easy being a Jon Jones fan. And now it’s time to give up on the guy. We loved Jones because his name on a fight card was a promise of spectacle. But he hasn’t delivered on that promise in a long time. His last fight, in April with Ovince Saint Preux, was
Objects have meaning because we humans, often arbitrarily, decide they do. It’s that way with money. It’s that way with the 1,000-year-old “historical” structure we are told is significant. And it’s also that way for championship belts in combat sports. The champion is the champion because he is the champion. There thought goes no deeper than that. But we
With Euro 2016 wrapped up it’s time to take a look at the best performers of the tournament. These players were selected based on the impact they had on their teams and how well they performed their positional duties. Rui Patricio The Portugal goalkeeper was instrumental to his team’s success, in particular in the later stages of
Analyzing MMA fights and the standing of fighters is damn near impossible, and that sets the sport apart. Basketball has always been predictable, and in the era of analytics depressingly so. Most know who is going to be in the NBA Finals before season starts. Most analysts picked a Cleveland vs. Golden State Finals this past season. A large regular
The sixth episode of SportZ Night is here, live from Cleveland, with special guest Davy Perez! If you like sports and have low standards, this is the show for you. Cinematography & Edited by: Zach Nuernberger http://www.zachnuernberger.com Head Writer: Scott Fritz Written by: Zander Schaus, Ted Reis, David Martinez, Adam Fanshier Special Guest: Davy Perez Special
Legendary baseball player Lenny Dykstra, a.k.a. “Nails,” got himself a Twitter account earlier this month, and it’s a fucking trip. In case you’re unfamiliar with Dykstra, here’s a quick overview of his glorious career. Three-time MLB All-Star selection In 1986, at age 23, Dykstra batted lead-off for the World Series champion New York Mets Traded to
Fight Night 87 in Rotterdam features two of the best strikers in the heavyweight division: Former K-1 and Strikeforce champion Alistair Overeem and former UFC champion Andrei Arlovski. Though both men employ similar approaches to fighting, there are several variables to consider when evaluating the matchup. Both men are 4-1 in their last 5 contests,
With UFC 197 in the books and the announcement of Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II at UFC 200, several intriguing matchups are now possible in the light heavyweight division. #2 Anthony Johnson vs. #3 Glover Teixeira After knocking out Rashad Evans in the first round, Glover Teixeira did the sensible thing and called out
There are only three matchdays left of the Pemier League season and things keep getting hotter and hotter. Three teams are within one point of eachother in the relegation battle. Leicester are one win away from being crowned champions. Arsenal, Manchester City and Manchester United are in a close race for Champions League qualification. Let’s
Bellator’s welterweight championship belt did not change hands Friday night at Mohegan Sun. Emerging from the anonymity of the Russian steppe and Bellator, Andrey Koreshkov beat Benson Henderson like he caught him boning the missus. The first round was not even close. That right hand was not “too good for (it’s) home”, as Happy Gilmore
Joined on the phone by comedian/actor Steve Rannazzisi, the Punch Drunk Sports gang weighed in on the controversial decision to pull L.A. Dodgers pitcher Ross Stripling from the mound in the eighth inning of a no-hitter last week. Pitching in his Major League debut, Stripling was yanked after 7 and 1/3 innings of no-hit ball against the
No. 1: Gordie Howe Along with being a 21-time All Star, he was the toughest guy on the ice. If you had the puck while Gordie Howe was around, you were going down. He didn’t care how either. Known for his mean stick play and vicious elbows, his opponents were in for a world of hurt.