The Athletic Renaissance

June 14, 2016

As the illustrious career of Kobe Bryant wound down to it’s final game, I began to think about how almost all of the sports icons that I grew up with have either retired, or are nearing that same fate.


Kimbo Slice (1974-2016)

June 7, 2016

Professional fighter Kimbo Slice has passed away at the age of 42 due to heart complications. Believe it or not, I’m probably one of the handful of people who followed Kevin Ferguson’s (Kimbo Slice) career from start to finish. I owe Kimbo Slice a great deal for introducing me to the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. It all started when I caught wind about this “internet street fighter” who was KO-ing…


The Case for Novak Djokovic as the World’s Most Dominant Athlete

June 4, 2016

The stakes will be high for the number one tennis player in the world when he takes the court Sunday at Roland Garros. That’s where Novak Djokovic will look to become the eighth man to capture a career Grand Slam. He’ll take on Andy Murray, who is appearing in his first French Open Final. Djokovic was the favorite entering the tournament and he is the favorite again Sunday. But this isn’t…