Bio About Bonner

April 22, 2016

  Matt Bonner. The Red Rocket. The Red Mamba. According to Thomas Duffy from Poundingtherock.com, “Bonner’s brand of oddness is probably more comparable to the Dos Equis guy than anything else. Off the floor, the Red Rocket is one of, if not the, most interesting man in the NBA.” Matt Bonner who just turned 36 in April has been in the NBA for 12 years and he hails all the…

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UFC 200 and Beyond

April 21, 2016

  UFC 200 will be happening in Las Vegas this summer as a part of international fight week. This iconic event will have some the UFC’s biggest stars such as Jose Aldo, Frankie Edgar, Cain Velasquez, and many more. I remember watching UFC 100 back in 2009 knowing very little about the sport. The fights were crazy and the stars from Georges St. Pierre, Brock Lensar and Dan Henderson made…

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An Ode to Kobe

The old adage is “you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone” and different cultures have idioms to that effect. There’s something about the present that doesn’t allow us to appreciate it until it’s the past. Well the past is now for basketball fans who couldn’t imagine the game without one of it’s greatest players, Kobe Bryant. I grew up a Kobe fan, it worked out well since Kobe…

April 21, 2016
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Great Sports Moments: Owens Triumphs In Berlin

April 12, 2016

The history of sport is filled with great moments. Memorable moments. Moments that didn’t just stand out in our minds for their spectacle, but touched us as humans. And sometimes these moments provide a window into the human condition, and how something as seemingly meaningless as a single race can mean a world of difference in the light of history. Berlin, 1936. The capital of Nazi Germany plays host to…

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The Helmet Catch: Tyree Catches History

April 12, 2016

The Patriots were minutes away from history. No team had ever gone 19-0, but the 2007 New England Patriots were about to change that. But Eli Manning and a no-name receiver had different plans and changed history forever. The Team: The Patriots had the most prolific offense since 1950 (eventually outdone by the 2014 Broncos), and Randy Moss had arguably the greatest season a receiver has ever had. Tom Brady…

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Cool Runnings; The Real Story

April 12, 2016

For those of us who were alive in the 90’s remember the classic Walt Disney film Cool Runnings, directed by Jon Turteltaub that grossed over $69 million in the US alone. The film tells the story of Derice Bannock a Jamaican sprinter who was predicted to compete in the Olympics, but gets disqualified during a qualifier race. He wants to compete so bad in the Olympic games that he starts…

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The Ultimate Fight That Launched The Ultimate Fighting Championship

April 12, 2016

Many consider the Ultimate Fighter Season One Finale as the most important UFC fight in history. A battle between Forrest Griffin and Stephen Bonnar decided who would win the Ultimate Fighter and a contract with the UFC. Not only did this launch the career for both men, but also it allowed the UFC to become the global company it is now. The Ultimate Fighter is a reality TV show that…

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