The Great American Pastime

On July 4th, 1776, a new nation was born. But in 1790, the greatest American sport of all time was born: baseball. According to some British idiot Henry Chadwick, baseball is a sport derived from the English game “Rounders”. However, this semi-important professional Albert Spalding disagreed. Down with the British, baseball is fundamentally and wholly…

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NBA Duos

As the NBA playoffs are in full swing and discussions of all-time greats fill the halls of barber shops and office buildings alike, I believe it’s time to commemorate some of our favorite duos. Things are better in two’s: the two dollar bill, twins, superheroes, you name it.  When it comes to the peach basket…

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The Recess of Adult Life

The date is Sunday, July 20th 1969. It’s a school night but mom and dad are letting you stay up past your bedtime. You’re not exactly sure why the TV broadcast is so important, but there’s no reason to ask questions. Tonight’s a freebie. You scan the room to gain context clues from your parents’…

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More Than A Race

Imagine for a minute the distant roar of 2.2-liter twin-turbo V6 engine traveling miles from the IMS in every direction.  The vibrations grace the ears of all those it passes; for myself, I was probably wrapping up my 200th free throw on the run-down court by the creek at my grandmas house in 1997 when I…

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