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Weekend Wrap Up

Weekend Wrap Up

The one main detriment of participating in endurance sports — I mean, besides the twitchy leg cramps and hilariously obvious gastrointestinal distress mid-race — is that once you’ve completed a race, you kind of feel like that’s all you’re obligated to do over the weekend. You tell yourself to relax in the lead-up to it, […]

The Fight

The Fight

Let me admit from the outset that this is kind of awkward timing for a piece centered on the recently announced Floyd Mayweather/Manny Pacquiao fight. The bout was, after all, made official less than two weeks ago, and won’t be upon us until May 2, nearly two months out. By running this column right now, […]

The Plot Twist No One Saw Coming

The Plot Twist No One Saw Coming

It was around the 15-second mark of the UFC on Fox main event between Anthony Johnson and Alexander Gustaffson that the narrative began to change — if that’s too ominous or definitive, then let’s say that a glint of alternate reality began to slip through into our universe. At about that time, Johnson landed a […]