Last week I had the privilege of attending my first NBA game at American Airlines Arena in Miami. It was quite a first game to attend! Anyone who saw Heat-Pacers Game 1 on TV knows how truly amazing it was. More »
This year ABC aired a new reality show about diving called “Splash!” The show featured celebrities doing harder and harder dives from the springboard and platform each week. Some of the dives were really hard and there were many painful belly flops! The coach for the show was Greg Louganis, the greatest diver ever. More »
The Stanley Cup conference finals can finally begin! Last night, the Chicago Blackhawks clawed their way out of a 3-1 series hole to defeat the Detroit Red Wings and claim a spot in the Western Conference Finals. Chicago takes on defending champions the Los Angeles Kings. In the East, the Pittsburgh Penguins face the Boston Bruins. Both series begin on Saturday.
This is the first time since 1945 that the final four teams in the playoffs had each won the Stanley Cup in the previous four years. LA won last season, Boston won in 2011, Chicago in 2010, and Pittsburgh in 2009.
Novak Djokovic has made a career out of flipping the script. For so long he played third fiddle to Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, two of the best and most popular players to ever grace the court. More »
Hi everyone! I would like to tell you about a new friend of mine: Ultimate Fighting Champion Benson Henderson. Benson is the UFC lightweight champion, and he loves toothpicks, comic books, and training. Many of you, like me, might not know about UFC fighting, but let me tell you what I learned. The UFC is the largest mixed martial arts company in the world, and has the most top-ranked fighters in the sport. More »
Is it possible for a 6'8" NBA superstar to catch another player completely by surprise? Last night it was. LeBron James completely shut down George Hill with a jaw-dropping, reality-defying block. Hill had what he thought was a clear path to an easy layup. But LeBron never quit on the play. He snuck up on Hill's right, and as Hill went up for the gimme LeBron launched himself with perfect timing to slap the ball away. The only thing Hill could do after the play was look stunned.