Category Archives: Sports

Manny Pacquiao is a Great Athlete

If the measure of being a great athlete is by recognition of peers and fellow athletes, then there’s no question that Manny Pacquiao had reached rock star status in the world of sports.   Case in point: Here’s a video of the Boston Celtics jockeying for position (um, making sure that they don’t step on […]

Pacquiao is Just So F@$#ing Fast

I’m not a big boxing fan but when Manny Pacquiao is fighting I can’t help but pay attention. Heck, the entire Philippines and all Filipinos in the world pay attention. And rightly so. Pacquiao is the best pound for pound fighter in the world. And he proves it again by knocking out David Diaz in […]

Tiger Woods is the Zen Master of Golf

David Brooks captures the Zen of Tiger Woods in this NYTimes article. "…Once Woods tried out four drivers that Nike was experimenting with and told the lab guys that he preferred the heavier one. The researchers thought the clubs were the same weight, but they measured and Woods was right. The club he’d selected was […]

W00t! It’s a Sweep!

As I predictified, the Boston Red Sox is the 2007 World Series champion. Sweeping it is just an icing on the cake. Papelbon‘s da man! The wisdom of the crowd turned out to be right. 60% of us predictified that the Sox would win the championship. Nice. The Denver “altitude” had no effect on the […]

Predictify the 2007 World Series

World Series 2007 starts tonight. As much as I would like to cheer on the Colorado Rockies, the "Curse of the Bambino" had already been lifted, and my gut tells me that the Red Sox will do a repeat of their 2004 World Series Championship. After all they did a repeat already of their postseason […]