—How far do you think single-minded determination can take you? If you’re in doubt, watch this.
“Arnold’s Blueprint”, directed by the Zimbalist Brothers, is a short produced for ESPN’s acclaimed 30 for 30 series of sports documentaries. The short chronicles the period of Arnold Schwarzenegger's teenage years in the Austrian Army, and his unwavering focus on becoming a World Champion bodybuilder. Despite all of the naysayers and their unending refrain “no”, his determination never wavered and he used that sort of negativity as fuel for the fire from then on. I’d say it worked out pretty damn well, wouldn’t you?
Oh, and for you style cats out there, peep the Terminator’s authentic Austrian Army jacket at the end of the doc. As my Editorial Director would say, “swag”.
That title makes sense if you knew LBJ's jersey number was six. (He's contemplating changing it back to 23 as I write.) Blown minds aside, Sports Illustrated has released this interesting infographic charting the far reaching impacts of The King's decision to return to Cleveland.
The 2013/2014 NBA season begins tonight. And like the seasons that preceded it, all eyes are on Lebron James. Except this time, they are stares from sneering and scowling haters, they're cheering and adulating onlookers.
The West may be a toss-up of teams, but in the East, it’s how the superstars play that will make all the difference. We take a look at which superstars performance is the key cog for their team. Beast mode anyone?
We know who you expect to come out of the East (ahem, Heat). And really, there’s no one to challenge them (sorry, Knicks fans). But in the West, the team that wins the right to tackle the juggernaut from Miami will certainly be battle-tested. This is just round one.
The Louisville-Michigan National Championship game was one for the ages. In a matchup of the number one player in the country, Trey Burke (Michigan), against the number one team in the country, an instant classic played out in front of our eyes.