rousey corriea
Ronda Rousey KO’d Bethe Correia at the 34 second mark of the first round at UFC 190 to retain her UFC Bantamweight title. Rousey, who is known as a submission specialist, rocked Correia with a series of combinations that ended with a huge right hand to the temple.
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wilmerflores

That’s the face of a man who just learned the only team he’s ever played for in the Major Leagues traded him mid-game.  Luckily for Wilmer Flores (I think), the deal fell apart and he is still a member of the New York Mets.  When tears poured down his face, you couldn’t help but think about Tom Hanks’ iconic scene from A League of Their Own where Jimmy Dugan proclaims “There’s no crying in baseball!”

Seeing the waterworks flow down Flores’ face got me thinking, is it appropriate for a professional athlete to cry on the field? Read the rest of this entry »

MarioHezonja

Immediately after the New York Knicks drafted the “Real-Life Wacky Waving Inflatable Arm-Flailing Tube Man” Kristaps Porzingis, the Orlando Magic picked “Super” Mario Hezonja.  Not only is it less of a mouthful to say his nickname, Hezonja has shown out as a possibly dominating force at the NBA’s Summer League while Porzingis has played OK, I guess (or a little better than anticipated) in Las Vegas.  I can’t help but wonder, did the Knicks draft the wrong international prospect?  Let’s take a look at how both rookies shined this summer: Read the rest of this entry »

John-Cena

WWE is fake. Broken noses are real. Pro Wrestling star John Cena actually broke his nose on Monday Night Raw when some guy with long hair kneed him in the face.  Twitter and Vine blew up instantly, just like Cena’s nose.  Check out the Vine after the jump: Read the rest of this entry »

I used to live under this bridge...

I used to live under this bridge…

 

The latest installment to the MARVEL CINEMATIC UNIVERSE (and you have to type that it all capital letters or you don’t mean it), “Ant-Man” hit theaters last week and on Tuesday afternoon I got to view it. The guy sitting next to me at the theater fell asleep but that probably had nothing to do with the movie. Spoilers ahead….kind of.

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IcyHot SmartRelief

For many, aches and pains are a part of everyday life.  Many seek relief with ice-packs and/or heat pads.  Why not get the treatment you need from the brand who brought you best of both worlds?  Enter IcyHot SmartRelief TENS Therapy.  Using the same technology doctors administer to their patients, IcyHot’s reusable, wire-free electrode pad and control unit give you the relief you need without the doctor’s bills.

QUICK REVIEW

Ease of Use: A

Utility: B

Quality: B+

Price/Value: A

Overall: B+

After shopping around online a bit, I found you could get your hands on the IcyHot SmartRelief Tens Therapy Starter Kit delivered to your door for about $25.  That’s not a bad price point at all when it comes to a health product that could potentially change your life.  The fact that this item saves you a trip to the doctor’s office and gives you the relief you’re looking for, and it’s reusable for multiple treatments, it’s an absolute bargain.

From out of the box to onto my body and treating my pain, it took all of 2 minutes before the IcyHot SmartRelief was doing its thing.  With 63 levels of intensity, the pulsating sensations can be set appropriately for any ailment.  It was nice knowing that the IcyHot SmartRelief would shut off automatically after 30 minutes, so I won’t fall asleep with it on.

I think the IcyHot SmartRelief is worth trying if you are dealing with any type of muscle pain.

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andreiguodala

The reigning NBA Finals MVP Andre Iguodala took exception to a report that stated Steve Kerr doesn’t anticipate him starting for the Warriors next season.  Check out his Twitter retweet/reply after the jump: Read the rest of this entry »

Kristaps Porzingis of the New York Knicks is seen during an NBA Summer League game against the San Antonio Spurs Saturday, July 11, 2015, at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. (NY Post Photo/Bizuayehu Tesfaye)

Kristaps Porzingis of the New York Knicks is seen during an NBA Summer League game against the San Antonio Spurs Saturday, July 11, 2015, at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. (NY Post Photo/Bizuayehu Tesfaye)

I’ve talked a lot of shit about the New York Knicks’ 4th overall selection in the 2015 NBA Draft, Kristaps Porzingis.  I’ve called him names such as The Human Scarecrow, a shitty Bane that no one is afraid of, a human stick figure, the man who got cursed by the old lady in Stephen King’s Thinner, Andrea Bargnani Lite, etc.  I was absolutely furious when the Knicks drafted him, but after watching a few NBA Summer League games, I’ve come to the conclusion that the real-life Wacky Waving Inflatable Arm-Flailing Tube Man Kristaps Porzingis is OK, I guess. Read the rest of this entry »

SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 09:  Comic-Con attendees are treated to customized shaves by professional barbers at the Schick Hydro Underground shave station at the Assassin's Creed Experience at Comic-Con on July 9, 2015 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Araya Diaz/Getty Images for Schick Hydro)

SAN DIEGO, CA – JULY 09: Comic-Con attendees are treated to customized shaves by professional barbers at the Schick Hydro Underground shave station at the Assassin’s Creed Experience at Comic-Con on July 9, 2015 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Araya Diaz/Getty Images for Schick Hydro)

The good people at Schick were on hand at the San Diego Comic Con this weekend.  Schick has partnered with Assassin’s Creed to create The Schick Underground, where consumers were able to receive shaves beneath the chaotic streets of Britain’s Industrial Revolution – inspired by the game’s upcoming Syndicate edition. Schick Hydro is helping attendees #ProtectYourNeck from the threats of rival gangs at the AC Experience and the treacherous shaves of their past for a comfortable, hydrating shave.

Check out some of the fun at The Schick Underground.
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mcgergor
Conor McGregor KO’d Chad Mendes at the end of the 2nd round to win the UFC Interim Featherwight Title at UFC 189.  After spending essentially the entire second round on his back in the middle of the ring, McGregor escaped Mendes’s guillotine choke attempt and delivered a flurry of punches that ultimately led to the KO.  The King is here.
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