Our bodies are naturally designed for running, as throughout much of history it was an essential skill for survival. Shoes weren’t always around and they were usually non-essential. In the absence of shoes the human body works with the terrain to protect itself, its joints, its skin and to produce the fastest speeds possible. Many [...]
Have you seen the Micky Ward movie “The Fighter” trailer yet? It’s wicked Awesome and I think it’s already showing that it’s going to capture the Lowell scene during the 80′s and 90′s and up to Micky’s epic last fights with Arturo Gatti. Micky Ward retired at 37 years old with a boxing record of [...]
Phil Mickelson is another hot professional golfer who has been accused of “cheating” along with Tiger Woods. However, number 2 golfer, Phil Mickelson has not been “cheating” on his wife, but rather with an old golf club. Apprently, Phil Mickelson’s old Ping wedge has bigger grooves, which gives him a leg up on his competition. [...]
Jay Cutler won the 2009 Mr. Olympia bodybuilding competition on Saturday night, earning the highest accolade in professional bodybuilding for the third time in his career. If you’re like most American sports fans, you hear “Jay Cutler” and think about the Bears’ quarterback. But there’s also a Jay Cutler who’s a 5-foot-9, 270-pound physical freak, [...]
Skydivers – Most people say we’re crazy. Some say we have a death wish. Psychologists say people with an inclination to take high risks are a necessary part of the continuation of our species. We are people from all walks of life. Students, blue-collar workers, engineers, doctors, nurses, you name it. What we have in [...]
Finally, the “Irish” Micky Ward movie The Fighter is a reality and it’s filming right here in Lowell. Yesterday afternoon, actor Mark Wahlberg, who will play Lowell boxer Ward, met with scouts for the movie in the lobby of the Lowell DoubleTree Hotel in downtown Lowell to discuss possible locations to film scenes for the [...]
No Work is Getting Done during the NCAA March Madness tournament. It’s March, and time once again for the ritual we call The Big Dance®. Our advice to business managers: Embrace it! Equip your conference room with the biggest TV that’s practical for your space and make sure your users can stream NCAA® March Madness® [...]
The New England Patriots sent Matt Cassel to the Kansas City Chiefs and a message to their own fans: Don’t worry about Tom Brady’s knee. One question, though, remained. How could the Patriots obtain only a second-round draft choice for a solid, young quarterback and a 12-year veteran leader, linebacker Mike Vrabel? That mystery persisted [...]
The Boston Celtics announced today that they have signed free agent guard Stephon Marbury. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. “We are very excited to have a player of Stephon’s caliber joining our team. Our entire organization is confident in the belief that Stephon can play an important role in helping [...]
After two years in development, Mark Wahlberg and Darren Aronofsky’s long gestating boxing biopic on underdog champion Irish Micky Ward is finally going to begin shooting in October, the star told MTV News. “I’ve been training for two years now. I’m ready,” he said. “I want to look like a champ, not a chump.” Yes, [...]
Kimbo Slice could become an even bigger superstar than he already is–a number of the SavSci staffers have suggested that Kimbo could be the next Mike Tyson but obviously that requires him to keep winning in impressive fashion. Thompson in the cage now with almost no fanfare or reaction. Now here comes Kimbo and not [...]
Get Your Beat LA Tshirt Here Beating the Detroit Pistons in Detroit tonight should remove any doubts about this team and their coach, Doc Rivers. There were so many great plays made tonight. The ones that stood out began with Ray Allen still on fire knocking down big time shots. The slump is over for [...]
The Celtics started off on an even keel, working hard on the boards while Rondo provided most of the early offense. Boston held a 10-9 edge until Ray Allen canned a three, kicking off a 10-2 run.
Kelly Pavlik is boxing’s new Champion. It was in the middle of the second round when all evidence pointed to an early night for both fighters, as Jermain Taylor dropped Kelly Pavlik with a serious of punches. Crumpled on the canvas, Pavlik appeared dead to the world. Yet he got up, held on and managed [...]
Unlike Stephon Marbury of the New York Nicks, I don’t consider Michael Vicks “alleged” animal cruelty to be a “sport”. Stephon Marbury spoke out about his thoughts on the Michael Vick federal dogfighting charges while promoting his new basketball shoe…his publicity people must LOVE him.
Roger Clemens returns to baseball as a New York Yankee. The seventh-inning stretch was ending when the low, familiar voice of public-address announcer Bob Sheppard told fans at Yankee Stadium to direct their attention to the owner’s box behind home plate.
The deal, which sent the Raiders the 110th selection overall in the weekend draft, was completed when Moss passed the Patriots-administered physical examination after arriving in the Boston area on Sunday morning. With the draft choice acquired in the deal, Oakland chose University of Cincinnati cornerback John Bowie. I wonder what Tom Brady thinks.
Dallas Cowboys star receiver Terrell Owens attempted suicide Tuesday night by swallowing prescription pain medication, according to a Dallas police report obtained by WFAA-TV. The report says Owens acknowledged to police that he had taken the pills and was trying to harm himself, WFAA-TV reported Wednesday. Terrell Owens was treated at Baylor University Medical Center [...]
Starbury, Stephon Marbury’s line of show, will go at a “premium” of $10-$15. Steve and Barry’s is known for having a store full of products that go for under $10. Now, here’s what is neat about this story: not only is he promoting this line, he’s actually going to wear this brand of shoes in [...]