For as long as we can remember, gambling has played some sort of role in sports. While viewed negatively historically, in America, the relationship between sports and gambling is now evolving at a rapid pace. We have come a long way from infamous controversial incidents of the past. From Pete Rose in the 80’s gambling… Read More Sports and Gambling: A Perfect Match?
Interested in receiving a weekly update on the ins and outs of the wide world of sports? Please subscribe at the bottom of this page! Sunday, September 30, 2018: Sunday night wrapped up a terrible weekend for football in Pennsylvania: the Penn State Nittany Lions, Temple Owls, Villanova Wildcats, Penn Quakers, Philadelphia Eagles and Pittsburgh… Read More [theFringe] Last Week in Sports: October 7, 2018
Those who know President Donald Trump best, and those who have followed the real estate billionaire closely since his rise to fame in the late 1970’s, will almost unanimously tell you the same thing: he is notoriously famous for keeping long-standing grudges. It’s fitting that the symbol of the Republican party, under whom Trump ran for President of the United States in 2016, is an elephant; there’s a familiar adage that “elephants never forget,” and that unquestionably applies to Trump in situations where he feels he has been slighted.… Read More The Definitive History of Donald Trump vs. The NFL [Updated]
Interested in receiving a weekly update on the ins and outs of the wide world of sports? Please subscribe at the bottom of this page! Sunday, September 23, 2018: Tiger Woods won the PGA’s Tour Championship by two strokes. While not one of golf’s four major championships, the win shows that Tiger is nearly back at… Read More [theFringe] Last Week in Sports: September 29, 2018
Cleveland Cavaliers Power Forward Kevin Love opened up about a panic attack that he suffered last year during a basketball game. Mental health is coming into its own as a major social and political issue but it has not been discussed at all in the context of sports. We all go through things in our… Read More Kevin Love Opens Up About The Importance of Mental Health