Like any relationship between parents and their grown offspring, Mother Nature and humanity get along best when they don't have to see each other very often. And here's why.
When you're not a sports fan, there's a double standard when it comes to ... well, just about everything.
In every sport, there is nothing more uncomfortable or embarrassing to watch than a meltdown; that single moment when an athlete finally absorbs all the criticism, the pressure, the boos in the stadium and just emotionally malfunctions.
You have to kind of feel sorry for 'extreme sport' practitioners. For one thing, you can't even say the name of their sport without an eye roll and a smirk, and for another, the '90s are over.
A lot of people complain about the 24 hour news cycle these days, where the media feels the pressure to be giving you news every second of the day, leading them to stretch the definition of
Not all sports records are glorious. This is an article about seven men who achieved greatness in failure.
Give us the roughest, toughest athlete you can think of. He would be soiling himself if he had to play this game.