International Happiness Day: Sports Sights That Make Me Happy

Today is International Happiness Day. To celebrate the world’s annual joyful holiday, I’ve compiled a list of the top 20 sights that make me happy as a sports fan. These splendid sights always bring a smile to my face. They … Continue reading

2 Cent Tuesday: My Favorite Sights in Sports

Today’s 2 Cent Tuesday sports blog highlights the best things I believe sports fans love to see whenever watching a big game. The following is my list of my 20 favorite sights in sports: 20. Lighting the flame in the … Continue reading

#TBT Sports Blog: Olympic Champion & DWTS Favorite Apolo Ohno

Like so many other Americans, I’m excited that yesterday marked the formal start to the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.

Though my favorite all-time Winter Olympian won’t be competing, here’s a look back at the speed skater who became the most decorated American Winter Olympian ever.

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MIKE Sports Comic Book: Favorite Sports Nicknames 3rd Edition

I’m absolutely crazy about clever nicknames! That’s why I penned Favorite Sports Nicknames. Who isn’t? You see, I grew up with Tiny – ironically the biggest kid in class. I played sports with Frankie “K” – short for his Polish … Continue reading

MIKE Sports Comic Book: Olympic Favorites

Volume 6 of the MIKE Sports Comic Book Series focuses on my all-time Olympic Favorites. My choices include six Summer Olympians and four noteworthy stars from the Winter Games. A few of my picks may surprise you. Eight are legendary … Continue reading

#TBT Sports Blog: Olympic Weightlifter Pocket Hercules

Today’s #TBT sports blog is a chapter excerpt from one of my sports comic books. It focuses on a tiny Olympic weightlifter who could effortlessly throw weights around in the gym.

Half of this clever nickname comes from Hercules, son of the Greek mythological god Zeus, who was known for his feats of strength.

The other half of this nickname comes from the tiny size of this amazing Olympic and World Weightlifting Champion.

Pocket Hercules showed uncommon strength for a person of his short stature. In addition, his interesting personal life story makes him one of the sports world’s all-time best personalities.

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2 Cent Tuesday: Epic Performances in Sports

Today’s 2 Cent Tuesday sports blog chronicles my all-time favorite epic performances in sports. Few things fuel the fire for bar stool banter like the subject of extraordinary feats in sports. Regardless of the sport, sports fans of every age … Continue reading

#TBT Sports Blog: On This Day in 1972 Title IX Became Law

Today’s #TBT sports blog recounts the ground breaking bill known as Title IX that changed the landscape of women’s sports in our country. On June 23, 1972 former President Richard M. Nixon signed into law the landmark civil rights legislation … Continue reading

Celebrating Jesse Owens on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

  To celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, allow me to acknowledge one of the greatest athletes of all-time. This amazing individual will soon be featured in the major motion picture Race, scheduled for release on February 19th. Before MLB’s … Continue reading

Tonight’s ESPY Awards Kicks Off Caitlyn Jenner Media Circus

The media circus officially kicks off tonight at 8pm EST on ABC. NBC Sports’ Bob Costas has referred to it as crass exploitation and a tabloid play, and I couldn’t agree more. While attempting to become our country’s moral compass, … Continue reading