Ron Hart Archive
Ron Hart, Writer, The Drubbing, is a Washington D.C. native who believes that the best Saturday afternoons occur in the fall, and will vote for LeBron if he ever runs for President. You can email him at ron[at]thedrubbing[dot]com.
Phelps first man under 50 seconds in 100 Butterfly in “Inferior Suit”
As reported by Ryan Doyle in this week’s Chuck Norris Links of the Week, Serbian swimmer Milorad Cavic called out Michael Phelps prior to the finals of the 100 Butterfly at this year’s Swimming World Championships in Rome.Â Phelps has been seemingly human at the meet, losing his first race in major competition in 4 years.Â A 6 month break from training and the invent of the Arena X-Glide and Jacked polyurethane full body swimming suits has allowed the field close the gap with swimming’s greatest champion.
Continue reading “Dont Piss off Michael Phelps” →
Much of my time these past few weeks has consisted of listening to ESPN radio commentators discussing Xavier’s Jordon Crawford dunking on Lebron. Nike apparently confiscated and censored said video. Upon hearing this, I assumed that this must be one of the most embarrassing incidents ever experienced by a professional athlete.
Video of this incident finally surfaced yesterday showing Lebron a step slow at moving out of his zone position to defend against Crawford’s drive to the basket. James was not defending Crawford 1 on 1. Crawford did not go directly over or even at James. James did not go down. See for yourself.
Continue reading “Much ado about a nothing dunk” →
Just expand the damn Big 11 already.
A few weeks back, Joe Paterno got cranky, just like old men typically do, and challenged the Big 10 leadership to correct a perceived deficiency in his coaching ability. Paterno, sick of constantly being physically manhandled in the Rose Bowl, requested that his minor conference expand to include a twelfth member. Paterno’s excuse for consistent bowl loses is simply put, the additional two week lay off from the end of the Big XI season to bowl season leaves the B11 rusty and therefore unable to compete with the likes of any other BCS conference.
Continue reading “Thoughts on Joe Pa and Dementia” →
As if Tarvaris Jackson wasn’t bad enough.
Undrafted free agent rookie quarterback Sean Glennon recently entered the Viking’s spring rookie camp looking for a charitable roster spot donation by his former Virginia Tech college quarterbacks coach, current Viking assistant Kevin Rodgers. Rodgers was last seen around perennial backup Glennon in 2005 when he abruptly left Blacksburg, VA immediately after his star quarterback stomped Elvis Dummervil’s leg into submission and ended his college statutory rape, drug arrest, dogfighting, playing career. Upon realizing Sean Glennon would be his starter the following season, Rodgers bolted for anything paying.
Continue reading “Brett Farve v. Sean Glennon I” →