Deadspin, which I read with more and greater devotion than I ever consumed The New York Times, just came out with an interesting take on Jan. 31 titled “Don’t Join the Military.” It goes something like this: All the benefits of joining the military no longer outweigh the fact that Donald Trump is now in charge, so no one should join the military. With all due respect to the author, Hamilton Nolan, he got this one wrong.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.
Last week, U.S. Army Green Beret Tim Kennedy announced his decision to step away from competing professionally as a mixed martial artist for good. Now, a bizarre Twitter feud involving Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has raised the possibility of the 37-year-old middleweight heading back to the octagon for an encore fight.