Hall of Fame basketball great and hoops commentator Charles Barkley found trouble again in Las Vegas. This time it wasn't Barkley's well-known gambling habits that put the all-timer in a bind, it was his equally well-known midsection.
Andrew Harrison isn't even six months past being a teenager. Why is he required to table all of the emotions he must be experiencing and answer questions for the profiteers who enjoy the benefits of his labor, win or lose?
In sports, we all love the "old days." Especially the ones that are a part of our childhood. They are not only memories, but feelings. The feelings make the memory that much larger than life. Sports is one of the only places where that can happen.
I certainly am not stupid enough to think that eating in Italy is anything short of an incredible and life-altering experience. What I do think however is that Europeans and the rest of the world complaining about American cuisine is a comically misguided argument.