Lifestyle / Sports

Yet more gold for the souls

By Frisco Rosso It’s definitely been a week to remember for South African Olympians at London 2012 as they added two more gold medals to the country’s tally. Aquatic speedster Chad le Clos snatched gold from reigning butterfly champion Michael Phelps by just 0.58 seconds on Tuesday, winning the men’s 200m butterfly in a time of … Continue reading

Lifestyle / Sports

Hot Dignity Dog

By Frisco Rosso Just over a week agom the ESPN viewership had the option of watching time-delayed coverage of Nathan’s Famous July 4th Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island, New York. Under the summer sun, human trash compactors Joey “Jaws” Chestnut, Sonya “Black Widow” Thomas and numerous others stunned their elated fans, excess junkies … Continue reading

Sports

The Beginners’ Guide to Mascot Infamy

The lot of the professional sports mascot is not all bright lights, inflated salaries and flamboyant dance routines. Supposedly their presence on the sidelines symbolises goodwill between opposing forces and representation for teams and fans alike. While sport is alleged to showcase the physical nobility and prowess of man, thankfully there will always be at … Continue reading