Tale Of The Tape: Better Biter – Tyson Vs. Suarez
Uruguay striker Luis Suarez is the talk of the sports world after apparently biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini late in the final game of Group D’s World Cups opening round. Was the bite unprecedented? Not even for Suarez. Was it the most out-of-line tooth gouge in sports history? For that we need to measure it against Iron Mike Tyson’s 1997 munching of Evander Holyfield.
Tale Of The Tape: Better Work Distraction – World Cup Vs. March Madness
Noticed your productivity dipping at work lately? Perhaps thy World Cup fan in the cube next to you yelling “Golazo” every time someone scores is to blame? All that daytime TV watching is a big distraction at work, but is it the biggest time-suck in the sporting world? We put it up against the classic, the NCAA Tournament’s March Madness, to see what which is a better diversion.
World Cup Noisemakers: South Africa’s Vuvuzela V. Brazil’s Caxirola
With the FIFA ban on the mind-numbing drone sound of the Vuvuzela, Brazil debuts the maraca-like Caxirola, only to have it banned from stadiums too after angry fans threw theirs on the field in 2013 competitions. While both “instruments” are equally banned, are they equal when it comes to sheer cheering bliss?
Tale Of The Tape: Spurs Dynasty Vs Lakers Dynasty
The Spurs won their fifth title in the last 15 years, but is the Lakers dynasty better?
Tale Of The Tape: Heat Big 3 Vs. Spurs Big 3
Who has the better Big Three…the Miami Heat or the San Antonio Spurs?
Tale Of The Tape: Better Sports Region – Boston Vs. Bay Area
It looks like Boston and San Francisco (the Bay Area, really) are among the U.S. finalists to bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics. LA, DC and San Diego are also in the mix, but were guessing the USOC is going to go for a winner, and if you’ve been watching sports over the last decade you know that those other cities can’t compete. So which team is the better sports town? That’s this week’s Tale of the Tape.