"The mat for all the players is like God and we respect the mat more than anything, so if a player has touched the defender and the defender denies it, swearing by the mat means he's not lying and the defender might not have known due to different reasons, it is a sign of him saying that he is telling the truth." … [Read more...] about Lockdown days: Anup Kumar opens up about life as Kabaddi player and policeman
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Marks admitted there would be challenges to do a Cup street race but “I think it could be a hell of a show if they did it, especially if they went to a market like Detroit or LA or South Florida or if they managed to pull something off in Nashville or Austin or something like that, great cultural hubs and great markets. … [Read more...] about Long: Will Roval open door to Cup race on street course?
There has been a century-long debate about what is and what is not interstate commerce, with Congress and the Courts taking an increasingly expansive view of what is truly “interstate” as the 20th century went on. “Sure, your shop here in Michigan only sells flowers to people in this city, but you import some from Florida, and that makes this interstate commerce.” That kind of thing. Courts giving Congress a blank check in this regard for so long — and reaching kinda far at times to do so — is why many assume that Congress has total power to regulate the economy. In the past few decades, however, there has been pushback on this, with many judges taking a less-expansive view of what is, in fact, interstate commerce, taking away certain aspects of regulation from Congress. This has been one of the main battlegrounds between liberals and conservatives in both politics and the law, even if it doesn’t get the press that sexier social topics get. End … [Read more...] about Today in Baseball History: Baseball gets its antitrust exemption
The response is everything you would hope to hear from a football coach. Saban is saying he would not be opposed to recruiting a gay football player as long as a comfortable environment can be created that works for everyone in the program. Though the quote may come off needing a little more polish, the sentiment is one that would apply to any football recruit. In recruiting, everybody needs to feel comfortable with each other, between coaching staff, players and family. … [Read more...] about Nick Saban would recruit openly gay player to Alabama
David Cobb: BaconGames that start 11 a.m. or noon ET are often bashed because they cut into tailgating time. But unless it's unreasonably cold, these early kickoffs carry a couple of overlooked advantages. One of them is that you can be back to your house or hotel in time to see the second half of the afternoon games and all of the evening games.The other is bacon. Sure, you can eat bacon at an afternoon tailgate if you really want. But bacon is scientifically proven to be best in the morning. Plus, it's cheap, easy to produce in mass quantities and smells great. Bacon can also be consumed as a standalone entree or placed on a breakfast sandwich -- its versatility is vast. A hearty tailgate breakfast headlined by good, greasy bacon can sustain a college football fan until at least halftime. … [Read more...] about Staff picks: Best game day food and drink you need at your college football tailgate