Sweet dreams in the Octagon

The word “choke” in a most athletic senses has come to mean something more mental than physical. But in some combat sports, the word still primarily defines a specific physical activity in which the successful choker emerges victorious and the chokee wakes up seconds later to fight another day. Guillotine chokes, rear-naked chokes, leg triangle […]

Mayo’s college basketball route takes coaching turn

The whirlwind romance between Messalonskee of Oakland basketball star Nick Mayo and a Division I basketball future went in an unanticipated direction this week. Mayo’s prospective college coach, Jeff Neubauer, left his job at head coach at Eastern Kentucky University after 10 years Monday for a similar post at Fordham. Neubauer certainly earned the promotion […]