Of fake and real Jordan sneakers
by Bobby Motus - June 14, 2024 - 12:00am
The Jordan Brand was launched four decades ago and up to now, the sneakers, no matter the model, remains as popular as it was in 1984.
Why football is a popular sport
by Bobby Motus - May 17, 2024 - 12:00am
Over 1 million people travelled to Qatar for the 29 days of football during 2022 FIFA World Cup.
What causes muscle cramps
by Bobby Motus - May 5, 2024 - 12:00am
As a follow-up to our previous topic on muscle cramps (the uncontrollable contraction of one or more muscles), I had a couple of readers asking me what causes them.  In my case, it’s closely related to...
Calming muscle cramps
by Bobby Motus - April 21, 2024 - 12:00am
At some points in our earthly life, we experienced muscle cramps.
Balance exercises for older adults
by Bobby Motus - April 5, 2024 - 12:00am
We notice many changes in our bodies as we advance in age.
Mixing entertainment, sports and commercialism
by Bobby Motus - February 16, 2024 - 12:00am
After winning their respective conference titles, Super Bowl LVIII had the San Francisco 49’ers and the Kansas City Chiefs squaring off for the second time in four years for the 2024 NFL championship.
Insane prices for sports memorabilia
by Bobby Motus - January 19, 2024 - 12:00am
At some point in time, we collected things, displayed some but mostly stuffed them into shoeboxes.
The world’s best sporting events
by Bobby Motus - January 12, 2024 - 12:00am
Nothing beats watching athletic competitions in person. Being where the action happened is what makes it special.
Season’s eatings and working out
by Bobby Motus - December 29, 2023 - 12:00am
The calendars and coffee mugs with smiling faces had reached their intended targets.
Offsetting the health risks of sitting all day
by Bobby Motus - December 1, 2023 - 12:00am
In an article published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, research findings showed that at least 22 minutes of physical activity a day reduces the risk of early death.
Getting into the  NYC Marathon
by Bobby Motus - November 24, 2023 - 12:00am
Related to our subject two weeks back, a few messaged me as to how to get into the NYC Marathon.
2023 NYC Marathon sidelights
by Bobby Motus - November 12, 2023 - 12:00am
With a cannon boom, the 53rd edition of the world’s most anticipated and popular marathon happened last Sunday under clear skies and moderate weather with participants egged on by Frank Sinatra’s “New...
Word play
by Bobby Motus - October 27, 2023 - 12:00am
Sports writing, as described in one US publication is “a form of creative non-fiction in which a sporting event, individual athlete or sports-related issue serves as the dominant subject.”
Ronaldo, baptized at 47
by Bobby Motus - September 29, 2023 - 12:00am
Long before Cristiano Ronaldo thrilled football fans, there was another Ronaldo who wreaked havoc on the football pitch.
Novak’s road to 24th
by Bobby Motus - September 15, 2023 - 12:00am
In men’s tennis history, 152 players were victorious on Grand Slam tournaments. 
Reality bites
by Bobby Motus - September 1, 2023 - 12:00am
From the excitement and the ‘gigil’ for the Gilas to advance from the group stage comes the frustration and the misery of elimination.
Losing then gaining
by Bobby Motus - August 11, 2023 - 12:00am
Some of us older adults have issues with our weight and several struggle with the battle of the bulge.
Messing with development
by Bobby Motus - July 21, 2023 - 12:00am
If you follow the NBA, I will assume that you would be familiar with these big men - Dewayne Dedmon, Willie Cauley-Stein, Bismack Biyombo, Wenyen Gabriel, Willie Hernangomez, Boban Marjanovic and Tristan Thomps...
Changing colors
by Bobby Motus - July 12, 2023 - 12:00am
By preference, circumstance, power shifts or thru controversy, we see and hear changes in things. 
Vasilije Micic
by Bobby Motus - July 5, 2023 - 12:00am
In this year’s NBA newcomers, a 6-5, 29-year old point guard who had been playing in Europe since 2010, is perhaps the best foreign player not named Victor Wembanyama.
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