Let’s face it – It’s Charlie Sheen’s world and we are all just lucky to be along for the ride. Not to be outdone by Sheen’s Hollywood antics, however, the world of sports produced some pretty boneheaded moves this week as well. Where to begin? Oh I don’t know, let’s head down to South America.
You can tell how much we Americans love the game of soccer because all the talk after the game in which the USA advanced to the round of 16 for the first time since 1930 was whether Donavan and his supermodel girlfriend were really as broken up as we all thought. Nice. Celebrity Relationship News > Biggest Goal in US History.
New looks create a lot of buzz in the entertainment world. Cutting your hair, wearing something crazy, or bleaching your skin (like Sammy Sosa did) really equate to nothing more than attention getters. And since athletes and franchises are the “celebrities” of the sport’s world, you can bet that sports fans across the nation will turn their attention to any new looks that come down the pike.
We all make mistakes, but it is our responsibility as human beings to be responsible for those mistakes. If you have a drinking problem, take care of it, but don’t use your alcohol abuse as a shield for fending off accusations for your mistakes. Just say, I did it, I’m Sorry, I am fixing my life and move on.
In a three game series, literally anything can happen. A team can hit a dry streak and what was once a 50 win season can turn into nothing more than a “thanks for showing up” and a pat on the back. Unfortunately, the best team does not always win in these short series’ which is what makes it so interesting. You pray that your team can maintain the momentum that got it this far because every team they face from here on out is top tier.
This week’s Haterade theme is all about egos. Athletes have them, and that comes as no surprise. These grown men are paid millions of dollars to catch, dunk and hit balls all day long. Fans rave over them, request autographs, buy jerseys, and feed their need for attention and fame with every breath. So it comes as no surprise when these highly paid, Prima Donna’s start getting their egos hurt.