Houston, the city that is abundant in culture and diversity. It may be rich in cultural diversity, but Houston is also big in sports as well. The home of the Astros, Rockets, and the Houston Dynamo is one of the growing and thriving cities of the world, but what percentage of Houston participates in sports?
NFL superstar and absolute legend of a man Tom Brady has reportedly purchased a Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT. How much did he spend? 133 Ethereum, which at the time of purchase was valued at $430,000. Not to mention what were probably outrageous gas and minting fees. Brady isn’t the first high-profile athlete to “ape” into this new, expensive trend. Three-time NBA champion Stephen Curry is also a holder of a Bored Ape NFT – although he purchased his for the much more modest price of $180,000, back in 2021 when the craze was just picking up steam. Fellow NBA star Javale McGee of the Phoenix Suns is the proud owner of a World of Women NFT, another popular collection. While Brady’s BFF Rob Gronkowski actually launched his own NFT collection, which quickly sold out at auction for a combined $1.6 million. Athletes like Brady shelling out what most people […]
I have been a “gamer” for basically my whole life. Starting with computer games as a child, I have spent my free income on either books or my gaming habit for the last eighteen years. In that time, I have built and ruined civilizations, looted ancient caves, slain dragons, tended my farm, and traversed the stars. That is my typical gaming experience, and I prefer to do it alone. Fast-paced competitive gaming has never been my cup of tea, and as such the esports scene has been something appreciated and viewed from afar. When I do play multiplayer games they are typically board games, as I find it a great way to spend time with my family and friends. This year I ran out of shelf space after a massive board game spree largely due to one game: UnMatched. UnMatched The easiest way to describe UnMatched is that it is […]
The trials and tribulations of fueling your body to go the distance in endurance sports. Taking on a long distance endurance event can be daunting enough, but add proper fueling to the mix, and things can get even more complicated. The slew of options available to athletes can feel overwhelming and difficult to find the signal through the noise. Here’s a quick list of some things to consider and hopefully help guide you on your fueling journey based on my experiences! Know how much fuel Especially given elevation gain, weather, distance and start time, your body may need more or less of certain types of nutrients based on the extent of the conditions above. Test different types of fuel Different examples are gels, chews, tablets, electrolyte and carbohydrate mixes. Figure out which your body prefers and the flavor you like best. It will take time to train your stomach to […]