Topic: Brawling

April 22, 2014

The search for an acceptable level of on-field baseball swagger continues, and players continue to get in actual fights about it. This is not as bad as it sounds.

August 31, 2012

I was a good brawler. I was physically mature but short. This made me stronger than nearly everyone, and without any gangliness. I’d get leverage, and for a moment, I’d transmit every ounce of my 15-year-old-boy-shit into the middle of some other kid’s back–let him deal with it.

April 24, 2012

Metta World Peace's elbow has brought back memories of his Artest-ian bad old days, as the author of the 2004 Malice at the Palace brawl that was talked about as a low point in American history. MWP's current infraction aside, it's worth remembering his previous work as what it was: a bad scene, but part of a long history of player-and-fan ugliness.