On “Bad Actors” in Fencing

  “We all have a Monster within; the difference is in degree, not in kind.” -Douglas Preston Even ten years after “Jason’s” imprisonment, it’s difficult for me to look at his booking photo. Jason is expressionless, his perfectly symmetrical face staring into the camera blankly. His brown eyes are dead, but he raises his cheekbones…

Olympic Fencing Schedule & Live Streaming Links

IMPORTANT NOTE: It has been brought to my attention that a Cable Subscription is required to view the NBC Streams. Without Cable, you will be allowed to view a half hour of the stream. If you have an Apple TV, you can download the NBC Sports App and watch that way. Update: I included links to each…

The Road to Recovery (Part 3)

I’M “WALKING!” I got my cast off on Tuesday, which was nice, except for one minor problem: my left calf and quad have shrunk about 60% in size and I look like I have chicken legs. All that aside, my doctor says I’ve been healing quickly and put me on an aggressive regimen for recovery, and gave me…

NCAA March Stabness: Quick Hits (After Day 2)

The men’s field is wrapped up, our individual men’s champions are crowned, and OSU leads the team field. Judging the Judges (Based on Predictions) Damien – Men’s Epee (2/4), Men’s Foil (4/4), Men’s Saber (3/4). Total: 9/12(75%) Hannah – Men’s Epee (1/4), Men’s Foil (2/4), Men’s Saber (4/4). Total: 7/12 (58%). James – Men’s Epee…