1. Battle to the End—Athlete's Edition: Who Will Survive?

    To my dismay, the quality of reality television has plummeted recently—far from the glory days of the early 2000s...

    Hao Meng Written by Hao Meng about over 5 years ago 774 reads 132 comments

  2. Take a Lesson from Michael Jordan: It's OK To Cry

    Last week, in a fit of pre-teen high school nostalgia, my “manly” college brethren and I decided to describe the perfect girl—you know, the one who would cause us to forever ...

    Hao Meng Written by Hao Meng about over 5 years ago 2,183 reads 156 comments

  3. MLB Nightmares: How Bad Can It Get? (Humor)

    Today, I woke up and thought to myself, “It’s going to be a bad day. Worst-case scenario, I’ll be late for my midterm, spill juice over my favorite shirt, and somehow lock myself out...

    Hao Meng Written by Hao Meng about over 5 years ago 597 reads 129 comments

  4. Yao Ming: Why the World Should Thank the "Great Wall of China"

    Growing up, my friends called me Yao Ming. To them, I was a splendid freak of nature—a 6'4" Chinese kid who somehow got misplaced in the country-music paradise called Alabama...

    Hao Meng Written by Hao Meng about over 5 years ago 1,466 reads 135 comments

  5. The Love of the Game: Why We Need Sports Now More Than Ever

    Kids are more misguided than ever these days. Social success is now measured by their number of Facebook friends (guilty as charged), life lessons are taught through weekly episodes of Gossip ...

    Hao Meng Written by Hao Meng about over 5 years ago 1,260 reads 104 comments

  6. What's Wrong with Derrek Lee? A Look at the Chicago Cubs Star's Batting Woes

    Like most Cubs fans, I’ve learned to embrace irrationality with all my heart. I embrace it regularly and relentlessly, never hesitating to use it as my inner sanctuary when things in Cubs ...

    Hao Meng Written by Hao Meng about over 5 years ago 1,005 reads 49 comments

  7. Bob Knight is the Worst Kind of Idiot: He and Gatorade Aren't Friends

    When it comes to basketball coaching legend Bob Knight, Wikipedia’s got it all wrong. They’ve made Knight’s page way too long. It only really needs two sentences: Bob Knight is a former American college basketball head coach...

    Hao Meng Written by Hao Meng about over 5 years ago 1,048 reads 17 comments

  8. The Game of Love: The Best and Most Entertaining Sports Relationships

    If life were really perfect, Yale would cease to exist, steroid users would have their foreheads imprinted with shiny asterisks, and I would be able to take my lovely girlfriend—without ...

    Hao Meng Written by Hao Meng about over 5 years ago 222 reads 13 comments

  9. A Look At The Cubs' 2009 Lineup: Please Tell Me You Can Hit a Curve in October

    I’ve only been a Cubs fan for 13 years, but I’ve already learned an important lesson many older Cubs fans still refuse to accept today: Correctly predicting when the Cubs will win ...

    Hao Meng Written by Hao Meng about over 5 years ago 53 reads 26 comments

  10. Don't Let the Good Times End: The Arizona Cardinals' Offseason Priorities

    It's true what they say: all good things eventually come to an end. But for the Arizona Cardinals, that end cannot—and should not—be now...

    Hao Meng Written by Hao Meng about over 5 years ago 268 reads 6 comments

  11. Kurt Warner Should Apply to Harvard Law: Why Warner Is Hall-of-Fame Bound

    By now, Kurt Warner’s heartfelt rags-to-riches story has become slightly trite, and with the Arizona Cardinal’s rapid rise to fame, Warner’s story has instead been replaced by a heated debate on his Hall of Fame potential...

    Hao Meng Written by Hao Meng about over 5 years ago 275 reads 6 comments