Sumo 101: Futabayama's win streak

Sumo Jul 16, 2019

Sumo 101: Futabayama's win streak

by John Gunning

Sumo fans these days have the privilege of being able to watch the greatest rikishi of all time live in the ring. For a sport that's been around for a couple of millennia in one form or another that's no small thing. While Raiden may have ...

Sumo 101: Consistent losers

Sumo Mar 22, 2019

Sumo 101: Consistent losers

by John Gunning

Ted Williams famously said, "Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of 10 and be considered a good performer." While a 70 percent fail rate might work in America's national pastime, it won't get you very far ...

Game industry vamps up classics

Digital | ON: GAMES Aug 27, 2017

Game industry vamps up classics

by Brian Ashcraft

The 'Sonic' boom Among video game fans, there's something called the Sonic Cycle — when a new "Sonic" game is announced and players get incredibly excited, and then the game comes out — with both good and bad results. With the game's uneven track record ...