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Intense, humble … sexy? How Kris Bryant’s teammates describe the MVP

Rookie of the Year. MVP. Superstar. World champion. Sometimes it feels like we’re running out of words to describe Kris Bryant. Even when Bryant struggles – as he did in Wednesday’s loss to the Mets – his teammates know his inherent nature won’t keep him down. We went to the players who see him every day and asked them for one word that fits best and that even keel trait came up the most, along with some answers that might surprise you. Here’s what they had to say:

Joe Maddon-Metronome: “He has the same beat every day.“

Justin Grimm - Humble: “It’s one thing I like about him. He goes about his business, it doesn’t matter how well he’s doing. He always remains the same guy. You don’t see that a lot in this game nowadays. He doesn’t lose where he came from.”

Jake Arrieta - Sexy: “Everything he does is sexy. Him on the field, he makes the game look easy. Day games, he’s got the shades on. Looks good in the box, looks good on the field. Looks like a big-leaguer. Off the field, he’s just a sexy dude.”

Carl Edwards - Quiet Assassin: “OK, that’s two words. He’s quiet, then goes out and crushes you.”

Mike Montgomery - Steady: “He always stays in his routine, and he never really gets too emotional or too low on himself. It’s consistent. He’s talented, of course, but that’s what stands out to me more than his talent. I think that’s what makes him great. It takes a lot more than just talent to be at the level he’s at. It’s fun to be around for sure.”

Jon Jay - Competitor: “He doesn’t take a pitch off – on offense or defense. He wants to make every play. Even in the outfield. His at-bats, he’s ready to do damage on every single pitch. He doesn’t give away at-bats at all.”

Ian Happ - Consistent: “His routine and demeanor is the same every day. He doesn’t get too high or too low. It’s the toughest in this sport. He does a very good job of that. That’s why he’s one of the best players in the league.”

Eddie Butler - Intense: “You watch the shenanigans that go on around here, especially with the loud music, guys are having a lot of fun, and he’s just locked in. He’s out there ready for every at-bat, every play. He’s super intense.”

Kyle Hendricks - Composed: “A lot of words come to mind, but that one stood out for me. It’s his game and personality. Everything. Every time I see him, he’s composed. Publicly or even in the clubhouse with no one else around he’s that same guy. Composed.”

Albert Almora - Humble: “Nothing goes to his head. He hasn’t changed since the day I met him. Minor leagues, big leagues. He hasn’t changed. We all know how good he is on the field, but I feel like people still don’t know how good he is off the field. It’s unbelievable.”

Miguel Montero - Humble: “Down-to-earth kid. All the talent in the world, and what’s impressed me the most is when things go good for him, he’s up here [puts hand up high], when things don’t go well he’s still up here. I like his attitude, professionalism, work ethic. You never think he’s an MVP guy. He’s so humble. We need guys like him more.”

Willson Contreras - Beast: “The way he plays and cares about things shows me everything. He’s so quiet but once he goes out there he’s one of the best. He grinds every at-bat. He grinds playing defense. Off the field, he’s a model. He’s a beast.”

http://www.espn.com/blog/chicago/cubs/post/_/id/44531/intense-humble-sexy-how-kris-bryants-teammates-describe-the-mvp

Manny “PacMan” Pacquiao Vs. Timothy Bradley

Rowing is perhaps the toughest of sports. Once the race starts, there are no time-outs, no substitutions. It calls upon the limits of human endurance. The coach must therefore impart the secrets of the special kind of endurance that comes from mind, heart, and body.
—  George Yeoman Pocock
toughest sport of all

the toughest sport of all?????

Want to start a ten day fight? Then throw this bone into a den of sport fans. What is the toughest, most demanding sport?? Remember now, I’m not talking about thrills or skills. I mean the sport that takes the most out of the participant.

Baseball? It’s a snap. Except for the pitcher and catcher, everyone stands around waiting for something to happen. It is strictly a skill sport. Basketball? A tough game, but not if you are in shape. There are enough out-of-bounds balls and free throws to give everyone a rest.

Soccer? Tennis? Put them in the same class as basketball. Golf? A beautiful game demanding great skill, but about as tough as walking. Football? Now we’re getting warm. The contact is tough and you need courage to play. But it still isn’t number one in toughness. You can rest after every play and there are time-outs. There are only about 8 minutes of live action in every 60 minute game.

Hockey? Another tough, dangerous sport. It’s the fastest game on earth. But, like basketball or football, you can always catch a breather, and there are always substitutes going in and out of the game. Track…swimming? Both sports take skill and endurance. But they do not have enough other types of challenges (like body contact and danger) to be called really tough. Lacrosse? It belongs in between soccer and football. A rough, challenging game.

Okay, let’s get down to the toughest sports. Boxing!! If you have never fought a match in the ring, it is difficult to imagine how tough this sport is. Without long, hard training, you can’t go more than a round or two. And a round is only 3 minutes long. Your arms will drop and your legs will feel like rubber. If you have taken a few punches, your face will ache. Still, a well-trained boxer can go 15 rounds. That is why I rate boxing second place to…

WRESTLING!! This is a man-to-man combat sport. But your opponent always has his hands, legs and body all over you. He is squeezing, twisting and riding your body. Every part of your body has to be in constant action. Wrestling calls for huge amounts of strength, endurance and speed. It is so tough that matches are limited to 6 minutes (JV matches are 4-½ minutes)…and when it is over, the wrestler is completely worn out. There is no way a wrestler can go 32 or 40 minutes in a match like basketball or football players do. After 6 minutes, the wrestler has had it for the day.

TENNIS ANYONE???????

  • Lebron James: *breathes*
  • Insecure hockey fans: OHHHhHhhHH MYYyYyYyYY GO00O0DDD HAHAHAHAH WHAT A PUSSY. THIS IS WHY I WATCH HOCKEY!1!!1!! HOCKEY!!11!!!!!!! HAHAHAHA HOW COULD ANYBODY LIKE BASKETBALL?????????? HOCKEY PLAYERS ARE BETTER THAN YOU!!!!!!!!!! HOCKEY IS THE TOUGHEST SPORT!!1!1!!!!

Rowing is perhaps the toughest of sports. Once the race starts, there are no time-outs, no substitutions. It calls upon the limits of human endurance. The coach must therefore impart the secrets of the special kind of endurance that comes from mind, heart, and body. —George Yeoman Pocock

Being one of two community colleges recognized at the collegiate level and by USRowing, we have been invited to the HOCR making not only school history, but race history. This photo represents our journey to the Charles as we strive to show that with every stroke we take, the closer we are to calling our dream a reality.

Purchasing Swimwear Is Never Easy

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1,000 Matches In 2015 - Match 461:
Silas Young Vs. Davey Richards

Weekend Warriors [June 21st, 2015]

A lot of independent wrestling companies are looking for ways to present pro wrestling in a new light, or in a way that hasn’t been done before. Weekend Warriors has done just that. Presenting the match in a way that you would shoot a movie, Weekend Warriors chose two of the toughest men in the sport today, Davey Richards and Silas Young, and put them in the ring, snarling and grimacing, to tear each other apart. It’s a cool concept and deserves to be seen. I hope this gets the attention it deserves so they could produce full DVD’s with multiple matches, featuring superstars who aren’t under exclusive contracts. Imagine the possibilities!

wonduhring  asked:

how do you feel knowing that the majority of your followers are probably homosexual men?

Doesn’t worry me in the slightest. Gay guys are going to be attracted to fit guys and they don’t come much fitter than wrestlers. There are plenty of guys out there who wrestle and are gay. They get my respect for going out for the toughest and best sport.

The only thing that gets me pissed are those who post disrespectful comments. I rely on the goodwill of a ton of great photographers and from time to time I have to take their work down if it attracts inappropriate feedback.

I’ve not surveyed the followers so wouldn’t know if gay men are in the majority. What I do know is there’s a great mix of people following the blog and that’s what’s so great about being on Tumblr.

Thanks for passing by and posing your question.