We went to La Esperanza, Guerrero. A little town in Mexico where indigenous people have the very lovely tradition of beating the shit out of each other in order to ask the gods for a good rainy season.
Sara Del Rey spent ten years kicking ass in indie wrestling before heading to the big league, where she's reinvigorating a tired network, building bold characters, and turning popular notions of women's wrestling on their head.
"The second time I went to jail, I was close to home with loved ones on the outside. I even drove past my house on a prison transfer! That was the game changer. I knew from that sentence I was done. No more."
Our understanding has always been that teachers are never allowed to lay a hand on any student for any reason, but I know that's not completely true, because one of these incidents is deeply embedded in my family history.
On Monday, Chicago police arrested two 21-year-olds after a fistfight in a Lincoln Park area Chuck E Cheese's. The argument began over prize tickets, which are literally worth their weight in paper, and ended with three people injured and one bleeding. Th…
We spoke to a Corrections Officer who has been in the business for 27 years, including 12 years on the riot squad. "Yes, I've seen some crazy stuff," said George, who works at a maximum-security prison. "You honestly wouldn't believe how crazy it can be i…
Your brain is a complex and marvelous creation. One hundred billion interconnected nerve cells, entangled in a bewildering network of 100 trillion synapses. To help untangle all of that, Canadian scientists have built a new virtual map of the brain, from
I do not like confrontations in New York City. That being said, the fight I got in about a month ago is a fight I'd get in every day of my life if I could. I've been complimented and walked away feeling worse about myself than I did after this fight.
Pakistani MMA got its start in an apartment above a real estate office. It's come a long way since. Fightland traveled to Lahore to meet Bashir Ahmad, a professional fighter and founder of the country's first-ever mixed martial arts team, PAK MMA. In part…
When I was a toddler in New Jersey, my only playmate was the seven-year-old dwarf who lived next door. And although I don't blame him for anything, that dwarf came to physically torment me to the point of bruises and diapers full of sand.