‘On MMA Superstar Ronda Rousey, NFL Bounties, and Why Broken Bones Only LOOK Worse Than Broken Brains’ … today at Beyond Chron

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While the sports commentariat tried to figure out whether they are shocked, shocked by news that National Football League coaches offered “performance bonuses” to players who deliberately injured opponents, I spent Saturday night glued to the Showtime cable coverage of meteoric mixed martial arts sensation Ronda Rousey’s Strikeforce women’s bantamweight championship victory over Miesha Tate. This was both the most important sports event of the month and an object lesson in the contradictions of American bloodsport.

CONTINUED TODAY AT BEYOND CHRON, THE SAN FRANCISCO ONLINE NEWSPAPER:

http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/On_MMA_Superstar_Ronda_Rousey_NFL_Bounties_and_Why_Broken_Bones_Only_LOOK_Worse_Than_Broken_Brains_9956.html

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