Extreme Sports Getting More Extreme: Are You Feeling The Flow?


Is the constant boundary pushing in extreme sports a dangerous manifestation of a crisis of masculinity, or something much more interesting?

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AFL Explained: The Rule-Ridden Anarchy of Aussie Rules football


With Australia on the verge of a fresh AFL season, our Aussie in New York, David Saunders, brings you all you’ll need to know about this exciting brand of football in yet another edition of Sports Explained.

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Should Boxing be Banned?

boxing banned

The death of a 23-year-old boxer has prompted a call by the Queensland branch of the Australian Medical Association for the sport to be banned in Australia.

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This Boy’s Got Moves!

This Boys Got Moves by Boji

Jason Bourne has nothing on this kid, who shows us what Parkour is all about.

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Why We Run #12: Of Habits and Addiction


When it comes to facing addiction, focusing on getting addicted to something healthy can be key.

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Upset and Upsets


The first batch of NCAA Tournament games are in the books and the Friday Sports Dump shines a flashlight on the upsets and the moments that make the sports fan upset.

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Why We Play: The Eros of Sport


David Packman discusses the role of sport and why it is such an essential part of being human.

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Winning Basketball Strategies That Offer A Competitive Edge At Work


David K. Williams’ three winning lessons from basketball that will help you up your game in life and in work.

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Video: An Alternative to March Madness


Tor Constantino’s hoops team didn’t make the NCAA Tournament due to scandal—so he turns to trick shot videos instead

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The Pace Isn’t The Problem; People Are The Problem


MLB is changing its rules to pick up the pace. But according to Nate Graziano, it’s not that the games are too long; it’s that we’ve become too damned impatient.

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Like Chris Borland, Risk Not Worth Reward For Millions of Youth Players


Brian Patrick Harmon hopes that the bomb dropped by 49ers linebacker Chris Borland by retiring from the NFL at age 24 will have lasting effect not only in the NFL but in youth football.

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Why We Run: Passing The Baton

Why We Run

Earlier this year we asked for your reasons for running. We’ve run some great submissions, and we still want yours.

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A Fish Tale: Sports Quotes of the Week


As Zlatan Imbrahimovic continues to provide his top-shelf one-liners and March Madness brings out the best in coaches and players alike, David Packman finds a story that stands above them all as he looks at the most memorable quotes from the world of sport in the past week (March 10 to 17, 2015). ___ This […]

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Motivation Or The Lack Thereof


Bob Sinclair gives us the perfect example of why “taking a break” from your routine isn’t a good thing.

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Madness Makes the Memories: Murray State Racers 2010

Murray State Memory piece

After a five second inbounds play and a couple of clumsy possessions by Vanderbilt, the Racers drop the first buzzer beater upset of the 2010 NCAA Tournament.

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Lincoln Middle School Basketball Team Is … Doing It Right


“This is not one-time thing. You always have to stick up for kids that are bullied. It’s the right thing to do.”

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