Dunk-Defying Gravity


“I haven’t been able to slam-dunk the basketball for the past five years. Or, for the thirty-eight years before that, either.” – Dave Barry

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Draymond Green Has an Incredible Mom: Why That Isn’t the End of the Story


Chris Schneck says Draymond Green’s success proves the challenges facing Black America are complex and have little to do with poor parenting.

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Runner’s Highjinks


Christopher White looks at whether “runner’s high” is real or just a gimmick from the era of lava lamps and moon rocks.

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The Spiritual Dangers of Treadmill Televisions


Ragan Sutterfield believes watching T.V. while running defeats the purpose of the spirituality of running. What do you think? — To run is to feel freedom, not confinement, but sometimes the cold or the heat or the rain moves us indoors and onto the lumbering whir of the machines in the gym, lined up in […]

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Greener Pastures


Ultramarathons and long-distance running used to be the sport of a few fringe lunatics, says Christopher White. But not anymore.

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Melbourne’s Iconic Community Cup: “Footy As It’s Meant To Be”


Footy, music, beer and a good cause. It’s a formula that’s worked in Australia for a long time – and in the case of the Community Cup, it’s captured imagination for 21 years.

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Baseball Hall Of Fame: If Ty Cobb, Then Pete Rose?

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Paul Schneider makes a point about the Baseball Hall Of Fame entrance criteria and the question is: if Ty Cobb, then why not Pete Rose?

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A-Rod Hits 3,000th But Nobody Cares

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How is it possible one of the greatest hitters in baseball history gets his 3,000th hit, yet nobody cares? Adam Crawford talks the asterisk of baseball. — Beneath The Surface is peeling back the layers of this onion we call sports. Friday night, amongst the home crowd of Yankee Stadium, the most controversial figure active […]

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What Rowing Taught Me About High-Performance Teams


Bruce Eckfeldt’s three performance principles from rowing that can ‘row’ you and your team to success.

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How Much Is Enough?


Have youth sports become too much for our children?

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Trotting on Clouds


In 10 year-old boy’s world, it simply doesn’t get any better than your baseball team winning the championship. (Same for 40 year-old dads!)

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6 Similarities Between LeBron James Finals Performance and My Stay at Home Wife/Mom


Even though his team lost, Travis Scott walked away with a new appreciation for his wife.

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Jordan Spieth Youngest To Win Masters and U.S. Open in Career


Jordan Spieth becomes the youngest ever to win both the Masters and the U.S. Open in a career. Does he have what it takes to win at St. Andrews?

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Why We Run #29: Because It’s Here


I’m not running away from something. I’m running up and over something: mountains (real or imagined) that stand in my way.

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US Soccer’s Dads


As the US Women’s National Team attempts to win its third World Cup, a trio of dads do their part to help the US’s Soccer Moms chase their dreams.

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William James: On Greatness


“Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they’ve got a second.” –William James ♦◊♦ The Good Men Project’s On Greatness brings you the most inspiring quotes and related imagery from the world of sports. Join us! If you have a favorite sports quote, please send us your submission via email […]

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