Baseball’s Ambassador of Playing Two: Remembering Ernie Banks


Die-hard Chicago Cub fans and baseball fans are reflecting upon the incredible career and life of Ernie Banks, forever tied to one team and one town.

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Sports Explained: Hockey

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Football isn’t the only sport honoring it’s All-Stars this weekend. With the help of Hollywood, Boston and Canada, we tell you about a little niche sport from little frozen ponds across the world. Sports Explained: Hockey. It’s money and we didn’t even know it.

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Boston’s Games Bid Will Need Public’s Heart to Win IOC’s Nod


Will the city of Boston get the 2024 Summer Olympics?

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Be Careful What You Wish For: A Career Story


Sports photographer Vincent Pugliese tells us how “You can still have your dream without giving up your life.”

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The Friday Sports Dump – Welcome to Deflatopolis


From the Pacific Northwest to Down Under, The Friday Sports Dump will traverse the world to give you the good, the bad and the deflated.

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Tennis Wunderkind Nick Kyrgios and The Rise of the Social Athlete: Are You Not Entertained?


The rise of teenage tennis sensation Nick Kyrgios is heralding a new age of sports star in Australia – the social athlete – one whose interaction with his fans is now as close on the field of play as it is off.

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“A Sad Day, Indeed, for Patriots’ Fan”


Nathan Graziano is a Patriots fan. And Deflate-gate leaves him a little unsettled.

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Extremely Athletic Unicycling—Not Intended for Clowns


Tramatized by clowns as a boy, Tor Constantino is thrilled to see extreme athletes embrace unicycling—breaking clowndom’s monopoly on the uber-cool, one-wheelers.

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The Race to Nowhere in Youth Sports: Is The Sports Industry Ruining Childhood?


In a world where Pro Teams start considering your kids’ stats as early as High School, are the Adults in Youth Sports putting too much strain on the athletes?

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Athletes Behaving Badly, and How We Can Make A Change

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2015 needs to be a better year for gender relations and men behaving badly. Nick Ward gives us a clue how, and he wants your help.

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How to Have a Ball With Your Kids—Literally


This is a pretty epic stunt—a great way for a dad to connect with his kids using a simple ball on an astonishing scale.

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Confessions of a Former Football Nerd

Confessions by Mike Morbeck

Can sports fans be nerdy—in that good nerdy way? Matt Rozsa thinks so.

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Casual Spectator: The Australian Open Preview

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Casual Spectator previews this tennis grand slam tournament: what you need to know.

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5 Reasons a Beyonce Fan Is Also A Sports Fan…You Just Don’t Know It Yet!


What do Beyonce and Sports have in common? A lot more than you’d think…

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The Ten Commandments of Weightlifting . . . and of Life


A guide for Life, Lifting, and the way of the bar.

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What Did Martin Luther King Know About Sports That We All Should Understand?

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“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”

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