An Inside Look at the NCAA: Student Athletes or Student Employees?

ncaa

Zachary Nickels explores the story of Northwestern Football’s vote to unionize, the vote that no one is taking about despite its potential to destroy the NCAA as we know it.

Forget the Couch View: 11 Athletes Everyone Should Still Pay to See Live in Action

LeBron James of the USA in action during

Sean Melia on why you should check out these wow-worthy athletes.

Erasing a History of Violence with Yoga

maximum yoga

Nathan Friedkin explains why he believes yoga, combined with sports training, may be the key to ending violence among young athletes.

Call for Submissions: Renaissance Athletes

628x471

The Good Men Project’s Sports Editors are looking for your stories about athletes who are more than athletes.

“I support the athletes, I do not support what the Olympics have become, and I will not watch the Olympics.”

Sochi 2014

This comment by Hunter on the post I’m Not Watching The Olympics, and Neither Should You

Mark Twain, the Depth

330695596_7ba646357b_b

Professor Bobkoff is not returning to campus this fall, but his daughter will never forget what he taught her.

Do You Really Have an Influence On Your Kids?

men, talking, statue, conversation,

You may think you know the answer, but Mike Crider suggests the answer may not be as compelling as we think.

How Does Masculinity Lead a Man to Depression?

rugby scrum

Kurt Bird knows very well about the scars that name-calling and verbal abuse leave behind.

Lies and Athletes: Why Do We Care?

baseball, kids, kid, sons, sports, learning, lessons, father

They say to “hate the game, not the player,” but sometimes the players bring it on themselves. Carter Gaddis shares his views on athletes, integrity, and the lessons we are teaching.

5 Lessons Fathers Can Teach Their Children About the A-Rod Saga

A-Rod_Season_Baseball_AP

Christian Toto turns his obsession about the A-Rod circus into a teachable moment for his son.

How I Learned to Like Phil Mickelson

fc8804d9-5e0d-4229-addc-062e100dc173news.ap.org_r620x349

As golf journalist and fan, Tim O’Connor has disparaged superstar golfer Phil Mickelson as an insincere showboat for years. On Sunday, something changed.

Out of the Haze

unicorns, unique individuals, free thinkers, just say no, isolation, peer pressure, drug use, marijuana, smoking weed, stoners, aggression, men who smoke weed and aggression, college life, college stoners, athletes, partying, party lifestyle

Brandon W. Mosley is called a ‘unicorn’ by his classmates—for being a non-toking college student surrounded by aggressive, athletic stoners.

Could You Have Prevented the Steubenville Rape? [OpEd]

AP photo

And who is going to protect our kids from the same fate? Will it be you?

“There are intangibles to playing sports: self-discipline, overcoming hardship, facing fear, camaraderie.”

soccer_flickr_roanokecollege

This is a comment by Rick on the post “Real Men Don’t Watch Sports”. While sports sometimes have a tendency to seem violent and bring out hostile “manly” attitudes, someone who has lived through them has a different perspective.

Love All: Words of Appreciation for the Pro Athlete and the Amateur Fan

4304221569_07edfe5d57_b

Do you require experience playing the game to truly appreciate it?

Why We Run

6698223621_3d1584023e_b

Long-distance runner Jeff Swain loses himself in the Allegheny Forest.