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

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

Mark Twain, the Depth

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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?

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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?

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

Lies and Athletes: Why Do We Care?

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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

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

How I Learned to Like Phil Mickelson

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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

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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]

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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.”

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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

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

Why We Run

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

How Shaquille O’Neal Overcame Stuttering to Become Comfortable in His Own Skin: Video by Dove Men + Care

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How did Shaq overcome being teased for his stutter? How about Steve Nash being booed by his own team every time he got the ball?

Never Stop Living

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Does self-image ultimately determine how the body will perform?

Letter to J., Who I Used to Mentor

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Michael Copperman finds that the right moment to mentor usually comes on the way to somewhere else.

Cancellation of Turkey Bowl Spoils Thanksgiving for Men

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Thanksgiving without football is like dessert without pie for these near-middle-aged men