Why A Man Should Train His Mind Like He Trains His Body

Hugo Toovey has faced some tough life challenges, and he has done so like a mental athlete. He shares his perspective.

The Wrong Way to Confront Rape Culture

Rolling Stone’s now infamous article “A Rape on Campus” inspired a new program at the University of Virginia to help end campus rape. Unfortunately, it’s not likely to work.

Sebastian Coe Faces A Monumental Task In Cleaning Up Athletics

Athletics is in a bad state. Here’s what Sebastian Coen needs to do.

How NOT to Run a Marathon, in 7 Easy Steps

Gavin Lodge just ran the New York City Marathon. He shares7 easy steps so you do not have to follow in his very sore footsteps.

College Athletics Are Stealing Your Future: The Student Debt Crisis

Did you know? Universities spend almost 7 times more per athlete than they spend on educating students.

Can Youth Sports Foster Creativity? It Depends

If the clichés that permeate sports broadcasts and locker room speeches are to be believed, sports participation teaches children the value of hard work, builds character, and develops future leaders.

To Excel in Youth Sports, Kids Need Couch Time

Parents want to simultaneously support and push their kids. But when it comes to sports, this mentality can backfire in subtle ways.

The Troubling Price of Playing Youth Sports

In a $5 billion industry, there’s no longer a level playing field.

Why Men Need to Play

Duncan Alldridge explores men’s inherent need for play as part of healthy masculinity.

The Most Beautiful Work I’ve Ever Done

“Let me win, but if I cannot win let me be brave in the attempt.”

This Is How You Dance to Michael Jackson

Watch this kid reincarnate Michael Jackson at a school talent show.

This Boy’s Got Moves!

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

When Your Body Fails Your Passion

What do you do if physical constraints limit what you’re passionate about? Aaron Tang suggests an answer.

Tell These Kids Competitive Dancing Is Not a Sport….

Many people agree that dancing is athletic and requires skill but they say it is not a sport—these competitive dancing kids would disagree.

Share Your Sports Passion – Join Our Sports Writing Team

We’re growing – if you love sports, we’d love for you to write for us! Share your unique sports “take” with the millions who visit this site every month!

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

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