The Most Beautiful Work I’ve Ever Done

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

This Is How You Dance to Michael Jackson

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

This Boy’s Got Moves!

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

When Your Body Fails Your Passion

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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….

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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

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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

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

Touchdowns, Tackles, and Tolstoy: Educating Guys in the Locker Room

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For six weeks, football players endured summer conditioning, and a part of that conditioning regimen was intellectual.

Life Changing Moment: Staring Down the Man in the Mirror

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I studied my amorphous twenty-five year-old self and said, “Enough is enough.”

Whether Men Haze Bison or Humans, The Explanations Are Oddly Similar

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Haze (v): (1) Drive in a specific direction while on horseback; (2) Force to perform strenuous, humiliating, or dangerous tasks

Diplomas or Dollars: What Is the Student-Athlete-as-Employee Case Really About?

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There’s a reason ‘student’ comes first in ‘student-athlete.’

“There are boys who are NOT high-energy, not into wrestling or sports, and not into screaming. And they are not ‘acting like girls’.”

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This is a comment by wellokaythen on the post “Let’s Stop Faulting Boys and Start Channeling Their Energy”.

I’m Will [Book Excerpt]

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William Haylon novel describes a young man’s struggle to belong by proving himself on the basketball court and off.

“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.

School Sports and Kids: What is the Impact of a Concussion? (Infographic)

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Recent studies show, “Each season the average college football player receives more than 1,000 blows to the head.”

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.