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.

The History of the San Francisco Giants in the World Series

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With his beloved Giants up 1-0 on the Detroit Tigers, Jim Jividen takes time to reflect on San Francisco’s track record in the World Series.

Beginning a Dialogue on Death

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Coach Cj Swaby’s fight against grief.

The Soccer Ref

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It was the Yellow Wasps versus the Highlight Cupcakes. Actually, it was a 36 year old, out-of-shape dad, versus fourteen seven-year-old girls.

Bank Walkers and the Code of the Locker Room

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There are two types of guys—bank walkers, as they say in Texas, are guys who are unashamed about their nakedness. Drew Diaz on the man code and gym culture.

A Moment

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From the moment his son was born, the kind of father Steve Marsh wanted to be, began to change.

Am I Less Than a Man?

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Do you have to look the part to be a “real man”? Turner Wright questions his body type.