That Time When A Root Canal Taught Me About Life and Baseball

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Throbbing tooth and heartache, I sat on the bench as my starting position was given away. It changed the way I valued baseball, and many years later, life.

Beyond the Lens: Lounging At The BallPark

Dubois County Dragon Pitcher Gavin Marshall takes a nap on a lounge chair in the stands as the Dragons and River CIty Rascals waited for the heavy rains to end at Huntingburg League Stadium. The game was canceled minutes later.

Professional photographer, Vincent Pugliese, shares his love of sports, one picture and one memory at a time.

Beyond The Lens: Game of Shadows

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Professional photographer, Vincent Pugliese, shares his love of sports, one picture and one memory at a time.

Former New York Yankee, Derek Jeter is… Doing It Right

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A great baseball player on the field, a great person off the field. Derek Jeter is doing it right.

The Mo’ Things Change: Media Coverage of Mo’ne Davis Reinforces Barriers For Female Ballplayers

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The Conversation takes a look at the media attention heaped on Mo’ne Davis and asks: What’s behind it all? Why Mo’ne, and Why now?

Beyond The Lens: Opening Day Baseball

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Professional photographer, Vincent Pugliese, shares his love of sports, one picture and one memory at a time.

A Rite of Passage: A Dad’s Reflections On His Son’s First Little League Practice

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His son’s starting Little League combines Mike Dittelman’s love of baseball and his son.

Why the Future of Ballet May Depend on Your Son

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A candid interview with the artistic director of one of the premier U.S. ballet companies discussing boys, sports, bullying and the future of ballet. Both of my daughters had ballet lessons for a year or two when they were younger. But as I think back about it, I never saw a young boy in any […]

The 5 Ways High School Sports Shaped Me As A Man

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High school sports are about more than the scoreboard. They’re about learning how to deal with the world and what it throws at you.

Yankees v. Red Sox, The Rivalry. Still?

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Coming off the Yankees vs. Red Sox opening series of 2015, a Red Sox fan and Yankee fan ponder the state of the rivalry.

Opening Day Baseball…Out In The Cold

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Mike Dittelman loves baseball, but he’s not loving Opening Day in the cold. Here’s his simple proposal…

So…This Happened: Springtime Edition

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Between Opening Day in MLB, The NCAA Final Four and amazing feats on the soccer pitch, this is a golden time for sports.

The Sports Exchange: Baseball Season Is Back

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In honor of the beginning of the 2015 MLB baseball season, Sports Editors Mike Kasdan and Wai Sallas riff on all things baseball and some things not, with appearances by Monty Python, Doc Brown, and – yes – Pete Rose.

Beyond The Lens: Spring Breaks. Strasberg Takes The Mound

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Professional photographer, Vincent Pugliese, shares his love of sports, one picture and one memory at a time.

The Kid From Tomkinsville

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What speaks to a boy more than sports? A book about sports, of course.

Beyond The Lens: Spring Baseball at Petco Park

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In this new weekly feature, professional photographer, Vincent Pugliese, shares his love of sports, one picture and one memory at a time.