It’s ONE! TWO! THREE! strikes you’re out at the old ethnic stereotyping game.
Tom Burns thinks that Major League Baseball’s decision to support New York Mets’ Daniel Murphy’s right to paternity leave speaks volumes and deserves more attention than it’s getting
Jon Sindell tells how a savvy tip from an old–school baseball man yields fruit two dozen years later.
Doyin Richards dismisses the media uproar over New York Mets’ Daniel Murphy’s recent paternity leave, arguing that Murphy’s actions reflect the behavior of any sane, responsible parent
A trio of sports radio pundits made awful comments in reaction to New York Mets’ Daniel Murphy’s recent paternity leave. Their ugly, ignorant remarks are a disgrace and need to be repudiated in the strongest possible terms
The average teacher in Detroit would have to work 5,840 years to make what baseball player Miguel Cabrera will “earn” in 10.
Justin Zackal explores the evolution in the behavior of baseball fans. . . some of it good, some of it bad, all of it driven by the market.
100 years after MLB’s first trip Down Under, the Dodgers and Diamondbacks opened the 2014 season with a 2-game series in Syndey. JP Pelosi reports on the culture clash.
Hank Kalet presents a compelling poem about baseball and teaching, expertly drawing parallels between the speaker’s personal life, Dwight Gooden’s mixed legacy, and a seemingly pedestrian classroom exercise.
Spring training is just around the corner and Michael Amity has a poem for his favorite small market team, with apologies to Lorde.
Michael Kasdan riffs on this week’s story about college sports teams recruiting eighth graders with this home-spun satire. Since when is potty-training a prerequisite for getting a scholarship commitment from Florida State anyway?
A 60 Minutes interview with the man claims to have supplied Alex Rodriguez with performance enhancing drugs shows that no one is serious about fixing baseball’s drug problem.
Joe Rutland looks at the drama behind Rodriguez and how a mentor could have helped him navigate his life and career with more honesty and grace.
This Tree Hugging Hippie Pacifist Needs To Go Heart To Heart With Those Who Glorify War
After years of political and economic doom and gloom, should we celebrate good economic news and keep moving our country forward?
Qasim Rashid sets the record straight when it comes to dealing with the real reason violence against women exists, and how to solve this issue.
Yes it’s graphic. And there is less blood and more specialized saws than we would have imagined.
Kyle’s father abandoned him, causing unbearable pain. But this young man has pushed past shame to redeem his life and claim his manhood.
Matt Kohn found inspiration in the story of Slomo — a doctor who stopped being an asshole and now spends the majority of his time rollerblading along the Pacific.
Angelus Morningstar explains how queer polyamory challenges ingrained behaviors of masculine dominance within same-sex relationships.
Months after the twin towers collapsed, Thomas Fiffer’s life imploded. It took him years to figure out why.
Leo Babauta has some advice on how to avoid creating a mountain of clutter.
The answer to the question depends on who’s talking.
Jordan Gray wants to challenge the way you think about romance in long-term relationships, while giving you some simple, actionable tips.
Big Bird has some surprising sage advice for talking to kids about death.
The only way to beat the taxing grind is to get out of it, at least for a while.
David Guba lost the idea of what real, vulnerable, human males are supposed to look like in a sea of airbrushed, waxed abs.
Andrew Smiler argues that men’s love is incredibly powerful and that American culture can’t deal.