Paul Blest on the Phillies, Barack Obama, and one incredible week in 2008.
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.
Nothing quite captures the imagination and the connects the fans to sport, like that rare story of a comeback attempt or the even rarer tale of a regular guy unexpectedly coming from nowhere, from the realm of mere mortals – those who watch the game – to the playing field at the highest level.
Michael Kasdan wonders if we are molding our boys into well-rounded strong men—-or pushing them too hard, too fast, too young, into a win-at-all costs Hunger Games arena.
Despite losing Robinson Cano to the free agent market, the Yankees are doing what they always do—spend. Neil Cohen explains why they don’t really have a choice.
Charlotte Zolotow brought us the story of William’s Doll more than 40 years ago. JJ Vincent looks at how far we’ve come, and how far we have to go.
Max White was a Phillies fan when he moved to Boston. This year he started rooting for the Sox. That’s not wrong, is it?
What is more important when picking a favorite sports team: tradition or location? Larry Bernstein shares losing, love, and baseball with his 9-year-old son.
Today is Game 1 of the World Series. We wanted to know if dads had any predictions, so Carter Gaddis asked them.
In the next in our series on athletes overcoming obstacles, Erik Crosier discusses one-handed pitcher Jim Abbott, the embodiment of achievement in the face adversity.
They say to “hate the game, not the player,” but sometimes the players bring it on themselves. Carter Gaddis shares his views on athletes, integrity, and the lessons we are teaching.
Michael Amity notes that even one of our greatest thinkers blundered.
Watch those two guys jump off the worlds tallest building, Tower Burj Khalifa in Dubai.
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Jerry Stocking realized that too many of us keep ourselves from having a good time… So he printed himself up a license for happiness.
We have a lot of voices on GMP. Is yours getting heard?
Ben Stich knows you love your kids more than you hate your ex. Here’s how you can show it.
“I was almost killed by men with shotguns, on a raft, down a river.” Sounds like the start of a blues song to us.
Pete Louison tells passes along sage advice to his twenty-something year old kids who are about to enter the workforce.
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