Dunk-Defying Gravity

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“I haven’t been able to slam-dunk the basketball for the past five years. Or, for the thirty-eight years before that, either.” – Dave Barry

Leadership Lessons I Learned From Basketball

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Years playing basketball taught Patrick Sallee some lessons on leadership that will up your game off the court.

The Greatest Enemy of Success is Mediocrity: A Lesson From LeBron James

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In defeat, Lebron James taught a valuable lesson about your work and life. — That’s a level of honesty we rarely hear from superstar athletes. After the Cavaliers had lost game six and the NBA Finals championship to the Warriors, a reporter asked an exhausted and defeated LeBron James whether it’s all worth it or if he had satisfaction in the process. […]

LeBron James–The Real Decision

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If LeBron decides to adapt his game to whatever the team needs—scoring, rebounding, defense, or passing—then Cleveland has a great chance of winning.

Steph Curry: Unlimited Range

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Steph Curry is not only a great Dad, but he has sick range on his jump shot.

The Top 5 Reasons To Watch the NBA Finals

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The NBA Finals are upon us and it should be a doozy. Jordan Santos previews Golden State vs. Cleveland with his top five reasons to watch.

Chris Paul, The Clippers, and What They Deserve

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Miguel de la Fuente-lau post mortems the Clippers shocking series loss to the Rockets. And he needs a hug.

When Is a Free Throw Really an Assist?

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Inside Jim Walker’s incredible free throw marathon: one hour every day for twenty four straight days = 20,000+ free throws to benefit the American Cancer Society.

Michael Jordan: On Greatness

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“Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.” – Michael Jordan   ♦◊♦ The Good Men Project’s On Greatness brings you the most inspiring quotes and related imagery from the world of sports. […]

Iconic Sports Moments: Michael Jordan’s “Patrick Ewing Dunk”

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In this new feature, fans with different perspectives remember the most iconic sports moments of all time. Leading off . . . “The Patrick Ewing Dunk: “Michael Jordan’s famous dunk over Patrick Ewing

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 […]

Playing Fair: Doubt, Disability and School Spirit

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Erin Kelly examines principal Ken Thiessen’s recent decision to single out a student athlete because of his disability. ——— Doubt is natural. It’s one of the many human qualities that’s born within the soul and blossoms in the light of the outside world. It’s bred by the things we see, hear, think and feel—and what we’ve done to […]

The Art of Rebounding Described by Kevin Love

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Kevin knows that rebounding on the court is just as important as helping his body rebound and recover after a tough game. That’s why he reaches for chocolate milk for recovery.

4 Life Lessons We Can All Take Away From This Year’s Final Four Teams

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Elite Daily’s Tilmon Keaton explains how the four remaining teams remind him of four key ingredients of success in life.

The Beer and Basketball March Madness Running Diary

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Armed with a selection of regional microbrew beers, Doug Zeigler rambles his way during the best sports day of the year: Day 1 of the NCAA Tournament