Being a Dad Made Me a Better Sports Fan

Being a Dad Made Me a Better Sports Fan

Brandon Billinger is passionate about sports, but, once he became a father, he realized he had to show his son that being a fan means far more than just yelling and screaming

The Game I Played Growing Up in Philly

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Reminiscing on the good ol’ days reminded me to always find time to play.

The Only March Madness Should’ve Been Relentless Protesting

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Give college athletes, those whose backs March Madness are built on for example, their 40 acres and a mule.

Simple Wisdom from The Greatest Coach Of All Time

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If there was ever a man who codified and successfully taught leadership to young men, it was John Wooden.

This Fool’s in Love (with The Boston Celtics)


Chris Parisi has experienced all the ups and downs, the heart ache and redemption, the pain and exhilaration of love. The object of his affection? The Boston Celtics.

Pickup Basketball, Buddy Movies, and Remembering Philip Seymour Hoffman

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Michael Kasdan remembers Phillip Seymour Hoffman for that brilliant pickup basketball scene from Along Came Polly

To Recover From a Mental Illness, Sometimes You Have to do What You Least Feel Like Doing

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Danny Baker knows recovering from a mental illness is hard work, but it is possible. He’s living proof that it can be done.

Dennis Rodman Wasn’t Completely Wrong

Dennis Rodman Wasn't Completely Wrong

Dennis Rodman went ballistic in a CNN interview about his exhibition in North Korea. Here’s three reasons why some of what he said made sense.

Generation Cupcake? Today’s Youth are Better Than You Think

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Liam Day reflects on the comments made by Southern Illinois men’s basketball coach Barry Hinson, and points out that the younger generation is a lot better than we give them credit for.

Pickup Basketball: One Man’s Look Inside the Game

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We play for the camaraderie. We play for the competition. We play to feel good. We play to feel ourselves.

What Losing Taught Me About Winning


A high school basketball coach talks about the sophomore slump that saved his family.

Nonpartisan Support: Letters From The President to Crestfallen Athletes


It’s always nice to see someone use a position of power to lend a helping hand with absolutely no hint of an ulterior motive.

Between Jesus and Wilt Chamberlain

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Why was a kid from Wisconsin painting on sideburns to look like Walt Frazier?

Trick Shot Titus Video: This Kid is Freaking Amazing

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You might be smarter than a 5th grader, but can you make more baskets than a toddler? Not if that toddler is Trick Shot Titus!

Community Leader to Receive Hero Award During NBA Game

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2013 BMe Leader Anton Moore will stand center court this Friday as the Philadelphia 76ers presents him with the “Heroes Among Us” Award.

There is no Greatest of All Time

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LeBron James sparked discussion this offseason about who is the greatest of all time. Yago Colas is here to tell us there is no G.O.A.T., but the fun, as they say, is in the debate.