In sports, as in life, we love the underdog. Every day we battle the odds, and now more than ever, we feel the deck is stacked for those richer and more powerful than us. When we sit glued to the TV and watch an athlete or team defy the odds, and it gives us hope than we too, can prevail through our difficult circumstances.
Nate Graziano laments the lack of hustle and sportsmanship our kids are showing in sports…and looks to the bad example set by the pros as part of the cause.
Michael Kasdan kicks off our new Monday sports round-up feature with an off-beat take on Odell Beckham, The Red Sox, and Kentucky Wildcats basketball.
Liam Day recaps the year’s best moments in sports.
The year in sports was an eventful one. From the bombings at the Boston Marathon to wrestling’s removal from and then reinstatement to the Olympics to the growing issue of concussions in the NFL, here is some of The Good Men Project’s best sports coverage from 2013.
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?
35 years ago this week the dreaded Yankees beat Liam Day’s beloved Red Sox in a one-game playoff. What he remembers are the lessons, good and bad, his mother imparted.
Matt Barnum explains why David Ortiz’s violent outburst toward home-plate umpire Tim Timmons after striking out on Saturday matters.
As a life-long Yankees fan, Neil Cohen has to tip his hat to the Red Sox, who, in the wake of April’s terror attacks on Boston, are forging a feel-good, worst-to-first season.
On a beautiful spring day in Boston, Adam Olenn is reminded why he’s glad to be alive.
Mark Spellun talks relationships, love and parenting in a Yankees-Red Sox world.
Liam Day, the Sports Editor of The Good Men Project, picks his favorite sports stories of the past year.
The Washington Nationals remind Phillies fans whose house this is.
“The Yankees buy everything they got… Always have. They even bought Ruth from the Sox, for crying out loud!”
Bestselling author Michael Levin talks about his realization that his sons will never speak the language of baseball the way he does, and that’s okay.