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.
Liam Day, the Sports Editor of The Good Men Project, picks his favorite sports stories of the past year.
“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.
Searching for lessons in the implosion of 38 Studios only brings Jake DiMare internal conflict and pain.
Jamie Reidy smacks down the Good Men Project founder’s argument that men should be allowed to wear dresses to the Academy Awards.
With the next chapter of the New York–Boston rivalry set to be written on Sunday, Daniel Roberts, a Boston diehard, reflects on his time in Manhattan.
It’s likely that, eventually, the Broncos are going to shit the bed. The only thing is, as long as there’s some drama, Jason Davis wouldn’t have it any other way.
“If I could instill fear in others, they would see me as a man.”
Bill is fifty-two years old. Sporting an unruly mountain man beard and chain smoking Camel straights, he delivers pizza on a bike in Brooklyn.
Deadly Ebola must be combated with western resources devoted to education, prevention, care, quarantine and development of a vaccine and cure
Hope is the strangest thing. And at the same time, it is so familiar to us all. How can something be so strange and so familiar?
“She was the one who brought the condom today, the mix CD and candle. She’d pulled off his socks the way an expert would, not the way a virgin would.” By Christy Cruchfield
Don’t let somebody else’s misjudgment change your attitude on the bounties of life.
Even long-time users can get into some bad habits. Darianna Jones has a list of things to put on your “Don’t” list.
If not all police are bad, how come the good cops never snitch on the bad apples that are ruining the bunch?
Jesse Parent (yes, that’s actually his name) takes aim at his daughter’s future suitors in this passionately delivered poem. Could a father love his daughter more than this?
“To love radically and wholly, invested fully in something that is not the self, creates a greater thing than the ego could ever imagine,” writes science fiction fan N.C. Harrison.
Shawn Phillips had a choice: crash his Harley on purpose or fall to his death.
Avoid a Scam, or Worse, When Navigating the Dating Scene
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.