My Son Does LSD (And I Encourage Him)

Doug Gertner encourages his son to go on a long trip of self discovery and balance.

Institutionalized Rape Culture in Youth Sports: 3 Valuable Lessons

Governing bodies for youth sports don’t intentionally condone child sexual abuse, but there’s much more they can do to protect children, says Dani Bostick.

What We Need From Our Children’s Sports Coaches

Coaches have tremendous influence, and it continues long past when the game is over. Here are two principles Keola Birano wants to see in his children’s coac

Mourning the Loss of the Boy Who Becomes a Man

On the baseball diamond, a mom learns to stop fearing her son growing up.

Preaching Work-Life Balance, Coaches Arians and Wooden Are Role Models For Modern Fathers and Husbands

Wai Sallas explains that there are still good role models in sports . . . We’re just looking in the wrong place.

Parents Behaving Badly, Part II: The Questions We Should Be Asking Ourselves

Hank Zona tells parents what questions they should ask of themselves to navigate the world of youth sports.

Top Ten Sports Rants for the Ages: Instant Classics of a Different Sort

Michael Kasdan gathers a Top Ten video playlist of classic sports rants from the NBA, MLB, NFL, and college sports.

The Hidden Powers of Vulnerability

Chris Kyle learned early on that he better man up and sure as hell ‘Don’t cry!’ He learned later that vulnerability makes him stronger.

Abusive Coaches Aren’t Just Men

Despite stereotypes, abuse of student athletes comes from both genders.

Putting Forth the Effort: A Cross-Country Coach’s Encouragement

In the next article in our series on coaches, Aaron Powers shares his memories of Coach J, whose lessons have become part of the writer’s life.

Coaches Who Count: A Marathoner’s Story

Carrie Luger Slayback has set a goal to finish first in her age group at the Los Angeles Marathon next March. Here she recalls the coaches who have pushed her to get there.

Coaching to Greater Heights

In the first post in our series about coaches, Josh Magill talks about the coach who showed him that he was holding himself back.

Coaches: 5/25

Outside of our fathers, they are most often the men who have had the most influence on us. We want to hear from you about the coaches who influenced you—for good and bad—when you were growing up.

Who Says Coaches Can’t Do the Best Locker Room Victory Dances? (Video)

The coach of the Minnesota Golden Gophers brings down the house while celebrating a thrilling victory.

Batter Up

My girlfriend’s 15 year old kid had played a year of Little League and hadn’t picked up a bat or glove since. This was an opportunity for us to bond, but the odds were stacked against us.

Coach Crush: 13 Things You May Not Know About the Harbaugh Brothers

Harbowl or Superbaugh? Here are 13 fun facts about the Superbowl coaches.