More Than Just Muscle… Why Men Really Need to Compete

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Dr. Mark Schillinger says “Men can support each other to work through adversity with intensity, focus and solutions”

Does Derrick Rose Have An Obligation?

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Does Derrick Rose have an obligation to his teammates to come back early if they could win a title?

Self-Esteem: It’s an Inside Job

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Our culture allows competition to be ingrained in our brains. Joanne Deck illuminates the flame of self esteem and suggests removing competition from love.

10 Steps to Achieving Anything You Want

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Want more out of life? Scott Sonnon has a map.

Competition From Another Man Or Woman? Bring It On!

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“It’s human nature to want someone more when someone else wants them, too.”

Are You Ready For Some Football: An Introductory Guide To The English Premier League

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Americans fell in love with the World Cup this summer, but soccer isn’t over. In fact, English Premier League is just heating up. Here, a guide for newbs.

The Seven Habits of Highly Neurotic Authors

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Everyone has bad habits. When Andrew J. Peters became a published author, he picked up a few more.

Hatch of Adolescence or Stupid Boy Tricks?

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At age fifteen, I found myself locked in a stupid death struggle with my best friend—for the attention and love of a girl.

The Manufacturing of the American Douche

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Nathan Graziano would like to talk about our propensity for accepting bad behavior—as long as it is in the name of a win.

“I support the athletes, I do not support what the Olympics have become, and I will not watch the Olympics.”

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This comment by Hunter on the post I’m Not Watching The Olympics, and Neither Should You

6 Things You Can’t Win (and How to Win Them)

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Not everything is a contest, but you can always be a winner. Here’s how.

The Most Important Lessons to Teach Our Kids

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Cort Ruddy questions whether children need to be taught to be competitive and wonders if there are better lessons parents should be imparting.

Gender and the Body par excellence

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Tara Fannon considers the male body, countenance, consumption, and control.

Geeks Vs. Jocks

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Alyssa Royse has been thinking about the geeks vs. jocks conflict in high school, and how it may shape the way our men grow up.

The Philly Drummer Boy: A Carol of Drums

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Drumming in the snow, drumming night and day, playing different grooves and fills along the way. Bells on cymbals ring, making spirits bright, oh what fun is to play the drums all day and night!

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.