Stephen Smith excused the abuser and blamed the victim. His attitude is not helpful.
As men and women converge on Coney Island, NY in two days for the annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest, a newly available documentary shares the ins (not outs, never outs … that’ll get you disqualified) of competitive eating.
Michael Sam’s draft onto the St. Louis Rams and subsequent aired kiss with his partner has been discussed ad infinitum, but Anderson Cooper’s analysis is too good not to share.
When Sports Illustrated’s cover asked, “Is the NFL Ready for Michael Sam?” they didn’t mean on the football field.
30 years ago an upstart football league tried to take on the NFL. All it got was $3.76. Just ask Donald Trump about it.
Bullying, concussions, player arrests, declining youth participation. The NFL has a serious PR problem. Neil Cohen offers the league some advice about how to fix it.
The author writes an open letter to any woman in America who doesn’t care about watching the 2014 Super Bowl. And why their men will be glued to the television anyway.
Other news organization can learn from Simmons’ candor about his organization’s grave errors of judgement and their failures to be curious.
Joe Rutland looks at the drama behind Rodriguez and how a mentor could have helped him navigate his life and career with more honesty and grace.
Unfortunately, sports’ worst in 2013 included terrorism, rape, and murder. Liam Day runs down the ugly list.
Sometimes a random song can change your life profoundly and for the good. Doug Zeigler shares how thankful he is for this brand of kismet.
4 years ago Ed O’Bannon noticed that his image was being used without his permission. His subsequent suit threatens to upend the NCAA. Chris Parisi reports.
As PBS gets set to air a Frontline documentary on concussions in the NFL, Neil Cohen examines ESPN’s curious decision to pull out of the production.
All couples experience conflict, says Dr. Bill Cloke, and it can either break connection or be the basis for deeper intimacy.
Funny, sweet video about the value of guys and girls being friends.
Less can come in many forms. You can have fewer things, you can do fewer things, you can use fewer things, you can focus on fewer things.
Thaddeus Howze knows what it’s like to eat pavement, have his glasses cracked, and made to bleed because he “fit the description”, so this video strikes him to his core.
The fact that our leaders still meet black anger with riot shields and stun grenades is a clear sign that we don’t yet know how to fully care for each other.
Look out Eminem. This dad can really rip it up!
Hart Reiniger tells the story of his dad, his ultimate hero despite having to rectify feelings for the man he idolized against the one who cruelly rejected him as an adult.
No one knows what the future will hold. But if we live a little less in the moment, and plan more for who we want to be in the years to come, we may facilitate our happiness today.
Sometimes you just have to make that turn into the unfamiliar. It might surprise you what you’ll find.
N.C. Harrison sings the praises of the massive, powerful bad guys who force our fictional heroes to rise to the occasion.
We know sexism hurts women. But we need to be reminded that it hurts men, too.
When men hear “good job”, they’re brought into the light. That can be the most vulnerable place to be.
Dave Lesser breaks down the best- and worst-case scenarios that could result from some of his more questionable parental lessons that he’s been passing down to his children.