Sports Explained: How To Play Football, As Illustrated By a Classic Cartoon

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What better way to learn how to play football, then to watch Swivel Hips Smith and Taxidermy Tech take on arch-rival, Anthropology A&M? – Last week, in this space, we explained the complex simplicity of baseball. This week, we’re taking on football. Luckily, we don’t have to recreate the wheel here. Disney already took care of […]

How Many More Sayrevilles?

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A Nation of Sayrevilles indeed. Michael Kasdan digests the latest high school locker room hazing and abuse incident, this one in Doylestown, PA.

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

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

Ara Parseghian: On Greatness

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The legendary Notre Dame coach, defining leadership.

It’s Time to #BlameJameis and Those Who Enable Him

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Charles Orlando isn’t going to mince words with the Florida State University quarterback who has been accused of sexual assault.

With Football and Hazing, History Repeats Itself

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Brian Harmon follows up our Sayreville coverage and urges us to also look backward as we chart a path forward.

Waiting to Pass Judgement- A Look At Sayreville High School

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Shawn Henfling shares his views on the the young men of Sayreville and remembering that they are “innocent until proven guilty.”

The Blitz: How One Play Changed My Football Career

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Reluctantly lined up for his first football play, Keith Stewart would come to understand the true meaning of sports and create some life-long friendships.

What’s Unusual About Sayreville’s Locker Room Sexual Assaults? Nothing.

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Michael Kasdan explores what this rape-by-hazing says about boys and masculinity . . . and ourselves.

3 Things it Takes to Be a Successful Youth Sports Coach

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For Jackie Bledsoe, Jr., success is coaching youth sports is not about whether you win the game.

The Ugly Side of the Beautiful Game

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Corruption, Sexism, and Racism in Soccer. Will Ooi calls out FIFA and its leadership.

High School Football Deaths Stir Memories of Ugly Youth Football Moments

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With evidence of the danger of the game mounting, and last week’s death on the high school football field, Brian Harmon suggests that the time has come to make much-needed changes.

The Patriots Support Devon Still and Shows the NFL Has Heart

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With the recent headlines, we forget there still is good in the NFL, this a great example of that good.

Psst, Baltimore Ravens: It Just Might be Time to Stop Selling Those Pink Ray Rice ‘NFL Sweetheart’ Jerseys

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For the love of God, are they really still selling these?! (Yes. Yes they are.)

The End of Football For Men and Boys? Readers and Experts Discuss Where We Go From Here.

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We want to know what you think.

7 Things I Now Realize I’ve Learned From Sports

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Justin Ricklefs’ Life Lessons from Sports