The Shockingly Low Odds of Making it in the NFL

The few NCAA players who make it to the NFL, can expect short-lived glory.

‘What’s a Little Brain Damage? It’s All Part of Being a Man, Right?’

Brain damage. Death. Unlucky? Or just part of being a man? Inside the conversation at The Good Men Project.

Princeton Freshman Overcomes Football Slump With Two Simple Words: I’m Gay

Other players have come out later in their careers. Mason Darrow is starting out with a message: “You can be gay and play Division I football.”

7 Life Lessons You Can Teach Your Kids During Football Season

DiaryDad has learned some life lessons by watching football.

Why Guys Really Talk About Sports

Sports talk is more than just a way to break the ice. It helps guys stay connected to each other.

31 Welcome To Fatherhood Moments

Being a dad and truly “arriving” as a dad are completely different things. Just ask Doyin Richards.

A Dying Man’s Question: How About That John Brodie?

Charged with bringing spiritual peace to a dying man, Larry Patten finds himself in a conversation about football.

Dads Make The Best Fantasy Football Players

If you’re looking for an edge this fall in your yearly fantasy football league, you have 10 months to prepare. Dads make the best fantasy football players.

Are Participation Trophies Sending the Wrong Message to Our Children?

Maybe the answer is to place meaning and emphasis on values rather than a trophy.

Do These Militant Football Tactics Push Boys Into Greatness or Cause Emotional Harm?

When the “Spartans of the Arena” take the field it’s after punishing days of practice rivaling Hell Week, making Friday Night Lights “look like a cakewalk.”

Former NFL Star Kendall Simmons’ Silent Struggle

Kendall Simmons was living his NFL dream when he was diagnosed with a life-threatening disease.

Former Steeler John Malecki: Using the Past To Build The Future

John Malecki was once an NFL football player. Now he lives out a new dream as a builder of custom furniture.

Whoops, We’ve Got A Leaky Blatter

It’s time for FIFA, and Sepp Blatter to step up and teach our kids about stewardship

Are Parents Morally Obligated To Forbid Their Kids From Playing Football?

Can we as parents still let our kids play football?

Lessons from the Field

Ten strategies for winning the game of life. — We are all players on the football field of life, however, to score a winning goal; you have to be fully present on the field. Showing up in your life means you are not a spectator on the sidelines just waiting for life to happen to […]

Rainbows on the Field: Australian Footballers Combating Homophobia

Homophobia remains a real concern in sports, but attitudes on the field toward LGBT athletes are slowly changing. David Saunders reports that leadership on this issue is coming from unexpected places – including outer suburban football in Australia.