“All your strength. All your power. Everything you’ve got. Right now.” -Duke, Rocky IV
In honor of March Madness, which began this week, GMP Sports has combed its archives for the best articles about the tournament. Here, Liam Day, in a post from 2012, argues that the players you’ll be watching the next few weeks should get paid to entertain you.
As the Texas high-school football playoffs enter championship weekend, one ex-player provides a first-person portrait of Friday Night Lights.
When Pat Brothwell moved out of northeastern Pennsylvania, he realized that Friday Night Lights is real.
Greg Olear suspects Mad Men may be ready to “jump the shark” . . . and he thinks he knows the shark’s name: Megan.
Greg Olear had high hopes that Homeland would join the ranks of the truly elite television dramas. Here, his criteria for what makes a TV show superb.
To help stoke the flames of marital bliss, I have pulled together a list of 10 shows that I think are good ones to watch with your wife.
Borders is closing for good, your parents are stalking your Facebook, and Jell-O will be made from humans.
Jordan Pedersen talks to Mark Stegemann, writer and producer of “Men of a Certain Age,” on comedy, drama, and writing real-life.
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.