STAND corresponded with author Steve Almond about his book Against Football: One Fan’s Reluctant Manifesto.
There are so many obstacles to finishing a race, including some moral ones.
Football, a game that is starting to evolve for the future.
Josh Misner was moved by the story of Carter Gentle, a boy who was devastated when he saw the scars left by his open-heart surgeries. Here is Josh’s message for Carter and all kids with scars.
In the wake of the death of Cricketer Phillip Hughes, Mike Kasdan looks back at Hank Gathers and reflects on the rare tragedy of in game deaths by athletes. — About a month ago, the sports world was shaken by the news of the death of Phillip Hughes, the twenty-five year old Australian cricket star […]
Stephen Arroyo talks preventive strategies for injuries.
It was race day, and the first time Steve O’Neill had ever run a half-marathon. Here’s how he felt when he crossed that finish line.
“My mother and I are bound, as it should be, in both clumsiness and blood,” writes N.C. Harrison.
There’s a reason ‘student’ comes first in ‘student-athlete.’
Injuries are part of sports and exercise. Dr. Stephen Petteruti explains how to make them a positive thing. I’m a firm believer in anti-aging medicine. Not as a pill, or hormone, but as a way of living. A pursuit. The brave fight against the ticking clock. Marching all of our forces to fight the foe […]
This video is not for the faint of heart.
Powerlifter N.C. Harrison recounts his many injuries, some of which are a legacy of the “face and hands” era of American football.
On how embarrassing stories from childhood are sometimes remembered by others as bravery.
NC Harrison reflects on the career-ending injury suffered by his favorite female pro wrestler, a woman whose achievements he admired and whose hurts he understood.