Call for Submissions: Renaissance Athletes


The Good Men Project’s Sports Editors are looking for your stories about athletes who are more than athletes.

First Love: Athletes With Glasses


Liam Day was a young boy when he first started wearing glasses. The athletes he fell in love with were the ones who wore glasses too.

Hulk Angry, Fish No Bite

Ice Fishing

Will crowds turn out for steroid-free ice fishing?

Jerry Buss Just Wanted to Win


Jerry Buss died at the age of 80. Liam Day says that his legacy is simple. It’s about winning.

Thank You, Kareem


Liam Day remembers why he admired Kareem Abdul-Jabbar so much when he was growing up.

You Dance and Shake the Hurt


Yago Colas reflects on race and basketball, as they were lived and played, body and soul, in 1970’s America.

Culture: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Named Global Cultural Ambassador by State Department [@kaj33]

The former NBA champion is bringing his sky hook and US cultural education to the planet at large.

Games: NBA 2K12 Brings Legends To Your Game

From Jordan to Bill Russell, some of the game’s greatests come to the game in your home.

Between Jesus and Wilt Chamberlain (Part Two)


Yago Colás witnesses a basketball Clash of the Titans and reflects on what Wilt Chamberlain and his dad have in common.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Wants to Know Why There’s No Statue of Him in L.A.


Some men will never be satisfied so long as they know someone else has something they want—and moreover, something they feel they deserve.