Reflections on a Streak

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The Miami Heat won 27 straight games. Chris Parisi says you can hate the Streakers, but you’ve got to respect the Streak.

The Best Moments in Sports: 2012

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Recapping the year’s best moments in sports.

It’s Time For Gay Pro-Athletes to Come Out of the Closet

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In other historical struggles for equal rights, sports have not only played a role, but led the charge.

Peyton Is Number 1 – At Least on the Internet

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Sure it makes sense that Peyton tops the list. My question is, how did Lamar Odom make it?

Why You Are Wrong to Hate Lebron

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Critics say he’s not tough enough. Clevelanders hate him because he left. They’re wrong.

Helping Guys Understand Relationships without Watching “Chick Flicks”: Advice for Parents

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Parents can help prepare boys for all kinds of relationships by examining those in the sports world.

I Hate Miami: Does Sports Teach Hostility?

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Andy Hinds fears that sports culture may be teaching our kids aggression, based upon a cultish and arbitrary legacy.

The Passion of LeBron James

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Josh Bowman Reflects on What Makes LeBron the Man he is, and Why he is Criticized so Severely

The Avengers and The Miami Heat

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Why The Avengers And the Miami Heat Are Alike in Their Conventionality

The Errant Heel: Episode Three

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In Episode Three, Brian and Tom discuss ESPN’s nattering about marijuana, murderous hockey players, and the Ultimate Disc League.

What We Talk About When We Talk About Athletes as Cancer

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Our access to athletes continues to grow, yet the language we use to describe them remains the same.

The Most LinSane Predictions for the NBA’s Second Half

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It’s Linsanity

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Matthew Salesses talks of Jeremy Lin and ESPN’s racist “Chink in the Armor” Headline.

[Successful Athlete] Is Not Your Role Model

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When it comes to athletes, Aaron Gordon writes, “great” rarely means “good.”

The Man Who Can Redeem the NBA

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LeBron James embodies everything that we love and hate about the NBA. Whenever the lockout ends, the league will need him more than ever.

GoodCall: Dickie V, Ed Norton, LeBron James, and More

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Brandon Sneed catches you up with all the good sports stories you haven’t heard about.