Baseball’s New Three-Letter Word: CTE


Former Major League Baseball player Ryan Freel committed suicide in 2012. It’s now been confirmed he suffered from Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, the national pastime’s first documented case. Neil Cohen discusses how MLB is getting proactive.

Sometimes, Not Crying Is A Strength All Its Own


John Hearn has noticed men weeping openly. He advises us not to dismiss the stoic men of the past.

Kids Today Don’t Make Out With Monkeys

Kiss me, beautiful

Looking back on his own childhood, Tim Hoch wonders if our children are too vaccinated, too protected or too informed.

My Long Education in the Meaning of Gratitude

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After facing his own serious illness, Eirik Rogers sends up gratitude to the king of grace-at-the-end: Lou Gehrig.

10 Ways to Get a Woman to Leave Your Apartment


Avoiding intimacy the morning after, in ten easy steps.

Mariano Rivera, The Epitome of Class

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Kaleb pays tribute to the greatest closer of all time in the wake of a torn ACL.