Iconic Sports Moments: Michael Jordan’s “Patrick Ewing Dunk”

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In this new feature, fans with different perspectives remember the most iconic sports moments of all time. Leading off . . . “The Patrick Ewing Dunk: “Michael Jordan’s famous dunk over Patrick Ewing

Glory Days: The Wacky Sensibilities of Kobe Bryant

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Kobe Bryant is in the twilight of his career. Like all of us, the older he gets, the better he was.

Inspiration Unpacked: How to Become Fear-less of Failure

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No one is immune to failure, or fear. But no one has to let fear of failure keep them from winning.

Sports Explained: NBA All-Star Saturday Night

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From humble beginnings to Mt. Olympus, Wai Sallas takes us through a time warp. From Dr. J to The Beard, Live from New York, it’s Saturday Night!

The Power of Visualization in Sports and in Life

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Want It! See It! Get It! Shiney Sparks explains how to visualize your way to success, just like a world class athlete.

3 Goal-Setting Mistakes To Avoid When You Make Your Resolutions

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For most people, January is the most crucial goal-setting time in life. Here are 3 Goal-Setting Mistakes You Should Avoid

What’s In a Role Model?

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Sami Jankins suggests it’s time we start reexamining the qualities that make up who we want as today’s role models

The Loss of Positive Male Role Models and Educational Priorities in the U.S.

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During the 1950s, the scientist was the hero of our movies, saving us from space aliens and mutant insects. Why have our collective goals shifted away from educated men as role models?

Michael Jordan’s Thoughts Illustrated by Penguins, Ants and Crabs

Talent wins games. Teamwork wins championships.

Inspiring and funny little videos show how men can be better by working in groups.

A Champion’s Tears: By Any Means Necessary?

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Yesterday, Mark Radcliffe examined the Bode Miller interview through the lens of his friendship with reporter Christin Cooper. Here Michael Amity explores how the interview was a misfire for the “entertainment” at all costs approach.

The Prison of Memory: Forgetting to Forgive

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Historian Oliver Lee Bateman unpacks his own complicated memories.

There is no Greatest of All Time

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LeBron James sparked discussion this offseason about who is the greatest of all time. Yago Colas is here to tell us there is no G.O.A.T., but the fun, as they say, is in the debate.

The Most Racist Thing That Ever Happened

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Jackie Summers has identified the most troubling thing about racism these days: no one ever admits to being racist.

Derrick Rose: What We Talk About When We Talk About Playing Hurt

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Bulls’ fans wanted Derrick Rose to return for the playoffs. James Haberl argues that the decision was rightly Rose’s, not the fans’.

A History of the Slam Dunk Contest

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Jim Jividen examines the golden age of NBA dunking, assessing every Slam Dunk competition from 1976 to 1994.

The Benefits of Arrogance

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Arrogance should not be encouraged, right?