Aaron W. Voyles examines how the situations with the NFL impact the men he educates.
Ryan Bradley’s a big enough man, a good enough man, to admit what he got right this year, and what he got wrong. He looks back in Week 17 of his NFL Diary.
In Week 14, Ryan Bradley dissects Chip Kelly’s success in his inaugural season as an NFL coach, the Eagles having won 5 in a row and poised to make the playoffs.
Stephen Silver wonders why anyone would try to defend Riley Cooper. He’s not even defending himself.
The “is he or isn’t he?” saga of former NFL All-Pro Kerry Rhodes suggests that keeping silent about one’s sexuality may no longer be an option.
Emily Heist Moss insists that while we can argue for capitalism and free speech, we can’t pretend we don’t know that there are real, ethical, human costs attached to every consumer act we commit.
Drew Magary talks to us about growing up the only sports fan in his family, the price of sportswriting, and the instincts of being a fan.
Libyan rebels take over Tripoli, Plaxico Burress returns to football, and Stephen Colbert’s PAC satirizes PACs.
Whether you forgive Michael Vick or not, his recent Nike endorsement is a sign that he’ll be allowed to leave his past behind.
It’s not so much a case of “nice guys finish last.” They simply get stuck in the middle—and nobody cares about the middle.
Vick will address graduates of a Philadelphia school program that helps kids with behavioral and emotional issues.
Time and experience has helped Danny Baker understand what it takes for a person to recover from depression.
Being an introvert need not relegate you to a life of solitude. A vibrant social life that fits your personality and honors your brain chemistry is well within reach. These are the rules Tyler Tervooren follows, and they keep this sensitive introvert healthy, happy, and well-connected with his friends and community.
Eckerd College’s student body just got a reality check in the form of a very patronizing email from its president.
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Appreciating what we have, going for what we want and enjoying the journey there, is the recipe for a happy life.
In the wake of yet another (and another, and another) police killing of a Black citizen, Aja Barber refuses to take her privileges for granted.
Thomas Fiffer reveals seven truths about life after an abusive relationship that stay mostly in the shadows.
In the middle of heartache and rage, Billy Flood found unexpected hope and enthusiasm in the form of a blond-haired fellow protester.
Brynn Tannehill speaks about some of the roots of anti-transgender violence, and steps we can take to end it.
John McElhenney just trashed his online dating profiles, so he can find his real match in the real world.
Rion Amilcar Scott details recent acts of police brutality and the wounds they leave behind.
David Shectman allows us to see a small, beautiful moment between him and his daughter, and shows us what gratitude is all about.
David Ryan Polgar, on finding the sweet spot of connection this Thanksgiving.
Captain Chelsey Sullenberger is Breaking Barriers: From the United States Air Force to the Miracle on the Hudson to Making our Future Safer.
There are some things worse than death and they can be overcome simply by thinking about… death.
Nick Pavlidis reflects on his marriage and calls out three crucial truths about being married that any newlywed should realize sooner than later.
Joanna Schroeder explains how the selfies parents take today can affect their child’s future (in a good way!).