Isaiah Austin, The Man >> Isaiah Austin, The Basketball Player (And That’s Saying Something)

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Good Men Project Sports speaks with former Baylor basketball star, Isaiah Austin, about overcoming adversity, the power of sports as a platform for leadership, and the meaning of true achievement.

The Friday Sports Dump – Welcome to 2015

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It’s 2015, and anything can happen. Will Back to the Future II prove to be an omen of good fortune for the Cubs? Wai Sallas says it’s time to forget the past and look to the future in the Friday Sports Dump.

The Year In Sports: A Look Back at the Biggest Stories of 2014

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From the Sochi Olympics to the NFL’s epicly bad year to the World Cup to athletes speaking out in the wake of police killings, Mike Kasdan reviews all the biggest stories we covered this year at The Good Men Project Sports

From the Front Lines…of Sports: Face to Face with Manute Bol

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Billy Fishkin shares the story of the ignition of his fascination with Manute Bol.

‘I Can’t Breathe, Either': Former NBA Player Speaks Out On Racism, Police Killings Through Prism of Mental Health

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Royce White, on his own anxiety disorder and the links between police killings, institutional racism, and our nation’s failure to address and treat mental illness.

A Letter To Derrick Rose That’s Really About Eric Garner

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Bradford Philen is angry about racism and white privilege; but he doesn’t want to rant. He wants to listen and be smart and recover. He urges athletes like Derrick Rose to keep pushing the dialogue.

From the Frontlines…of Sports: A Childhood Memory of an NBA Game

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Wai Sallas, on his memories of Magic Johnson and Manute Bol

Has Unwillingness To Play Through Injuries Taken The Bloom Off Derrick Rose?

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Chicago Bulls star, Derrick Rose, is back, but for how long? His comments and actions hint at bigger issues. – Chicago Bulls’ point guard Derrick Rose was on the court Monday night for the first time in five games. He played 25 minutes against the Utah Jazz, scoring 18 points and dishing out five assists to […]

Always Bet On . . . Silver?

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Michael Stilley takes a look at Commissioner Silver’s proposal to legalize sports gambling.

Jason Collins, The NBA’s First Openly Gay Player, Announces Retirement and Shares Story In “I’m Out”

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“In the end, the people who genuinely love you will always love you and support you, no matter what. It’s the secret I wish I had known for 33 years.”

New York Knicks: Chasing Ghosts in the Garden or Trying to Find Their Zen Garden?

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David Chmiel examines the current state of the NY Knicks, where Phil Jackson stirs fading memories of the team’s glorious past with a team not built for the future.

The Alpha Male In Sports, A Dying Breed?

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Deep in the heart of the glitz and glamour of Los Angeles, the last of a dying breed fights the winless battle. Does Black Mamba’s last gasp mirror the changing conception of man in our society?

The Challenges Plaguing the San Antonio Spurs This Season

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The San Antonio Spurs are the reigning Champions of the World. But this season, the Spurs face a new challenge…

Blake Griffin Uncut: What It Was Like Playing For a Rich Racist Owner

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NBA superstar Blake Griffin is now writing for The Players Tribune. His topic of choice: Donald Sterling. His view: ‘Some people are so poor all they have is their money.’

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 1 Thing Every Man Wants in a Relationship—but Doesn’t Realize

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Tor Constantino shares the rarely spoken need in every man’s heart.