The Growing Impact of Concussions: When Does Risk Outweigh Reward?


Concussions impact lives well beyond the person with the injury; the risk is in changing the lives of loved ones.

On Aaron Hernandez: Athletes Are Just Better Men. Stop Holding Them Accountable (SATIRE!).


Shawn Henfling believes star athletes are simply better men than the rest of us and should be treated as such.

Beyond The Lens: A Photo Tribute To Troy Polamalu, Joyful Dad

NFL: Pittsburgh Steelers-Training Camp

Professional photographer, Vincent Pugliese, shares his love of sports, one picture and one memory at a time.

NFL Quarterback, Eli Manning is … Doing it Right


A hero in the world of football, a hero in the world of philanthropy… Eli Manning is doing it right. — Eli Manning has been involved with numerous and varied charitable endeavours over the years. He volunteered to help with the Hurricane Katrina cleanup and has been a dedicated supporter of the American Red Cross for […]

3 Ways Super Bowl Heroes Develop Mental Toughness, According to The Seahawks Justin Britt


Mental toughness isn’t necessarily something you’re born with — it has to be built.

Not a Good Time for the Male Body

the Hulk

Solitary confinement hints at what the male body experiences on a daily basis.

Beyond The Lens: Pregame in Buffalo


Professional photographer, Vincent Pugliese, shares his love of sports, one picture and one memory at a time.

When Should We Award Second Chances?


With the recent signings of Ray McDonald and Greg Hardy, the NFL has proven once again that it is tone deaf to domestic violence.

Do You Even Sports Bro?


Shawn Henfling shares his waning interest in all things sports.

John Urschel: Pro Football Player And Pretty Smart Guy

John Urschel

Shawn Henfling introduces us to John Urschel: Math Genius, Chess Player, Professional Athlete

Is the NFL a Dying Sport?


Has the most popular contact sport in the United States run out of steam?

Like Chris Borland, Risk Not Worth Reward For Millions of Youth Players


Brian Patrick Harmon hopes that the bomb dropped by 49ers linebacker Chris Borland by retiring from the NFL at age 24 will have lasting effect not only in the NFL but in youth football.

Dads & Families Podcast Ep 54: Two Delirious Dads


Two sick kids, and a hectic week leave these Dads a bit stretched.

Let’s Talk About Men


How and why do we need to talk about men? Jason Kiesau asked Men & Masculinities expert Dr. Michael Kimmel for his insight.

If NFL Stars Were Superheroes, The World Would Be A Safer Place (Photos)


They’re big, they’re strong and, of course, they have millions of dollars to invest in their powers.

Life Changing Moments

NFL: Combine

Our lives are a series of moments. Some are mundane, while others can affect the path of your life forever. In this week’s Friday Sports Dump, we cast light on some of those moments