Out of the Race


When you share your name with a person of greatness, it makes you ponder your own abilities.

Dad Builds Awesome Ice Luge for Possible Future “Olympians”


One dad transforms a brutal winter with record snowfall amounts into an amazing experience for neighborhood kids.

Past Olympic Hopeful Rediscovers Self in Unlikely Way

Siphiwe Baleka, Yale University, swimming, trucker, truck driving

Former Yale swimmer Siphiwe Baleka is transforming truck driver wellness one rest stop at a time, and in the process, he’s finding himself.

Boston’s Games Bid Will Need Public’s Heart to Win IOC’s Nod


Will the city of Boston get the 2024 Summer Olympics?

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


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

Damaged But Unbroken


Wai Sallas draws inspiration to repair our damaged nation from his relationship with the hero of Unbroken, sports star and war hero, Louis Zamperini

Share Your Sports Passion – Join Our Sports Writing Team


We’re growing – if you love sports, we’d love for you to write for us! Share your unique sports “take” with the millions who visit this site every month!

Zamperini and Me


John Espinosa Nelson is not one to name drop unless it happens to be Louis Zamperini, the subject of the award winning biography “Unbroken.”

Weak Sanction for Sprinter Gay Signals Change in Anti-Doping Tactics

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Anti-doping investigators say they would rather trade leniency for information on coaches and other athletes involved in doping.

A Lesson in Figure Skating and Black Men

Adam Dyer Squaw Valley

Adam Dyer knows full well what it’s like to be a black guy obsessed with figure skating.

“If women choose it, boxing is a women’s sport.”

Pugnacious Promotions presents Boxing at the Washington Armory

This comment by Anthony Zarat on the post Should Boxing Be a Women’s Sport?

Working It Out: Telling the Story of Sochi in Canada


Even though I still feel troubled by our engagement with Sochi, I’m glad we didn’t boycott the Games. If we stand even the faintest chance of Working It Out, we need the whole story.

Parenting Olympics


Sure, those Olympians can race 400 Meters, but can they do it while getting pants on a toddler?

A Champion’s Tears: By Any Means Necessary?


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.

Smoke and Mirrors Are An Olympic Tradition


Tony Bucci puts the Sochi Games in context.

“I support the athletes, I do not support what the Olympics have become, and I will not watch the Olympics.”

Sochi 2014

This comment by Hunter on the post I’m Not Watching The Olympics, and Neither Should You