The End of Contact Sports

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Can we find a compromise that will protect young and adult athletes from themselves, yet keep our treasured competitions exhilarating?

The Russell Wilson Problem

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Travis Timmons wanted to quit football. As a fan he didn’t want to be complicit in the head injuries so many players suffer. But then along came Russell Wilson.

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’.

Real Men Don’t Watch Sports

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Is our sports culture hurting men?

My Life as a Male Figure Skater

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In the Eighties, Kenny Bodanis endured homophobic jeers for his love—of the challenge, camaraderie, and spotlight—of life as a male figure skater.

Helping Guys Understand Relationships without Watching “Chick Flicks”: Advice for Parents

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Parents can help prepare boys for all kinds of relationships by examining those in the sports world.