Jonah’s ADHD Creates Nirvana

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Jonah not only struggled in baseball, but he had been struggling in school. Did this kid have any shot of winning he game, did it even matter?

Hank Stram: On Greatness

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“You cannot win if you cannot run.” -Hank Stram

I Tick Every Macho Box. How Could I Be Gay?

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A rugby player found himself confronting more than one stereotype in his own mind as he struggles with coming out.

Are Participation Trophies Sending the Wrong Message to Our Children?

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Maybe the answer is to place meaning and emphasis on values rather than a trophy.

Adam Goodes, Dignity And Aboriginal Men: What The Research Says

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Adam Goodes continues to demonstrate through dignity and presence of mind, that he is an empowered Aboriginal man.

Do These Militant Football Tactics Push Boys Into Greatness or Cause Emotional Harm?

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When the “Spartans of the Arena” take the field it’s after punishing days of practice rivaling Hell Week, making Friday Night Lights “look like a cakewalk.”

Casey Stengel: On Greatness

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“Most ball games are lost, not won.” –Casey Stengel ♦◊♦ The Good Men Project’s On Greatness brings you the most inspiring quotes and related imagery from the world of sports. Join us! If you have a favorite sports quote, please send us your submission via email to anyone on the GMP sports team: Mike at [email protected], Kimanzi at […]

Did New Clubs Ruin My Golf Game?

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How one purchase led to the most extended slump of my life. — Just over two years ago, I bought a new set of golf clubs. It was the first set I’d gotten since my freshman year of college, back when pleated khakis were acceptable going-out attire. The clubs were custom-fitted and had what their […]

Reggie Jackson: On Greatness

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“Fans don’t boo nobodies.” –Reggie Jackson ♦◊♦ The Good Men Project’s On Greatness brings you the most inspiring quotes and related imagery from the world of sports. Join us! If you have a favorite sports quote, please send us your submission via email to anyone on the GMP sports team: Mike at [email protected], Kimanzi at [email protected], or Tor […]

Life is a Game of Inches: Lessons From a 5-Year-Old Soccer Player

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The ball’s right in front of you, but the goal is far away. You could kick it as hard and fast as you can, but the chance you’ll hit your target is slim. Tyler Tervooren shows us the importance of patience and carefully crafted skills in life.

If a Vegan Diet can Power a NFL Defensive Lineman, can Plants Power You too?

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How can a 300lb pro football player maintain muscle mass on a plant based diet? David Carter, defenssive lineman in the NFL, shares his top 4 tips for how he stays strong.

Former NFL Star Kendall Simmons’ Silent Struggle

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Kendall Simmons was living his NFL dream when he was diagnosed with a life-threatening disease.

What The Tour de France Can Teach Guys About Success

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The Tour de France offers guys some invaluable life lessons. — I’ve always said that cycling is the most beautiful sport in the world. As a racing cyclist and coach, I witnessed the tactics and strategies of bicycle racing firsthand, and I’d like to share with you some of my favorite lessons.  I expect some […]

What Makes Mick Fanning A “REAL Man” (Hint: It’s NOT A Shark Attack)

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Take notice world, “real men” are human and express actual emotions, including fear.

Ben Hogan: On Greatness

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“Reverse every natural instinct and do the opposite of what you are inclined to do, and you will probably come very close to having a perfect golf swing.” –Ben Hogan ♦◊♦ The Good Men Project’s On Greatness brings you the most inspiring quotes and related imagery from the world of sports. Join us! If you have […]

You’ll Never Miss Any of the Shots that You Don’t Take

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At 56, I had an “Aha” moment: When you don’t try to take the shot, you don’t win – you lose.