Top Ten Sports Rants for the Ages: Instant Classics of a Different Sort

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Michael Kasdan gathers a Top Ten video playlist of classic sports rants from the NBA, MLB, NFL, and college sports.

Free Throws Are Like Hugs (Just Not for This Daughter)

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Jonathan Shipley and his father connected through their love of sports, but his daughter has very different interests.

Joe Biden and Ryan Braun: Performance-Enhanced Alpha Males

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There are genuine issues of goodness or badness to worry about in the world, but they do not involve Ryan Braun and other PED users.

Ray Lewis: On Greatness

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Former Ravens Linebacker, Ray Lewis, on building Greatness every day from the ground up.

Aimee Mullins: On Greatness

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Double-amputee track star Aimee Mullins, on overcoming adversity.

Falling for Your First Love, Every Season

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Justin Zackal’s first love, the Pittsburgh Steelers, taught him all about loyalty, disappointment, and other matters of the heart.

The Best and Worst Reactions to Michael Sam’s Coming Out

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Tweet — This post originally appeared at ThinkProgress By Travis Waldron Michael Sam, the University of Missouri defensive end who is projected to be taken on the second day of this year’s NFL Draft, came out as gay in an interview with ESPN and the New York Times on Sunday, a decision that could make […]

Heroic Forgiveness: Learning to Reconcile a Lost Relationship With My Dad

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When it’s hard to remember the good times with your father, it’s hard to move on.

Why Michael Sam Playing in the NFL Is a Very Big Deal

Why Michael Sam Playing in the NFL Is a Very Big Deal

Doyin Richards calls out the flawed arguments people are using against the first-ever openly gay man to have a chance to play in the NFL

Arthur Ashe: On Greatness

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Legendary tennis great, Arthur Ashe, on the joy of pushing yourself to the limits.

Pickup Basketball, Buddy Movies, and Remembering Philip Seymour Hoffman

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Michael Kasdan remembers Phillip Seymour Hoffman for that brilliant pickup basketball scene from Along Came Polly

On Greatness: Collecting The Inspirational Stuff of Sports

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With our new feature, On Greatness, we will be looking to capture the inspirational heart of sports by bringing you the powerful quotes and imagery from the world of Sports. Join us! If you have a favorite sports quote, please send us your submission.

The Crash Reel: BitTorrent Bundle Goes Behind the Scenes of the Snowboarding Doc

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New documentary bundle features never-before-seen footage from the film by Oscar-nominated director Lucy Walker.

“And just because a person doesn’t exercise self-control doesn’t mean you should be treated less than a human being.”

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This comment by Mfundisi Kitchen on the post Richard Sherman, Thugs, and Black Humanity

Why It’s Ok If Your Son Doesn’t Want to Play Sports

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Sports are great, but we shouldn’t pressure boys to play just to prove their masculinity.

Winners or Losers–Which Team Would You Cheer For?

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We’ll call the first team The Noble Efforts, but I can’t tell you the name of the second team, because it is a derogatory term for an oppressed group of people.