Why Nancy Grace is Terrible

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N.C. Harrison examines Nancy Grace’s sensationalistic coverage of a recent tragedy.

A Smashing Lifestyle Overhaul. (Part 3)

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August 4, 2012 was a memorably hot and humid day in New England. — Before embarking on the 90-minute long drive from my house in Connecticut to Easthampton, Massachusetts to watch the Connecticut Death Quads (CTDQ) take on the Pioneer Valley Dirty Dozen (PVRD), I spent the afternoon in my comfortably air-conditioned living room scouring […]

One Mile at a Time: Connor and Cayden Long

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These true champions redefine brotherhood.

Requiem for a Warrior

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“Jim Hellwig died years ago. He died so the Warrior could live.” Dan Friedman looks at the complexities of the man that didn’t just create a wrestling character, but lived the life of one.

A Wrestlemania Without CM Punk

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N.C. Harrison laments the absence of star wrestler CM Punk from this year’s Wrestlemania lineup.

That One Great Play: My Shining Baseball Moment

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Jon Sindell tells how a savvy tip from an old–school baseball man yields fruit two dozen years later.

Proving Your Manhood: “Thank You, Sir. May I Have Another?”

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“Absorbing punishment to prove you’re a man seems like the easy way out,” argues Oliver Lee Bateman.

Detroit Tigers Sign Miguel Cabrera for $292 Million. Meanwhile, Detroit.

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The average teacher in Detroit would have to work 5,840 years to make what baseball player Miguel Cabrera will “earn” in 10.

This 14-Year-Old Boy’s Mission Is To Help Kids Everywhere Play The Game Of Soccer (Video)

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An American teenager wants to change the world with his two passions, soccer and giving.

When Unmanliness Was Manly: The Story of “Playboy” Buddy Rose

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Historian Oliver Lee Bateman reflects on the unorthodox career of pro wrestler “Playboy” Buddy Rose.

Mr. Blake, My First Man of Baseball

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Jon Sindell remembers the man who believed in him as a kid – and a ballplayer.

Vince Lombardi: On Greatness

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Legendary Green Bay Packers coach, Vince Lombardi, on the many facets of mental toughness.

Behind the Mask: The Amazing True Story of Masked Wrestling in the United States

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Historian Oliver Lee Bateman reflects on a time when masked wrestlers ruled the American South.

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.