Forget Richard Sherman. This Speed Skater is Your Sportsman of the Weekend

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We Spent This Whole Week Discussing The Sportsmanship of Richard Sherman?! Please. Check Out This Guy!

Why Everyone is So Mad at Richard Sherman

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The outspoken Seahawks cornerback is taking lots of heat for his post-game comments, but the real problem is the way sports fans consume their storylines.

Praising Sportsmanship, Raising Sportsmen

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An inspirational story and a reminder that “Sporting” has two definitions.

Seven Steps Schools Can Take to Close the Gender Gap

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Boys are being shortchanged in schools. How can we fix this?

This Is What Real Sportsmanship Looks Like

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It’s not about whether you win or lose, for some it’s just about getting to play at all.

Failure Is An Option

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Kids need to be able to fail in order to learn how to succeed.

When Sportsmanship Beats Competition

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Winning isn’t everything. Sometimes it isn’t even the right thing.

How Cheap Physical Courage

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Risking injury for money is one kind of brave. Liam Day argues that it’s less brave than refusing to.

Is Football Heroic? Jovan Belcher, Violence, and Masculinity

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Is the masculine power the makes football exhilarating, the same destructive force that killed Jovan Belcher and Kasandra Perkins?

An Open Letter to Yankee Fans

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CJ Kaplan to Yankees supporters: It’s called losing gracefully. Try it.

Condoleezza Rice Helps Break the Boys’ Club at Augusta National

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A former boys’ club makes room for two women, including a former Secretary of State.

You Deserve It

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‘You’re proud of that, aren’t you?’ Mr. Damianakos had caught me admiring my trophy.

Big Shots: When Pros Get Egos

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JP Pelosi, a child of the Magic-Bird years, wonders where all the good sports role models have gone.

Feminism, “Manning Up,” and the Zero-Sum Game

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Man up (mæn əp) v. : 1. to be strong, 2. to achieve your goal despite the obstacles, 3. to work through obstacles without complaining, 4. to grow up and behave maturely.

Why A-holes Trump Good Men

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It’s not so much a case of “nice guys finish last.” They simply get stuck in the middle—and nobody cares about the middle.

10 Moments in Good Sportsmanship

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From Paolo Di Cano to Pat Tillman, who are the best sports?

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