We often talk about concussions, CTE and the NFL’s retired players, but you need look no further than Panther’s QB Cam Newton to see what this game does to its players.
A quick review of the good, the bad, and the ugly. What we learned and what we were wowed by in Week 1 of the NFL.
Dove Men+Care teams up with ESPN Anchor Kevin Negandhi to celebrate and honor “everyday athletes” like Chris Paul, Sean Williams, and Alvin Suarez
Former Cowboy, Ryan Russell, comes out as bisexual, is this “The Year of the Black Quarterback,’ and a tale of two epic walk-offs.
Michael Kasdan gathers a Top Ten video playlist of classic sports rants from the NBA, MLB, NFL, and college sports.
“It was one of those moments that reminded me of our humaneness, our frailties and our similarities.”
Andrew Lucks’ announcement adds more fuel to the debate about the mental impact of collision sports on the players.
The best part of ‘Players Weekend’ isn’t the nicknames or the colorful bats or cleats (or those black and white uniforms!). It’s Big Leaguers whose heroes are Little Leaguers.
Wai Sallas and Michael Kasdan bring you the first of two episodes dedicated to fantasy football. Kasdan and Sallas tackle the risky RB trio of Ezekiel Elliott, Melvin Gordon and Todd Gurley. Who’s playing, who’s holding out, and how much has Le’Veon Bell’s situation last year affected this year’s draft strategy? We also look at…
Examining the masculinity of sport—and the meaning of the ‘killer instinct’—through the chilling words of NFL players, past and present.
“Dear Mister Davis: I’m Henry Frasca, a 9-year old kid and die-hard Red Sox fan. There are two things I want you to know.”
Wai Sallas and Michael Kasdan break down the Antonio Brown saga, while also reflecting on the absurd with regard to “diva” Wide Receivers of NFL season’s past. And Lisa ‘Left-Eye’ Lopez! In baseball, we chat about the Yankees “savage” domination of the Baltimore Orioles, and the Yankees and Dodgers winning ways. There was also big…
‘Start the conversation. No more hiding. No more silence. Speak up. Reach out. Tell people you love them. Make the community and the world a better place. Mental health is no fun but it is necessary to talk about. Don’t be like me. Don’t wait. Be brave.’
Mike Kasdan has some fun with this quirky but compelling story-telling format.
“The Heart of Sports” is a weekly column that curates the stories, pictures and moments that provide a window into the beating heart of sports: The speeches to teammates and fans that are larger even than the game itself. The moments that sports is used as a platform and pathway to conversations that are bigger…
Sr. Sports Editor, Mike Kasdan, speaks with ESPN Baseball Writer and polymath, Keith Law, in a wide-ranging conversation about the state of the game of baseball in 2019 and a host of other topics.