It’s been a busy week in Sports at The Good Men Project. Perhaps our best week of coverage ever. So, in case you missed it, we wanted to share with you the outstanding work of some of our writers.
Liam Day was only six when the Yankees beat his Red Sox in the famous 1978 playoff game. He still remembers his mother’s scream when Bucky Dent’s home run sailed over the Green Monster. Read about it in Bucky F#$&*ing Dent.
Speaking of childhoods, Josh Magill explored their relationship to sports writing in The Memory of Sport.
Neil Cohen dissected ESPN’s disastrous PR decision to pull out of the production of the Frontline documentary, “League of Denial,” the first half of which aired this week on PBS. Network of Denial.
Chelsea Cristene offered proposals for the NFL to help address the issue of domestic violence. The NFL and Domestic Violence.
Max White wonders whether our modern athletic idols have truly fallen when compared to our heroes past. Or whether it’s more likely that, in our 24-7 news culture, we just know more about them than we used to. Today’s Athlete and the 24-7 Sports Media Cycle.
Ryan Bradley told us who he feels sorry for in Week 5 of his NFL Diary.
And Sherdog gave us the feel good news that Henry Cejudo will donate a portion of his LFC 24 fight purse to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.