The Adam LaRoche situation, even with its controversy, validates how far we’ve come in recognizing the importance of involved fatherhood. — Baseball and fatherhood are my two favorite topics, so when the curious case of Adam LaRoche and his fatherhood-related exit from the Chicago White Sox broke last week, some asked me for my thoughts. After…
How did your coach influence your life?
Is playing sports your child’s dream or yours?
Rich Monetti doesn’t get all of the Red Sox hate – and here’s why.
During hard financial times Keola wonders if his children are losing their childhood.
A corporate trainer and college baseball official offers leadership lessons through the eyes of an umpire.
Celebrating the career of Ken Griffey Jr. is a celebration of joy. It’s celebrating greatness at its purest form, untainted by the shady steroid era. It was watching a kid play a sport like a man but enjoy it like…a kid.
Dennis Mahagin offers a snapshot of a jaded ballplayer.
100 years after Joe Jackson and the White Sox plotted the 1919 World Series, his ban was lifted and he earned a plaque. Rich Monetti asks what’s wrong with this picture.
Believe it or not, there IS a secret to life. And it involves balls.
This poem from Joshua Martin is a work of rare power and honesty.
Rooting for, and not against, sets an example of sportsmanship
Can America’s favorite pastime improve workplace performance? L. Georgi DiStefano and Bill Eddy tell us how.
Movies reflect the changing roles of men in the 21st century. Here is what our community says about a classic one. — This post is the second in our new series on “Movies and Manhood.” The series gives our regular writers a voice to share how specific movies have impacted their thinking about men. Our…
View image | gettyimages.com After a back-and-forth opener of The Series, Game 2 was more of a one-sided affair. ____ With KC playing host again for Game 2, the Royals’ bats kept the home team fans on their feet. With ten total hits — compared to the Mets, who only had two hits from Lucas…
View image | gettyimages.com Game 1 of the World Series had it all: Drama, intrigue, excitement… even a power outage! __ Home Runs, both inside-the-park and over the wall, followed by errors, 22 total Strike Outs recorded, some bottom of the 9th heroics and a 5-hour game made for an “instant classic.” Here’s a recap…