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A Brief History of The 2016 Presidential Candidates Playing Sports

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 02.11.2016 | Sports

The 2016 presidential election has become a circus. Between the schoolyard spitting contest that is the GOP primary and the surprisingly contentious ...

How to Guide Student-Athletes on Social Media (Hint: Let Them Learn)

Craig Howe | Posted 02.11.2016 | Technology
Craig Howe

Banning social media usage for student-athletes goes directly against what college stands for -- an opportunity to profoundly influence and educate young people looking to build skills that will serve as a foundation for their working future. 

Putting The 'Play' Back In 'Play Sports'

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.11.2016 | Fifty

A fellow soccer mom and I had an interesting exchange the other morning. Our freshmen sons are both on the same high school team, which has a pretty ...

When Life (and Death) Imitates Art

Phyllis Sudman | Posted 02.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Phyllis Sudman

How can a seemingly healthy student just collapse? What are we doing to examine and protect the health of our students? Are we prepared for the next student who collapses? We really don't know much about our kids' hearts.

Greatness Lessons from the Thurman Munson Awards

Ed Tseng | Posted 02.10.2016 | Sports
Ed Tseng

Last night was the 36th Annual Thurman Munson Awards Dinner in New York City benefiting AHRC NYC. This year's event remembered the late Yankee Capta...

Breaking Down UFC Fight Night 82: Hendricks vs. Thompson

Dan Shapiro | Posted 02.10.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

With heavyweights Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez pulling out of their UFC 196 headlining title fight just last week, the mixed martial arts deck has been shuffled.

Let's Stop Emotion Shaming Cam Newton

Dani Bostick | Posted 02.10.2016 | Sports
Dani Bostick

Humans are capable of experiencing a full range of emotion, and the experience and expression of those emotions varies from individual to individual. If Newton dances when he is happy and sulks when he is sad, it is not a sign of immaturity or arrogance.

The Anti-Think Piece: Super Bowl 50 Brought Out Racist and Bigots On Social Media, Surprised?

Erika Hardison | Posted 02.10.2016 | Black Voices
Erika Hardison

To all the bigots that troll black media spaces to insert their "well actually" and " All Lives Matter" bs, please turn your computer off an go try to change a life for the better good. Try changing a life of someone that doesn't look like you or have the same opportunities as you do.

My Son Didn't Start Today, And I Couldn't Be Prouder

Chris Fore | Posted 02.09.2016 | Parents
Chris Fore

Parents, your kids will be fine if they don't start -- as long as you're fine! For the first time my son didn't start today, and I couldn't have been prouder. He was the only one on the bench standing and cheering for his teammates.

It's More Than Running

Manteo Mitchell | Posted 02.08.2016 | Sports
Manteo Mitchell

I want to start by saying hello. This is my FIRST blog! I am excited to give you all a peek into my life both on and of the track. Here we go.... Af...

A Sports Dad's Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Great Day

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 02.08.2016 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

What you are about to read is based on a true story. And apologies in advance for its length. I had a feeling that the other weekend wasn't going to ...

Undercover Video Raises Questions: Did Seattle Seahawks Chiropractor Have Business Link With Individuals in Al Jazeera Doping Documentary?

Kevin Hirten | Posted 02.08.2016 | Sports
Kevin Hirten

In a recent interview with the New York Times, world-renowned chiropractor Gerry Ramogida claimed that he was shocked by an Al Jazeera investigation into performance enhancing drugs. In the program, several of Ramogida's alleged business partners were exposed, appearing to offer banned drugs to a British athlete. That athlete, Liam Collins, was working undercover for Al Jazeera's Investigative Unit.

A litmus test for Iran on the world stage: sports and air transport

James Dorsey | Posted 02.08.2016 | Sports
James Dorsey

Sports and air transport are likely to serve as indicators of whether Iran has the flexibility to become a major node in an increasingly globalized world. At the core of Iranian efforts to become a global sports and airline hub will be its willingness to relax strict gender segregation, dress codes and its ban on alcohol.

Carolina for the Equality Win

Ashland Johnson | Posted 02.05.2016 | Queer Voices
Ashland Johnson

You can tell a lot about a team by how hard they work on on the field and how well they treat their fans. The Carolina Panthers are winning in both categories.

How the Insanity of Baseball Stats Cured My Writer's Block... Sort Of

Denice Duff | Posted 02.05.2016 | Sports
Denice Duff

One afternoon, I was walking through the living room holding my lap top and a stack of used yellow lined writing pads. I heard the announcer lauding the praises of David Ortiz -- of the Boston Red Sox. I paused and looked at the TV.

Who Wins Super Bowl 50?

Jim Fannin | Posted 02.05.2016 | Sports
Jim Fannin

On Sunday, February 7th the heart of the champion will beat the strongest. The Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers reached Super Bowl 50 bec...

It's All About Timing: From Ivy League Student to Professional Soccer Player to Budding Entrepreneur

Steve Mariotti | Posted 02.05.2016 | Business
Steve Mariotti

It takes several key skills and commitments to succeed as an entrepreneur. You need to work hard, you need to trust your gut, you need to be ready to see the writing on the wall and adapt to it. But sometimes it is about being at the right place at the right time.

WATCH: Never Give Up... Anyone Can Be A Winner

HooplaHa | Posted 02.04.2016 | Good News

Whether you win or lose, it's about playing the game. Football, skiing or dance, any sport teaches us to never give up. Give it everything you have. Do your best and that will always be good enough. Same goes for life, no matter what comes your way, NEVER GIVE UP!

The Most Dangerous Ski Runs in the World

The Active Times | Posted 02.03.2016 | Travel
The Active Times

Although terrifying, every true skier needs to try at least one of these ski runs before they die. What better way to test your skills then sliding do...

When Will PE Become Physical Education?

Fred Engh | Posted 02.02.2016 | Education
Fred Engh

Biological factors, inadequate access to healthy foods, a decline in physical activity in schools and the unregulated marketing of fattening foods are among the drivers of a worsening epidemic that requires a coordinated global response, the report said.

Mired in problems: Egypt's president reaches out to ultras

James Dorsey | Posted 02.02.2016 | Sports
James Dorsey

Best known for his brutal repression of critics, Egyptian-general-turned-president Abdel Fattah al Sisi has invited protesting militant anti-government soccer fans to investigate a 2012 politically loaded soccer brawl in which 72 supporters of storied Cairo club Al Ahli SC died.

NFL Players in Denial on Brain Trauma; Parents Can't Afford to Be

Ken Reed | Posted 02.02.2016 | Sports
Ken Reed

An adult choosing to play football in the NFL for a nice salary is a completely different situation than adults allowing children with developing brains to play.

Look Within: Find the Silver Lining

Leigh Weinraub | Posted 02.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weinraub

If you're ever gonna find a silver lining It's gotta be a cloudy day If you wanna fill your bottle up with lightening You're gonna have to stand in...

Subtle Policy Changes Could Reinforce Qatari Focus On Sports

James Dorsey | Posted 01.29.2016 | Sports
James Dorsey

They argue that Sheikh Tamim, who took office after his father, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, stepped down in 2013, has begun with the reshuffle to move the old guard aside and pave the road for change.

Tennis, Anyone?

Susie Wolbe | Posted 01.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Susie Wolbe

How many people spent a part of the holiday break training for their next athletic encounter? If you answered in the affirmative, then you are eithe...