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A Perfect Book for the Holiday Season

Ken Reed | Posted 12.13.2016 | Sports
Ken Reed

We're entering the heart of the holiday season. If you're like me, you still have a lot of names on your shopping list. When in doubt, I turn to boo...

Daring To Believe

Beth Whitley | Posted 09.29.2016 | Parents
Beth Whitley

There's been a lot of talk over the past few days about the 'legacy' of these athletes, of the social progress which comes from events like these and of the lessons they teach us all. It would be nice to think that their legacy is global and profound, that it challenges perspectives, shifts attitudes and redresses relationships.

Pro Athletes Today Face a Huge Challenge That Didn't Exist 20 Years Ago

Quora | Posted 09.21.2016 | Sports

What are some challenges for athletes now that didn't exist 20 years ago? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compellin...

The Ultimate Battle in SportsWorld: Ego vs. Soul

Ken Reed | Posted 08.26.2016 | Sports
Ken Reed

Vince Lombardi was quoted as saying, "Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." That's it. If you don't win, the whole endeavor is a waste o...

Olympics Out Of Reach For Half-Million Girls Sitting On Sidelines

Kim Turner | Posted 08.25.2016 | Sports
Kim Turner

As the school year begins, and in celebration of this Women's Equality Day on Aug. 26, we can work here at home to reduce the pervasive sexism and inequity that females face.

The Sanctuary of Sport: A Testimony of Olympism in Action

Louis Bolling | Posted 08.05.2016 | Religion
Louis Bolling

Sport has always been a part of Jamal Khalil Atkins' life. The second son of Albert William Atkins and Jeannette Sykes Atkins, Jamal's parents incorporated a philosophy of life that exalted and combined a high respect of body, will and mind.

Lack of Female Injury Coverage -- The Achilles Heel of the Olympic Games

Society for Women's Health Research | Posted 08.03.2016 | Sports
Society for Women's Health Research

By Natalia Gurevich, SWHR Communications Intern Women have come a long way in the world of professional athletics. But the rise in professional and a...

The Solution To Doping Is To Extend The Blame Beyond Athletes

Silvia Camporesi | Posted 07.25.2016 | Sports
Silvia Camporesi

Despite continued efforts, the practice of doping persists and seems to be so entrenched in professional sports that no doping sanctions, however harsh, will be able to eradicate it.

My Olympic Journey: Off To Camp I Go, At The Olympic Training Center!

Lauren Gibbs | Posted 07.12.2016 | Black Voices
Lauren Gibbs

The conversation went a little like this "So I tried out for the USA Bobsled team, don't worry I won't make the team but I am going to a bobsled camp ...

Help Your Child And Teen Learn To Win And Lose Well -- The Ins And Outs Of Sportsmanship

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 07.05.2016 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

In today's culture where everyone sometimes gets a trophy for trying their best which has the positive effect of praising effort and hard work, it's s...

Coaches -- At All Levels -- Must Do More To Prevent Campus Rapes

Ken Reed | Posted 06.24.2016 | Sports
Ken Reed

The sexual assault case involving Stanford swimmer Brock Turner, along with the light six-month sentence he received, has brought the problem of sexual assault on college campuses -- especially those involving college athletes -- back into the national spotlight.

Groundbreaking Program Encourages College And Professional Sports Leaders to be LGBT Inclusive

Eric Lueshen | Posted 06.22.2016 | Queer Voices
Eric Lueshen

"The athletic community is ready for a cultural shift as many of us know or love someone who identifies as LGBT."

Why Banning Kenya From Rio Presents an Olympian Dilemma

The Conversation Africa | Posted 05.30.2016 | World
The Conversation Africa

If Kenya were to be banned from Rio 2016, the overall inclusiveness of the Olympics and the global equality of sporting opportunities would be seriously questioned.


Chris Fore | Posted 05.18.2017 | Parents
Chris Fore

Parenting in 2016 is difficult. Coaching in 2016 is difficult. Being a kid in 2016 is difficult. Making matters worse is an online environment in w...

15 Golf Lessons That Will Change Your Life

Nicola Albini | Posted 04.27.2017 | Healthy Living
Nicola Albini

After I made the decision to pursue a hobby that had always scared me, I experienced a huge life shift. I went on to be a success coach for clients that include professional athletes. My time with them has reminded me so much of the life lessons I've taken off the green with me.

A Prescription for Gender Equity in Park Use

Kim Turner | Posted 04.23.2017 | Impact
Kim Turner

Sunday, April 24th is ParkRx Day encouraging regular "doses" of parks, trails, and open spaces to improve individual and community health. Strengtheni...

A History of Kate Middleton Playing Sports in Heels

The Cut | Posted 04.21.2017 | Style
The Cut

(Photo: David Bebber/AFP/Getty Images) By Catie L'Heureux For a princess (or any average human), Kate Middleton has played a lot of sports in heels...

In Praise of Division III Athletics

L. Jay Lemons | Posted 04.08.2017 | Sports
L. Jay Lemons

Division III, the largest grouping in the NCAA's membership, aspires to be the purist form of intercollegiate athletic competition. As there are no athletic scholarships, all athletes compete for the love of sport.

Dear Abby

Natasha Walizer | Posted 04.06.2017 | Sports
Natasha Walizer

Prove them wrong Abby. Show the world how you will not run and hide. Show the world how each and every one of us can learn from our mistakes, our challenges, our "failures." Show the world how much more you can do for them.

Justin Trudeau Shows Off His Amazing Balancing Skills In Viral Photo

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 03.31.2016 | World

Beyond his political prowess, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has made international headlines for his hair, his sex appeal, his selfies, and n...

New Rochelle, NY Schools Give Students Notable Choices in Athletics

Brian G. Osborne, Ed.D. | Posted 03.30.2017 | Education
Brian G. Osborne, Ed.D.

We are proud to create as many avenues as possible for our students to learn, grow and succeed. Focus in this area demonstrates the strong commitment our Board of Education, administration, faculty, staff, and coaches have to our core belief in educating the whole child.

4 Reasons Why Your Kids Should Play Sports

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 03.08.2017 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

Regardless of the sports your children play, your family will experience many of the same benefits of family time whether helping them improve their sports skills in the backyard or at the local park, or traveling to practice and competitions.

How I Got There: Carlo Capalbo

Lan Anh Vu | Posted 02.16.2017 | Impact
Lan Anh Vu

Carlo Capalbo is the founder of the Prague International Marathon and the president of the organizing committee of the RunCzech Running League. In 1994, Capalbo founded the Prague International Marathon

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

Chris Fore | Posted 02.09.2017 | 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.

Learning to Win

Aaron Weinbaum | Posted 02.04.2017 | Parents
Aaron Weinbaum

People think athletes are just about sports and ability. No way. An "athlete" in my opinion is somebody that stands out, no matter what it is they choose to do. I always tell kids the same thing -- it does not matter whether you are good at certain things or not.