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Sport and Society for Arete - Sport is the Thing

Richard Crepeau | Posted 06.09.2016 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

At certain times on the calendar the volume and quality of sport on offer to fans and competitors alike overflows the capacity for any single person to absorb. It is an embarrassment of riches and at present we are in the midst of one such bonanza of events. Where to begin?

NASCAR and the Flag

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 07.03.2016 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

NASCAR has urged its avid followers not to bring the Confederate flag to their races: "[W]e are asking our fans and partners to join us in a renewed effort to create an all-inclusive, even more welcoming atmosphere for all who attend our events." It will be interesting to see if the hardcore comply.

WATCH: 'America's Most Patriotic Rock Band' Ruined The National Anthem

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 02.22.2014 | Sports

Madison Rising bills itself as "America's Most Patriotic Rock Band" but it clearly does not believe in originalism when it comes to interpreting the n...

Women and Driving: Innovation, Engineering and the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona

Julia Landauer | Posted 04.01.2014 | Technology
Julia Landauer

We're clearly underway in the movement to get more women working in tech sectors. And in order to get more women into racing engineering, specifically, I see three things that need to happen.

WATCH: It's Amazing Both Drivers Survived This Crash

Posted 01.28.2014 | Sports

The 2014 Rolex 24 at Daytona (also known as the 24 Hours of Daytona) marked the first race of the new TUDOR United SportsCar Championship series, whic...

Fans Injured In Massive Wreck At Daytona

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 02.23.2013 | Sports

Several cars were involved in a terrifying crash during the final lap of a Nationwide race on Saturday. The day before the Daytona 500, Regan Smith wa...

Like Taiji's Cove, Daytona Breaks My Heart -- Again

Leilani Münter | Posted 05.15.2012 | Green
Leilani Münter

My eco-awareness race car was themed after the Academy Award winning documentary The Cove, which exposed the annual slaughter of thousands of dolphins in a small cove in Taiji, Japan.

WATCH: The Roughage-And-Tumble World Of Coleslaw Wrestling

Posted 03.06.2012 | Weird News

For those who like their roughage with a side of smooth moves, one Florida bar's semi-annual coleslaw wrestling competitions aren't hard to stomach at...

Florida Teacher Faces Fines For Helping Kids Register To Vote

Newser.com | David Moye | Posted 12.25.2011 | Weird News

A Florida civics teacher didn’t know about a new state law when she helped students register to vote—and now may have to pay thousands of dollars ...