Researchers have found links between certain genes and a football player's susceptibility to getting a concussion. It's a scientific detective story, of sorts.
Last Thursday, the Detroit Lions did something they hadn't done in the previous nine years of their annual Thanksgiving Day showdown -- they won.
In order to rationally think about the best course of action, one needs to concede that this decision has little to do with this season, and focus on the future.
Sure, you could admit that you aren't into sports. It's fair. Understandable, even. You could also say that you don't like U2, or pizza, or puppies, or that you just couldn't get into "Breaking Bad." But sometimes honesty isn't the best policy.
Perhaps the scandal will lead to a revision of locker room culture and coaching methods so that allowing a diversity of personalities can be more widely shown to achieve the same winning results as worship of the fanatically macho myth.
The way a person manages and expresses feelings can make or break their mental health, as well as the effectiveness of an entire team. Here's what studies have taught us.
Knowing there is a problem is not enough. Rallying around a common goal to produce the desired result is the way to go. While Bayless's passion is clearly evident it's not enough to solve complex problems.
When I read Angela's college application essays this week, my heart broke. She revealed information that I never knew about her and her family even though her mother has worked as my cleaning lady for almost 10 years.
Today, Thanksgiving is all about football, gluttony, and now even sensational shopping rather than a celebration of the goodness and bounty of our land and our people. Much of our lack of respect of Thanksgiving comes down to a societal impudence for our great American institutions.
have had many blessings in my life; the most important being the first. I was born into a wonderful family, and was lucky enough to grow up in a safe, comfortable suburb on the southwest side of Chicago. I have been very fortunate, and I am deeply grateful.
With just one week left on the college football regular season schedule, the BCS bowl picture is nearly set.
Of course, the late, great Lombardi cannot help us. So, I did the next best thing to asking Lombardi himself. I asked Dan Lauria, star of stage and screen and the man who artfully, gracefully, respectfully played Lombardi on Broadway
We're boys now -- middle-aged, hip-hurting, gray-templed boys -- but once we were teenaged men trespassing on an athletic field to play our inaugural Turkey Bowl.
With another Thanksgiving weekend only days away, mothers across the country are once again preparing to latch onto even the tiniest sniffle as proof that you're getting a virulent cold.
To say that the National Football League has a public relations and image problem is like saying Robert DeNiro is a great actor -- an obvious conclusion to draw if you've watched the news lately or have ever seen Goodfellas.
On Thursday, most Americans will come together to enjoy my favorite holiday - Thanksgiving. The greatest tradition associated with Thanksgiving, of co...