We want to hear more positive football stories because they restore our faith in humanity (and maybe in the NFL). However, these particular stories also reveal a very serious problem. How is our medical system missing these potentially-fatal heart conditions in our young athletes?
The world's tallest Deadhead is now a big advocate for solar energy. Bill Walton - NCAA/NBA basketball champion and Hall-of-Famer, iconoclastic broa...
June 21, 2015 is the first United Nations International Day of Yoga. To celebrate this historic occasion, I traveled to Rishikesh, India, in early March to the International Yoga Festival to interview swamis and yoginis on the banks of the Ganges River.
It's going to be a historic battle for the presidency, just as it is every year for the Lombardi Trophy. I've Power Ranked the declared and undeclared candidates and given them a spirit NFL team.
Athletes are usually well liked and serve as role models for many people. For not just sport fans but for all concerned by sexual assault, an athlete's silence can be detrimental to positive change.
The ills of the NFL simply shine a spotlight on some of the ills of society. And now we're trying to blow the whistle. We want to have a say in who must take their ball and go home and who gets to stay. But it doesn't work that way.
Amidst all the sponsorship deals and the vast sums of money, it's easy to forget that FIFA is actually one of the oldest and biggest NGOs in the world.
No one can predict with any degree of certainty the physical attributes of an athlete. Lineage can provide a glimpse of certain characteristics like height and body structure, of course. But there are more important factors to focus on in the development of a young athlete.
But the fact remains that the ancient game of golf has something important it can teach the men and women of modern sports. Let's hope more of them start learning the lesson.
Players want to have a life when they leave the game. They don't want their brains to be turned to mush. Seeing what has happened, it's easy to understand these players' points of view.
The potential that Nike may not face charges connected with the recent FIFA scandal would be all too consistent with the trend of corporations getting away with criminal activity, with hugely detrimental effects for the protection of human rights.
For most of its' long history the NFL has been plagued by contentious rookie negotiations leading to new players missing part or all of training camp. The early days in training camp are where most rookies get precious developmental time.
I love you. But I have to ask you to do me a solid and make sure you don't ever come visit my high school. You see, Steph, if you come to my school you will be your usual inspiring, humble self and you will say all the right things. But the reason I don't want you to come has to do with what you won't say.
There have long been rumors circulating that corruption was behind the award of both bids. And without question, given the magnitude of what the FIFA World Cup has become, billions of dollars are at stake.
Embrace your scars. When you have something to offer you'll be sought. The person who wants something least holds the stronger position. Living the dream is never giving in to adversity -- hold ground, then bounce back.
As I mentioned previously it seems as if there are always some bizarre or hilarious developments in the world of sport while I am out of touch. A few days ago I reported on my experiences watching hockey in Russia. Now I want to revisit what many of you will consider old news.