If NFL rules continue to reduce the number and ferocity of hits the equity of the football brand will decrease. This will open the door for other sports with bravado, warrior and hero identities to grow.
Get your earplugs, Maria Sharapova will be battling Victoria Azarenka in the Australian Open final. The two women are the top noisemakers in the game.
I've looked at/listened to newly-appointed U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul's recent video presentation to the people of Russia. Based on my Foreign Service experience in Moscow as Cultural Affairs Officer (1998-2001), several aspects of the talk struck me.
The NHL can keep their heads in the sand as long as they like -- who am I to tell them what to do? Meanwhile, their stars, their raison d'etre, are losing their futures, and in some cases, their lives.
The life of a professional athlete is often a "work hard, party hard" existence -- binge drinking is part of the culture, and many turn to alcohol and drugs as a way to cope.
The National Hockey League has seen a 17% rise in NHL.com traffic and a 93% bump in mobile page views for the seas...
Violence is a toy we play with as a culture, a commodity we sell. And the heroes born of violence, created in adolescent enthusiasm, are subject to the same dehumanization process as our designated enemies.
I don't think that I will ever be able to root for any other teams than my own hometown favorites. My heart will always remain in Detroit.
Sadly, I cannot watch sports or any other group activity without seeing the leadership lessons worth applying to the federal workplace.
Now that Justin Verlander has won the Cy Young award, will he also win the American League MVP award? Roger Clemens was the last starting pitcher to pull that off 25 years ago.
You're probably reading the Top 5 today because of Steve Jobs. Incredible how one person affected all our lives. He permeated sports in so many ways from the important to the trivial.
Ladies and gentlemen, your first place undefeated Buffalo Bills. That's right. After knocking off New England they sit atop the AFC East. Who would have thunk it?
During an exhibition game, a fan threw a banana peel on the ice while Philadelphia Flyers' Wayne Simmonds, who is black, was taking his turn in a shootout. Simmonds scored anyway. What's the takeaway from this week's incident?
I sat down with some of the most accomplished professional athletes and fitness gurus to learn about their approach to wellness.
Now that the NBA has joined the NFL in lockout mode, it is time to think about what we are going to do with all our new free time.