What causes denial and why do we choose not to face reality?
At the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials, Ryan Lochte beat Michael Phelps in the 400-meter individual relay. Both are heading to the London Olympics for a rematch.
Reilly's implication that we want prisoners to continue to mete out street justice while locked up sends a mixed message of the worst kind. Let's not set these men up for failure by implying that violence is acceptable, expected, and that they're good for nothing else.
It's not fair to put Jerry Sandusky and Bristol Palin in the same sentence. But they have linked themselves with their favorite quote, which is weird.
So you train your whole life to make the Olympic team and it might come down to a coin flip? That's the deal after Allyson Felix and Jeneba Tarmoh finished in a dead heat for third place in the 100 meters at the U.S. Olympic track and field trials.
As the trial wound down to its inevitable conclusion, Jerry Sandusky's attorney Joe Amendola topped all his prior gaffes and professional missteps with his comments about the inevitability of a guilty verdict.
We need to teach our kids that bad people come in all shapes and sizes.
One part of the Jerry Sandusky story that did not get much attention is the social media and crisis communications aspect. How would you handle social media within an organization faced with a major crisis like this?
The conviction of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky on 45 counts of sexual abuse of children has, once again, put child sex abuse on the front page.
Jerry Sandusky will spend the rest of his days behind bars. It has ended as it should. However, we act as if this is a unique situation. Yes, he's that big a criminal and justice has been served. But when will we tackle the pervasive epidemic of childhood sexual abuse?
So how do we move forward now, after hearing about the nightmares these men say they lived as little boys, stories of screams that went unanswered, abuse that went unnoticed?
Where my professor found enslavement in his religion, I found liberation in mine. When I chose to accept my sexual orientation, I chose to reject the hypocrisy and judgments of people like him.
I'm glad LeBron James got his ring. Now can we just go on with our lives and invest in something meaningful like job creation?
The New York Times reports horses have been illegally doped up with stuff from frogs. They're going after Lance Armstrong again. A pitcher had pine tar in his glove. And that's just this week. Does everybody cheat?
What are we willing to do to protect those who are innocent and vulnerable? What are we willing to do to expose practices that disregard the dignity of others?
Think to yourself: What's your deepest, darkest secret? Now, can you imagine how difficult it would be to repeatedly tell strangers about it? Detectives, mental health workers, prosecutors and then, ultimately, jurors at a trial.