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.
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.
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
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...
The single most important thing we can do to address the urgent ecological challenges we face is change cultural expectations and attitudes about how we relate to the planet. The motivation for sports to engage in greening is simple.
As it was in the 1890s, so it is in the 21st century, The NFL Century, that Thanksgiving remains "a holiday granted by the State and the Nation to see a game of football."
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy. NFL commissioner Pete Rozelle made the tough decision to keep the NFL schedule intact, and on November 24, games were played.
News flash: football is bullying; let's not romanticize the game and pretend that sportsmanship is a vital part of the game. In fact, that is the game -- to be the better bully than the other guy.
In the past decade the consequences of violent sport are being revealed as much more serious than previously thought, or at least previously admitted.
The NFL just agreed to pay out $765 million for injury settlements, medical monitoring, and care for former players who suffered concussions and other brain injuries. While the NCAA may be turning a blind eye, college athletes are starting to take notice.
When Miami Dolphin Jonathan Martin complained he was bullied by teammate Richie Incognito, the public chose sides in a way we have not seen before in recent bullying stories.
Before you start accepting invitations to football viewing parties, there are some etiquette guidelines you may want to verse yourself in to ensure you'll be a good guest.
With three AFC North teams boasting a rather hilarious 4-6 record, the division is kind of wide open, and the Steelers actually have a shot at redeeming what began as a truly horrific season.