It is my hope that the next generation of athletes will not support a culture of ignorance and discrimination and that gay athletes will feel comfortable being open about their sexuality.
What do Lance Armstrong, Peyton Manning, Adrian Peterson, Tiger Woods, Michael Phelps and Bartolo Colon have in common? They've all allegedly had their blood composition modified, in ways legal or not.
While the NFL is cracking down on head injuries and the MLB continues to investigate performance-enhancing drugs, many are overlooking one of the biggest health issues in all of sports: the ACL tear.
College football players are amateurs, right? Amateurs are usually broke, right? So how can training former collegiate players for the world's most over-hyped job interview become a burgeoning industry?
Brandon O'Brien isn't your average NFL Draft hopeful. The 6'1", 218 lb wide receiver served two tours of duty in Iraq before deciding to dedicate his post-Marine Corps life to getting a shot at playing professional football.
As we look back on the event for glorifying this most "manly" of sports in America -- the Super Bowl -- it's time to step back and take a look at what our national football obsession could be doing to our collective psyche.
My boss, W. Kamau Bell and the folks at Totally Biased let me put together a response to the less gay-friendly members of the San Francisco 49ers.
After a tough loss in the playoffs, many fans expected the Texans players to go into hibernation for a few days. And yet, upon J.J. Watt's return to Houston, he chose to stop by a school for a surprise visit.
January is always an exciting time for the NFL with the playoffs taking place culminating with the Super Bowl. This year, however, the excitement was tempered as the issue of brain trauma created headlines twice during the month.
No press is bad press when it comes to creating awareness and action around a disease as devastating as ALS. After the conclusion of the AFC champions...
I imagined I was the only one who came away from Beyonce's performance at the Super Bowl with a vague feeling of... disappointment. I kept thinking th...
When the Superdome went dark for over half an hour, and the Baltimore Ravens had a 22-point lead over the San Francisco 49ers, there were many theories flying through the social media landscape as to what caused it.
I can't get enough of the quarterback's soaring arc of a pass. But the price paid by brain-injured boys and teens, and by grown men reduced to the possibility of shuffling around with early-onset Alzheimer's, is a pretty bill to pay for couch-potato thrills.
Among the gladiators hurling themselves across the field and at each other with a ferocity that will shorten expected lifespans -- there will be a pla...
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The Super Bowl is the most anticipated and covered sport and media event in the world. While some games live up to the hype, many don't. Through the mediocrity and glory alike, though, high-ticket prices have been a constant.