Born in Wisconsin, and graduate of Marquette University's master's program in political science and international relations, you could say I had Green Bay in my DNA. And when Favre was traded to the Packers, it breathed life into a program that had only a single playoff win since I was born.
In addition to being a member of the founding family of the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs and operators of the MLS's FC Dallas, his education and devotion to his Catholic religion guide his vast philanthropic activities. Two of his passions in life are classical music and promoting healthy family relationships in the community.
I am frustrated that our nation has not yet made the commitment to fund Alzheimer's disease research properly, and frustration is a difficult emotion to deal with at times.
Most kids spend their summers playing video games and bugging their parents to keep them entertained, but eight-year-old Aidan Gilbert is making a philanthropic impact by competing with his dad in Portfolios with Purpose.
Donovan Carter is one of the stars on HBO's new hit series Ballers, a comedy that chronicles the off-field struggles of professional football players. Carter's path to Hollywood, however, was different from many of his costars.
Football chose him until he chose art. Football was a dream realized, art a dream deferred.
I get that Brady could not speak about Deflategate, but there were plenty of substantive topics that could have been raised post the Wells Report.
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.
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.
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.