We knew we had a long road ahead of us, both with his recovery timeline and being able to pay the mounting medical bills which continued to pile up. One day, Bob had remembered seeing a 'Shark Tank' episode that featured a crowd gifting website called Plumfund.
I feel like "bandwagon fans" get made fun of a lot in sports, but personally I'm okay with being one. I know that I don't know a lot about sports - but I do know the positive power they can have, and to me that's the most important thing there is to know.
By Nancy Chuda founder and Editor-In-Chief LuxEcoLiving and co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World American Olympian Charlotte Bredahl had to euth...
When you grow up gay in this part of America, where LGBT people are essentially invisible, just one hero can change your life.
He's the American skier who rescued a bunch of stray puppies from Sochi in Russia (where he also won an Olympic silver medal) and brought them to America for a better life, and now he's the out and proud "gay" skier.
Former figure skater Tenley Albright was one of the ten women inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame in Seneca Falls, New York on October 3, 2015. Her story is pretty amazing.
"I'm going to play in the NBA. When I'm not playing I'm going to go on tour with my band and also be a vet," said my 10-year-old son.
In our age of Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, "discipline" takes a backseat to celebrity. Greatness, it seems, is whatever gets you re-Tweeted or Liked; whatever racks up the most clicks or followers.
Though he has become one of music's most enduring talents, Mathis was also a superlative athlete in his high school and college years.
Do I need the Wheaties box to feel fulfilled? Absolutely not! To simply be here, living my life as my true self is rewarding enough. However, I feel like I owe this box to my friends, family, and fans that have been cheering me on for decades.
The widespread exploitation of our natural resources coincides and is closely tied to the distress of our planet writhing under massive droughts, wildfires, glacial melting, animal die-offs and human displacement. Our general response seems to be one big shrug.
My gold medal is my most-prized possession -- I'm so proud of it. However, I never wanted my kids to feel like they had to have a gold medal in order to be considered a success... so I haven't displayed my medal. Here's where it currently lives...
We heard his voice say "Share the love" to everyone he met. While his brave fight here is over, his voice is not silent. He speaks through all who heard him and loved him.
Will Nick Symmonds join Curt Flood, John Mackey, Ed O'Bannon, Spencer Haywood and others as seminal figures standing up for the rights of fellow athletes? Symmonds' recent actions are likely to have substantial ramifications for Olympic athletes in our country.
I was recently asked for my opinion as a scientist about whether the official Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic song, which was included in the bid for hosting the games, borrowed ideas from Elsa's (Idina Menzel) "Let It Go", part of Disney's Frozen soundtrack.
The most significant way that the Olympics evolved was the gradual expansion of the women's program to match that of the men's. It has been a decades-long process, but it has been important progress toward reaching much-needed gender equality in athletics.