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Stop Cheating College Athletes Out of a Paycheck

Steve Siebold | Posted 09.03.2015 | Sports
Steve Siebold

Tonight is the official kickoff of the college football season and the best teams in the NCAA will battle it out over the next few months. But off the field, a very different kind of battle is still taking place: the question of whether or not college athletes should be paid.

Why Kids Shouldn't Specialize In One Sport

Jennifer Breheny Wallace | Posted 08.18.2015 | Parents
Jennifer Breheny Wallace

Even parents who aren't looking to create the next Tiger Woods feel like they have no choice but to reluctantly buy into the trend. But does early specialization build a better athlete? Growing research suggests it doesn't.

Why Doesn't Women's Soccer Get Equal Play? Just Ask Siri!

Legal Momentum | Posted 07.01.2015 | Sports
Legal Momentum

By not adequately promoting, supporting, or even acknowledging women's soccer, FIFA, national soccer federations, and other corporations institutionalize the marginalization of women's sports and female athletes. It's high time for this blatant gender discrimination to end.

Curtis Granderson Would Be a Fit With the Ailing San Francisco Giants

Ben Berkon | Posted 06.24.2015 | Sports
Ben Berkon

The San Francisco Giants received some unfortunate news today, as left fielder Nori Aoki will be out indefinitely with a fractured right fibula.

What's Really Wrong With Tiger Woods?

Steve Siebold | Posted 06.23.2015 | Sports
Steve Siebold

Another major championship has come and gone, and it was another major disappointment for Tiger Woods. At the U.S. Open held at Chambers Bay outside of Seattle, Woods ballooned with an opening round 80 followed by a 76 on Friday and was cut from play for the weekend.

Mets Should Consider Swapping Jon Niese for Addison Reed

Ben Berkon | Posted 06.23.2015 | Sports
Ben Berkon

The Arizona Diamondbacks announced the demotion of former-closer Addison Reed yesterday. With a 5.92 ERA and 1.81 strikeouts-to-walks ratio over 24.1 innings this season, the move was hardly surprising.

Bringing up Conforto Now Will Help Mets Better Evaluate Trade Deadline Needs

Ben Berkon | Posted 06.22.2015 | Sports
Ben Berkon

Needless to say, adding a bat or two at the July 31st trade deadline is a must for the Mets. But the front office could better evaluate the extent of their offensive needs by calling up top prospect Michael Conforto now.

Mets Pass on Aramis Ramirez, but Faith in Wright's Return Is Worrisome

Ben Berkon | Posted 06.12.2015 | Sports
Ben Berkon

The Mets needing offense is an understatement. And with David Wright out indefinitely, the team lacks a third baseman in the worst way.

Why Doesn't Sandy Alderson Realize Jon Niese's Value Is So Low?

Ben Berkon | Posted 06.11.2015 | Sports
Ben Berkon

According to's Ken Rosenthal, the Milwaukee Brewers may have rejected the New York Mets' straight-up offer of Jon Niese for veteran third baseman Aramis Ramirez yesterday evening.

The New York Mets Can Improve From Within, But Refuse to

Ben Berkon | Posted 06.10.2015 | Sports
Ben Berkon

Getting no-hit by San Francisco Giants' rookie Chris Heston last night was another low point to the New York Mets' season.

One Board at a Time: Building Cuba's Skateboard Scene

Carlos M. Gutierrez, Jr. | Posted 06.08.2015 | World
Carlos M. Gutierrez, Jr.

Skateboarding is a global family. Language, cultural, and social barriers are broken down everyday throughout the world thanks to the power of a plywood board and four wheels. Therefore, it is of no surprise that American skateboarders have been a key part of rescuing the Cuban skate scene.

The Wilmer Flores Experiment Shouldn't Be Viewed as a Failure

Ben Berkon | Posted 05.16.2015 | Sports
Ben Berkon

In the minds of most New York Mets' fans, the hunt for Jose Reyes' replacement -- now four seasons after his uncontested free-agent departure -- is still an ongoing journey. Needless to say, current Mets' shortstop Wilmer Flores' performance through May is doing little to inspire fans to move on.

Major League Baseball's Most Talked About Surgery

Michael A. Gleiber, M.D. | Posted 05.13.2015 | Sports
Michael A. Gleiber, M.D.

Tommy John surgery is performed on athletes who have overuse injuries in the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL). The UCL is located on the inner side of the elbow. It helps to keep the elbow joint in place and prevent dislocation.

Real or 'Fake,' Violence Against Women is Never Funny

Katie Ray-Jones | Posted 05.08.2015 | Sports
Katie Ray-Jones

During Game 2 of the playoff series between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Chicago Bulls, the Cavaliers ran an ad depicting a man slamming his girlfriend to the ground when he saw she was wearing a Bulls T-shirt.

10 Things We Sports Fans Learned in 2014

David Macaray | Posted 06.23.2015 | Sports
David Macaray

Lots of things became clear to us sports fans last year. Some were positive and encouraging, others were bittersweet, if not depressing. Here is #1: Jim Harbaugh is no wizard. Good, opportunistic, smart, tough football coach, but no wizard.

If Schools Have a Superintendent, Why Don't Youth Sports?

Fred Engh | Posted 06.15.2015 | Parents
Fred Engh

Whether we want to admit it or not, youth sports are really about education. Our organization says that sports are the outdoor classroom whereby young people are learning a host of life lesson and they are not always good lessons.

The Unscripted Side of Professional Wrestling

Michael A. Gleiber, M.D. | Posted 06.10.2015 | Sports
Michael A. Gleiber, M.D.

Critics of professional wrestling organizations often claim that because wrestling is "choreographed," it is completely fake. However, the injuries pro wrestlers sustain are in fact very real and very dangerous.

5 Reasons Tiger Woods Can Win the 2015 Masters

Steve Siebold | Posted 06.07.2015 | Sports
Steve Siebold

Champions like Tiger Woods are always charting and changing their course to be certain everything is on track. Tiger didn't just come to Augusta because it was the popular thing to do. He wouldn't have showed up if he wasn't ready to win. He came to win and he's prepared to win.

What Truly Matters in Youth Sports? Hint: It's Not the Sport

Bethany & Daniel Henderson | Posted 05.23.2015 | Impact
Bethany & Daniel Henderson

We adults tend to think we have all the answers when it comes to youth sports. We adults can pontificate all we want, but the thing that should matter most in youth sports isn't the sport, it's the youth.

When It Comes to Exercise, It All Starts From the Ground Up!

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 05.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

Spring is on its way so, regardless of what sporting or exercise activity you participate in, if you want to be successful and get the most out of your performance, start from the bottom up. Yes, feet first!

For Love of the Game, Family and Country: Part I of Richard Albero's Quixotic Yankee Walk

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 05.12.2015 | Sports
Robert David Jaffee

The pitchers may be ahead of the hitters, as the adage goes, but Richard Albero, a 65-year-old native of New Jersey, is ahead of all of the players, as he treks on foot from Tampa's George M. Steinbrenner Field to Yankee Stadium in the Bronx.

NFL Super Bowl XLIX In-Stadium Fan Engagement Stats [INFOGRAPHIC]

Vala Afshar | Posted 04.15.2015 | Technology
Vala Afshar

You have to admit, the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XLIX was packed with galvanizing on-field action. As the action heated up, many of the fans in the stadium put away their mobile phones.

This Woman Used GoPros To Show How Crazy Pole Vaulting Really Is

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.12.2015 | Sports

Allison Stokke shows us how it's done.

Stephen Curry Asks For Mo'ne Davis' Autograph, Naturally

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.10.2015 | Sports

The Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry knows a star when he meets one. Watch above as the sharpshooting point guard gets an autograph Monday from...

3 Reasons for Seattle Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll's Final Call of Super Bowl XLIX

Steve Siebold | Posted 04.04.2015 | Sports
Steve Siebold

In Sunday's Super Bowl, Seahawks Head Coach Pete Carroll completely underestimated the New England Patriots. After all, his team just needed to advance the ball only one yard and it seemed that the Vince Lombardi Trophy was coming back to Seattle.