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Healthy Competition Not So Healthy In Siblings?

Alisa Schindler | Posted 11.21.2014 | Parents
Alisa Schindler

It's hard to draw the line between healthy competition and unhealthy sibling rivalry. I want my kids to be competitive, just not with each other. Yet, I don't know how to stop it.

Afterthoughts

Ginny Gilder | Posted 11.21.2014 | College
Ginny Gilder

Although I don't feel any less unhappy over the fake classes, manipulated transcripts, and unfair advantage taken of both student athletes and competitors, I am reminded to tread a bit more lightly in my condemnation of the folks who forgot their better selves in going for big wins.

The Inspiration to Act Beyond the Buzzer, How Sports Inspire Change

Jay Scott | Posted 11.21.2014 | Impact
Jay Scott

The real winners in life aren't decided by the final score, who crosses the finish line first (or last), but rather how you choose to deal with the challenges presented to you.

The First 12 Weeks: From Triathlons to Trimesters

Dani Matthews | Posted 11.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Dani Matthews

I hope these "purposeful pregnancy pyramid" insights may be of use to others thinking about starting a family or those who are already pregnant. For others, perhaps this was an interesting read with elements that can be applied to other life transitions.

The Best Defender In Baseball Just Got Traded. See Where He Landed.

John A. Tures | Posted 11.21.2014 | Sports
John A. Tures

As the debate unfolds between the old school system of voting and the new "sabermetric" style votes with WAR (wins above replacement), defensive runs saved, fielding percentage, etc. there's likely to be some tension.

NBA Player Misses Wide-Open, Game-Winning Layup

The Huffington Post | Kyle Franco | Posted 11.20.2014 | Sports

All Milwaukee Bucks guard Brandon Knight needed to do was make a wide-open layup in the final seconds of overtime and his team would leave Brooklyn wi...

NCAA Basketball 2014-2015: Predicting The Winners Of The Major Conferences

Uloop | Posted 11.19.2014 | College
Uloop

The March Madness Tournament is the light at the end of the tunnel for college basketball teams and winning their conference secures their team a spot in the big dance.

The Case Against You and Me

Nolan Frederick Bock | Posted 11.19.2014 | Sports
Nolan Frederick Bock

As long as sports are interesting to viewers, leagues turn a blind eye and players fail to hold their peers accountable. Ultimately, the responsibility to ostracize those who systematically abuse their positions as superstars and act above the law falls upon the fans.

In Alaska, Bizarre Final Days, Suicide of Ex-Iditarod Musher Leave Friends Stunned

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 11.19.2014 | Impact
Alaska Dispatch News

Mushing guide and former Iditarod competitor Dario Martinez was found hanging from a tree in downtown Anchorage on Thursday, a day after Alaska State Troopers and Anchorage Animal Care and Control removed 12 malnourished dogs and one dead one from his tour business here.

Gulf Soccer Diplomacy Highlights Regional Divisions

James Dorsey | Posted 11.19.2014 | World
James Dorsey

Wealthy Gulf states have invited Jordan and Morocco to compete in future Gulf Cups as part of a bid to strengthen their fragile six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) at a time that they have at best papered over deep rifts within the group.

Davidson College Moves to a Big-Time Athletic Conference: Cui Bono?

William E. Jackson Jr. | Posted 11.14.2014 | Sports
William E. Jackson Jr.

The college community has been told, over and over again, that Davidson College will have raised its national profile. But that profile in national surveys is a rather high one, for the right reasons, when recruiting students.

Report: K.C.'s Pro Stadiums Put Fans' Health At Risk With Food

ESPN Outside The LInes | Posted 11.14.2014 | Sports
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The food safety manager at Kansas City's Kauffman and Arrowhead stadiums, home to the Royals and the Chiefs, told ESPN's "Outside the Lines" that poor...

Moroccan Refusal to Host African Cup Rooted in Fear and Prejudice

James Dorsey | Posted 11.14.2014 | World
James Dorsey

The Moroccan decision to violate the terms of its agreement to host the tournament has prompted CAF to ban it from competing in Africa's biggest sporting event. The Moroccan decision appears however marred in contradiction.

A Lesson in Politics, Sports and Sweet Potatoes

Susan Pace | Posted 11.13.2014 | Politics
Susan Pace

As a proud North Carolina liberal with a degree from the University of North Carolina, last week wasn't pleasant. I watched our Democratic senator l...

Qatar's Hosting of GCC Summit in Further Jeopardy Following Gulf States' Handball Boycott

James Dorsey | Posted 11.13.2014 | World
James Dorsey

Kuwaiti emir Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah travelled to Doha last week for talks with his Qatari counterpart, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, in a failed bid to mediate between the feuding Gulf states. Sheikh Tamim has also met several times with Saudi King Abdullah.

Chris Webber's Avery Johnson Impression Is SPOT-ON

The Huffington Post | Kyle Franco | Posted 11.12.2014 | Sports

As a member on the 1993-94 Golden State Warriors, Avery Johnson was a mentor for then-rookie Chris Webber. The impact Johnson made on Webber may not h...

The Most Disappointing Final Seasons in Recent Sports History

Complex Sports | Posted 11.12.2014 | Sports
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Every athlete, no matter how great or how insignificant their professional careers in athletics (or semi-pro, or college, or high school), eventually ...

Yagana Shah

What It's Like To Get The Sex Talk From Muhammad Ali

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.12.2014 | Fifty

Any prospective boyfriends and admirers of Maryum Ali wouldn't stand a chance when meeting her father, boxing legend Muhammad Ali. But the ultra-prote...

Qatar at a Crossroads: Reform Labour Laws or Risk Revived Calls for Relocating the World Cup

James Dorsey | Posted 11.12.2014 | Sports
James Dorsey

Qatar, caught in a Catch-22 between a requirement to quickly reform its labour system in a bid to convince human rights and trade union activists that it is serious and the need domestically to proceed slowly, risks losing goodwill it has built in recent years.

3 Essential Mindsets for Athletic Success

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 11.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jim Taylor

When I talk about mindset, I mean what is going on in your head just before you begin a competition, whether on the field, course, court, track, what-have-you. What happens in your mind during that oh-so-important period sets the stage for whether you perform to the best of your ability.

Being Honest With Myself: I Never Played Third Base

Jeremy Shure | Posted 11.11.2014 | Small Business
Jeremy Shure

Honesty in business is vital, and one's name is all they have. As it relates to the above, I've learned over time that sometimes the hardest person to be honest with is yourself, and it's the same as it relates to a startup.

Volleyball Federation Sanctions Iran in New Assertiveness on Women's Sporting Rights

James Dorsey | Posted 11.11.2014 | Sports
James Dorsey

The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has warned Iran that it would be stripped of its right to host the 2015 Under-19 men's world volleyball championship if it bans women from attending matches.

Kids, Sports, and Hypocrisy: Flipping the Switch

Amy Hunter | Posted 11.10.2014 | Parents
Amy Hunter

I've gotten used to the hypocrisy I know I possess as a parent. It's become a necessary evil. I am a normal, albeit flawed human, and "do as I say, not as I do" is always in the back of my mind.

Why the Story of Muhammad Ali's Rebellion Matters Today: Part 3

Dave Kreissman | Posted 11.10.2014 | Sports
Dave Kreissman

As we recognize that American sports and culture do not represent a "post-racial society" after all, it's important to look back at the '60s, the era where there was perhaps the greatest change in the relationship between African-Americans and White America.

Study Asserts That Controversial Gulf Labor Regime Reduces Global Inequality

James Dorsey | Posted 11.10.2014 | World
James Dorsey

With the absence of labor rights in the Gulf under fire as a result of Qatar's successful bid to host the 2022 World Cup, Gulf states are likely to take heart from a recent study that asserts that authoritarian regimes in the oil-rich Middle East and China have contributed more to the eradication of global inequality than Western nations.