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It's Time for a New Playbook: Transgender Inclusion in Sports

Ashland Johnson | Posted 04.25.2015 | Sports
Ashland Johnson

Trans visibility might be increasing in everyday society but this trend is not translating to the sports world in the same way it has for LGB players. Out-of-date policies have to be combated, dismantled and replaced with policies that respect transgender identities.

How To Deal When You're the Friend That Hates Sports

Uloop | Posted 04.24.2015 | College

We all know that one friend who knows nothing about sports but insists on watching with everyone only to complain, become disinterested or talk the entire time. Well, this article is for those friends.

Agility, Speed, Balance and Power Start With Your Feet

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 04.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

Every athlete, whether you are a man or women, wants to be faster than a speeding built, more powerful than a locomotive and able to move with cat lik...

Coaches Curing Cancer Donates Gifts to Pediatric Cancer Research

HooplaHa | Posted 04.24.2015 | Good News

When Grainne Owen gave birth to twins, she had to work hard to keep up with her sports loving and exuberant son, Killian. When Killian was five years old, however, he was diagnosed with Leukemia.

10 Things We Sports Fans Learned in 2014

David Macaray | Posted 04.23.2015 | 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.

Thanks to Game Of Thrones, Archery Is Now Cool. You Can Actually Do It & Get Fit. Here's How. | Posted 04.23.2015 | Healthy Living

Archery is cool now. Blame it on The Hunger Games, The Avengers, The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones -- but the good ol' bow and arrow have never b...

Kayak the Appalachians and Protect Mother Earth With the Sierra Club

Fathom | Posted 04.22.2015 | Travel

The main goal is to get people out into the North Carolina Mountains and do work that improves the amazing experience of being on the lake. It's a beautiful place and a popular spot for many grassroots environmental organizations.

Team "Human Being"

Heather Gillis-Harris | Posted 04.22.2015 | Impact
Heather Gillis-Harris

I hate insincerity. I hate dishonesty. I hate fake people. I hate people who talk behind your back or spread rumors just for the sake of having something to say.

Maxwell Strachan

Too Many Americans Treat Politics Like Just Another Sport | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 04.22.2015 | Sports

And it's causing problems.

Tips on How to Be the Best Youth Soccer Coach

Quora | Posted 04.21.2015 | Parents

Organize your practices (Every player should have a ball, marked with the player's name, and be responsible for bringing it to practice. Coach brings the pump).

Israel Chides Club for Racism in Bid to Fend Off FIFA Suspension

James Dorsey | Posted 04.21.2015 | Sports
James Dorsey

Israel's Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (EEOC) has demanded that notoriously racist club Beitar Jerusalem, the bad boy of Israeli soccer, retract recent statements that it would maintain its policy of not hiring Palestinian players because of opposition by the team's militant, racist fan base.

Don't Call Me 'The Cutest Weightlifter'

Ravishly | Posted 04.20.2015 | Women

Four years ago, I not only entered the national weightlifting scene, I also crossed the threshold into the land of the Internet. GIFs and memes captured my most unflattering movements, Tumblr artists offered their best renditions of me.

The Boston Marathon Bombings -- Two Years Later

Connor Belson | Posted 04.20.2015 | Sports
Connor Belson

It took me two and a half years, almost exactly two years after the bombings, to do it. It took a lot of frustration and a lot of drive and a lot of getting up after being again knocked down and a lot of struggle.

Andrew Maraniss' New Book Is a Captivating Read

Ken Reed | Posted 04.19.2015 | Sports
Ken Reed

Strong Inside is the story of Perry Wallace, who was the first African-American basketball player in the Southeastern Conference. It's part sports book and part sociological case study. Maraniss is able to emotionally insert the reader into the middle of the country's civil rights movement of the late 1960s.

Egyptian Death Sentence for Soccer Fans Puts President's Iron Grip to the Test

James Dorsey | Posted 04.19.2015 | Sports
James Dorsey

Egyptian-general-turned-president Abdel Fattah al Sisi's iron grip on dissident is likely to be put to the test with the sentencing to death of 11 soccer fans for involvement in a politically loaded football brawl three years ago that left 74 militant supporters of Al Ahli SC dead.

Global Soccer's Backslapping, Backstabbing Backroom Deal-making Politics

James Dorsey | Posted 04.18.2015 | Sports
James Dorsey

World soccer is about to get another taste of the global soccer's wheeling and dealing with the likely election of Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, the head of the Association of National Committees (ANOC), the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and the influential Solidarity Commission of the International Olympic Committee.

Questions About Qatar's World Cup Hosting Get Renewed Boost

James Dorsey | Posted 04.17.2015 | Sports
James Dorsey

A planned anti-Qatari protest ahead of a match between Chelsea and Manchester United, the first major fan demonstration against the 2022 World Cup hos...

A Masterful Moment

Jon Carras | Posted 04.15.2015 | Parents
Jon Carras

Each day, as we entered the perfectly manicured grounds -- with not a blade of grass out of place -- the fog gave this golf heaven a halo. We had made it. Two different dreams fulfilled.

What It Takes to Break a World Record: The Story of Michael Wardian

Joe De Sena | Posted 04.15.2015 | Business
Joe De Sena

Uncertainty often makes us hesitant, but when used as motivation, it can produce the most outstanding results. The most successful people I've come across have mental discipline, they harness uncertainty and embrace the possibility of failure. As Mike has shown, a lifetime of success far outweighs temporary discomfort.

Egypt Moves Closer to Labelling Soccer Fans As Terrorists

James Dorsey | Posted 04.15.2015 | World
James Dorsey

Egypt has moved closer to banning as terrorist organizations militant soccer groups that form the backbone of opposition to autocratic rule with the arrest and pre-trial detention of five alleged members of the Ultras White Knights (UWK), the highly-politicized, street battle-hardened support group of storied Cairo club Al Zamalek SC.

Ex-NFL Player Suspected Of Killing Prison Cellmate

AP | SCOTT SMITH | Posted 04.13.2015 | Sports

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips is suspected of killing his cellmate in a Central California prison, officials said ...

Transcending the Game: The Human Side of Sport

The Good Men Project | Posted 04.13.2015 | Sports
The Good Men Project

The outcome of the game was clearly not what he was hoping for, but his commanding presence on the field - Nick doing what he always does - could not have been a more appropriate way for him to honor his courageous sister's life.

Sport for Development and Peace 365

Eli Wolff | Posted 04.13.2015 | Impact
Eli Wolff

We need to publicly value and promote sport for development and peace organizations serving youth and adults around the world. We need to continue to create acceptance and awareness for sport as a vehicle and catalyst for social change.

5 Things Rocky Left out: The True Story of Smokin' Joe Frazier

Hannah McWilliams | Posted 04.09.2015 | Sports
Hannah McWilliams

Of those who do know of Frazier's connection to the character, only a small subset is familiar with the more intimate details of his life and career not depicted on camera.

The Complicated Psychology Of Sports Superfandom

Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.08.2015 | Healthy Living

After Duke pulled out a victory over Wisconsin in the NCAA championship on April 6, ending the Badgers' March Madness run, Wisconsin fans were underst...