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Carolina for the Equality Win

Ashland Johnson | Posted 02.05.2016 | Queer Voices
Ashland Johnson

You can tell a lot about a team by how hard they work on on the field and how well they treat their fans. The Carolina Panthers are winning in both categories.

How the Insanity of Baseball Stats Cured My Writer's Block... Sort Of

Denice Duff | Posted 02.05.2016 | Sports
Denice Duff

One afternoon, I was walking through the living room holding my lap top and a stack of used yellow lined writing pads. I heard the announcer lauding the praises of David Ortiz -- of the Boston Red Sox. I paused and looked at the TV.

Who Wins Super Bowl 50?

Jim Fannin | Posted 02.05.2016 | Sports
Jim Fannin

On Sunday, February 7th the heart of the champion will beat the strongest. The Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers reached Super Bowl 50 bec...

It's All About Timing: From Ivy League Student to Professional Soccer Player to Budding Entrepreneur

Steve Mariotti | Posted 02.05.2016 | Business
Steve Mariotti

It takes several key skills and commitments to succeed as an entrepreneur. You need to work hard, you need to trust your gut, you need to be ready to see the writing on the wall and adapt to it. But sometimes it is about being at the right place at the right time.

WATCH: Never Give Up... Anyone Can Be A Winner

HooplaHa | Posted 02.04.2016 | Good News
HooplaHa

Whether you win or lose, it's about playing the game. Football, skiing or dance, any sport teaches us to never give up. Give it everything you have. Do your best and that will always be good enough. Same goes for life, no matter what comes your way, NEVER GIVE UP!

The Most Dangerous Ski Runs in the World

The Active Times | Posted 02.03.2016 | Travel
The Active Times

Although terrifying, every true skier needs to try at least one of these ski runs before they die. What better way to test your skills then sliding do...

When Will PE Become Physical Education?

Fred Engh | Posted 02.02.2016 | Education
Fred Engh

Biological factors, inadequate access to healthy foods, a decline in physical activity in schools and the unregulated marketing of fattening foods are among the drivers of a worsening epidemic that requires a coordinated global response, the report said.

Mired in problems: Egypt's president reaches out to ultras

James Dorsey | Posted 02.02.2016 | Sports
James Dorsey

Best known for his brutal repression of critics, Egyptian-general-turned-president Abdel Fattah al Sisi has invited protesting militant anti-government soccer fans to investigate a 2012 politically loaded soccer brawl in which 72 supporters of storied Cairo club Al Ahli SC died.

NFL Players in Denial on Brain Trauma; Parents Can't Afford to Be

Ken Reed | Posted 02.02.2016 | Sports
Ken Reed

An adult choosing to play football in the NFL for a nice salary is a completely different situation than adults allowing children with developing brains to play.

Look Within: Find the Silver Lining

Leigh Weinraub | Posted 02.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weinraub

If you're ever gonna find a silver lining It's gotta be a cloudy day If you wanna fill your bottle up with lightening You're gonna have to stand in...

Subtle Policy Changes Could Reinforce Qatari Focus On Sports

James Dorsey | Posted 01.29.2016 | Sports
James Dorsey

They argue that Sheikh Tamim, who took office after his father, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, stepped down in 2013, has begun with the reshuffle to move the old guard aside and pave the road for change.

Tennis, Anyone?

Susie Wolbe | Posted 01.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Susie Wolbe

How many people spent a part of the holiday break training for their next athletic encounter? If you answered in the affirmative, then you are eithe...

Breaking Down UFC on FOX 18: Johnson vs. Bader

Dan Shapiro | Posted 01.28.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Headlining the UFC on FOX 18 main card (8 P.M. EST, FOX) are Anthony Johnson and Ryan Bader, a pair of top-five light heavyweights, both of whom are hoping to earn a title shot with a win this weekend.

Want Your Kid to Love What She's Doing? Try This One Thing.

Danielle Fuligni McKay | Posted 01.27.2016 | Good News
Danielle Fuligni McKay

As they learn with our help to talk through situation after situation out loud, it'll become second nature to do it independently in their head. String enough of these experiences together and she's on her way.

Laugh Factory Salutes Chris Rock's Decision

Jamie Masada | Posted 01.27.2016 | Comedy
Jamie Masada

I've been booking comedians for the past 35 years and I have always had the same requirement: They need to be funny. Gender, skin pigment, sexual o...

No, My Son Doesn't Play Sports... Really It's Ok!

Kerry Foreman | Posted 01.29.2016 | Parents
Kerry Foreman

Our society is programmed in a way, that a boy who doesn't play sports is an anomaly. What can we possibly have to say to a boy, if we can't ask him about football, basketball or soccer?

Every Day Can Be a Good Day of Training

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 01.25.2016 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

One of the most frequent comments I hear from the athletes I work with is: "I had a lousy day of training." This statement was almost always accompanied by a variety of emotions that are neither pleasant nor helpful including frustration, anger, worry, doubt, and disappointment.

The Boxer's Prayer

Andrew Johnson | Posted 01.22.2016 | Religion
Andrew Johnson

Many professional athletes pray before they compete, but boxers' prayers are special.

Taxpayers Shouldn't Shell Out Money if Fans Won't Show Up

John A. Tures | Posted 01.22.2016 | Sports
John A. Tures

St. Louis lost the Hawks in basketball to Atlanta, the Cardinals of football to Arizona, and now the Rams. The city loves their baseball Cardinals and their hockey Blues, but the numbers show it just doesn't seem like St. Louis can hold much more.

A (Very) Brief History Of Women Working In Men's Professional Sports

The Cut | Posted 01.22.2016 | Women
The Cut

Sports teams' refusal to consider women has a long, sexist history, but it could be starting to change.

Pressure Builds On Sheikh Salman to Respond to Human Rights Allegations

James Dorsey | Posted 01.20.2016 | Sports
James Dorsey

Pressure is building on Asian Football Confederation president and world soccer body FIFA presidential candidate Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa to respond with chapter and verse to allegations that he played a role in the detention and abuse of athletes.

NFL's Relocation Game Screws Fans

Ken Reed | Posted 01.20.2016 | Sports
Ken Reed

While watching the recent NFL relocation charade involving the Rams, Chargers and Raiders play out, I was reminded once again that the fundamental problem in professional sports is that each sport is a self-regulated monopoly.

The 10 People You Meet At Your Kids' Sporting Events

Holly Rust | Posted 01.15.2016 | Parents
Holly Rust

I lived through high school once and while it was fun for me, I'm definitely not interested in reliving those years -- especially as an adult. But after another few games in, I decided to sell my soul to the devil and became one of those annoying people. I guess if you can't beat them -- join them.

Incivility, Taunting and Hubris in Sports

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 01.15.2016 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

Sports has become a proxy for life's deficiencies. We are the team for which we root, and its success is ours. Opponents must be tarnished and defiled so that we can feel better about our insignificant lives.

At a Loss of Everything But Words in 2016

David S. Simon | Posted 01.14.2016 | Entertainment
David S. Simon

It seems to me that this early into the new year the theme that we have been experiencing is loss. Working backwards, let's begin with last night's lottery which is the granddaddy of experiencing loss.