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Women in FIFA Is for Girls Everywhere

Mary McVeigh | Posted 11.25.2015 | Sports
Mary McVeigh

Following a FIFA Women's World Cup marred by a lawsuit over artificial turf, unequal prize money, and a corruption scandal, 2015 was on track to leave us with more questions than answers about what will come next to bridge these gaps.

Pete Carroll On Why Sleep Is Important For Recovery

The Huffington Post | Ishita Singh | Posted 11.25.2015 | Sports

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This Is What Every NFL Team Is Thankful for in 2015

Avelist | Posted 11.24.2015 | Sports

On a holiday that we Americans celebrate by eating a large bird, Minnesota fans are thankful that the Vikings, known for brutality, weren't notorious for killing birds. Their home stadium, however, is a different story.

How Did We Go Wrong As Sports Parents?

Rick Wolff | Posted 11.24.2015 | Sports
Rick Wolff

Not too long ago, I received a call from a well-intentioned dad who explained that he was an avid listener to my WFAN sports parenting show, and he wanted to ask my advice about his son, who he explained was a promising baseball pitcher. There was just one catch...

An Open Letter to a Newspaper Reporter Who Has Lost His Job

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 11.24.2015 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

We have trained a lot of newspaper people to work as VJs. And in our experience, they often make the very best VJs. That's because they already know how to find and tell a great story. What they need to do is learn how to migrate their skills into a new medium. Video.

No Thanks for the Memory

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.24.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

I am so technologically challenged that my granddaughter, Chloe, who isn't even 3 years old, is more advanced than I am. I know this because she can use an iPad. I don't have an iPad, or an iPod, or even an iWatch, although I do have an iPhone and, according to my dentist, iTeeth.


Dwight Brown | Posted 11.23.2015 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

When you step into the theater to watch this boxing movie, don't look for Rocky. Yes, you'll see and feel remnants of that spirit. But Creed is its own story. Its own franchise. It's the rebellious son that wandered out on its own. For that reason, Baby Boomers and Millennials will dig it.

Sleeping Giants

Jackie Stroka | Posted 11.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

In 2005, the U.S. Olympic Committee, in consultation with sleep expert Mark Rosekind, upgraded the rooms at its Colorado Springs training center. ...

Beans, Biscuits and Kentucky's Bill Goodman

Don McNay | Posted 11.23.2015 | Books
Don McNay

Bill Goodman showed that he is not only a hall of fame journalist; he is a hall of fame author and every true Kentuckian should own a copy of his book.

Kiwis Will Make Their Mark in the USA

Carl Berman | Posted 11.20.2015 | Sports
Carl Berman

All three New Zealanders are quality skilled big men and all have a very high potential. It's the first time such high level Division I prospects from New Zealand will head to the USA at more or less the same time.

Allstate Insurance; or, Deception and Student Scholarships?

Mark Axelrod | Posted 11.19.2015 | Sports
Mark Axelrod

I've been watching college football for years, but it was only at the end of last season that it dawned on me that for a number of those years I've been watching field goals and PATs fly between the uprights and into the "good hands people" net of Allstate Insurance.

Short Naps Help Us Course Correct

Jackie Stroka | Posted 11.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

But what do we do if, despite our best intentions, we're not getting the seven or eight hours a night of sleep we need? Researchers have found tha...

Soccer: Jihadists Seek to Exploit Widespread Sense of Abandonment

James Dorsey | Posted 11.19.2015 | World
James Dorsey

Stadia have re-emerged as a preferred jihadist target in the wake of last weekend's Islamic State (IS) bombing of the Stade de France stadium, a shoot...

Keeping Miller Young's Giving Legacy Alive

Plumfund | Posted 11.17.2015 | Impact

My father was at the center of it all, making sure the large masses had their fill and left with a smile on their face. What I didn't comprehend at the time was that these gatherings weren't just parties; they were fundraising events for the local youth sports groups in which my brothers and I participated.

Why The 49ers Are Having A Tough Season

Quora | Posted 11.16.2015 | Sports

The 49ers' offseason after the 2014 season was perhaps the most brutal a team has experienced in recent memory. Let's review some of the lows (painful though it may be).

Targeted Paris Stadium Symbolizes Pitfalls of War Against the Islamic State

James Dorsey | Posted 11.16.2015 | World
James Dorsey

Zouhair, a security guard of immigrant background, was one of several security officers, who on Friday prevented three of the Paris suicide bombers from entering the city's Stade de France stadium. The bombers were forced to blow themselves up outside the stadium and at nearby McDonald's.

Why Women Who Are Athletes Win Off the Field, Too

Tara Roberts | Posted 11.13.2015 | Women
Tara Roberts

Each woman attributed her participation in sports with elevating her confidence, deepening her sense of self-esteem and pushing her to be and strive for more in her life.

Violence Is the Business Of The NFL Because It Sells

Leland Faust | Posted 11.13.2015 | Sports
Leland Faust

Needless violence on and off the field should undermine the popularity of professional football. Sadly, that isn't the case. In fact, violence is accepted, even encouraged, by the National Football League because it sells.

Solution Regarding Paying College Athletes or Not is Simple

Ken Reed | Posted 11.13.2015 | Sports
Ken Reed

Paying athletes salaries as university employees is impractical, given the complex set of ancillary issues that option raises. However, allowing college athletes to receive money from outside the athletic department is much more straightforward.

Bahraini Players' Support for Salman Raises More Questions Than Answers

James Dorsey | Posted 11.13.2015 | Sports
James Dorsey

Bahraini soccer players have sought in recent statements to absolve Asian Football Confederation (AFC) president and world soccer body FIFA presidential candidate Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, a member of the Gulf island's ruling family, of any moral or direct responsibility for the arrest, dismissal and abuse of hundreds of sports executives and athletes accused of having protested against repressive and discriminatory rule.

Insomnia and the Performance of U.S. Workers

Jackie Stroka | Posted 11.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

A 2011 Harvard Medical School study found that insomnia was significantly associated with lost work performance, and when projected onto the entir...

All Pumped Up

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.12.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

I am not much of a couch potato, not only because my wife won't let me eat potatoes on the couch while watching TV, but because I prefer to drink beer in the lounge chair.

Embattled World Cup Host Qatar Sends Mixed Messages

James Dorsey | Posted 11.11.2015 | Sports
James Dorsey

Embattled World Cup host Qatar is sending contradictory messages as it struggles with demands to improve migrant labour conditions and mounting questions about the integrity of its successful FIFA bid, confronts the fall-out of dropping energy prices, and seeks to project itself as both a key Western ally and a useful conduit to more militant Islamist forces.

When Mobile Tech Meets Live Events

Damian Bazadona | Posted 11.10.2015 | Technology
Damian Bazadona

Imagine this scenario: you are sitting in the car on the way to a baseball game when, all of sudden, the sky opens up with sheets of torrential rain. Things look bleak, until you receive a mobile notification from the venue with an option to upgrade your seat to a covered area for a small fee.

The Best Minor League Baseball Towns of 2015 | Posted 11.10.2015 | Sports

MiLB relies on a strong sense of community between fans, teams and the towns in which they play. MiLB games are generally affordable and family-friendly -- the perfect way to spend a summer afternoon.