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EURO 2020 Set to Polish Turkey's Tarnished Image

James Dorsey | Posted 04.15.2014 | World
James Dorsey

Turkey, eager to polish its image tarnished by a politicized match-fixing scandal, a massive corruption scandal, hard-handed police tactics against anti-government demonstrators and a bruising domestic power struggle, has emerged as a favorite to host the Euro 2020 semi-finals and final.

How To Cheat In Sports And Get Away With It

Bleacher Report | Posted 04.15.2014 | Sports
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No one wants to be labeled a cheater, but when there's temptation to get a leg up on opponents, some athletes will take the chance....

Hope for Future Fathers of Gay Sons

Jon Derek Croteau, Ed.D. | Posted 04.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Jon Derek Croteau, Ed.D.

When I read in February about the harsh reaction college football star Michael Sam's father had to his son's coming out, I was reminded of the difficu...

8 Power Foods for Athletes and Rowers

Esther Lofgren | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Esther Lofgren

Whether you're training for your very first rowing race or the Olympic Games, choosing great nutrition is one of the biggest ways to up your game.

Draft Day: My Brother and I Once Ran It

Jeremiah Horrigan | Posted 04.15.2014 | Sports
Jeremiah Horrigan

The million-dollar extravaganza that provides the occasion for the new Kevin Costner movie, Draft Day, used to be a simpler affair. Lord knows I wasn't qualified to run the American Football League draft. But I did.

Erdogan Chooses Soccer for First-Post Election Strike Against Islamist Opponents

James Dorsey | Posted 04.12.2014 | Politics
James Dorsey

In a symbolic gesture, Mr. Erdogan called on Turkish soccer legend Hakan Sukur to resign from parliament after his nameplate was removed from an Istanbul's Sancaktepe Hakan Sukur Stadium.

Athletes Who Have Paid For Jersey Numbers

Bleacher Report | Posted 04.11.2014 | Sports
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While most of us can admit to having some sort of superstitions or routines, athletes seem to have a hell of a lot more than normal folks....

Human Rights Violations Raise Spectre of Gulf Soccer Acquisitions as Reputation Laundering

James Dorsey | Posted 04.10.2014 | World
James Dorsey

Reports about torture and abuse in the United Arab Emirates of British nationals raises the spectre of high profile Gulf acquisitions and sponsorships of European soccer clubs serving as a form of reputation laundering.

The Weirdest Sports Injuries Ever

Bleacher Report | Posted 04.09.2014 | Sports
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Professional athletes armed with amazing talent can captivate, entertain and confound. Sadly, that goes double for the manner in which they get injure...

UConn Finishes Off Historic Season With Historic Title

AP | DOUG FEINBERG | Posted 04.09.2014 | Sports

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Geno Auriemma and UConn reached the top of women's college basketball in unprecedented fashion. After winning a record ninth...

No Sleep This Week Due to Sports, Obvi

Lauren Cavanagh | Posted 04.08.2014 | Detroit
Lauren Cavanagh

It's one of the best times of the year: April. A time when many sports teams are playing, and sometimes you can't decide what outranks what. Luckily f...

Will These Baseball Stars Stay Hot? | Posted 04.08.2014 | Sports
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Let's look at some of the small sample size wonders floating around, what they've done over their first six or seven games in the 2014 season, and whe...

Autism Without Fear: Don't Kid Yourself -- or Rob Your Kid: Sports Matter (Part 2)

Michael John Carley | Posted 04.08.2014 | Parents
Michael John Carley

I have learned the ways of others (who don't have autism spectrum diagnoses) perhaps, but this does not change where I come from. One learning fluent French doesn't turn you into a French native.

8 Ways To Think Like An Athlete

SELF | Posted 04.08.2014 | Healthy Living

Here's the thing about athletes. They think about their bodies differently than the average gymgoer. They work out, get motivated and define goals -- all differently. And their way is highly effective. You don't need a sponsorship or superior genes to adopt this mind-set and achieve the body results you want.

Why Mike Trout Made a Big Mistake in Taking a $144.5 Million Contract From the Angels

Dave Kreissman | Posted 04.07.2014 | Teen
Dave Kreissman

Well, the New Jersey native just signed a deal through 2020 worth $144.5 million. And I believe that this could be the greatest financial mistake of his life.

Three Things to Remember About a Masters Tournament Without Tiger Woods

Steve Siebold | Posted 04.07.2014 | Sports
Steve Siebold

This is the first time in 20 years The Masters tournament will go on without Woods, who has captured the coveted green jacket four times.

Move of the Day: High Knees

Nora Tobin | Posted 04.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

Incorporate this "move of the day" into your regular exercise regimen or just take a few minutes to give it a try. Performing the "move of the day" will add up, and you will begin to see noticeable changes in your body and an improved mental focus!

Giants Offense Backs Bumgarner for Win

Malaika Bobino | Posted 04.06.2014 | Sports
Malaika Bobino

Countless mistakes held in the first frame led to a Giants lead that was unattainable yesterday. Today the bats stayed 'hot' for San Francisco as they pulled away in the fifth for the 7-2 victory over the Dodgers.

Controversial Soccer Club Chief Declares Candidacy in Egypt's Presidential Election

James Dorsey | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics
James Dorsey

Egyptian soccer is adding salt to the run-up to presidential elections that are certain to be won by the country's strongman, newly retired general Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, with the announcement of the controversial chairman of one of Egypt's foremost clubs that he too was a presidential candidate.

The Perils and Possibilities of Transgender Visibility

Lisa Stulberg | Posted 04.04.2014 | Gay Voices
Lisa Stulberg

Visibility alone does not ensure social progress or progressive social change. It certainly comes with dangers.

I Only Got 306 Fewer Reps Than Talayna

Lisbeth Darsh | Posted 04.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisbeth Darsh

Some people might argue it takes courage to sign up for the CrossFit Open and do the Open workouts. But it also takes courage to get a low score on an Open workout and submit it anyhow.

Sports: A Way to Promote Peace in Pakistan?

Mariam Khan | Posted 04.03.2014 | World
Mariam Khan

No one could have imagined that cricket, an Englishman's game would rule over the hearts and minds of those residing in the sub-continent. Eleven men...

Compassionate Basketball? That Is March Madness

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP | Posted 04.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP

The University of Virginia basketball team fell short of a national title. But these young men, at the urging of Coach Tony Bennett, will not fall short in life. They will have their ups and downs for sure. But if they practice passion, wisdom and compassion in their life pursuits, they will always be champions.

Most Embarrassing Streaks In Sports History

Bleacher Report | Posted 04.02.2014 | Sports
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We nearly did it, guys. We almost made history....

The Most Expensive Teams In Sports

Bleacher Report | Posted 03.31.2014 | Sports
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As is the goal of any company, sports franchises and their owners are in the business of making money....