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What an Injury Taught Me About Overall Fitness

Kelly Marie Fairchild | Posted 03.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Kelly Marie Fairchild

It was a setback, but I'm thankful that it's brought so many other forms of fitness into my life. It's truly broadened my horizons and I feel like I'm in much better overall shape.

So Your Kid Wants to Join a Crew Team

Mary Rowen | Posted 03.24.2016 | Parents
Mary Rowen

Crew seemed like a nice idea to me. To my naïve eyes, it looked like a laid-back, social sport; I guess I put it in the same class as badminton, or canoeing. Boy, was I wrong.

Talking To (and swearing at) Your Virtual Trainer

Greg Schwem | Posted 03.22.2016 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

I pressed the "advanced" button on the computer screen outside my health club's cycling studio. Unable to join a live cycling class due to time constr...

Though it May Be Shocking, Women Know Sports, Too

Sammi Silber | Posted 03.21.2016 | Sports
Sammi Silber

There's a new wave coming, and women are not going to go extinct in the world of sports journalism. I'm a young journalism major who is already working to turn the tide in the world of sports journalism, and confidently, I can say that I am not alone.

What We Learned From the First Weekend of March Madness

Lewis Krell | Posted 03.21.2016 | Sports
Lewis Krell

The best sports weekend of the year is officially in the books and just like every previous first weekend of the NCAA Tournament, this one was perfect. As per usual we had drama that couldn't be scripted and one wild finish after another.

Turkish Soccer Pitches Tell the Story of Hardening Fault Lines

James Dorsey | Posted 03.21.2016 | World
James Dorsey

Turkish soccer pitches tell the story of the country's multiple sharpening fault lines that are exploding into political violence on the streets of Turkey's major cities as the government fuels deep-seated political and ethnic tensions.

Sports Marketing - More Than Just A Hunting Ground For Male Consumers

Advertising Week | Posted 03.21.2016 | Business
Advertising Week

By Annette Brady, VP of Publisher Development, CivicScience The world of sports is no longer an exclusive men’s club. There are now growing ranks ...

Oregon, Maryland Advance to the Sweet 16 Out of Spokane

Carl Berman | Posted 03.21.2016 | Sports
Carl Berman

The Oregon Ducks rode key late three-pointers by Tyler Dorsey and Dillon Brooks to erase a late seven-point deficit to top a tough St. Joseph's team 69-64 to advance to the Sweet Sixteen.

An Exciting Day at the NCAA Tournament In Spokane

Carl Berman | Posted 03.19.2016 | Sports
Carl Berman

Spokane, WA - It was a great atmosphere for the four NCAA tournament first round games played today at the Spokane Memorial Arena. The venue is small...

Becoming a Brand New Man and a Best-Selling Author

Don McNay | Posted 03.17.2016 | Books
Don McNay

My goal was to write the best book ever written by someone considering weight loss surgery. That's a subjective goal, but I gave it everything I had and was not going to turn it over to the public until there was nothing I could do to make it better.

Love and Women's Basketball

Susan M. Shaw | Posted 03.17.2016 | Sports
Susan M. Shaw

Because of Title IX, girls now start playing basketball with real coaches. They have trainers. They go to basketball camps. They grow strong and fast in ways we could not have imagined in the 1970s.

Breaking Down UFC Fight Night 85: Hunt vs. Mir

Dan Shapiro | Posted 03.17.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

A pair of top-ten heavyweights headlines this Saturday's UFC Fight Night (10 P.M. EST, FOX Sports 1) card, with veterans Frank Mir and Mark Hunt squaring off in the evening's main event.

5 Lessons to Teach Your Kids During March Madness

Anjali Varma | Posted 03.16.2016 | Parents
Anjali Varma

This season you can make March Madness more than brackets and winners and losers. There are several ways to introduce educational lessons into the March Madness frenzy, and when you do so, everyone is a winner!

I Never Let My Son Win

Carissa Howard | Posted 03.16.2016 | Parents
Carissa Howard

Our culture celebrates mediocrity. We over-congratulate children who are simply moving from one grade level to the next. Today's parent, more than ever, over helicopters, over encourages, over praises, and is deathly afraid of hurting her child's self-esteem. We deny opportunity for important lessons when we distribute participation trophies every single time.

Look Within: We Can Run, But We Can't Escape

Leigh Weinraub | Posted 03.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weinraub

In those moments, in front of the mirror or mobile screen, when being "liked" is lacking, the void is filled by insecurity. When insecurity prevails, two nasty mindsets often occur.

The WNBA's Biggest Problem Isn't Lack of Interest From Men. It's Women.

Lyndsey D'Arcangelo | Posted 03.15.2016 | Sports
Lyndsey D'Arcangelo

The WNBA needs more women to watch in order to stay viable. It's no secret that NBA has been carrying the league since its inception. The following truth is hard to swallow, but it's the truth nonetheless -- the WNBA would be defunct right now if it weren't for the NBA.

Jihadist Soccer: Contrary Visions of a Future Syria

James Dorsey | Posted 03.12.2016 | World
James Dorsey

The contrast could hardly be starker. A soccer star-turned-protest leader-turned-jihadist encourages peaceful anti-Bashir al-Assad protests in Syrian rebel-held territory. Nearby, in Islamic State (IS)-controlled territory young boys play soccer with decapitated heads.

The Cheerleader Who Didn't Cheer for Herself

Sequoia T. Gillyard | Posted 03.11.2016 | Women
Sequoia T. Gillyard

In the realm of sports, the cheerleader is charged with being supportive of their team by cheering them on and keeping the crowd hyped. As a sports fan myself, I remember the nights at my high school football games watching all the action on the field.

Why You Need Feminine Energy in Your Masculine Profession (Hint: There IS Crying in Baseball)

Kristen Knepper | Posted 03.29.2016 | Business
Kristen Knepper

My friend Luke went to a personal development seminar recently. Being a self-help junkie myself, I was eager to debrief with him. "What was your ah-ha...

The Economics of Obesity & Bariatric Surgery

Don McNay | Posted 03.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Don McNay

"Every great cause begins as a movement, becomes a business and eventually degenerates into a racket." -Eric Hoffer "Lesson number one: Don't underes...

Sleep Is The Key To Peak Performance In College Athletics

Corinne Bain | Posted 03.25.2016 | College
Corinne Bain

The pressure stemming from coaches to perform before the sun rises coupled with the expectation to excel in the classroom is the perfect recipe for burnout and exhaustion.

Gabe York, Dane Pineau Honored by NetScouts Basketball

Carl Berman | Posted 03.09.2016 | Sports
Carl Berman

Gabe York ended his time in the McKale Center in historic fashion while Arizona earned two wins. The West Covina, California native has been named Net...

How to Be Single... In Dubai

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 03.08.2016 | Travel
E. Nina Rothe

Dubai is the new mecca -- pardon the pun -- of the single and fun seeking. There are communal lunches, morning markets that encourage interaction, Polo brunches and wine and cheese evenings that can't be beat.

4 Reasons Why Your Kids Should Play Sports

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 03.07.2016 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

Regardless of the sports your children play, your family will experience many of the same benefits of family time whether helping them improve their sports skills in the backyard or at the local park, or traveling to practice and competitions.

The Five Fundamentals Of Skiing According To Ski Instructor And 2015's Trainer Of The Year

Quora | Posted 03.07.2016 | Sports
Quora

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...