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Friendship, Fatherhood and Male Bonding

Tom Matlack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Matlack

We worked hard, not so much to condition our bodies but to condition our minds. The payoff was that this development of the mind could be applied to any situation in life later on, whether on or off the water.

"The Changeup"

David Vognar | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Vognar

As spring dawns on New York City it will mean more than the end of a snow-coated winter. New Yorkers are anticipating their first season as reigning World Series champs in almost ten years.

Brian Cushing Wins the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year Award... Again: Defending the Associated Press and the NFL (Part I)

Gabriel A. Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Gabriel A. Feldman

The AP's decision to revote on Cushing's award has been attacked as an inappropriate attempt to rewrite history and a threat to the finality of awards. Will this precedent open the door to future re-votes? Perhaps, but why is that a bad thing?

Exclusive: Tottenham Hotspur and San Jose Earthquakes Developing A Special Relationship

Max Bergmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Max Bergmann

The San Jose Earthquakes are practicing at the training facility of Premier League risers Tottenham Hotspur. What is an MLS club doing in London?

Beckham's Injury May Effect Landon Donovan's Summer Plans

Max Bergmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Max Bergmann

Does Beckham's injury make selling Landon Donovan after the World Cup less likely? The Galaxy, a fairly big spending club for MLS, would surely not want to lose their two best players for even a decent profit.

Beat the Bracket 2010

Sam Panayotovich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Sam Panayotovich

Selection Sunday has come and gone and the 65 team field is finally complete for the 2010 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship. Now, the best part can begin -- the bracket contests.

Tennis Is Serious In San Quentin Prison | Kurt Streeter, Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

About 20 inmates--lifers and 'three strikers'--play for the Inside Tennis Team, created by recreation director Don DeNevi, 72. Competition comes from ...

LeBron James Still Unsure of Off-Season Decision, Despite Wearing a New York Knicks Jersey During Playoffs

Ben Berkon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Ben Berkon

In NBA news, while LeBron James has been mostly silent about his impending free-agency decision throughout the season, he still maintains that he is u...

Tim Donaghy Threatens Book Publisher With Mob Muscle?

Philadelphia Daily News | William Bender | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The behind-the-scenes squabble between the ex-referee and his book publisher spilled out into the public yesterday when Florida-based VTi-Media announ...

May Is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month! (PHOTOS)

Pooja R. Mottl | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pooja R. Mottl

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month in America. And there can't be a better time to celebrate physical activity as the warm weather and sunshine make their way into our lives!

Roger Federer: Match Point

Luke Crampton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Luke Crampton

As the clay court season on the ATP tennis tour rolls around Europe towards its annual climax at Roland Garros in Paris, it's worth pausing for thought to consider the game's greatest player.

It's not about "He said, She said": Media misses the mark on Ben Roethlisberger

Christian Avard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Christian Avard

The recent sexual assault allegations brought forth against Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has provided another teachable moment. ...

Theodore Olbermann Dead: Keith Olbermann's Father Dies

Baseball Nerd | Keith Olbermann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

My father died, in the city of his birth, New York, at 3:50 EST this afternoon. Though the financial constraints of his youth made college infeasible...

Bradley Makes the Tough Call on Davies' World Cup Dream

Max Bergmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Max Bergmann

CHarlie Davies was a revelation last year and American fans dreamed of Davies and Altidore partnering in South Africa. Sadly that won't happen. But that isn't Coach Bob Bradley's fault.

Growing Pains...

Khai Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Khai Gordon

Over the past few months, the news has been consumed with stories regarding past and present players and their inability to stay out of trouble. Ear...

ESPN And PEN Team Up For Sports Writing Award

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — ESPN and a leading writers organization agree: Sports stories can be literature. The Bristol, Conn.-based cable television sports ne...

USA Takes One and Two Spots with Full International Field

Jim Garfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jim Garfield

USA Takes One and Two Spots with Full International Field Another stunning day unveiled itself in the French Alps for the second full day of competit...

Iditarod Drug Testing Coming Soon For Popular Competition | CBSSports.Com Wire Reports | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Every human competitor now running the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race will be tested for alcohol and illegal drugs on the trail for...

Don't Just Sit, Dance & Get Fit Contest: Break the Trend of Childhood Inactivity

Leisa Naples | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Leisa Naples

I have created the Children's "Dance to Get Fit" Contest. Parents that are interested can enter their children and the winner will receive ballet, tap, jazz or hip hop lessons for a year.

New York Head Case

Nicolaus Mills | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nicolaus Mills

NEW YORK HEAD CASE By Nicolaus Mills If Governor David Paterson has his way, New York State's ban on mixed martial arts will be repealed some time ...

The Washington Wizards Dumped Jamison, Butler, and Haywood -- Can They Dump Arenas and His Contract?

Gabriel A. Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Gabriel A. Feldman

At the beginning of this NBA season, the Wizards featured an NBA Jams-worthy triumvirate and had visions of a playoff run. Fast forward to today, and the team has been gutted.

How Sports Attacks Public Education

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Zirin

This is the world that students see every day: boosters and alumni come first, while they've been instructed to cheer their teams, pay their loans, and mind their business.

USA-Holland Fall Out

Max Bergmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Max Bergmann

The US fell to defeat 2-1 after a late surge against the vaunted Dutch. Overall the US was outmatched by Holland, but they certainly didn't get played off the field.

Do We Need Affirmative Action Admissions at NBA Games?

David Coleman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Coleman

I am puzzled as to why there are almost no African American fans in the audience at NBA playoff games. Where are other middle class African Americans like me who could purchase a ticket?

Carl Edwards Crash VIDEO: Talladega NASCAR Crash

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

***UPDATE*** It appears that this crash involved Carl Edwards, who was bumped by Brad Keselowski, which sent his car flying into the stands. A cras...