While the primary blame for abuse and misdeed against women lies with the perpetrators themselves, we should look next at the good men who say nothing. It's time for good men to hold accountable those who abuse women.
Can a soapbox race be about creativity, the human spirit and tapping into the zeitgeist in addition to being an ultimate childlike thrill? This slideshow takes a look at it from a creativity and design standpoint.
The San Francisco Giants will become the first team in professional sports to produce an "It Gets Better" video taking a stand against anti-gay bullying and homophobia, supported by more than 6,500 fans and four San Francisco mayoral candidates.
From the anticipation of the draft to the championship game, the narrative of a sports season is laced with heroes, villains, incredulous athletic feats, bitter failure and fate that can change in a split second.
As we see more evidence of repeat injuries (including those that go unreported) and lack of regulation for football that's not at collegiate or pro level, let's hope we can begin to protect our young athletes.
I had the privilege of attending the 2011 Ellis Island Family Heritage Awards in this, a particularly special year -- the 125th anniversary of the Statue of Liberty's dedication as a gift to the people of America from France.
Commercialization radically changes the economic benefit of winning for the young athlete. An adult can decide to risk injury; an 11-year-old should not be pushed to use athletic techniques that create risks he does not understand.