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A Prescription for Gender Equity in Park Use

Kim Turner | Posted 04.24.2016 | Impact
Kim Turner

Sunday, April 24th is ParkRx Day encouraging regular "doses" of parks, trails, and open spaces to improve individual and community health. Strengtheni...

Can We Stop Kissing the Owners' Butts?

David Macaray | Posted 04.21.2016 | Sports
Read More: Sports, Sports News
David Macaray

Ask me to name the skills of an NFL quarterback, and I could list half a dozen of them with no sweat. But ask me to name the sole skill required of a professional team owner, and I can answer with four words: Having lots of cash.

World's Top Professional Golfers Prove that Champions Need a Rest and Recovery Strategy

Steve Siebold | Posted 04.21.2016 | Sports
Steve Siebold

Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler, Smylie Kaufman and Justin Thomas are some of the top names in professional golf right now. But this week, they're doing ...

The NHL Made the Right Decision Regarding Andrew Shaw

Sammi Silber | Posted 04.21.2016 | Sports
Sammi Silber

The NHL took the right steps discipline Andrew Shaw for his actions. This will send a better message than the one that was communicated last night, behind the glass in a penalty box.

Four Insights on How Brands Can Connect with Women in the Changing World of Sport

Advertising Week | Posted 04.21.2016 | Business
Advertising Week

By Pedro Avery, Global CEO at Havas Sports & Entertainment A look at the numbers around women and how they are represented in sport and sport market...

A History of Kate Middleton Playing Sports in Heels

The Cut | Posted 04.20.2016 | Style
The Cut

(Photo: David Bebber/AFP/Getty Images) By Catie L'Heureux For a princess (or any average human), Kate Middleton has played a lot of sports in heels...

Conor McGregor Announces Retirement Plans on Twitter: How Much He Made in Nate Diaz Fight

GOBankingRates | Posted 04.19.2016 | Sports

By Andrew DePietro, Staff Writer UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor tweeted on Tuesday his plans to retire. The Irish fighter is only 27 years...

Why Did the Rockets Fire Kevin McHale?

Quora | Posted 04.18.2016 | Sports

Why did the Rockets fire Kevin McHale? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people ...

A home run for success at work and at home

Karyn Twaronite | Posted 04.15.2016 | Business
Karyn Twaronite

Last month, White Sox player Adam LaRoche walked away from a multimillion dollar baseball career after his boss told him he could no longer bring his son to work. People were quick to criticize Adam's bold decision to put #FamilyFirst, with one fan even going as far as to call him a "selfish quitter."

In the Sports World, the WNBA Deserves More Respect

Sammi Silber | Posted 04.15.2016 | Sports
Sammi Silber

Stop doubting women's leagues because of perceived generalizations and stereotypes. There are many leagues besides the WNBA (such as the National Women's Hockey League, Women's Soccer, etc.) that also showcase players with just as much ability as male athletes of the same sport.

Ice Dreams

Curtis Rogers | Posted 04.15.2016 | Parents
Curtis Rogers

The thought flashed into my head as I sat in the stands of the Big Dipper Ice Arena here in Fairbanks recently and watched Eli score his first goal ever.

Breaking Down UFC on FOX 19: Teixeira vs. Evans

Dan Shapiro | Posted 04.14.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Two former title challengers will headline this weekend's card, as light heavyweights Glover Teixeira and Rashad Evans collide in the main event, live from the Amalie Arena in Tampa Bay on April 16.

Combate Americas Gives Latino MMA Stars a Voice in 'La Jaula'

Dan Shapiro | Posted 04.14.2016 | Latino Voices
Dan Shapiro

It's mixed martial arts with a distinct cultural nuance. It's combat sports, funneled through the idiosyncratic lens of Latino entertainment television.

Five Mental Obstacles That Prevent Sport Success

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 04.14.2016 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

In my last post, I introduced you to my Prime Performance System that is comprised of the five essential mental areas that most influence athletic per...

The Masters: A Restroom Unlike Any Other

Greg Schwem | Posted 04.14.2016 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

Only by visiting the hallowed Augusta National course in person can one witness the Masters' attention to even the most minute detail and its determination to let every patron experience, to quote the soon-to-be-trademarked Jim Nantz catchphrase, "a tradition unlike any other."

Saudi Player's Public Haircut Spotlights Kingdom's Existential Dilemmas

James Dorsey | Posted 04.14.2016 | World
James Dorsey

Waleed Abdullah probably didn't know what was happening to him when a referee delayed kick-off of a Saudi premier league match to cut the Al Shabab FC goalkeeper's hair.

Sabreena Lachlainn-Henderson Aims to Be the First Transgender Woman to Sail Around the World in 2017

Charlize Veritas | Posted 04.13.2016 | Queer Voices
Charlize Veritas

Meet Sabreena Lachlainn-Henderson. A transgender woman hailing from Detroit, MI who aims to sail around the world solo, non-stop, unaided and unassist...

A Collector's Passion Brings Freedom Documents to the Foreground

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 04.13.2016 | Sports
Charles Karel Bouley

"They're really more Freedom Documents than contracts," entrepreneur and founder of Collector's Cafe Mykalai Kontilai told me as he eagerly awaited another milestone in the long list of his career.

Notes From a Dive Bar -- The Sporting Life

Alan Black | Posted 04.11.2016 | San Francisco
Alan Black

His brother came up from Texas wearing a Cowboys uniform to take care of Bill's business. He ordered a beer on the same seat his brother sat upon. And we watched old football video waiting for the quarterback to throw a Hail Mary.

Jordan Spieth's Great Masters Collapse Will Pay Off in the Future

Steve Siebold | Posted 04.11.2016 | Sports
Steve Siebold

I was pulling for Spieth. I wanted to see him win back-to-back green jackets. I feel bad for him. But, at the same time, what happened to Spieth on Sunday can actually play to his favor and make him an even more dominant force on the PGA Tour.

Timmy Being Timmy: A Day in the Life of an Aging Ballplayer

Tim Koechlin | Posted 04.11.2016 | Fifty
Tim Koechlin

I received an unexpected gift yesterday from a skinny kid named Devin - a trash-talking 15 year-old with a very good crossover. Devin has no idea. ...

Recognizing fan power, Egypt's regime boosts calls for security sector reform

James Dorsey | Posted 04.10.2016 | World
James Dorsey

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi's brutal regime in rare gestures towards his opponents has twice this year recognized the potential street power of his country's militant, street battle-hardened soccer fans.

7 Things Parents Can Say and Do at the End of a Sports Season

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 04.08.2016 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

The conclusion of a sports season can be a time of excitement, relief, and suffering for parents of athletes. The excitement comes when your young athletes have just concluded a season that exceeded their (and your) expectations.

Sporting Goods Industry: Take These Digital Strategy Hints From Beauty

Kali Kasprzyk | Posted 04.08.2016 | Technology
Kali Kasprzyk

When it comes to digital, one industry is making waves in how they are utilizing it. This industry may seem like an unlikely candidate for digital, as...

European soccer duel: A proxy battle between Qatar and the UAE

James Dorsey | Posted 04.08.2016 | World
James Dorsey

By James M. Dorsey This week's Champions League draw between Paris Saint-Germain FC (PSG) and Manchester City FC was more than just a battle between ...