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The True Value of Sport

Eric Morris | Posted 01.05.2015 | College
Eric Morris

Wrestling is a huge part of my life and I cherish the sport and truly enjoy training and competing, but the values it has instilled in me as a person mean much more than any accomplishment the sport has to offer.

Is It Time to Say Yes to Steroids in Professional Sports?

Raymmar Tirado | Posted 01.05.2015 | Sports
Raymmar Tirado

In a world where genetic modification is on its way to becoming the norm, are we really going to sit and scream at the TV because a guy gave into the temptation to do everything possible to become the god that we all propped him up to be?

Between a Rock and a Defensive Tackle: Football and Fat Kids

Rebecca Jane Weinstein | Posted 01.05.2015 | Books
Rebecca Jane Weinstein

Ben's mother had attempted to put him on a diet, at age 9. It seemed like the reasonable thing to do. It seemed like it would be easier to change he...

10 Ways to Run Your Biz Like a Fitness Bootcamp to Get it in Shape

Bryan Elliott | Posted 01.05.2015 | Business
Bryan Elliott

After my intense workout I saw several parallels from training to how Ryan and team run their successful business. Here are my 10 ways to run your business like a fitness bootcamp to get it in shape...

Sponsorship of FIFA: a new front in Gulf political rivalry

James Dorsey | Posted 01.04.2015 | World
James Dorsey

Lurking in the background of world soccer body FIFA's talks with Qatar Airways to replace its Dubai rival Emirates as a sponsor is the escalating hostility between Qatar and the United Arab Emirates as a result of their divergent attitudes towards political Islam.

5 Steps for Developing Winning Moves (for Athletes and Entrepreneurs)

Tim Morehouse | Posted 01.04.2015 | Business
Tim Morehouse

In my Tedx Talk, Embracing Your Awkward Moves, I shared how I went from a Division III athlete to an Olympic Silver medalist in fencing by developing unconventional moves.

Mental Secrets From the Fittest Woman on Earth

Ed Tseng | Posted 01.04.2015 | Sports
Ed Tseng

Camille Leblanc-Bazinet is the "Fittest Woman on Earth" and the 2014 Reebok CrossFit Games Winner. She is also arguably the most beautiful and popular CrossFit athlete on the planet. I love getting into the minds of elite athletes, so when I had the chance to spend some time with Camille, I jumped at the opportunity.

The Best Play-by-Play Calls In Sports History

Bleacher Report | Posted 11.03.2014 | Sports
Read More: Sports, Sports News

Though sports are best seen, some of the industry’s most illustrious moments are remembered for the announcers who called them. ...

NFL Player Shows Support For Dying College Basketball Player

The Huffington Post | Kyle Franco | Posted 11.03.2014 | Sports

Throughout this season, Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still has honored his daughter Leah, diagnosed with a rare form of pediatric cancer,...

Youth Sports Specialization Defies Logic

Ken Reed | Posted 12.31.2014 | Sports
Ken Reed

The growing trend of having our young athletes specialize in a single sport -- some as early as 9 years old -- flies in the face of scientific research and expert testimony.

Giant Envy from a San Francisco Mets Fan

Jon Raj | Posted 12.31.2014 | Sports
Jon Raj

Today I am a Bay Area resident with over 20 years under my belt. I support the local teams. They are two of the most exciting teams in baseball, but they are simply not mine. My heart is still with the Mets. And as hard as I have tried, I just can't quit them. I love them -- they are my team.

Percy Harvin and the Three Questions Every Business Leader Must Ask

David Reimer | Posted 12.31.2014 | Business
David Reimer

There is no single approach to winning. But great leaders in nearly any complex organization today can cut a path through the fog of possibilities by driving clarity around three questions.

How the NYC Marathon Can Feed Millions of Children

William Lambers | Posted 12.31.2014 | Impact
William Lambers

There are 50,000 runners and 2 million spectators in this Sunday's New York City Marathon. If around half of those have a smartphone and use the Char...

Game of Leukemia Fight

Rose Tafoya | Posted 12.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Rose Tafoya

GOLF may be just a game for many, but for Jarrod Lyle it means much more. Whether we wear pink, yellow or any color, no matter what our cancer story...

Surfing In Slow Motion Shows Just How 'Heavy' A Wave Can Be

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 10.30.2014 | Sports

No wave will ever look heavier than it does at 1,000 frames per second. That super slow frame rate will also give everyone a whole new appreciation fo...

Michael Jordan Throws Serious Shade At Obama's Golfing Game

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 10.31.2014 | Sports

Well, it's safe to say there's someone Michael Jordan does not want to golf with. When Jordan discussed his ideal golf foursome with sportscaster A...

Why the Story of Muhammad Ali's Rebellion Matters Today: Part 2

Dave Kreissman | Posted 12.30.2014 | Sports
Dave Kreissman

As we recognize that American sports and culture do not represent a "post-racial society" after all, it's important to look back at the '60s, the era where there was perhaps the greatest change in the relationship between African-Americans and White America.

Kurdish Soccer Team Sparks Swedish FA Ire Over Battle for Kobani, Sparks Debate on What Is Politics?

James Dorsey | Posted 12.29.2014 | World
James Dorsey

The dispute over the nature of Dalkurd's support for Kobani raises the question of what the border line is, if there is one, between humanitarian and political aid to groups in distress as a result of conflict as well as the double standards applied by some Western nations.

School Should Also Be About Learning Through Play

Rebecca Jackson | Posted 12.28.2014 | Education
Rebecca Jackson

Creating opportunities for all children to learn, in a country as vast as the United States, is a unique challenge. One salient point all sides seem to agree on is that children learn though play. Exactly what that "play" looks like and where it takes place has been a hotly debated topic this week.

Alabanians Red-Carded Over Own Drone-Goal

Sasa Milosevic | Posted 12.27.2014 | World
Sasa Milosevic

A debacle of a football match between Serbia and Albania has triggered a new wave of Balkan political tensions that deepens a traditional gap between the two nations whose historical collision has become an inseparable part of Balkan identity.

The Next Olympic Star

OZY | Posted 12.27.2014 | Sports
OZY

Walking up the driveway, her dad waves me in from the front door with a lavender rubber glove on his hand, "Sorry! I was in the backyard!" He walks me in through the Tuscan courtyard in the middle of the house, complete with a bubbling fountain and dripping vines.

Egyptian Campuses and Soccer Emerge as Flashpoint in Resistance to President Al Sisi

James Dorsey | Posted 12.27.2014 | World
James Dorsey

With Mr. Al Sisi employing brute force by security forces, a private security firm reportedly owned by generals and regime-friendly businessmen, and Mubarak-era thugs, and a crackdown on academic freedom to impose his will, flashpoints loom beyond campuses on the horizon.

Why the Story of Muhammad Ali's Rebellion Matters Today: Part 1

Dave Kreissman | Posted 12.27.2014 | Sports
Dave Kreissman

As we recognize that American sports and culture are not a "post-racial society" after all, it's important to look back at the '60s, the era where there was perhaps the greatest change in the relationship between African-Americans and White America.

Keep Your Eye On The Dream: Your Child's Not Yours

Janie Emaus | Posted 12.24.2014 | Parents
Janie Emaus

When it comes to sports, too many parents listen to the child that lives inside of themselves, rather than the child that is standing in front of them.

What's the Probability That Michael Sam Was Cut Because He's Gay, Really?

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 12.24.2014 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

I've seen a little too much insistence this week, online and on social media, that Michael Sam's being cut from the Dallas Cowboys' practice squad had nothing to do with his being gay. It's a bit overwrought and defensive. A lot of fans seem to want to believe the NFL is not a homophobic institution.