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Another Home Run for the Walloping Wealthy

Sam Pizzigati | Posted 05.30.2012 | Business
Sam Pizzigati

The higher the cost to own pro sports franchises, the tighter the squeeze on sports fans. Prices rise for tickets and ballpark beer. Even 99 percenters who couldn't care less about sports end up paying more.

How I Learned to Shoot Like Katniss and What I Learned Along the Way

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 05.30.2012 | Women
Brandi Megan Granett

Archery taught me that it is okay to consider my own wants and needs in ways I never considered possible.

Chris Wondolowksi "Taking the Space" for the Homeless

Jesse Seaver | Posted 05.29.2012 | Sports
Jesse Seaver

He could have been content to finally be living his dream of playing big minutes and soaking in the glory of becoming a national soccer star, but during the best season of his life, Chris started looking at Bay Area charities where he could have an impact.

NetScouts Basketball Men's All-American Teams

Carl Berman | Posted 05.29.2012 | Sports
Carl Berman

First Team Anthony Davis (Kentucky) 6'10, Fr., forward, 14.2 ppg, 10.1 rpg, 4.6 bpg Draymond Green (Michigan State) 6'7, Sr., forward, 16.2 ppg, 10....

Keeping Football Exciting While Reducing the Threat of Traumatic Head Injuries

Naveen Jain | Posted 05.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Naveen Jain

We must spotlight the serious threat that head injuries and brain trauma can have on the lives of our young athletes.

Movie About Tebow's Rise to Backup QB Confirmed

Pablo Andreu | Posted 05.27.2012 | Comedy
Pablo Andreu

Miramax Films today confirmed a biopic about Tim Tebow's ascent to the position of New York Jets second-string quarterback. The movie, titled Tebowing...

Egypt's Powder Keg: Meting Out Punishment for Port Said

James Dorsey | Posted 05.26.2012 | Sports
James Dorsey

All cities and towns in Egypt are, to some extent, football-mad, but Port Said is a city which takes its football fervor to the extreme.

Mets: Opening Day Fears

Steven Hirsch | Posted 05.26.2012 | Sports
Steven Hirsch

I'm waiting to see the day where I can say that the Mets are heading on a clear path again, but I'm getting impatient.

Michael Llodra and Southern Mississipi, a Lesson in Racism in Sports

Kraig Debro | Posted 05.22.2012 | Black Voices
Kraig Debro

French tennis player Michael Llodra called an onlooker a "Chinese whore," six days later, Mississippi students chanted, "Where's your green card?" to a player at a NCAA game. What's more shocking about this? The substance or that those who said these things didn't feel self-conscious about saying them?

Fandom, Fathers and the Violence of Football

Nathan Hegedus | Posted 05.21.2012 | Parents
Nathan Hegedus

If Dad laughs, cries and high fives about the Red Sox, his kids are going to use the Red Sox to laugh, cry and high-five with him.

Labor Campaign Calls on Olympic Brand Companies to Play Fair

Michelle Chen | Posted 05.21.2012 | World
Michelle Chen

The long-term effectiveness of this accord remains to be seen; the games are designed to maximize commercial profit and not long enough to bring a sea change in the global manufacturing system.

Oklahoma State's Dead Pool No Winner

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.21.2012 | Business

When you think about the creepy side of college athletics, you might imagine boosters in plaid jackets handing over cars to top recruits, or lining up...

WELCOME TO NEW YORK

Posted 05.21.2012 | New York

New York, get ready for Tebowmania. Broncos QB Tim Tebow was traded for a fourth-round pick to The New York Jets Wednesday. The polarizing qua...

REVEALED: Best Sports Bras

Real Simple | Posted 03.16.2012 | Women

No matter your cup size or activity, these picks will be your biggest supporters. Best All-Around Asics Abby Bra This breathable, mesh-lined o...

To Phil Valentine: Shut Up About Race, Jeremy Lin, and Political Correctness

Brandon Thomas | Posted 05.15.2012 | Black Voices
Brandon Thomas

In a recent article in the Murfreesboro Pulse shock jock and local conservative talk radio personality Phil Valentine ignorantly discussed the issue of the racist headline that showed up on ESPN about Jeremy Lin, a basketball player for the New York Knicks.

WATCH: Southern Mississippi Band Hurls Racist Chant At Puerto Rican Player

Posted 03.15.2012 | Sports

The ugly side of sports was on display at the first-round NCAA tournament game between Kansas State and Southern Mississippi game Thursday, when Kansa...

Iranian Interference in Soccer Federation Election Puts FIFA on the Spot

James Dorsey | Posted 05.15.2012 | Sports
James Dorsey

Mr. Ahmadinejad's blatant meddling in this month's IFF election constitutes the second time in as many months that a Middle Eastern government has openly flaunted FIFA rules to benefit politically from the beautiful game.

Mascots School to Offer Ph.D.

Mark C. Miller | Posted 05.15.2012 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

PEACH SPRINGS, Ariz. -- A mascot is a person or animal that is adopted by a team or other group as a symbolic figure. Sports teams employ individuals ...

Angry Dad Allegedly Bit Off Coach's Ear At Youth Basketball Game

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 03.13.2012 | Crime

This basketball dad was apparently trying a little too hard to "Be Like Mike" -- Mike Tyson, that is. Massachusetts dad Timothy Forbes, 34, alleged...

The Most Overhyped Athletes in History

Posted 03.07.2012 | Sports

Pure talent, a fearless demeanor and the will to win...the elements needed to become an athletic champion. But while many athletes have possessed a...

Iditarod 2012: How To Follow Alaska's Sled Dog Race Like a Pro

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.06.2012 | Sports
Alaska Dispatch News

It's hard to tell who's actually leading a race due to the idiosyncrasies of start-time adjustments, mandatory layovers, trailside camping, and general musher sneakiness. And the unknown is part of the sport's appeal.

Will Arabs and Muslims Visit Jerusalem?

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.02.2012 | World
Daoud Kuttab

The plight of the people and the importance of the city should not be felt only by the Palestinians. Muslims, Christians and people of all faiths should heed the call and support the embattled city and its Palestinian population.

Looks Like A Go For Michael Jordan Lawsuit, After All

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.01.2012 | Business

Michael Jordan has found a Chinese court that will play ball with his trademark lawsuit, after all. The NBA hall of famer says his suit against Ch...

How Linsanity Is Inspiring Generosity

Diana Mao | Posted 04.30.2012 | Impact
Diana Mao

Susan Lee was so inspired by Lin's humble beginnings and by his family who is now living the classic American dream, that she decided to donate $1 for every point Lin scores this season to her favorite charity -- Nomi Network.

Carl Kremer: The Coach You Want Your Child to Play For

Don McNay | Posted 04.30.2012 | Sports
Don McNay

Kremer projects Midwestern values of focusing on the team instead of the individual. He beats a cupcake team by fifty points, but praises the opponent's "hustle" or "fighting spirit." I've tried to get him to trash talk, but Carl is not going to let that happen.