I have found that a simple distinction appears to lie at the heart of whether athletes are able to rise to the occasion and perform their best when it...
MLB admits that the umps blew a home run call in Cleveland Wednesday night despite the use of a video review. But even though the call was wrong it stands.
he Celebrity Bowling Classic has helped to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars to help the NFL's charitable foundation contribute collectively (on behalf of its 32 member clubs) to charitable causes on a national level.
College graduation is a big deal, and a commencement speaker's ability to share something of himself or herself that sticks and gives hope can play an important inspirational role.
Oreo has quickly emerged as the hot brand here in Austin -- a place so overrun with marketing ploys it's almost impossible to stand out.
Why are pistachios the semi-forgotten nut? Ask any random group of Americans to list five types of nut. Pistachios probably won't make the list. Peanuts will, and peanuts aren't even nuts. They're beans. Almonds would probably top that list. Almonds get all the attention.
Many around the U.S. and the world found two great reasons to recently visit what is perhaps America's most unique city, New Orleans.
As we celebrate Women's History Month and lift up the sheroes of liberation, we must free our sisters from sexual slavery. Human sex trafficking is a danger to our communities and a scourge on our souls; it must be stopped.
From psychics who claim to be communicating with the soul of the dead octopus to hucksters trying to establish whether Paul is an English or German citizen, The Life and Times of Paul the Psychic Octopus gives new meaning to Barnum's claim that "There's a sucker born every minute."
It is my hope that the next generation of athletes will not support a culture of ignorance and discrimination and that gay athletes will feel comfortable being open about their sexuality.
I couldn't help myself: Super Bowl Sunday I found myself mulling over the state of the union.
A new culture of aging is emerging, and the aging process itself is being re-invented.
This commercial seemed to steer clear of racist representations focusing instead on a car-full of enthusiastic, elderly friends enjoying a kick-ass night on the town. The ad, however, felt "wrong" for reasons that I'll lay out below.
The Super Bowl reminded me that we're all working towards what we see as our top goal, our end result. As we continue to reach for those goals and realize those dreams, the stakes get higher and the obstacles far greater.
Over the years, it seems as though Beyonce has gotten lighter as she has gotten older. No, this is not genetics and let's not act pretend her skin color in her first Destiny's Child album cover matches that of her latest album 4.
Like most teenagers, I sat down this year with my family to watch the Super Bowl. As the game wore on, and woman after woman strutted across the screen in her underwear, I became disgusted at what I saw.