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I'm a Man, I Play Golf -- Therefore I Urinate in Bushes

Greg Schwem | Posted 07.22.2013 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

"As a card-carrying MGAP member, you will pee anywhere on the course at any time. It doesn't matter if the Senior Ladies League is playing the adjoining hole or a family of four is barbecuing in their back yard that faces the 14th fairway. We go where we damn well please."

Baseball Analyst Makes Bold Claim About Umpire

Posted 05.10.2013 | Sports

MLB's instant replay system, however limited, will only work if the same people who made the mistakes are willing to admit them. They may not be. ...

Our Mothers Played Hard and We Won

Kim Turner | Posted 07.10.2013 | Women
Kim Turner

From grandmother to mother to daughter, the women in our family experienced firsthand the many gifts of sports, but also the academic and professional advantages. Sports gave us a sense of ourselves, our power, and the willingness to dig deep to turn challenging situations around.

Sports and Fitness: A Source of Empowerment for At-Risk Girls

Girls With Sole | Posted 07.07.2013 | Impact
Girls With Sole

2013-04-23-theraiseforwomenchallenge300x60.jpgBeing an athlete teaches you to get up when you fall, and to be resilient in times of pain or adversity. The at-risk communities and kids in the system have very little, if any, access to fitness programs.

The Ironman Model for Investors

Jordan Waxman | Posted 07.03.2013 | Business
Jordan Waxman

Today's holistic advisor is an elite athlete, coach and general manager combined. But the most important element of the advisor-client connection is that it is a mutually beneficial relationship of trust.

Kick A$$ for AIDS Project Los Angeles on Be Concrete Day!

Jason Mannino | Posted 07.01.2013 | Los Angeles
Jason Mannino

This year the Concrete Hero 2013 Urban Obstacle Challenge will be held at Los Angeles State Historic Park and will feature several new L.A.-themed obstacles and an extended five-mile route through the streets and alleyways of downtown.

Brandon Moss Celebrates After Longest Game Of MLB Season

AP | MIKE WAGAMAN | Posted 06.30.2013 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. — A few hours after he ended the longest game in the majors this season, Brandon Moss and his 3-year-old son sat together at hom...

Running Form: Convoluted

Christopher Drozd | Posted 03.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Christopher Drozd

I myself have benefitted from high levels of conditioning overriding fledgling skills, but I know with certainty that unless correct running form is learned, eventually the undue strains of sloppiness will overrun even the greatest muscular conditioning.

Tackling Name Calling On The School Field (VIDEO)

Eliza Byard | Posted 03.24.2013 | Gay Voices
Eliza Byard

Megan Rapinoe represents what is possible when LGBT athletes are supported and respected, but it's heartbreaking to think of the potential excellence still being wasted by fear, and the barriers that that fear poses to the health of students who would rather skip school than go to gym.

Baseball's Less-Is-More Season: Low Numbers Were Highlights in MLB

Devra Maza | Posted 05.29.2013 | Sports
Devra Maza

As we tip our caps to the past year, we raise our glasses to a new one, and count down twelve top highlights of the 2012 Major League Baseball season.

Academics in an Athletic World: Encouraging the Whole Student

George Forsythe | Posted 01.09.2013 | College
George Forsythe

The worlds of academics and athletics have a mingled, controversial relationship. This clash is seen most prominently in NCAA Division I sports, particularly football and men's basketball, where athletics is a big business.

Oakland's Thrilling Season Comes To An End

AP | JOSH DUBOW | Posted 10.12.2012 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Almost as soon as Omar Infante threw out Seth Smith to end the Oakland Athletics surprising season, despair turned to appreciation....

WATCH: Oakland A's Teach 'Bernie Lean'

Posted 10.10.2012 | Sports

If the Oakland Athletics can extend their postseason run deep into October then Gangham Style's status as the dance routine of the moment may be in je...


AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 12.03.2012 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. — Same chaotic, champagne dance-party scene in the clubhouse just two days later. New T-shirt: AL West champions. The Oakland A...

How Will The West Be Won?

AP | JOSH DUBOW | Posted 12.02.2012 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. -- After erasing what once appeared to be an insurmountable deficit, it has come down to this for the Oakland Athletics - one game aga...

A's Avoid Sweep

AP | Posted 11.20.2012 | Sports

DETROIT -- The Oakland Athletics avoided a three-game sweep, yet still came out on the losing end. Seth Smith homered, doubled and drove in four runs...

Lies, Damned Lies and Lies About Athletics

Bob Cowser | Posted 11.11.2012 | Politics
Bob Cowser

As a confirmed, lifelong average athlete, few things irritate me more than people who lie about athletic accomplishments.

Nike's Notion of Greatness, and the Road Not Taken

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 10.14.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Weight does not measure human worth. It is not an indicator of character. Bathroom scales are not designed to weigh merit. The boy in the Nike ad may well be full to the brim with greatness -- but none of it has anything to do with running.

Get Your Flow-jo On!

Nancy Sherr | Posted 10.13.2012 | Fifty
Nancy Sherr

Turn off your pings and phone alerts, put your email on hold and carve out time to partake in your flow and reap your return on investment!

Divisive Piety at the Olympics?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 10.10.2012 | Sports
David Katz, M.D.

When American athletes -- and if not exclusively, it does seem to be at least particularly American athletes -- are interviewed after a winning performance, they tend to accredit the victory to God first and foremost. God comes in ahead of spouses, parents, and even coaches.

Olympic Differences in the Way Men and Women Move

Dr. Douglas Fields | Posted 10.05.2012 | Science
Dr. Douglas Fields

Such a fundamental movement, the one-leg squat is the foundation of running, jumping, balance, and lifting. Could this simple maneuver differ that much between men and women?

The Most Highly Paid Female Olympians

Savvy Sugar | Posted 08.03.2012 | Women

Some athletes aspire for gold not only for the glory of winning an Olympic medal but also for a generous monetary reward. However, for a select few, e...

7 Sports Where Women Have Bested Men

BuzzFeed | Posted 08.03.2012 | Women

1. Equestrian The equestrian events are some of the few where women compete against men (the other is sailing), and women have medalled in all th...

Eight Reasons Why You Should Attend the Olympic Games

Kiratiana Freelon | Posted 09.25.2012 | Black Voices
Kiratiana Freelon

If I share my experience at the London 2012 games with you, maybe I can convince you to make this trip at least once in your lifetime. Below are the eight reasons why you should start thinking about Rio 2016 right now, even before the London Games start.

A's Still Streaking

AP | Posted 09.24.2012 | Sports

TORONTO — The American League's lowest scoring offense didn't just break out Wednesday night, it unloaded. Coco Crisp hit two home runs and Yoe...