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The Most Heartbreaking Ways To Lose In Sports

Bleacher Report | Posted 07.11.2014 | Sports
Read More: Sports, Sports News

As if you didn't already know, sports are extremely unforgiving....

Just Say 'No' To Team Snacks

Nicole Leigh Shaw | Posted 07.10.2014 | Parents
Nicole Leigh Shaw

Are our children really so desperate for food that they cannot go even an hour without the promise of a treat?

By Land and by Sea

Bill Couzens | Posted 07.09.2014 | Impact
Bill Couzens

Chris Renouf, riding for Less Cancer Bike Ride to Mackinac 2014 One of the historic sailing and great Michigan traditions is the Bell's Beer Bayview...

Ending Soccer Games: A Modest Proposal

Tom Ginsburg | Posted 07.09.2014 | Sports
Tom Ginsburg

What are the problems with the penalty shootout? To begin with, it bears little relation with the rest of the soccer game. Another problem is that, as players themselves acknowledge, there is a certain amount of luck in the penalty shootout.

75 Years Later, Lou Gehrig's "Luckiest Man on the Face of Earth" Speech, Remains the Greatest Speech in Sports History

Dave Kreissman | Posted 07.08.2014 | Sports
Dave Kreissman

On July 4, 1939 a frail Henry Louis Gehrig stepped in front of a packed crowd at Yankee Stadium. The Manhattan-native knew he was sick, but he was unaware that his illness (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS) would soon claim his life.

USA Edges Spain for FIBA U17 Women's Title

Carl Berman | Posted 07.08.2014 | Sports
Carl Berman

Angela Salvadores was incredible for Spain, keeping them in contention with a 40-point performance and was named the tournament MVP.

Let's Talk About Fútbol

Axel Schlossberg | Posted 07.07.2014 | Sports
Axel Schlossberg

Let's talk about futbol, or soccer, call it as you wish. It is the sport and not the name that brings people together.

Packaging Sport

Michael Brenner | Posted 07.07.2014 | Sports
Michael Brenner

These days, sports are being promoted as a series of "happenings" -- celebrations. Athletes and the games they compete in are being primed, packaged and scripted like every other public event in the era of contrived melodrama.

For Athletic Success, You Pay Now or Pay Later

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 07.07.2014 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

Focus on your long-term goals. To be your best, you have to put a lot of time and effort into your athletic preparations. But, as I noted above, there are going to be times when you don't feel that motivated.

Gender Equality in Sports -- Quidditch Wins

Sean Pagoada | Posted 07.08.2014 | Gay Voices
Sean Pagoada

What sets quidditch apart from other sports is its two-minimum gender rule, established by the International Quidditch Association. Quidditch values diversity and that, to me, is one of the most powerful messages we can send out.

5 Most Unbreakable and Impressive MLB Records

Dave Kreissman | Posted 07.07.2014 | Sports
Dave Kreissman

145 years for baseball's legends, and underdogs, to set the most unbelievable and unbreakable records in their sport. Let's take a look at some of the best.

Future of Soccer in the US

Stephen Palacios | Posted 07.02.2014 | Latino Voices
Stephen Palacios

My 15-year-old son called last night from Costa Rica where he is spending two weeks. Lucky for him, his visit coincided with Costa Rica beating Greece in the World Cup. He described how everyone was glued to the set, shaking, crying and ultimately exploding in joy.

MLB Midseason Awards: See Which Stars Take Home the Baseball's Most Prestigious Awards

Dave Kreissman | Posted 07.02.2014 | Teen
Dave Kreissman

Yes, I know we have of the games left in the 2014 MLB regular season. But still, somebody has to predict who will taking home baseball's biggest awards by season's end (and who'd deserve these awards if the season ended today).

Even Just to Celebrate Our Differences: Why We Still Need Sports to Make Peace

Meicen Sun | Posted 07.02.2014 | Sports
Meicen Sun

To many of my friends in the U.S., sports often entail beer on a Sunday night. To some in Africa, it might mean making and playing with a football made from plastic bags. But this is exactly how sports unite by highlighting commonality among those who are otherwise very different.

Mexico's Obsession with Football and Identity

Rodrigo Aguilera | Posted 07.02.2014 | World
Rodrigo Aguilera

Few people on this Earth relish self-analysis the way Mexicans do, and the country's football failures are an endless source of national introspection.

5 Lessons Learned From America's Run at World Cup 2014

Ko Im | Posted 07.07.2014 | Sports
Ko Im

The U.S. men's national soccer team got knocked out, but their play on the world stage will not be forgotten. Here is a handful of takeaway principles for life off the fiel.

These 'Soccer Fans' Don't Know What They're Talking About

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 07.02.2014 | Comedy

Landon Donovan was very publicly left off the U.S. soccer team for the 2014 World Cup, but you wouldn't know that from talking with people on Hollywoo...

Squaring Soccer with Islam

James Dorsey | Posted 07.01.2014 | Sports
James Dorsey

Concern that the World Cup could lead to violations of Saudi Arabia's strict gender rules prompted authorities in the province of Mecca, home to Islam's holiest city, to remove public television screens to prevent men and women from mixing.

Phil Jackson Is Mellow About Melo

Rob Taub | Posted 06.30.2014 | Sports
Rob Taub

I am a neurotic, handwringing New Yorker and Phil Jackson is a Zen Master. He will continue to move forward on his mission to bring a championship to New York, with or without Melo and whatever the outcome, he probably won't lose any sleep.

12 Ways Teaching Is Like Baseball

Rick Ayers | Posted 06.30.2014 | Education
Rick Ayers

Often teachers work behind closed doors, alone. But the colleagues are important to hold you up, back you up, and make that awesome diving catch.

When It Comes to Sports, America's Youth Are Goal-Driven

Richard-John Mensing, Jr. | Posted 06.30.2014 | Sports
Richard-John Mensing, Jr.

These statistics tell only part of the story, as does the continued investment into these sports on the professional, collegiate, high school and youth league levels from heavy hitters like TV networks, top brands and advertisers.

The Most Hilarious Sports Vines Of 2014 (So Far)

Bleacher Report | Posted 06.27.2014 | Sports
Read More: Sports, Sports News

The intersection between sports and media has reached a point where everything that happens can be documented in a matter of seconds....

Triumph Ends His World Cup Journey With A Bang

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.27.2014 | Comedy

Part 1 and Part 2 of Triumph the Insult Comic Dog's World Cup adventure saw him party with soccer fans from all over the world, and now he's going out...

WATCH LIVE: The Power Of Play

Posted 06.27.2014 | Impact

Watch Live at 8:00 - 9:00am and 10:00 - 11:00am EST. We know that sports and exercise are essential for bodies and minds that are still developing,...

The Luis Suarez Solution?

Tom Falco | Posted 06.26.2014 | Sports
Tom Falco