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The Most Disappointing Final Seasons in Recent Sports History

Complex Sports | Posted 11.12.2014 | Sports
Read More: Sports, Sports News

Every athlete, no matter how great or how insignificant their professional careers in athletics (or semi-pro, or college, or high school), eventually ...

Yagana Shah

What It's Like To Get The Sex Talk From Muhammad Ali

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.12.2014 | Fifty

Any prospective boyfriends and admirers of Maryum Ali wouldn't stand a chance when meeting her father, boxing legend Muhammad Ali. But the ultra-prote...

Qatar at a Crossroads: Reform Labour Laws or Risk Revived Calls for Relocating the World Cup

James Dorsey | Posted 11.12.2014 | Sports
James Dorsey

Qatar, caught in a Catch-22 between a requirement to quickly reform its labour system in a bid to convince human rights and trade union activists that it is serious and the need domestically to proceed slowly, risks losing goodwill it has built in recent years.

3 Essential Mindsets for Athletic Success

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 11.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jim Taylor

When I talk about mindset, I mean what is going on in your head just before you begin a competition, whether on the field, course, court, track, what-have-you. What happens in your mind during that oh-so-important period sets the stage for whether you perform to the best of your ability.

Being Honest With Myself: I Never Played Third Base

Jeremy Shure | Posted 11.11.2014 | Small Business
Jeremy Shure

Honesty in business is vital, and one's name is all they have. As it relates to the above, I've learned over time that sometimes the hardest person to be honest with is yourself, and it's the same as it relates to a startup.

Volleyball Federation Sanctions Iran in New Assertiveness on Women's Sporting Rights

James Dorsey | Posted 11.11.2014 | Sports
James Dorsey

The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has warned Iran that it would be stripped of its right to host the 2015 Under-19 men's world volleyball championship if it bans women from attending matches.

Kids, Sports, and Hypocrisy: Flipping the Switch

Amy Hunter | Posted 11.10.2014 | Parents
Amy Hunter

I've gotten used to the hypocrisy I know I possess as a parent. It's become a necessary evil. I am a normal, albeit flawed human, and "do as I say, not as I do" is always in the back of my mind.

Why the Story of Muhammad Ali's Rebellion Matters Today: Part 3

Dave Kreissman | Posted 11.10.2014 | 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.

Study Asserts That Controversial Gulf Labor Regime Reduces Global Inequality

James Dorsey | Posted 11.10.2014 | World
James Dorsey

With the absence of labor rights in the Gulf under fire as a result of Qatar's successful bid to host the 2022 World Cup, Gulf states are likely to take heart from a recent study that asserts that authoritarian regimes in the oil-rich Middle East and China have contributed more to the eradication of global inequality than Western nations.

Sports as a Battleground for Families in Transition

Risa Garon | Posted 11.07.2014 | Divorce
Risa Garon

I do think that these guidelines can be helpful to all coaches and parents regardless of family composition; however, at a very difficult time for both parents and children experiencing family transitions, being in a sport means more than playing the game.

The Nuggets' Twitter Account Trolled The Cavs

The Huffington Post | Kyle Franco | Posted 11.07.2014 | Sports

The three most important players on the Cleveland Cavaliers' roster are Anderson Varejão, Tristan Thompson, and Dion Waiters. At least that's what th...

Why I Won't Let My Son Play Football

Mike Julianelle | Posted 11.06.2014 | Parents
Mike Julianelle

I want my son to enjoy watching the game. But only watching it. Because I don't plan to let him play. As the evidence of football's health risks grows, is there any parent left that will?

The True Value of Sport

Eric Morris | Posted 11.05.2014 | 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 11.05.2014 | 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 11.05.2014 | 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 11.06.2014 | 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 11.05.2014 | 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 11.04.2014 | 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 11.04.2014 | 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
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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 10.31.2014 | 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 10.31.2014 | 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 10.31.2014 | 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 10.31.2014 | 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...