As young athletes across the country and around the world tune in to watch their sports idols go for the Gold at the Olympic Games, it’s a great time to do some training on sportsmanship.
Here are my Top 10 Tips to foster a winning attitude on the field and off:
Okay, sports fans, who remembers the Larry Bird vs. Michael Jordan shoot off showdown?
The classic McDonald’s commercial may have been a tongue in cheek commentary on competitiveness, but it worked because it hit so close to home. For better or for worse, we live in a culture defined by competitiveness…
Here’s a look back at two basketball greats who loved to compete…even if it was over a simple sandwich from McDonalds. Enjoy this short clip highlighting Larry Bird and Michael Jordan’s extreme shoot off for a sandwich.
In an effort to reduce contact above the shoulders and lessen the risk
of head and neck injuries in football, the National Federation of State
High School Associations (NFHS) has revised the rules governing high school football for the 2014 season to add
definitions of "targeting" and "defenseless player…
Sunday, February 15
The US Men’s Hockey team faces Russia, which should be a great game to watch…
In a piece that appears in both Slate and Deadspin, Stefan Fatsis sharply criticizes Sports Illustrated for its coverage of Mizzou linebacker Michael Sam coming out as gay.
Fatsis, who spent about a decade each with the Associated Press and the Wall Street Journal and has written three books, writes that SI’s Peter King, Pete Thamel and Thayer Evans made bad journalistic decisions as they reported their reaction pieces, and that those decisions resulted in coverage that didn’t accurately reflect what Fatsis describes as “a reasonable reflection of a broader reality…