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Final Words to a Team in Pursuit of a National Championship

I have been working for the past year with a collegiate team with realistic aspirations of winning an NCAA championship. They have been an amazing group of athletes who have struggled through
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Is the NFL Bad For Women’s Health?

Just prior to the Super Bowl in 1993, a news conference was held by a coalition of women’s groups informing reporters of substantial evidence that domestic violence rose significantly (as much as 40
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Does March Madness Matter?

The New York Times Magazine had a cover story a few weeks ago that posed the question: Does college basketball matter? In answer to this rather existential question, I thought, well, it depends to
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The Greatest Phenom You’ve Never Heard of

Have you heard the name Mikaela Shiffrin? Not likely, unless you’re a big fan of alpine ski racing, a sport that only grabs America’s attention every four years during the Winter Olympics. Over the
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The Dark Side of Youth Sports Superstardom

With the Wimbledon Tennis Championships just concluded, it is a joy to bask in the reflected glory of such superstars as Rafi Nadal, Andy Murray, Serena Williams, and Vera Zvonareva. Their stories are
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What Makes the Great Ones Great?

So what do Tom Brady, LeBron James, Serena Williams, Tiger Woods, Usain Bolt, Annika Sorenstam, Michael Phelps, Lance Armstrong, and Lisa Leslie have that you don’t? This question has been on the
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