athletics

What Makes a Good Pregame Speech?

Back in November, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston tried to give his team a fiery, “Eat a W!”-centric pregame speech to pump them up….

I Had a Sports Mom

My mom didn’t have a full-time job. Instead, her full-time job was driving me to and from water polo practice, cooking me nutritious meals and…

How You Feel About Participation Trophies Says More About You Than Anything Else

When I was 7, my dad gave every player on my tee-ball team a “Player of the Year” certificate. I only remember this because it…

There’s No Easy Answer to the Debate Over Trans High School Athletes

Last week, 15-year-old transgender high school student Andraya Yearwood won the women’s state title in Connecticut in the 100 and 200 meter dash. And like…