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SHORT READ: What Shakespeare Can Teach Mark Cuban About Being A Better Boss

Author Stephen Greenblatt devotes a chapter of his fine new book, Tyranny: Shakespeare on Politics, to enablers – without whose participati…

Started by Ryan Goble

0 May 23, 2018

TED-ED VIDEO: How playing sports benefits your body ... and your brain

How playing sports benefits your body ... and your brain - Leah Lagos and Jaspal Ricky Singh Animation by Kozmonot Animation Studio The…

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0 Jul 3, 2016

ARTICLE: Media glorification of sports injuries fades, with one exception

From the Columbia Journalism Review... ONE NIGHT IN MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, back in 1959, the hapless New York Rangers were playing the Mont…

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0 Jul 3, 2016

COOL: Olympians Without Nations - First-Ever Team of Refugees Heads to Summer Games

Olympians Without Nations: First-Ever Team of Refugees Heads to Summer Games With 20 million refugees worldwide, the International Olympic…

Started by Ryan Goble

0 Jun 11, 2016

NYTLN: Glory or Turmoil - Teaching and Learning About Brazil and the Summer Olympics

Glory or Turmoil: Teaching and Learning About Brazil and the Summer Olympics By TOM MARSHALL In this lesson we invite readers to del…

Started by Ryan Goble

0 May 21, 2016

SAY WHAT? Football without helmets?

From Think Progress... Full story HERE.

Started by Ryan Goble

0 Apr 1, 2016

BOOK REVIEW: Intangible - The Subtle Things That Win Baseball Games

Interesting book & review from Pacific Standard ... of interest for the quants... Read the full review HERE.

Started by Ryan Goble

0 Jan 14, 2016

PODCAST: The Season - Columbia U Football Tries to, uh, win!?!

I have not had a chance to listen to this, but have heard good things. Maybe it is like Friday Night Lights for the nerdy set?  See full se…

Started by Ryan Goble

0 Jan 10, 2016

REVIEW: NYT ‘NFL Confidential’ + 'Slow Getting Up: A Story of NFL Survival From the Bottom of the Pile'

Dunno how kid friendly this might be... Of note - the review suggests: A better recent book than “NFL Confidential,” with more gizzards, is…

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0 Jan 2, 2016

ARTICLE: What Does It Take To Stay In The NFL? You Don’t Want To Know

From SI / Medium... Read the whole article HERE.

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0 Dec 13, 2015

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