Should Biological Males Compete as Females?

males compete as females, feet at starting line

The world of track and field is immersed in controversy regarding transgender and intersex athletes competing as female runners. The two issues are slightly different; yet, the base questions when males compete as females remain the same. I believe such issues will continue to proliferate in the coming years. We can’t deny that every human [ keep reading ]

Is Kawhi Leonard the Best Player in the World?

If you’re a basketball fan, you’ve probably heard of Kawhi Leonard. Although you’ve heard of him, you may not be aware of the significance of what he’s doing. What this guy has done in the playoffs this year is nothing short of astounding and something we haven’t seen since Jordan. He’s doing it quietly and [ keep reading ]

Take a Kid Fishing

Since I was old enough to remember, fishing has been a part of my life. To me, being on the lake just before dawn is heaven on earth. The stillness of the morning, the crisp air, a gentle mist lingering above the surface of the water. Man, it doesn’t get much better. I’m the furthest [ keep reading ]

Why do We Cheer for Sports Teams?

Growing up in Canada, my favorite (ahem, favourite) sport was always baseball. I like to joke that the reason I don’t live in Canada anymore was because I don’t really care about hockey, so they kicked me out. We had precisely two major league baseball teams at that time, and since I lived closer to [ keep reading ]

3 Cinderellas That Could Bust Brackets

March Madness is upon us, and in March we live for Cinderellas. For those not familiar with the term Cinderella in this context: a Cinderella is basically an underdog team that makes a miraculous rags-to-riches run in the NCAA tournament, knocking off higher-seeded powerhouse teams and busting brackets. Every year there’s a new Cinderella, a [ keep reading ]

March Madness: It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

March is a transitional month that sees longer days and a renewed sense of optimism that only the warmth of Spring can bring. For basketball fans, March is the greatest month of the year. During this magical time, the college basketball season culminates in a climactic finish known as the NCAA Tournament. Also known as [ keep reading ]

Tom Brady is Still Not the Greatest of All Time

The New England Patriots just won the Super Bowl. Again. After what was considered a lackluster season by their standards, the Patriots defied the odds to take home another Lombardi Trophy. Tom Brady, although largely unimpressive in the game, won his sixth Super Bowl ring. Throughout his career, Tom Brady has drawn comparisons to another [ keep reading ]

Baseball Is More Than Just a Game.

“The one constant through all the years, Ray, has been baseball. America has rolled by like an army of steamrollers. It has been erased like a blackboard, rebuilt and erased again. But baseball has marked the time. This field, this game: it’s a part of our past, Ray. It reminds us of all that was [ keep reading ]

When Did Sports Become ‘Pay to Play’ Programs?

Sports are big in the United States. An estimated 40-some million kids play one or more sports every year. I’ve written before on various topics, such as how I believe adults have ruined kid-sports in America and how greed has tempted many adults to place young athletes’ health and physical conditions at risk, just to [ keep reading ]

Facing the Giants: NFL Style

One of my family’s favorite feature films is a movie called, “Facing the Giants,” produced and directed by Alex Kendrick and his brother, Stephen. It tells the story of a high school football team known as the Shiloh Eagles and their coach, who pray and work their way to a championship against a much larger [ keep reading ]

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