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How we source our lives from sports: Mental Health

Last summer a close friend got an unannounced visit from a sibling. We’ll call him Tony. Tony has been homeless for close to six years now. The 26-year-old was last seen featured in a gorilla style video of a street fight in Chicago, 2,000 miles from his legal place of residence. It did not go well for the gentleman who is one

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Q&A: WELTERWEIGHT JOSE BENAVIDEZ JR. HAS A LOT ON THE LINE

Saturday, July 23 welterweight Jose Benavidez Jr (24-0, 16 KO) will face Francisco Santana (24-4-1, 12 KO). Here’s my candid Q&A with the boxer who definitely has something to prove. You’ve come a long way since defeating Herrera and moving up to welterweight. What has been your biggest career challenge since moving up? “I haven’t really had a lot of time

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THE SCARY TRUTH ABOUT HEAD INJURIES IN YOUTH SPORTS

Parents are no longer able to ignore the billow of information on brain injuries associated with youth sports. We’re not just talking about concussions. Consider this, a Purdue research study compared changes in the brains of high school football players who had suffered concussions with the brains of players who were concussion free. They found brain tissue damage in both. Players

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A Royal Mistake

So, the Cavs had a party with their pals known as the whole city of Cleveland. C’ept it was nationally televised and LeBron James IS an international superstar. Everything he said was part of the broadcast and quickly spread throughout social media. As he went down the line and commented on each of his teammate’s contribution to winning the championship, he cussed.

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A Matter Of Conscience

Just a few weeks ago Baylor University was forced to finally address how it systematically scapegoated, hid and bullied “in conduct that could be perceived as victim blaming” by being exposed through an investigative report facilitated by law firm Pepper Hamilton. A mountain of evidence finally seeped out of the small Baptist school in Texas. Among the most disturbing claims,  Sam Ukwuachu, a dismissed Boise

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