athletes

food news

Scientists Say Chemical Found in Spinach Is Basically a Steroid, Should Be Banned for Athletes

Tired: blaming boner pills for your doping allegations. Wired: blaming a salad!
Jelisa Castrodale
6.26.19
Listen

Unclear Ends and Questionable Means in Both Sports and Politics

Methods have an intent all their own.
Rob Zacny
4.4.19
Sports

The Runner Who Hid Her Gender to Be the First Woman in the Boston Marathon

When 20-year-old Kathrine Switzer bucked the Boston Marathon's rules in order to compete, a man tried to physically remove her from the race.
Bianca Betancourt
3.25.19
NHL

A Guide to Understanding All the Clichés You'll Hear This NHL Season

Players and commentators have a collection of go-to hockey phrases that they love spewing out. Here's what those nonsense words actually mean.
Kyle Cantlon
10.11.18
mind

Trying to Be a Perfect Athlete Isn't Worth It

Perfectionism is associated with many psychological problems, including anxiety and depression.
Christine Ro
7.5.18
body

We Looked Into Whether Having Sex Affects Your Athletic Performance

Some coaches tell their athletes to avoid having sex before a big game.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
6.21.18
Phys Ed

The Little-Known Advantages of Being an Older Athlete

The way athletes like Roger Federer and Tom Brady think can help explain why they remain dominant.
Jeff Bercovici
5.8.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

How mothers of young men are handling #MeToo

Some moms of young men are reconciling #MeToo with the instinct to protect their sons.
VICE News
2.24.18
olympics

North Korea arrived to a chilly reception at the Winter Olympics

It's a new era in the games that not everyone supports.
Kathleen Caulderwood
2.8.18
olympics

Record-breaking number of condoms to attend Pyeongchang 2018 Olympics

Unfortunately no medals will be awarded.
Alexa Liautaud
2.1.18
athletes

FUEL: Kron Gracie

We try to keep up with meat-free jiu-jitsu and MMA fighter, Kron Gracie.
Kron Gracie
12.23.17
disability

It's Really Hard to Give Disabled Athletes a Level Playing Field

A British sprinter recently returned her medal, feeling that an inaccurate classification had given her relay team an unfair advantage.
s.e. smith
12.14.17
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