Unclear Ends and Questionable Means in Both Sports and Politics
Methods have an intent all their own.
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.
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.
Trying to Be a Perfect Athlete Isn't Worth It
Perfectionism is associated with many psychological problems, including anxiety and depression.
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
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.
FUEL: Kron Gracie
We try to keep up with meat-free jiu-jitsu and MMA fighter, Kron Gracie.
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.
A Former NHL Fighter Is Now One of Hockey's Biggest Weed Advocates
“The players are already quietly doing it. They’re way ahead of the game.”
People Who Work Out Shouldn’t Wear Heels
Really, no one should.
FUEL: The 20,000-Calorie Strongman Diet
In an average day, professional strongman Robert "Obie" Oberst consumes up to 20,000 calories to power himself through hours of punishing training. He shows us what fuels his intense lifestyle, from the gym to the kitchen.
Meditation Can Make You Better at Sports, Psychologists Say
They've got a method, too.