Carlos Chua

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Are Athletes Good Role Models?

<b>What is a role model and what effects do role models have?</b><p>The term <i>role model</i> is defined as “a person whose behavior, example, or success is or can be …

Alex Rodriguez

A Ring of One’s Own

Can a teen-age Olympic hopeful remake the image of women’s boxing?<p>There is a yellowed newspaper clipping taped to the wall in the basement of the Berston Field House, in Flint, Michigan, that shows Jason Crutchfield with his arms in the air, winning the city boxing championship in 1983. He was …

Manny Pacquiao provokes storm by calling gay people ‘worse than animals’

Manny Pacquiao has provoked a storm of controversy in his home country after saying people in same-sex relationships “are worse than animals”. The 37-year-old, who is running for a seat in the Philippines senate in May’s elections as a conservative Christian, made the remark in a video posted on …

Nate Diaz slams UFC's CM Punk signing: 'F-ck him, f-ck the whole situation'

PHOENIX – The UFC’s recent signing of former WWE star Phil “CM Punk” Brooks has been polarizing, to say the least. Nate Diaz’s opinion is pretty …

20 years ago, Michael Jordan made his White Sox debut

On March 4, 1994, Michael Jordan appeared in a game wearing a White Sox uniform for the first time. With No. 45 on his back, he tapped a comebacker …

CM Punk and the UFC’s Cult of Personality

CM Punk’s long road to the Octagon took yet another detour on Wednesday, when the former WWE champion underwent surgery to repair a herniated disk in …

Pro Wrestling

Duke Roufus

Earlier this week, Duke Roufus <b>posted a photo on Instagram</b> showing CM Punk competing in his first scrimmage fight at the Roufusport training facility. …

The fight game reloaded: how MMA and UFC conquered the world | Andy Bull

On the eve of UFC 196, Andy Bull goes inside the world of mixed martial arts to report on how a journey from reviled ‘human cockfighting’ to mainstream acceptance has transformed it into a hugely profitable industry, and whether concerns over safety and the legitimacy of its visceral violence are …

Cheating in Sports -- Where Do We Go From Here?

<i>"I can't define it, but I know it when I see it."</i> -- U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Potter Stewart on pornography in Jacobellis v. Ohio, 1964<p>Consider some of the current controversies in organized sport: football inflation pressures, "flopping" and "diving" to deceive basketball and soccer …

Cheating in Sport on Flipboard

By csummo | What motivates people to cheat?<p>Timeline: Lance Armstrong’s journey from deity to disgrace<p>1995<p>Armstrong wins a stage at the Tour de …