When athletes retire we face the most difficult question: who are we? | Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Sports stars spend their youth lauded for their grace and strength. How do we stop ourselves from becoming a tattered coat upon a stick when glory fades? Professional athletes are shooting stars: they burn bright as they flame across the sky, then suddenly fade into quiet darkness. Movie stars, best-selling…

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The Way This Female Journalist Bends The Rules After Getting Banned From Stadium Is Genius

The first game of the Iran Pro League football season kicked off recently, with two middle-ranking teams playing out a seemingly unremarkable match at the Vatani Stadium in Qaem Shahr, a small provincial city in Northern Iran. Who cares right? Well, it turns out that something remarkable did happen at…

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Virtual unknown shakes up the Boston Marathon with a second-place finish

(CNN)Desiree Linden made history at this year’s Boston Marathon as the first American woman to win the storied race since 1985. In her second career marathon race, Sarah Sellers wasn’t listed as one of the elite runners. According to The Wall Street Journal, she doesn’t have any sponsors. Still, Sellers…

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