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Sports and medicine to team up

Not an uncommon pairing, but this time it isn’t about what you might think. Out former NFL player Wade Davis will be the featured...

Gryphons return from Australia victorious

The Philadelphia Gryphons RFC have returned from Sydney, Australia, with a brand-new piece of hardware for the trophy case. In its inaugural year at...

Little League, big brotherhood

The biggest little sports story right now is a small group of big players from Philadelphia who are competing in the Little League World...

World’s gayest athletes meet in Cleveland

The opening ceremonies for Gay Games 9 in Cleveland Aug. 9. I was supposed to be there. I was going to cover...

Rooting for the home team here and there

Last call for Gay Community Night with the Phillies! If you’ve been putting it off, these are your last few days to get tickets...

Help wanted down under

The first rugby match featuring a gay team versus a professional team, on July 6, came out as we had hoped and cheered for,...

Soccer to us

There are still a couple of weeks left in the FIFA World Cup, and I admit I am enjoying watching it even though I’m...

GG9 — what’s an athlete to do?

Gay Games 9 in Cleveland is approaching quickly. If you haven’t registered yet, what are you waiting for? This is a...

Freedom love in the afternoon

On May 15, I went up to Hunting Park to talk to out 39-time Grand Slam winner Billie Jean King. The...

Summertime, summertime, sum-sum-summertime

There are plenty of opportunities to play in any number of tournaments across the sports spectrum this summer (even if summer is a repeat...

Gay Games 9 just got gayer

Gay Games 9 executive director Thom Noble told me this week about a new gay addition to the opening ceremonies, which already include the...

Go all out for Gay Games 9

Let’s start right off with the incentive. Use code GOALLOUT when you register at 2014GayGames.com by May 31 and save $30 off...

Open invitation to annual PATH Pride Games

Every spring, the QPenn team puts together a week-long celebration of all stuff Q at Penn, culminating with the Penn Athletes and Allies Tackling...

Football takes front and center

First of all, let me add my praise, kudos and admiration to Michael Sam. Of course I didn’t expect a pro footballer...

Winter got you climbing walls?

Gay Games 9 reps announced another first for this summer’s games: Rock climbing, or sport climbing, as it is sometimes known, is making its...

Participating as a spectator helps the sport

Two compelling opportunities to make a difference in Philadelphia sports programs Major-league sports aficionados know the significance of having a strong home-team fan...

Fins finish year looking forward

The Philadelphia Fins Aquatics Club board and officers had an informal baton-passing Dec. 14 at Café Cret on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway....

Temple and the money changers

The almighty dollar has spoken again and because basketball and football make money for Temple University, they get to stay. Gymnastics, crew,...

There’s no crying in football

Chatter around NFL player Ritchie Incognito’s bullying of teammate Jonathan Martin, which included racial hate texts and a death threat, is running the gamut....

Saying no in November

We face some of the greatest health challenges every year from the first fall chill through the holiday thrill. And I’m not...



Ending Invisibility, One Almanac at a Time

Before Wikipedia, some of the best all-in-one sources of information were local and national almanacs. Released annually, the almanacs compile facts ranging...

My Notorious RBG Moment

The Supreme Court cannot save conservatism