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Lance Armstrong’s Fall from Grace Tests Livestrong’s Strength

TIME IDEASAugust 28, 2012by Doug GlanvilleLance Armstrong had no choice but to stop defending himself if he wanted his foundation to have a chance.When you are the greatest athlete in your sport and one of the most visible figures in the worldwide...

Baseball, Faith and Doubt

The New York TimesAugust 17, 2012By Doug GlanvilleIt was impossible this week not to think about the incredible staying power of baseball. There is something transformational about connecting with the game at the right time in your life —...

Alone in the Zone

THE NEW YORK TIMESAugust 10, 2012By Doug GlanvilleI have been trying to imagine how I would have felt if, after having performed at a level that made me the best in the world, I only then learned from my parents that my grandparents were dead and my...

How Penn State Can Move Forward

TIME IDEASJuly 31, 2012by Doug GlanvilleNow that the NCAA has come down on the football program, here's what Penn State must do for its future. The NCAA has come down hard on Penn State — hitting them with a $60 million fine, reducing existing...

Baseball’s Hall of Fame Still Matters

TIME IDEASJuly 19, 2012by Doug GlanvilleAfter all the scandals that have beset baseball, the Hall of Fame still sets a high standard This Sunday, the 2012 Baseball Hall of Fame class will be inducted. The Hall of Fame has come under some critique...

I Am What I Throw

The New York TimesJuly 13, 2012By Doug GlanvilleEvery year, my family honors my father with a scholarship given out in his memory to the best students from a church in my hometown, Teaneck, N.J. I always think about what to say to these young...

Dream to Nightmare

The New York TimesJune 29, 2012By Doug GlanvilleThe College World Series wrapped up on Monday and the Arizona Wildcats were crowned college baseball’s national champions. Despite the elite talent of the participants in the series, many of the...

Are Social Media Changing How Athletes Get Traded?

TIME IDEASJune 27, 2012by Doug GlanvillePlayers—and fans—are starting to learn about impending trades before they're official. The Red Sox traded their popular third baseman, Kevin Youkilis, earlier this week. He had been fighting injuries and...
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Perfect Together

The New York TimesJune 15, 2012By Doug GlanvilleEvery player knows that there are accomplishments in baseball that might seem personal, yet in fact they belong not to the individual but to the history and legacy of the game itself. Twirling a no-...

Baseball is Never Perfect

TIME IDEASJune 5, 2012by Doug Glanville Players and umpires have their flaws, even while participating in historic moments like the Mets first ever no-hitter. This past Friday, the New York Mets threw their first organizational no-hitter on the arm...

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