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Athlete development has different connotations to different people. For some it is the development of specific athletic skills. For others it is about turning athletes into better competitors.Find Out More
One minute, Devon Still was preparing for his 4-year-old daughter’s dance recital. The next, he was at a hospital, learning that she had cancer. Here is the Bengals defensive tackle’s heart-wrenching story and how others are rallying to help Leah’s fight
The offender-rehabilitation program former Baltimore Raven Ray Rice entered after knocking his fiancee unconscious in an Atlantic City elevator is rarely used in domestic assault cases – but whether that means he got special treatment depends who you ask.
San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh insists public pressure will not sway his decision to play Ray McDonald during an investigation into the defensive lineman’s arrest on suspicion of domestic violence.
The recent events that have transpired with the Ray Rice case being tried in the court of public opinion make it obvious that leagues that have been working to try to get ahead of athlete transgressions need to do more.
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