What if the progress a man made off of the field was just as important as the progress he made on it?
That was the impetus behind the Good Men in Sport: the need to redefine “good” as more than just a man’s achievements, and instead, encourage men to embrace a fuller form of masculinity - one where men can be generative, positive forces in this world.
We believe the time is now for men to redefine what masculinity means and how the role of men in a modern world can provide a sense of belonging and purpose. We also believe that sport can play an invaluable role in championing the positive impact men can have, both individually and collectively.
Good Men in Sport is an initiative of content, activations and education, featuring elite athletes discussing and redefining the idea of what it means to be a man today and the legacies they want to leave.
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"A lot of people in my position wouldn't want to say anything," Marquette guard Markus Howard, the Big East player of the year, said of going public about seeking mental health counseling. Credit Credit Vincent Tullo for The New York Times MILWAUKEE - The image of Markus Howard on the wall of the Marquette basketball meeting room seems perfect.
Demario Davis had assumed it was over. So did Josh Norman. But like so many in this country, both NFL players were shocked to learn that life in Flint, Michigan, still had not returned to normal. The water crisis remains ongoing.
Clayton Kershaw stared into the distance as he recounted his travels. Standing in the Dodgers' clubhouse, the world he now pictured was larger than he previously imagined, with more poverty and more suffering, but also with more possibilities.
Kevin Durant shared the stage with a house cleaner's daughter Tuesday night. Durant grabs his share of rebounds, but Leslie Hernandez cleans actual glass. The part of the job she hates most is taking the equipment out of the trunk.
It came out of nowhere. I'd never had one before. I didn't even know if they were real. But it was real - as real as a broken hand or a sprained ankle. Since that day, almost everything about the way I think about my mental health has changed.
LeBron James. More than an athlete.
Every week, around the country, groups of men meet for some straight-talking therapy. Could this be the answer to the male mental health crisis?
NFL Veteran and Super Bowl Champion Ellis Wyms has found a passion with computer science. Breaking into tech can be hard. It can be even more difficult if you are like Ellis Wyms, who grew up in Indianola, Mississippi, a city in which 30 percent of the population sits at or below the poverty line and median household income is only $26,479.
In the face of change, one program is working to mobilize men to be a generative force for good while helping them find meaning and purpose in their lives. (* BFWD is a Proud Partner of FOS) At this moment, expectations for men and the way they influence the world around them are shifting.
Chris Bosh's career ended abruptly in 2016 when a second occurrence of blood clots led to his release from the Heat. The 11-time All-star and two-time champion spoke to Sports Illustrated about his upcoming jersey retirement in Miami, life after basketball and more.
Congratulations @KDTrey5 what a great accomplishment! I am really proud of the great work you are doing for the next generation. @NBA @warriors @NBAonTNT https://t.co/4eCoQ1MuSj