Outside Issue

The 2023 Outside Issue: Fatherly Dives In

ByJulia Holmes

For our second annual Outside Issue, Fatherly is diving right on in — celebrating shores and waterways, swimming and fishing, and giving our kids and ourselves just a splash of serenity.


Olympian Cullen Jones Thinks There’s A Better Way To Teach Kids To Swim

ByChristian Dashiell

Millions of kids in America can’t swim at all. Four-time Olympic medalist Cullen Jones has a plan.


Why Trans Kids Need To Be Allowed In Sports, According To A Trans Athlete

ByTyler Santora

Legislators across the country are trying to ban trans kids from sports. Swimmer and advocate Schuyler Bailar explains why they shouldn't.

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Fan Favorite

One Lucky 9-Year-Old Totally Clinched A Crucial Chicago Bulls Victory

ByDevan McGuinness

A 9-year-old sitting courtside might have been the lucky charm that helped the Bulls land April 12th’s victory against the Toronto Raptors.


Your Kids Don’t Care About The Game. They Care About You.

ByBen Marx

Kids don't genuinely develop sports loyalty until they're older. They’re just faking it — to get quality time with you.

Great Books

What We Forgot About the ’90s Is More Interesting Than What We Remember

ByRyan Britt

Chuck Klosterman's new book on the most misunderstood decade will shock you with details you forgot.


The World Cup’s Greatest Lesson: It’s OK For Men To Cry

ByTyghe Trimble

Defeat is sorrow. Victory is joy. Either way, let the tears flow, man.

World Cup

How To Legally Watch The World Cup For Free

ByChristian Dashiell

One way to watch the games for free might surprise you.

Clear Eyes, Full Heart

12 Best Motivational Sports Speeches To Inspire Kids

ByJon Gugala

These are guaranteed to give your kid a boost before the big game or pick them up after a tough loss.


World Cup 2022: What To Expect From Friday's USA v. England Match

ByChristian Dashiell

A quick guide to a soccer match that the whole world will be watching.

World Cup

Roger Bennett On Squaring The Joy And Pain Of The World Cup

ByChristian Dashiell

“This will be a surreal World Cup from a footballing perspective.”

Dad Jokes

27 Soccer Jokes That Are So Totally Inbounds! Come On Ref!

ByChristian Dashiell

These dad jokes are sure to make the crowd groan wild.

Youth Sports

Dr. Bennet Omalu: Youth Football Is Child Abuse

ByBlake Harper

Dr. Bennet Omalu's research triggered a crisis in NFL-world. Today, he's more focussed on saving kids from the physical trauma of America's most popular game.

Cool Dads

Joey Logano On The Big Race, His Five-Year-Old’s Fender Bender, And Chasing A Due Date

ByChristian Dashiell

The fastest dad in America talks about juggling it all.

Dynamic Duos

Obama And Barkley Could Be The Next NBA-Owning Bromance For the Ages

ByChristian Dashiell

Sir Charles would totally be down with joining an Obama bid for the Phoenix Suns.


Tom Brady Says Work-Life Balance Doesn’t Exist Because “You Are Who You Are”

ByDevan McGuinness

This is not a check in the “good dad” box.