Gifts for the Sporty dyke and Jocks of all genders

Ben Cohen modeling one of his Stand Up tees

#1 Sporty and Activisty

Any and all merchandise from Stand Up, super-ally and rugby player Ben Cohen’s anti-bullying foundation. Ben’s practically an honorary Portlander, having worked extensively with Nike and making two official visits out here in the last six months. In purchasing Stand Up’s merch for your nearest and dearest, you’ll be supporting a great cause — plus, if you choose the calendar, they’ll get to stare at Ben’s hunky self all year long.

#2 Sporty and smarty

A copy of Best American Sports Writing 2011 . For the literary sports fan, there’s no better pick than this annual anthology, which compiles outstanding long form pieces from the heavy hitters of the genre as well as from virtual unknowns.

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