Archive for July 2010

Government Moves To Investigate Lance Armstrong, Subpoenas Documents

I have been debating for a while now whether the accusations leveled against seven-time Tour De France winner Lance Armstrong are based on fact or a figment created by jealous competitors. Personally, I am not sure what Floyd Landis, or others, would gain by making fabricated allegations; that is unless you consider the possibility of... Read more »

Youth Sports Culture Mimics MLB: Unsportsmanlike Conduct Rears Its Ugly Head In Gurnee, Illinois!!!

Last Monday’s Daily Herald article, Fixing the ugly side of youth sports, gives a picture of the loss of perspective in sports and youth sports I consistently emphasize in many of my pieces. Ne’er a week goes by where there isn’t something in the media (steroids, cheating, fighting, Illicit/Illegal behavior, etc.) that doesn’t support this.... Read more »

Inspirational Quote of the Day - Friday, August 13th

    I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday. -Abraham Lincoln   From: The Greatest Inspirational Quotes
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Inspirational Quote of the Day - Wednesday, August 11th

  By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection, which is noblest;second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third, by experience, which is the most bitter. -Confucius   From: The Greatest Inspirational Quotes

Inspirational Quote of the Day - Monday, August 9th

  Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life. -Sandra Carey   From: The Greatest Inspirational Quotes

Inspirational Quote of the Day - Saturday, August 7th

I learned that the only way you are going to get anywhere in life is to work hard at it. Whether you’re a musician, a writer, an athlete or a businessman, there is no getting around it. If you do, you’ll win–if you don’t, you won’t. -Bruce Jenner     From: The Greatest Inspirational Quotes
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Inspirational Quote of the Day - Thursday, August 5th

  The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses. It is won behind the lines, in the gym and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights.                                   -Muhammad Ali   From: The Greatest Inspirational Quotes

Inspirational Quote of the Day - Tuesday, August 3rd

    It is not the size of a man but the size of his heart that matters. -Evander Holyfield     From: The Greatest Inspirational Quotes

Inspirational Quote of the Day - Sunday, August 1st

There are only two options regarding commitment; you’re either in or you’re out.There’s no such thing as life in-between. -Pat Riley     From: The Greatest Inspirational Quotes
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Loophole In MLB Drug Policy Helps Cincinnati Reds After Pitcher Edinson Volquez Suspension

Edinson Volquez, pitcher on the Cincinnati Reds, was suspended for 50 days due to testing positive for drugs that help increase fertility. For those of you not aware of why this is an issue, substances like these are taken by athletes mainly to deal with side effects of steroid or PED (performance enhancing drugs) use... Read more »