Archive for December 2012

Sports: Most Inspirational Sports Stories of 2012, It Doesn’t Get Any Better Than These

It’s been an interesting year (2012) of “bad” behavior when it comes to sports and scandals as several high profile cases took precedence, garnering strong media attention. The Sandusky, Penn State disgrace and tragedy certainly topped the headlines for quite a while, as did the Lance Armstrong scandal with all that that encompassed. Seems there... Read more »

Sports: Athletes Seeking Championship Success Start With “ROA”

This past summer we watched some of the very best athletes in the world compete at the London Olympics. Whether it was swimmers Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte or Missy Franklin; gymnasts Gabby Douglas, Alexandra Raisman or Mckayla Maroney; or track’s Usain Bolt, Ashton Eaton or Lolo Jones; all demonstrated the results that unequivocal dedication, commitment,... Read more »

Sports: Should Changing One’s Sex Allow Them to Compete in Sports in Their New Gender?

The world is not a simple place. It never really was, even though many may contend that earlier times were much less complicated. (In reality, difficult issues likely just got, well…buried, or semi-forgotten.) However, technology, science, openness and acceptance to one’s individuality have all sped up the pace. We are moving at warp speed into... Read more »
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Sports: Helping High School Athletes Think Like Champions

Years ago, when I was still coaching, I coached a team that had a great deal of potential. However, as is common with a good number of high school athletes, their confidence was not up to par with that said potential. Their talent was most definitely beyond their current level of performance, and their efforts... Read more »

RE-GIFTING

Being the holiday season of office parties,  Secret Santas, and gift lists for all those who have been naughty and nice, the practice of “re-gifting” gets a  somewhat of a bad wrap. It is not always bad to give something to someone else that has already been given to you. I’m not talking about that... Read more »

Sports: High School Football Team Demonstrates How Deafness is NOT a Handicap

This past week my department head (Scott Lange) shot me an email stating that I might find the link he attached to be, well…interesting. And from my perspective, it was more than just interesting, it was inspiring. The article, titled “California School of the Deaf football team stuns league to win title, nearly lands spot... Read more »
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