Posts tagged "Drew Brees"

Is Narcissism Simply Part of Being a Great Athlete, a “Star?”

This is the question inferred and answered in Greg Jayne’s commentary, Narcissism runs in sports stars, in The Columbian April 1st, 2012. And from Greg’s perspective, at least from what I gathered in his piece, it is a resounding YES. He mentions Tiger Woods, Muhammad Ali, Michael Jordan, and Barry Bonds in relation to Mayo... Read more »

Part II: Nine Attributes Necessary For Athletic Greatness

In my last piece, I detailed four of my Nine Attributes Necessary For Athletic Greatness, at least from my viewpoint. You know, the characteristics that allow athletes like Derek Rose, Drew Brees, Derek Jeter, Apolo Ohno, Evan Lysacek, and Shawn Johnson, etc., to perform at levels seemingly unattainable by so many others. My hope was to... Read more »

Part I: Nine Attributes Necessary For Athletic Greatness

When watching athletes like Derek Rose, Drew Brees, Derek Jeter, Apolo Ohno, Evan Lysacek, Shawn Johnson, etc., perform at levels few ever realize, you have to wonder what they have that makes them so special, so different. In other words, the essence of what gives these individuals abilities that seem unattainable for the majority of... Read more »
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Drew Brees, A True Sports Hero In The Making: Man, We Sure Could Use One

I would have great difficulty putting into words the feelings I had as I watched the full Drew Brees interview by Steve Croft on 60 minutes a week ago. It moved me enough to write a piece on the goalpost challenge Drew accepted from Mr. Croft, titled Drew Brees KNOWS what it takes, just ask... Read more »

Drew Brees KNOWS what it takes, just ask host Steve Croft of 60 Minutes!!!

If you haven’t seen this short clip of Drew Brees, watch it before reading on!!! (Direct Link From CBS: http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=6902190n&tag=mncol;lst;3) I could not help but smile, ear to ear as a matter of fact, as I watched the 60 minutes piece last Sunday by Steve Croft on Drew Brees, especially the portion on Drew accepting... Read more »

Four Attributes That Lead To Athletic Greatness

Many of us have gone to, or seen, sporting events where the better players, the ones who stand out head and shoulders above the rest (Drew Brees and Peyton Manning in Super Bowl XLIV are good examples, Michael Phelps would be another), all seem to have something in common with each other. That they, for... Read more »
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