Tag: Michael Vick

Lawrence Taylor, Tiger Woods, Michael Vick, A-Rod; Valpolife.com Asks The Question: "Does Sport Participation Build Character?"

In a recent article, Does Sport Participation Build Character?, written by Rob Haworth, Assistant Superintendent of Valparaiso Community Schools, Mr. Haworth raises some pretty thought-provoking questions regarding character building: Did sports participation build the character of the professional football player who funded a dog fighting ring? Did sports participation build the character of the high... Read more »

A Time For Change

In the wake of Tiger Woods’ indiscretions, the airing of his apology, Mark McGwire’s recent coming clean about his steroid use, as well as a host of other poor character behavior, I can’t help but reflect on how this past decade has inevitably changed the view of many regarding the values taught through competitive sports... Read more »