Be careful what you wish for. You may get it. Two prep basketball teams tried to lose a game. They both succeeded. And they both lost. Bigtime. We’re referring to two Tennessee prep teams who recently tried to outdo each other in losing. They deliberately committed turnovers. Both teams apparently were trying to avoid a […]
Thirty-five ago, the U.S. Olympic hockey team was creating what came to be known as the Miracle on Ice. Under the stern leadership of coach Herb Brooks, the Americans upset the then-Soviet Union and capped a sports story for the ages with a victory over Finland. Brooks, whose tough style involved insults and at least […]
On Friday the 13th, make your own luck. If you want to be in the right place at the right time, then be in the right place more often.
Know the difference between what IS impossible and what only SEEMS impossible. For instance, changing other people is impossible. Controlling yourself is possible. The sooner you let go of what truly IS impossible, the sooner you can pursue what only SEEMS possible.
John Wooden, who coached UCLA to 10 NCAA basketball titles, used one secret. Make his secret your secret and you can do the impossible.
Coach Mike Tully has studied peak performance for three decades, first as an international sports writer and then as a championship coach. Coach Tully covered Olympic Games in Lake Placid, Los Angeles, Sarajevo and Seoul, as well as more than 100 consecutive World Series games. Now he takes the insights gained from the greatest athletes in the world and brings them into high school and college gyms.