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Life Lessons

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When Your Frat Brother Doesn’t Wake Up

“Dead, waxy, with ‘rock-still’ clouded eyes.” And yesterday you played basketball with him.

What Will You Be Three Weeks From Now?

What you are today need not be what you can become.

What Brett Favre Can Teach Sports Parents

Even in winning a Super Bowl, Brett Favre never made a better call than the one he made in watching his daughter play college volleyball. “I try not to be one of those parents,” the famed Green Bay Packers quarterback said recently while watching a match in which his daughter, Breleigh, did not get off […]

The Mental Skill That Decided the Super Bowl

If you can improve at this skill, you will win in sports and in life.

What Successful Teams Have More Than Anything Else

Team culture means everything., maybe even more than the coaching.

How to be a hero

Jackie Robinson, born 98 years ago today, proved you don’t need to fly or wear a cape to be a hero.

The Best Story in Super Bowl History

You can stay with what’s safe or you can pursue the improbable.

Excellence in the Cold

Anyone can train when the circumstances are right. Champions train no matter what the circumstances are.

Obama As Sport Psychologist

The president’s remarks at Pearl Harbor sound very much like the ones sport psychologists use to help athletes perform at their best.

There’s No Such Thing as 2017

Sounds like the year 2017 has its hands full. The ball in Times Square hadn’t even dropped, and millions were looking to the new year to clean up the mess of 2016. That’s a lot of responsibility to heap on a recent arrival. Don’t make the mistake of counting on 2017, for the simple reason […]