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1980 American hockey gold medal

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Could Herb Brooks coach the same way today?

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 […]

How to Do the Impossible

“And the impossible dream comes true!” With those words, broadcaster Al Michaels put an exclamation point on the U.S. Olympic hockey team’s gold medal. Now, 35 winters later, that gold medal reminds everyone that what seems to be impossible can actually happen. For the next 17 days, Dr. Rob Gilbert and I will be offering […]

Do You Have More Potential Than a Horse?

“A thing is only impossible until someone does it.” ~ Nathan Paul A horse named Mine That Bird won the Kentucky Derby yesterday. Despite facing 50-1 odds and being purchased for the bargain basement price of $9,500, Mine That Bird finished first in America’s most famous horse race. This shows anew that on the track, […]