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Indianapolis Colts

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Predicting Peyton

Past performance is no guarantee of future results. That’s what people say about picking stocks, and they could say the same thing about picking a quarterback. With Peyton Manning fresh on the market, NFL teams must decide if he is the choice for them. Several teams have expressed interest, including the Miami Dolphins and New […]

The NFL Draft and the Royal Wedding

What do the Royal Wedding and the NFL draft have in common? Neither one can be judged by the early hoopla. Success is determined only over the long haul, and after adversity. This is true is every area of life. A big splash is nothing compared to a deep pool. Anyone can be successful over […]

The Super Bowl and You

This coming Sunday, millions of people will demonstrate the power that is within them. They’ll do it by the simple act of watching the Super Bowl. What exactly does watching the Super Bowl prove? Everything. It proves that people have the ability to set goals and work to achieve them. Just think. How often do […]

How Bad Do You Really Want It?

How bad do you really want it? Few questions will mean as much in your life as that one. Because the more you want something, the more likely you will get it. Great achievements begin with great passion. Peyton Manning, quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts, once reported to training camp six weeks before required. He […]

Staying Entertained

If you’ve flown recently, you may have seen a screen directly in front of your seat, showing previews and inviting you to — for a price — “stay entertained.” “Stay entertained.” That pretty much sums up life today. Whether it’s a TV show, an IPod or a cell phone, we have devices that invite us […]

Why the Colts Were Wrong

The Indianapolis Colts were the talk around the gym yesterday. People debated whether Indy coach Jim Caldwell did the right thing by taking his key players out of Sunday’s game, even though it meant risking the team’s chance at an undefeated season. Indianapolis wound up losing to the New York Jets, creating a great sports […]

What Is Slowing You Down?

Today we begin the end of the year awards by selecting the best quote of 2009. In terms of mind-body performance in the world of sport, nothing really compares with an observation heard during the World Luge Championships in Lake Placid, N.Y., in February. “Luge is a gravity sport. You can’t do anything to make […]

Going Undefeated

For the second time in three years, the 1972 Miami Dolphins are getting nervous about sharing their place in history. The Dolphins, the only NFL team ever to go undefeated, now see two teams — The Indianapolis Colts and the New Orleans Saints — threatening to accomplish what they did nearly four decades ago. Two […]

Coaching to Win

Bill Belichick showed that he is human. He also showed what makes him a great coach. Belichick, coach of the New England Patriots, took a huge gamble that did not work out Sunday night, and his team wound up losing to the Indianapolis Colts. As a result of the failed gamble, Belichick has received some […]