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Joe Paterno

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Real Forgiveness

As a coach, I am more than acutely aware of our sacred duty to protect the lives under our care. Joe Paterno, who died today of lung cancer, will forever carry his failure to do that. However, just as surely as Paterno will remembered for his failure to act in the Penn State sexual abuse […]

Big-Time College Sports

Congratulations to the Alabama Crimson Tide for its victory over LSU in the BCS Championship football game in New Orleans. That being said, I find it hard to get too excited over anything in big-time college sports. People who love the college game always point to the spirit and youthful enthusiasm on campus. That may […]

Words Every Leader Should Know

The other day I ran into an official at a girls high school. She is busy planning a reunion, and she’s running into problems. Rivalries that existed back then are still in play. One student wanted to know why another student had received her invitation first. Another student wondered why she hadn’t received credit for […]

How Football Coaches Think

With football training camps underway, it seems like a good time to check out some of the musings offered by championship football coaches. “ Failures are expected by losers, ignored by winners.” — Joe Gibbs “The first step toward creating an improved future is developing the ability to envision it. Our vision is what we […]

Does Your Team Have Talent?

“All resources are not obvious; great managers find and develop available talent.” —  Zig Ziglar There’s a saying that success leaves clues. By looking at successful people, you can improve your own chances for success. Such was the case yesterday when New York Giants General Manager Jerry Reese was interviewed on WFAN radio. He was asked […]