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The Mental Skill That Decided the Super Bowl

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

The Biggest Mistakes Competitors Make

Forty-four years ago this weekend, Joe Namath changed our world. By leading the New York Jets to an upset over the heavily favored Baltimore Colts, Namath rescued the Super Bowl and pointed it toward the iconic event we know today. He did it by avoiding the two biggest mistakes people make: underestimating themselves, and overestimating […]

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 […]

Why the Jets Picked Joe Namath

You can make the case that Super Bowl III, which took place on Jan. 12, 1969, was the single most important sports event in the history of North America. Without that game, in which the New York Jets defeated the heavily favored Baltimore Colts 16-7, there might not be a Super Bowl XLVI on Feb. […]

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 […]

Beating the Odds

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the most important Super Bowl in history. When Joe Namath and the New York Jets defeated the Baltimore Colts, they did more than just win the championship. They may have saved the Super Bowl. Back then, the Jets played in the American Football League, which was considered not in […]