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Pro football Hall of Fame

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Ballet, NFL Football and You

Do you think superstars are destined to be superstars? Or do you think they themselves decided to be? Destined . . . Determined . . . . Devoted Misty Copeland and Michael Strahan were determined and that made all the difference in the world. That’s why they’ve been in the news recently. Copeland, rejected at […]

Is Reading People an Innate Talent?

They tell the story of Willie Wood, who showed up at Green Bay Packers training camp, sprinted to the end zone, jumped to grab the goalpost, then started doing pullups. This burst of energy impressed coach Vince Lombardi, who decided then and there that he wanted Wood on his team. Whether or not the story […]

What Jerry Rice Means

Jerry Rice, along with six other players, is going into pro football’s Hall of Fame. His election surprised no one, but Rice himself didn’t want to assume anything. “On draft day, I didn’t take that (getting drafted) for granted,” Rice said yesterday at the Hall of Fame announcement. “I didn’t take this (election) for granted.” […]