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Athletes of Influence?

There has been much debate throughout the years about what athletes owe their fans. Some believe that athletes just provide mere entertainment, but others believe that athletes are role models. A role model is a person who is looked up to by others as someone to be imitated. There may have been a time when […]

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Levels of Intensity

A good friend of mine has long been viewed as being an aggressive person. No matter whom he came in contact with; if they spent enough time around him they would eventually say he has an aggressive personality. He on the other hand didn’t see it that way. My good friend would always say, “I’m […]

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How to Handle Success & Defeat

The year was 1934, and the tigers were the team to watch. The player that stole the fans hearts was a 24 year old pitcher, Lynwood Rowe, better known by “Schoolboy”. Rowe made national headlines when he made sixteen straight wins and lead the Tigers to its first World Series appearance since the days of […]

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LIVING ON PURPOSE

“Live so that when your children think of fairness, caring, and integrity, they think of you.” – H. Jackson Brown Jr. It has been reported that former NFL defensive end Will Smith died in a shooting and his wife was shot twice, after a traffic incident in which Will Smith’s vehicle was hit in the […]

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How Do You Define Success?

How Do You Define Success? Recently I was reading a book about a little league baseball pitcher, and his dream of becoming a major league pitcher. The story follows this little leaguer, whose father is obsessed, and consumed with his son reaching the top. Alex wants to reach his dreams, but also would like to […]

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