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Championship Effort

I have played sports for the majority of my life and basketball has never been one of my favorite sports. However, now that I’ve retired from playing football, basketball is one of my favorite sports to watch on television. I don’t typically watch college basketball unless it’s the elite 8. I do however love to […]

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Overcomer

We all go through tough times and sometimes it seems like we’re not going to get through it. We actually become stronger and wiser as we go through difficult times and it prepares us for whatever comes next. Nobody likes having to deal with trials and tribulations, but we are better equipped to help others […]

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Something Greater

For my entire childhood life I loved nothing more than football. I watched football year round. I would actually sit down and watch a football game and record it as I watched it. After the game was over I would go back and watch the recording to focus more on learning than entertainment. Football was […]

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Over The Top?

I have like many of you been overwhelmed with the LaVar Ball craze that’s sweeping around our sports world. If I’m being honest, I at one time stated that I would never say anything about LaVar Ball because I think he’s received enough attention already. For those of you that don’t know, LaVar Ball is […]

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Dream Team

Now, I know many of you are looking at the picture and the title and thinking to yourself how in the world is T.J. Tyus calling the San Antonio Spurs the dream team. There’s only one Dream Team and those of us old enough to remember know that they played in the 90’s. I am […]

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Fear Not

Sending a son or daughter to college is probably one of the most nerve wrecking experiences that a parent can have. Most parents’ have never been apart from their child for more than a few days or maybe a week. Sure, some kids go on camps while in middle school and/or high school, but they’re […]

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Just Produce

I started playing football at 6yrs old and I’ve always played running back and linebacker. Call me odd, but even as a little kid I liked hitting people. No, I’m not talking about punching people. I’m talking about hitting people on the football field. I guess you can say I was a natural linebacker. As […]

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Focus on the journey, not the glory

I have been training my three boys since they were 7yrs old. Their main sports are football, basketball and track. They have played other sports too, but those are the three sports they love the most. Track however is probably their least favorite of the three. There have been years when they told me that […]

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When The Unexpected Happens

Life is full of up and downs. There are things that happen in our lives that make us feel great and there are things that make us feel horrible. Often times, the things that make us feel the worst are the things that happen in our personal lives. What we go through in our personal […]

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All You Need is One

The University of Connecticut Women’s Basketball Team has been the most dominant women’s basketball team in college basketball for the last 4yrs. Many would argue that no team has dominated their sport the was the UConn women have over the last 4yrs. Over the last 4yrs they have won 111 games straight and have won […]

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