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Off The Hook

Take a moment and think back to your childhood and try to remember all the times you got into trouble. I’m sure most of you can think of quite a few things you did that made your parents pretty upset with you. You undoubtedly got placed on a pretty severe punishment a time or two. […]

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Stop It

Many of us witnessed the cyber bullying that Gabby Douglas endured during the Summer Olympics, and the negative remarks regarding her behavior. I can only imagine her having to handle that while competing and giving her all for herself and her teammates. It takes a disciplined mind and body to push through and deliver. Gabby […]

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The Advantage

Everyone is born with a certain level of athletic ability. There are however some who have never played sports and never truly realized their level of athletic ability. I fell in love with sports at a very young age and was very fortunate to be born with a considerable amount of athletic ability. I started […]

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Living Up To Expectation

Almost every parent I know has expectations for their children and most children try to live up to those expectations. It’s good to have expectations because it gives us a mark to shoot for. People often fail because they don’t have goals or a set of expectations to strive towards. It’s very difficult for a […]

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What’s Really Stopping You?

If you were to ask five of your closes friends why they haven’t achieved their dreams, there’s a good chance they would come up with at least two or three excuses for why they haven’t and none of their excuses would be the real reason. It’s actually pretty common for people to make excuses for […]

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Have You Failed Today?

While watching one of my favorite T.V. shows, the host had a group of people on the show to share their story of how they had reached their goal of living their dream life. One of the guest on the show stated that every day their father would ask his children what had they failed […]

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Caught Up In The Moment

To be caught up in the moment means to be so absorbed in what you’re feeling that you lose your sense of rational thinking and do something that you will regret later. I don’t know about you, but I can think about quite a few instances when I’ve been caught up in the moment. As […]

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Promoting Vs. Showboating

I lived in Cincinnati, OH when I first started playing football at the age of 6. Ohio is a football state and we love our football. We played and watched football every chance we got. The Cincinnati Bengals were the home town team and we rooted for them like our lives depended on it. Ickey […]

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Elite Athlete Training

Two time national champion Gracie Gold finished fifth at Skate America and raised eyebrows when she said, “You don’t often see — there aren’t that many — you just don’t see overweight figure skaters for a reason.” She went on to elaborate upon her initial statement, but most of the focus has been on her […]

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One of Those Guys

Penn State football kicker Joey Julius was absent from his team during spring football of 2016 and throughout the summer. Many people didn’t know why he was absent from the team and initially Julius was apprehensive to say why. Now, however Julius has come forward and stated that he was absent from the team because […]

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