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Frustration

We’ve all had times in our lives when we have been very frustrated by a situation or a person. None of us are immune to frustration, but we undoubtedly respond differently to the situations that frustrate us. There is nothing wrong with being frustrated, but there can be something wrong with how you respond to […]

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Passion or Temper Tantrum?

Passion has long been considered a prerequisite for elite athletes. Most coaches will tell you that passion is the key characteristic that separates a great athlete from an elite athlete. An athlete can be great base solely upon the natural athletic ability, but the presence of an intense drive to succeed is what can make […]

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Culture of Chaos

You can never be responsible for someone else’s behavior. There are however sports teams, company’s and even family’s that have behavioral expectations that they want everyone to abide by. These expectations are often called morals and they are put in place because each individual represents the entire whole. The team, company and/or family have a […]

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Belonging To Something

Belonging to something has been a part of your life since the day you were born. You belonged to your parents’ when you were born and you belonged to the hospital you were born in. You may not have been raised by your biological parents, but you belonged to them when you were born. As […]

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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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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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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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Proper Perspective

We all experience numerous ups and downs throughout our lives. I’m sure we all can think of an occasion or two when we were going through something so difficult that we didn’t think let alone know how we would ever overcome it. Yet, somehow overtime we found a way to get through it. It’s the […]

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Demotion to Promotion

Almost all of us can remember a time in our lives when we worked really hard to get to reach a goal professionally or perhaps physically and felt great when we accomplished it. Reaching goals are some of the best feelings in the world. When the goals are big, the journey is typically harder and […]

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Grudges in Sports

  “There’s times we cuss each other out, but that’s part of being brothers, because I know if I need something, he’ll be there, and if I need to talk to someone outside of basketball, he’ll be there. It’s a real brotherhood type of relationship. We’re like family.” Those are the words that Kevin Durant […]

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