Yoenis Cespedes Superstar Athlete Addictive Personality Feb28

Yoenis Cespedes Supe...

By now we have all heard the rags to riches story of Yoenis Cespedes a Cuban baseball player who risked it all to come to the United States while leaving his two year old son behind. A lucky, grateful Cuban escapee who is blessed with uncommon abilities on the playing field which have made...

Alex Rodriguez Rises From the Ashes Feb20

Alex Rodriguez Rises...

It seems like it was only yesterday when Alex Rodriguez was coming off a one year suspension from baseball. During a year plus window A-Rod started multiple lawsuits against his team, major league baseball and others, while trying to cope and deal with assorted injuries and an aging body. But...

Petyon Manning Retirement Talk Takes On Presidential Importance Feb13

Petyon Manning Retir...

Is Peyton Manning retiring or is he going to come back? Only Peyton Manning knows for sure although it seems that his professional career is as important to some of us as it is to Manning. My goodness what is all the fuss about? More media space and or thought has been given to Manning’s...

Why Super Bowl Game ...

If I were other coaches, players, organizations, or fans after watching what was a dreadfully played Super Bowl by both the Panthers and the Broncos I would be feeling really good this morning. I saw two flawed and incomplete teams make it to the Super Bowl. I saw the Broncos with absolutely...

Carolina Panthers Me...

Everyone makes mistakes it is just how many you make and when you make them. The Carolina Panthers managed to make too many mistakes and too many of them in crucial situations. What can you say about mental errors they drive coaches’ crazy– and they should. The Panthers from the...

The Super Bowl Psychology Feb07

The Super Bowl Psych...

The Super Bowl has become such an important event in our society that it has taken on the stature of many of our religious and national holidays and has become embedded in our family traditions. As a stand-alone two week event it seems bigger than any religious holiday– and well it...

Peyton Manning Has N...

Peyton Manning spent his week answering more questions about his football future than he did about the Carolina Panthers. No matter how hard Manning tried he could not escape the media horde and fans who pontificated, speculated and predicted what Manning should do concerning his future. Is...

Browns Should Have Taken Vontae Mack Over Johnny Manziel Feb05

Browns Should Have T...

One of the major tenants of psychology is that the best predictor of future behavior is past behavior unfortunately that research finding was not taken into account when the Cleveland Brown’s drafted Johnny Manziel. They surely should have taken a page out of Sonny Weaver’s play book who was...

Broncos Lucky To Hav...

I am not sure what game you were watching on Sunday when the Broncos beat the Patriots 20-18. Yes 20-18. The Pats came within a two point conversion of tying the game despite overcoming so many offensive self-inflicted wounds that most mortals would have been dead on arrival. Sure the Broncos...

Manning and Brady Struggle With Brilliance Jan23

Manning and Brady St...

History has shown that the Tom Brady’s and Peyton Manning’s of the football world come around once in a generation. While each has left their mark on the playing field in terms of successes, they are both truly football geniuses who have made those around them better. Having done research in...

NFL Coaching Vacancies Information Needed Jan10

NFL Coaching Vacanci...

After the firing of so many NFL head coaches on Black Monday immediate speculation began about who would fill the new head coaching openings. And rampant speculation continues—for good reason. Rumors play important roles in our psychological and emotional lives–so much so that we cannot...

Ranger Fan Loves Gam...

In this edition of Your Sport Story a Ranger Fan loves his team but also gives back to those who are less fortunate. https://www.facebook.com/?_rdr=p  ...

Rex Ryan Manic To The Core Jan02

Rex Ryan Manic To Th...

Brash, bombastic and full of bluster Rex Ryan marched into Buffalo much the way he marched into Jet land and the NFL coaching fraternity and once again proclaimed that there was a new sheriff in town. Predictably proclamations followed, predictions were incessant, taunts were common and with...

Met Fan Amputee With...

In this edition of Your Sport Story this Met fan lost his leg and in doing so honored his team. But beyond that he works with others to help them overcome their problems as amputees. He lives a full life and loves his work and the Mets!   https://www.facebook.com/?_rdr=p...

Pete Rose For The Si...

In this psychology of sports minute Dr. Richard Lustberg further examines Rose’s behaviors and the public’s fascination with him. http://psychologyofsports.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Pete-Rose-Take-2.mp3...

Chip Kelly, RGIII, T...

In this audio segment of the Psychology of Sports Dr. Lustberg discusses what Chip Kelly has brought to the NFL, the status of RG3, Colin Kaepernick, why the Giants are out of touch and his thoughts about why people are prematurely anointed status to those who did not deserve it....

New York Giants Majo...

http://psychologyofsports.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Psychology-of-Sports-Giants.mp3 The New York Giants are at an end of an era. The Coughlin-Manning and possibly Reese era is coming to an end The Giants are a loyal organization who values loyalty and continuity appreciates what Coughlin...

A New England Patrio...

In this episode of Your Sports Story A young women talks about her love of the Patriots and her dog Brady on a magic Sunday in NYC!  Deflategate? Did not happen!! https://www.facebook.com/yoursportstory?fref=nf...

Seattle Seahawk Fan ...

In this sports story a young women born in Seattle takes her love for her team across coasts. Despite a dismal 2015 start she keeps the faith! https://www.facebook.com/yoursportstory?fref=nf...

Tejada-Utley The Met...

1-The Mets lost game two because they were not good enough. Chase Utley’s slide took away from a number of salient points that pointed to a poor Met performance. 2-The umpires decision to not call interference or for that matter a personal foul (football style) definitely hurt but would, have...