NYPD’s Finest ...

In this edition of Your Sport Story A NYC police officer talks about his passion for handball and how he sees the world through the game of handball and the court.https://www.facebook.com/yoursportstory?fref=nf...

Tiger Woods: It Is Over Feb06

Tiger Woods: It Is O...

In 2010 I wrote that Tiger Woods would never be the same golfer he was—and he never was for good reason!! I was way out in front on Woods in 2010 there were so many signs-reasons to believe he would never return to form. So I put it out there and it all came to pass. At that time I wrote:...

Pete Carroll Defiantly Defends The Indefensible Feb02

Pete Carroll Defiant...

There is absolutely no way around the fact that Pete Carroll made a horrific call that will live in sport infamy. It was a terrible, terrible call you have the best back in the game in Marshawn Lynch and you need to use him in that situation. Why did Carroll do what he did– only Carroll...

Picking the Super Bo...

Anyone who has a decent knowledge of sports or even life for that matter can figure out what it takes to win. It is just doing it that is hard!! Using the Super Bowl as an example. 1-Off field preparation is paramount this includes both physical and mental preparation 2-The team that executes...

The New England Patr...

Talk all you want and more the New England Patriots own the best regular season record for the last fifteen years. Additionally, they have won three Super Bowls over that period of time. Few teams in any sport can compare to the Patriots winning excellence. It is easy to see how fans of other...

Deflate Gate: Belichick and Brady In the Cross Hairs Jan24

Deflate Gate: Belich...

There is no way around the fact that the Patriots violated the rules if they under inflated the balls. There is no condoning or excusing it if in fact they did it!!  And at this point it is not clear that they did. I could certainly see how teams that were beaten by the Patriots would be very...

Why Alex Rodriguez Lied and So What Nov07

Why Alex Rodriguez L...

The latest revelation that Alex Rodriguez admitted to federal prosecutors that he took PEDs and did business with Biogenesis was not surprising.  If anyone thought that Rodriguez had not taken PEDs than I have a piece of the Brooklyn Bridge to sell them. Rodriguez suffers from a low...

Ray Rice: More Attention Needs To Be Paid To The Victims Sep15

Ray Rice: More Atten...

The outrage over Ray Rice’s behaviors has brought renewed national attention to the abuse of women-as it should. To date the focus has been mostly on Rice, and now Roger Goodell is being scrutinized for his handling of the Rice affair, as well as several other players who have committed...

Johnny Manziel: All Is Up For Discussion Aug11

Johnny Manziel: All ...

I recently wrote an article which created quite a stir. The crux of the article spoke to how and why people achieve fame, fortune and notoriety in our society, which has changed considerably over time. It also spoke to people’s work ethic and what can be achieved from hard work and...

Johnny Manziel Famous For Nothing Jul28

Johnny Manziel Famou...

We have created a culture where people are famous for being famous.  There are people who have accomplished nothing yet they are notables. Johnny Manziel and Kim Kardasian are two perfect examples of this phenomena. The football season has begun as training camps have opened and the games are...

Lebron James Hypocrite Extraordinaire Jul18

Lebron James Hypocri...

Lebron James is a hypocrite plain and simple. Four years ago James talked about building a long term dynasty in Miami and at the first opportunity he bailed. What does it mean– not much unless you were the jilted one. What upsets people who have been the victims of a change of heart is...

Your Sport Story: A ...

In This Edition Of Your Sport Story A German Basketball player discusses the differences between the United States style of play and the German style of play as well as his impressions of German and US societies.  https://www.facebook.com/yoursportstory?hc_location=timeline  ...

For Lebron James Like Dorothy There Is No Place Like Home Jul11

For Lebron James Lik...

“There is no place like home” uttered Dorothy as she clicked her ruby slippers and was suddenly and swiftly back in Kansas surrounded by her loving family. Lebron James uttered exactly the same sentiments when he expressed his desire to return to his hometown of Cleveland Ohio. And just like...

Your Sport Story: Th...

In this edition of Your Sport Story a skateboarder talks about how skateboarding opened up a whole new world for him. https://www.facebook.com/yoursportstory?hc_location=timeline  ...

Jason Kidd: Being Tr...

It was neither shocking nor surprising that Jason Kidd left the Brooklyn Nets after just one season as their head coach. Kidd has a long history of doing what is best for Kidd who often exhibits narcissistic characteristics. There are few who seem to be lamenting Kidd’s departure and for good...

Your Sport Story: Soccer Is First Love Jun30

Your Sport Story: So...

I have been listening to people’s stories for what seems like my entire life. I never get tired of listening. Stories define us while giving meaning and context to what we want to communicate. Sports are the love of my life–I have many of my own sports stories and have listened to...

Jurgen Klinsmann Has No Expectations of Winning World Cup Jun29

Jurgen Klinsmann Has...

When the coach of the United States soccer team Jurgen Klinsmann made a pre-tournament statement which basically indicated that the our chances of winning the World Cup were not good, the reaction was swift and at times critical. Was Klinsmann’s choice of words a way of motivating his players...

Lack of Talent In Me...

Promises Promises is the name of a famous 1968 Broadway musical but the way things have been going for the New York Mets promises is about all we have been getting lately from the Mets. They have been far from anything resembling a hit show or a decent baseball team. Midway through Sandy...

Phil Jackson Is About Who He Knows Not What He Knows May23

Phil Jackson Is Abou...

The axiom it is not what you know but who you know makes the world go round.  Research has shown that relationships are crucial when it comes to both our emotional and physical health and that those who have relationships show benefits in both these areas. This is also most certainly the case...

Michael Sam: Homopho...

Michael Sam the first openly gay NFL player was drafted by the Saint Louis Rams in the seventh round.  Sam was the 249th player to be selected– and that says it all. When his named was finally called, Sam got a kiss from his partner much in the way girlfriends kiss their boyfriends when...