Odell Beckham Jr. What Needs To Be Done Jan13

Odell Beckham Jr. Wh...

Odell Beckham Jr. has struggled emotionally since he came to the Giants three seasons ago. At the tender age of 24 Beckham as many are saying is still young and he surely has room for growth, maturity and further development on and off the field. .  Don’t we all? There is no reason not to...

Giants Lay Egg In Green Bay-Predictable Jan08

Giants Lay Egg In Gr...

All week long I heard and read about how when the Giants get into the playoffs they are a dangerous team.  Memories of 2007 and 2011 were being thrown about like disposable diapers. Well they were disposable diapers as the Giants put up a stinker against Green Bay! First, memories are just...

Jet-Giant Takeaways

Jet -Giant Takeaways You can wax and wane all you want however there is no getting away from the fact that Nick Folk missed a point after touchdown and a field goal.  Also devastating was the fact that the Jets could not punch it in twice when they were down in the Red Zone having to settle...

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...

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...

Jason Pierre-Paul As...

All that Jason Pierre-Paul proved by his ill-fated July 4th fireworks accident is that he is as dumb as the rest of us. That is there are times in everyone’s life when they do something stupid, dumb, less than enhancing, (add anything you want here) and JPP had one of those moments. It cost...

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...

Tom Coughlin: Quitti...

As the Giants season winds down there has been speculation about Tom Coughlin’s future with the Giants. The incontrovertible facts are that the Giants have had a lousy season while also not having made the playoffs in way too many seasons during his recent tenure. Of course the two Super...

RGlll-Shanahan and Synder: Shanahan Is The Odd Man Out Dec09

RGlll-Shanahan and S...

Contrary to popular belief the palpable tension that is emanating out of Washington DC is not from our contentious, and ineffective politicians it is coming from the Washington Redskins organization where it seems that Mike Shanahan and his son are facing the coaching version of the...

Manning Under Immense Pressure Making Mistakes That Are Not Totally His Fault Oct07

Manning Under Immens...

Updated 10-11-2013:  Clearly the Giants are just not good enough. Being 0-6 after the loss to the Bears that is becoming more and more obvious. Baring that we hear there is not something physically wrong with Eli Manning– Manning like all others can lose confidence, try to make things...

The New York Giants-A Somber Analysis Of The Obvious Sep28

The New York Giants-...

By The PsychologyofSports Talking Sports: Much has been written this week about the fact that the New York Giants season is on the line. With an 0-3 record, the press and fans have called for the Giants to put it all on the line this week against Kansas City as a loss in this game will pretty...

Eli Versus Peyton-The Giants and Broncos Match-Up Sep14

Eli Versus Peyton-Th...

Much is being made about the two Manning brothers facing each other on the field this Sunday and there are many good reasons for this besides the fact that they are brothers. When two elite players who are quarterbacks face off against each other as leaders of their respective teams and those...

Eli Manning versus Peyton Manning Brings Out The Sibling Rivalry In Us All Sep14

Eli Manning versus P...

When Eli and Peyton Manning take the field on Sunday a lot more is at stake than just a football game between the Giants and Broncos.  It is a match-up between two brothers and for anyone who has had a sibling they can relate to the natural competitiveness that can, and often does emerge from...

A Look Sunday’s NFL Game Results–Baseball The Yankees-Angels and Serena Williams Sep08

A Look Sunday’...

We take a look at Sunday’s results in the world of sports. In this column we give you our take on many NFL games as well as a look at the Angels and Yankees and of course we cannot leave out Serena Williams win. NFL Saints- Falcons—We thought this was going to be one of the premier...

Inside The Mind Of Rex Ryan-On The Couch-At Psychology Of Sports Aug28

Inside The Mind Of R...

Brash, bombastic and full of bluster Rex Ryan marched into Jets town and the NFL coaching fraternity and proclaimed that there was a new sheriff in town. Proclamations followed, predictions were incessant, taunts were common and with all that, the new Jet nation took off. The over the top...

Attention Deficit Disorder In Sports and Society Is Problematic Aug18

Attention Deficit Di...

While he is far from a superstar and just a third year player, Will Hill’s recent comments about his drug usage was psychologically revealing and is reflective and quite similar to others who suffer from the same psychological and biological conditions Hill has. Hill has been diagnosed with...