Brains Count: Belichick and Patriots Win Today Feb05

Brains Count: Belich...

After reading a ton this week about the Super Bowl and related articles I have come away emboldened.  I have not read or heard a thing I did not know. What does that mean? Maybe the writers and pundits are not so smart as they are the experts and if I can figure it out… well you can draw your...

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...

Aldon Smith’s Relapse and Troubles Were Predictable Apr22

Aldon Smith’s ...

While away on vacation I was not shocked to read that Aldon Smith was arrested for telling authorities that he had a bomb in an airport while also appearing to be intoxicated. Sadly the news came as no surprise as I had written, and unfortunately correctly predicted that Smith faced a long...

Baseball Season Begins: Football Dominates Americas Psyche Apr02

Baseball Season Begi...

In what was nothing short of a brilliant and funny skit on the differences between baseball and football, comedian George Carlin hit the ball out of the park. Carlin might not have known it at the time, but his skit spoke to why football and not baseball has become America’s sport. Opening...

Fired Coaches and Fans Deal With Psychological and Emotional Adjustments Dec30

Fired Coaches and Fa...

Black Monday is upon us, already many coaches have been let go, and there is little doubt that there are more firings to come.  The reactions from fans, players, and those within their respective organizations is overwhelming, but I can assure you that the coaches who were let go are...

Alex Rodriguez: Beyond The Hysteria Nov22

Alex Rodriguez: Beyo...

Alex Rodriguez is a man who is under a great deal of pressure and it was on display when he stormed  out of the his arbitration hearing while at the same time expletively expressing his feelings towards Major League Baseball’s representatives. By bringing his case to the court of public...

Tiger Woods-When Stellar Is Seen As Ordinary Aug17

Tiger Woods-When Ste...

Tiger Woods currently suffers from unrealistic expectations brought about by his own past successes and the media’s portrayal of his current status. Yet perceptually and psychologically we see Woods as a failure in part because he has not won a major golf tournament since 2008.  Few in their...

Greg Oden Goes To Miami-And Sunday Observations Aug04

Greg Oden Goes To Mi...

Sunday Observations Today is far from a day of rest (and anyway it would be Saturday for me if I followed) but few days are. I like to keep busy. So I figured I would just write straight up about sports. While it is still the off season in the NBA (I can never figure out when the season...

Riley Cooper A Psychological Analysis And What Should Be Done Aug02

Riley Cooper A Psych...

No matter how you feel about what Riley Cooper said people are going to react in a myriad of ways and they are. The consequences appear to be running the gamut and if Cooper has lost friends or becomes an on field target, or is forgiven by some—then so be it. There is absolutely no...