Matt Harvey What Goes Up Must Come Down Jun13

Matt Harvey What Goe...

It was inevitable that Matt Harvey who we made into a savior was going to encounter adversity– we all do. His first encounter was with Tommy John Surgery and ALL that comes with it. Everyone predicted a full physical recovery from the surgery for Harvey and the odds were certainly in...

For The Yankees and A-Rod The Psychological And Public Risks For Each Party In Their Struggle Aug20

For The Yankees and ...

One of the hardest things to do is to remain quiet when either someone insults you, says dishonest things about you, or in layman’s terms “pushes your buttons”.  But at this stage both Alex Rodriguez, the people who speak for him, and the New York Yankees would be best served by doing just...

Bud Selig The A-Rod Dragon Slayer-What People Will Do When Their Legacies Are At Stake Aug11

Bud Selig The A-Rod ...

Somewhere not too deeply embedded in the struggle between Alex Rodriguez and Major League Baseball is Bud Selig’s concern about how his tenure as Commissioner of the game is to be viewed. There is no doubt that Selig who approaches his last years on the job has an eye on how his tenure at the...

Alex Rodriguez From Perpetrator To Victim-What He Has To Do Aug05

Alex Rodriguez From ...

The wait is over and Alex Rodriguez has been suspended and the sporting world has reacted. What Rodriquez does next will tell us much about the place he is in psychologically. In that regard the best predictor of future behavior is past behavior–so my best guess is that we can expect...

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...

Bill Parcells-Into The Hall of Fame Aug02

Bill Parcells-Into T...

As Bill Parcells prepares to be inducted into the Football Hall of Fame here is a retrospective look at what I wrote about him. He is truly more than deserving–I will have more to say about Parcells tomorrow. Be assured that Parcells’ achievements have not been accomplished through the...

Alex Rodriguez-Why The Truth Is An Overvalued Concept Aug01

Alex Rodriguez-Why T...

First let me start by saying that the truth and honesty are both over-valued concepts.  The reason that I say this is that people lie and cheat all the time-in fact it is a statistical daily occurrence!  So it is not a matter if you cheat or lie rather –it is where, when and how you...

Tino Martinez Resigns Jul29

Tino Martinez Resign...

Poor Tino Martinez all he did was ask a few players to pick up the balls they used during batting practice and got surly responses or no responses from players that could not hold his resume or jock strap. He became angry and tried to hold them responsible!  He then resigned feeling that he...

Ike Davis-What Went Wrong Jul29

Ike Davis-What Went ...

Many have offered their opinions about Ike Davis as the Mets are searching for the cause of what has been a precipitous decline in his performance. Theories abound as to what went wrong as the Mets have tampered with his swing, mechanics and approach at the plate- all so far to little avail....