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...

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...

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...

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...

Donald Sterling Deme...

There are a number of possible conclusions that can be taken away from Donald Sterling’s mea culpa interview with Anderson Cooper. First, what did we expect Sterling to say– he was guilty?  Not a chance.  Second, any reputable or irreputable PR person would have advised Sterling to do...

Jameis Winston Is Sc...

Jameis Winston has been caught shoplifting crab legs and was suspended from the FSU baseball team while facing potential legal consequences.  He has been the butt of many jokes on the Internet and has provided a plethora of material for comedians. But this is not a joke, Winston is at high...

Donald Sterling: An NBA Plantation Owner May01

Donald Sterling: An ...

Adam Silver has banned Donald Sterling from the NBA for life and fined him 2.5 million dollars. In addition, Silver is also going to request that the NBA’s Board of Governors vote to force Sterling to sell the Clippers. The ruling was widely celebrated by all in the NBA as it should have...

Richard Sherman and DeSean Jackson: We Ain’t Gangstas Apr08

Richard Sherman and ...

  You can take the boy out the hood, But you can’t take the hood out the homeboy are the lyrics to the chorus of The Comrads’ 1997 single “Homeboyz”. It appears that both Richard Sherman and DeSean Jackson both of whom have been embroiled in controversies surrounding their alleged gang...

Jonathan Martin’s Finger Prints All over Incognito’s Hospitalization and Dolphin Stench Mar03

Jonathan Martin’s Fi...

Jonathan Martin is one troubled individual.  He attracted other troubled individuals including Richie Incognito and his merry band of misguided fiends in the toxic cesspool that was the Miami Dolphin organization. Martin’s prints are all over the Miami Dolphin crime scene fiasco and are...

Richard Sherman Is a Victim of An Overly Appropriate Society Jan21

Richard Sherman Is a...

In the heat of victory and after intense, brutally fought game Richard Sherman indicated that he said to Michael Crabtree “good game” patted him, and then Crabtree pushed his hand into Sherman’s facemask– and Sherman lost it. He was clearly enraged when Erin Andrews interviewed him as...

The New England Patriots: How To Deal With Disappointments- Once Again Jan20

The New England Patr...

The New England Patriots are by any standard a very successful franchise. Their record is unparalleled having won the most games of any team since their last Super Bowl win in 2004. The Patriots have also made the post season most frequently since their last Super Bowl appearing in 8 of 9...

Alex Rodriguez: Psychologically and Legally Checkmated-UPDATED Jan12

Alex Rodriguez: Psyc...

The wait is over Alex Rodriguez has been suspended for an unprecedented full season. What Rodriquez does next will tell us a lot about A-Rod’s state of mind.  But my best guess is that he has not learned a thing from all that has gone down. A-Rod has displayed a predictive pattern of having...

RG3’s Athletic Ability and Social-Emotional Intelligence Are Discrepant Jan08

RG3’s Athletic...

It is amazing but not surprising that RG3 can go from a media darling to villain in just a few short years.  However when either you or a family member has been linked to less than enhancing statements, stories and rumors it is not so hard to do. Not only has RG3 accomplished this, he has...

Matthew Stafford Is ...

“I don’t want to hurt y’alls feelings, but I don’t really listen to it or read it, honestly,” the Detroit Lions quarterback said. “It’s actually been pretty stress free for me.  Stafford was quoted as saying on mlive.com. If Matthew Stafford says he...

NFL Owners And GMs Beware: There Are Many Perils In Making a Coaching Change Dec19

NFL Owners And GMs B...

It is that time of year as the NFL season begins to wind down that the speculation begins as to who is going to be fired, stay or leave for another opportunity. Who will have new contracts under their New Year’s tree? Those who are going to make the decisions about who stays and who goes have...

The Patriots: How To Deal With Missed Opportunities Dec16

The Patriots: How To...

The New England Patriots are by any standard a very successful franchise. Their record is unparalleled having won the most games of any team since their last Super Bowl win in 2004. The Patriots have also made the post season most frequently since their last Super Bowl appearing in 8 of 9...

Kobe Bryant: A Super...

It is becoming increasingly apparent that Kobe Bryant is going to make a successful recover from a torn Achilles and likely return to the premier player he was prior to his injury. This was accomplished for a number of reasons most of which were under Bryant’s control some were not. Either...

RGlll: A Precautionary Tale of Uncertain Greatness Dec12

RGlll: A Precautiona...

Robert Griffin lll came to the Redskins with mile high expectations he was the next coming of the new age quarterback and looked at as the savior of the Redskin nation. After just ten or so games in uniform it all seemed like it was right out of a fairy tale. A young prince was going to...

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...