‘Sports’ Category Posts

Leigh Steinberg: Injuries Plaguing Sports

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
Professional athletes have been known to play with collapsed lungs, broken legs, concussions and countless numbers of other injuries. Some have fought with team doctors following an incident to get back into the game without delay. Players have even been known to deceive coaches and trainers on the ...

NCAVA: Building Positive Athlete Role Models and Reducing Violence

Thursday, September 25th, 2014
By the time college athletes arrive to campus, many have already been personally exposed to incidents of violence. Whether against women - through a teammate, friend or family member, most victims were never taught to understand, process or prevent situations from happening. The full impact of vi ...

Sports Sense: Benefits of Breakthrough Thinking in Athletics

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
Hall of Fame baseball player and legendary wordsmith Yogi Berra famously said, “90% of this game is 50% mental.” While this math doesn’t add up, it points to a vital aspect of sports and athletic competition. Although the games we play and watch are visibly physical, the key to success in spo ...

Why We Love Dangerous Sports

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
Dangerous, deadly and extreme sport offers the possibility of death or injury but, nevertheless, usually has the ability to attract a large audience. The greater the risk, the larger the crowd. Extreme injury in sport and untimeliness of death are often overlooked beyond the enjoyment of the fans ...

Mixed Martial Arts: A knockout of a Sport with Jake Shannon, MMA Expert

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
Boxing for youth had mostly been praised for promoting discipline and self-defense for athletes and for decades it was in the spotlight. But now, there’s nothing hotter than the UFC. Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is a sport that combines all facets of fighting into one and sees grown men fighting unti ...

Inside the KHL with Bernd Brückler

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
Many young hockey players hold on to the dream of playing in the NHL some day. For some, the dreams turn into a reality, while others may never reach this far-fetched goal. Numerous hockey players end up in a minor league system waiting for the day the phone will ring to invite them to take their o ...

Inside the NFL Locker Room

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
Listen Here --> 4.09.14-BtC Moment 454-0 NFL Good Bad and Ugly There have been a number of incidents in and around the NFL have painted a picture of a league, and a sport, that's hostile to anybody who doesn't fit a certain definition of "manhood". "That picture is distorted," say numerous o ...

Baseball Now with World Series Champ, Tom Henke

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
The game of baseball has become an easy target in recent years, from complaints about rampant steroid use, to games lasting too long. Critics are quick to proclaim that America's national pastime is dead and gone, and that MLB has owners and a commissioner who fail to address issues or embrace the ...

The Growing Sport of Women’s Rowing

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
Rowing is a sport that can be enjoyed by all. You can start at any age, learn the technique quickly and improve. The difference between rowing and other sports, like basketball or soccer, is that there is seldom one individual athlete that shines in a boat. Synchronization is key for rowers in comp ...

Is Jousting the Next Extreme Sport?

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013
Jousting has held its popularity enough to have lasted for more than 400 years in Europe. But these days there are merely 200 competitive jousters competing around the world, about 30 from North America. There are a couple hundred more who perform at Renaissance fairs and festivals but do not compet ...
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