IS IT FOR THEM OR YOU: PARENTS WHO WANT THEIR CHILDREN TO BE WHAT THEY WEREN’T

  “Is it for them or you?” overbearing parents Growing up for me playing sports, my mother was involved, but for the most part it was up to me to … Continue reading IS IT FOR THEM OR YOU: PARENTS WHO WANT THEIR CHILDREN TO BE WHAT THEY WEREN’T

THROWING IN THE TOWEL: REALIZING YOU DON’T HAVE IT ANYMORE

“Know when to say when.” hard to say good-bye When I officially stopped playing sports I was a senior in high school. It was track and field season and that … Continue reading THROWING IN THE TOWEL: REALIZING YOU DON’T HAVE IT ANYMORE

TO STAND OR NOT TO STAND: THE NFL DILEMMA OR PLAYERS PROTESTING

“The right to do it.” taking a knee Over the past couple of years there has been the controversy over the former Quarterback Colin Kaepernick taking a knee during the … Continue reading TO STAND OR NOT TO STAND: THE NFL DILEMMA OR PLAYERS PROTESTING

THE BEST IS YET TO COME: WHO WILL BECOME THE NEXT GREAT ATHLETE

“Whose on deck?” where are they at the moment Currently, we are enamored by the likes of Lebron James, Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, and Kyrie Irving. In the … Continue reading THE BEST IS YET TO COME: WHO WILL BECOME THE NEXT GREAT ATHLETE

SQUARE-TRIANGLE-X-X-TRIANGLE: ARE GAMERS REALLY ATHLETES

“Play to win, literally.” power on and play Parents for years have told their children that life is not all about playing games. Then you see over the years how … Continue reading SQUARE-TRIANGLE-X-X-TRIANGLE: ARE GAMERS REALLY ATHLETES

ROLE MODELS: WHY WE PUT SO MUCH PRESSURE ON ATHLETES

  “Role models, really?” the chosen ones For the longest, athletes have been seen as these role models, especially to a younger generation. But what happens when the onus is … Continue reading ROLE MODELS: WHY WE PUT SO MUCH PRESSURE ON ATHLETES

SHOW ME THE MONEY: WILL SPORTS CONTRACTS GET BIGGER IN THE FUTURE

“Give me some money.” the big bucks In my lifetime I have heard of some pretty major contracts to play professional sports. Kobe Bryant signing his $126 million contract, Floyd … Continue reading SHOW ME THE MONEY: WILL SPORTS CONTRACTS GET BIGGER IN THE FUTURE

EXCITEMENT OF THE PAST THAT IS THE PRESENT: HOW MUCH WE STILL ENJOY SPORTS LIKE OUR ANCESTORS

“We enjoy no matter what era.” sports Humanity has taken part in sports for centuries. But this post is not about the different kinds of sports, it’s more so about … Continue reading EXCITEMENT OF THE PAST THAT IS THE PRESENT: HOW MUCH WE STILL ENJOY SPORTS LIKE OUR ANCESTORS

A DYING SPORT: WHY NASCAR CAN’T COMPETE WITH OTHER SPORTS

“An aging fan base with no real replacements.” NASCAR is a family owned sporting events organization that governs over auto-car racing series. It has been in existence for 70 years … Continue reading A DYING SPORT: WHY NASCAR CAN’T COMPETE WITH OTHER SPORTS