Archive for the ‘Sports’ Category

no longer #199: how tom brady turned motivation into inspiration and how you can too

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012
While the New England Patriots may not have won the Super Bowl this past weekend,  Tom Brady certainly has a story that can teach us all a thing or two about dedication, commitment and determination. Did you know that Tom Brady was drafted #199 (yes, that is one hundred ninety-nine) in the 6th round of the 2000 NFL draft?  He was finally picked up by the Patriots and initially joined the roster as their #4 QB. Tom Brady was dejected.  Although Brady was happy to actually get picked up, he NEVER thought he would go so    Read More

it all starts on the soccer field…

Thursday, April 28th, 2011
My daughter recently began playing soccer for the first time on the 3 and 4 year old team.  As you might imagine, the games are both fun and quite hysterical.  At that age, the kids may (loosely) learn something about the actual sport but what they are really learning is a foundation of lessons that will serve them well throughout their lives.  They are learning about individual contribution in the context of team and how to support one another to a common goal.  They are learning that success takes practice    Read More

underdogs 1, naysayers 0

Monday, January 19th, 2009

Arizona win I love it!  Arizona Cardinals - 32, Philadelphia Eagles - 25.  Underdogs - 1. Naysayers - 0.

Just another example of defying the odds with a fan club of 1.

The one would be the Cardinals themselves...

In other words, Arizona who????

And now, they are on their way to the Superbowl!!

I love it when I see underdog victories.

Why?

Because EVERYDAY, there are always folks who tell you what you CAN'T do.  They're so willing to give you a thousand reasons why your dream will fail. 

For every    Read More

and then there were two

Sunday, April 6th, 2008

Ncaa Four number one teams made it the final four and now, after two great games we're down to Memphis and Kansas.  Hunh?  Now admittedly, the only time I really follow college basketball is during the NCAA tourney and I am now educated on the outstanding 27-1 season Memphis had going into the NCAA's but STILL, Memphis and Kansas?  At least the Kansas/North Carolina game had some ebb and flow but Memphis essentially trounced UCLA...

Whoda thunk it?

Despite their number one records, most of the sports    Read More