I’ve become a raving fan of Brett Ledbetter and his book What Drives Winning. The title isn’t framed as a question, but it really is a question. What drives winning? Not to spoil it for you, but his answer is…(drumroll please): CHARACTER. If you focus on building character, the winning will take care of itself. …
Coach Don Meyer’s presence made you want to sit up a little straighter. As a counselor at his Lipscomb basketball camp (the largest basketball camps in the nation at that time), I remember one day in particular. We had just eaten lunch in the cafeteria and he took a few moments to address the whole …
One of the coolest things I’ve done since moving to State College, PA is attend the Little League World Series. Held in nearby Williamsport for the past 67 years, it’s a unique event that brings the whole world to this small, Pennsylvania town. Free admission and reasonable concession prices bring thousands each year to cheer …
What an honor to play against the likes of Kay Yow, Debbie Ryan and Andy Landers. Yet the night etched in my mind forever is our last game against Tennessee and Pat Summitt.
The media frenzy about Tim Tebow fascinates me. It seems that reporters can’t understand how he can be so popular when he (supposedly) doesn’t have the skill set to be a great NFL quarterback.
Aaron Rodgers is hotter than hot. And I’m not (just) talking about his good looks! SuperBowl champ and MVP last year. Undefeated season so far this year. He’s come into his own as a quarterback, his name now being mentioned in the same breath as Brady, Brees and Manning.
I took in a local minor league baseball game yesterday—a real barnburner between the Dayton Dragons and the Lake County Captains. With bases loaded in the bottom of the 9th and only one out, the Dragons trailed 2-1.
Joel Northrup, a 16-year-old Iowa wrestler, created a stir last week at the state wrestling tournament when he forfeited a match against 14-year-old female opponent, Cassy Herkelman, for reasons related to his convictions about how women should be treated.
What would you do if by researching your family history you discovered that one of the most powerful and wealthy people in the world was your half-sister?
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.