Allow me to digress for a moment, but I just have to mention what a thrill I get every time I see Jose Altuve play for the Houston Astros – and especially this past week in Major League Baseball’s All-Star game.
If you don’t know who he is – and that’s possible since he plays for a tea.... More »
5 Players to Watch in the 2016-2017 NFL Season With the NFL season quickly approaching again, there are many questions left to ask — decidedly, however, none of those include the 5 Super Bowl Contenders or 3 Reasons Why The Broncos Won’t Repeat. Why? Well, it’s simple: nobody.... More »
New Medical Study Spotlights Football Concussion Rates
During Practice Sessions
By Doug Abrams
In early May, National Public Radio aired a story about a new study on the prevalence of concussions in football. The study, published in JAMA Pediatrics, found that at the high school and collegiate le.... More »
For any athlete to become a champion, which to means going as far as possible in their sport, it takes a total team effort behind them. Without the appropriate support and guidance of coaches and parents, real success in sports is virtually impossible! The key here is that e.... More »
Just completed my annual summer mini-thon of two consecutive weekends of basketball officiating camp. One at UNC Charlotte, the other at Liberty University. This summer marks my ten year milestone.read more.... More »
Spring Fever is here! It’s that feeling of excitement you have at the beginning of Spring. It causes you to walk with a different bounce in your step, to see things in a different and more positive light, and an overall increase in energy.
That is exactly what I want in my marriage. I want to feel the excitement of when we first dated and when I first knew my wife was “The One…
So what do former NBA superstars do when they retire?
Do they just sit around, counting their millions in the bank? Do they become TV commentators and rub elbows on the set with other former stars?
Or do they, like Penny Hardaway, return very quietly to their hometown to help out an old buddy who is battling Stage IV colon cancer, and who needs some help in coaching the Lester Middle School boys basketball team…
Have you ever gotten advice that was so obvious you just rolled your eyes at it? I used to get it from my parents. I’m 20 years old and about to cross a busy street: “Look both ways,” Mom says.
Now that I’m a parent, I specialize in giving this type of advice.
I’ve also come to realize that it’s only roll-your-eyes obvious if you remember to take it…