Football and sport emotion stories

Emotion and Dopamine could be the secret to motivation! Last night I watched noted speaker Tony Robbins online, and he put a name to that dynamic substance that jumps into your heart and soul and tells you that you have what it takes to get the job done regardless of …

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A football in my hands is worth about $20.A football in Tom Brady’s hands is worth about $15 million.It depends on whose hands it’s in. A basketball in my hands is worth about $25. A basketball in Shaquille O’Neal’s hands is worth about $30 million. It depends on whose hands it’s in. …

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Why Athletes Can’t Have Regular jobs

1. Chicago Cubs outfielder Andre Dawson on being a role model:“I wan’ all dem kids to do what I do, to look up to me. I wan’ all the kids to copulate me.” 2. New Orleans Saints RB George Rogers when asked about the upcoming season:  “I want to rush for 1,000 …

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Texas Western changes face of college athletics

The Miners’ all-black starting five beat all-white Kentucky to win the NCAA men’s basketball title. By Bruce Lowitt To this day, coach Don Haskins and his Texas Western players will tell you that starting a revolution was the last thing on their minds. “We were just kids playing basketball having …

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How’d You Break Your Arm?

snow ski lift

A friend just got back from a holiday ski trip to Utah with the kind of story that warms the cockles of anybody’s heart. Conditions were perfect, 12 below, no feeling in the toes, basic numbness all over, the “tell me when we’re having fun” kind of day. One of …

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Golf Lessons

Like every golfer, I can’t wait for the start of the golf season. But I have a special reason: my new playing partner, my 8-year-old daughter, known affectionately as “the Terrorist.” When she was only 2, her mother and I bought the little rascal a child-sized seven iron. It was …

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One-legged wrestler ends career with national title, perfect season

by Catherine Holland - Posted March 22, 2011

PHOENIX – Fresh off a big win that crowned him one of the best wrestlers in the NCAA, Anthony Robles is still flying high.

Robles, who grew up in Mesa and started wrestling when he was a freshman in high school, stopped by 3TV to chat with Tara Hitchcock about his career and his newly won title.

When his cousin first introduced him to the sport of wrestling, Robles said he wasn’t a fan, at least not at first.

“One of the times I was watching, he kind of forced me into practice,” Robles, now 22, recalled. “He was like, ‘One of my guys needs a partner. Get in there!’

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