Category: Athletes

Kids Can ALL Be Athletes

According to Merriam-Webster dictionary, the definition of an athlete is, “A person who is trained or skilled in exercises, sports, or games requiring physical strength, agility, or stamina.” No one is born with athleticism and there is no such thing as an athletic gene. Young kids are not […]

Competing Well is Success

The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.  -Vince Lombardi I think Lombardi has it right. You pay for success with hard […]

Sports Hero: From the Sideline

Alyssa Grogan, University of Minnesota #33 If you follow women’s hockey in Minnesota, you have heard of Alyssa Grogan. If you pay more attention to the Gopher men, or the Wild, or the peewee who skates in your backyard, you may have heard of her but you probaby […]

Greed in Sports… An Enabled Addiction

What? There might not be an NBA season at all? Okay, I would probably be okay with that. I don’t watch much professional basketball anyway. I have never really been a fan, actually. In my opinion, pro basketball players don’t seem to play hard until the playoffs. They go through the motions, score at will […]