No one can predict with any degree of certainty the physical attributes of an athlete. Lineage can provide a glimpse of certain characteristics like height and body structure, of course. But there are more important factors to focus on in the development of a young athlete.
But the fact remains that the ancient game of golf has something important it can teach the men and women of modern sports. Let's hope more of them start learning the lesson.
Players want to have a life when they leave the game. They don't want their brains to be turned to mush. Seeing what has happened, it's easy to understand these players' points of view.
The potential that Nike may not face charges connected with the recent FIFA scandal would be all too consistent with the trend of corporations getting away with criminal activity, with hugely detrimental effects for the protection of human rights.
For most of its' long history the NFL has been plagued by contentious rookie negotiations leading to new players missing part or all of training camp. The early days in training camp are where most rookies get precious developmental time.
I love you. But I have to ask you to do me a solid and make sure you don't ever come visit my high school. You see, Steph, if you come to my school you will be your usual inspiring, humble self and you will say all the right things. But the reason I don't want you to come has to do with what you won't say.
There have long been rumors circulating that corruption was behind the award of both bids. And without question, given the magnitude of what the FIFA World Cup has become, billions of dollars are at stake.
Embrace your scars. When you have something to offer you'll be sought. The person who wants something least holds the stronger position. Living the dream is never giving in to adversity -- hold ground, then bounce back.
As I mentioned previously it seems as if there are always some bizarre or hilarious developments in the world of sport while I am out of touch. A few days ago I reported on my experiences watching hockey in Russia. Now I want to revisit what many of you will consider old news.
Seeking a protective order or filing a police report can even increase the level of danger for a victim. It is important to remember, when dealing with domestic violence, every situation is unique.
The NFL is in a downward spiral, heading towards complete chaos, thanks to the behavior of many of its players, Ray McDonald included. The Chicago Bears decided to make a statement.
Three-pointers, home runs, birdies, aces and last-second checkered-flag finishes have been trumped by the unit of measurement called Pounds Per Square Inch (PSI's). And don't think the NFL is upset about that in any way.
It is clear that the Dolphins believe in the ability of Tannehill to potentially emerge as an elite QB. If they would have waited another year for that to happen the deal would have played out much differently, with a much higher guarantee and far more risk.
Louisiana, Georgia, and Florida, we hear you want to host the Super Bowl--one of the most iconic and lucrative sports event in country. Congratulations, you've made it to the finals for states in the running for the 2019 and 2020 bidding process.
It's important that we continue discussing domestic violence, but it's also important that we take action to ensure victims get the justice they deserve and abusers get the help they need.
Know the big picks. Jameis Winston was picked #1 by the Buccaneers, Marcus Mariota was picked #2 by the Titans after the Eagles, Browns, and Chargers failed to trade up, and Leonard Williams went to the Jets at #6 (!!). Know who your team selected in the first round and what gaps they fill on the depth chart.