Participation in mainstream sports is possible for people with disabilities if the right accommodations are made. Outside of school, in local sports leagues, it meant the world to me to play baseball by standing with a friend at first base and tagging the approaching runner.
Despite the team's playoff success in seasons' past, I felt deep down that this year's Blueshirt squad wasn't like the others. They didn't show the same level of grit, they didn't have the same ability to bounce back from tough losses.
Now, with no one left to blame, it may be time for Morey to fire himself. The numbers don't lie. Chalking up the amount of team discord, failures per dollar spent and lack of hustle should surely materialize in stats that would demonstrate this team's status as a disaster.
When we play sports, we fantasize about being the players. When we do mock drafts, it's the opposite. In an air of superiority, we instead pinch the skin, and check the teeth of NFL prospects. We get it then: They are not so enviable, and we are not so superior.
This Sunday, May 1st 2016 at 8:00pm EST, is the 2016 WWE Payback PPV live on the WWE Network. This is the first PPV of the "New Era" as Shane McMahon dubs it. The night is packed with great matches that you sure won't want to miss.
Perhaps it is no accident that a baseball has 108 stitches and a prayer necklace has 108 beads. Baseball does not discriminate and we do not have to believe in the same God to be on the same team. It is a game of courage, strength, and character that can bring grown men to cry.
You're probably familiar with ERA (Earned Run Average). SIERA takes that further, standing for "Skill-Interactive Earned Run Average". It was created to quantify how well a pitcher has truly performed based on, well, their skills. That's ambiguous, so let's wade in a little with a case study.
Haunted by a sense of failure, he knew that he had the ability to beat the best players, and he regularly did so at lesser tournaments. In Grand Slam finals, however, he couldn't cope with the pressure, and allowed his rivals to dominate.
The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled 2-1 that Commissioner Roger Goodell's four-day disciplinary suspension of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady should be affirmed.
Johnny Manziel is a classic example of what happens when a person prioritizes their social life over their professional life. He had a golden opportunity, but he blew it because he couldn't stop partying, and the party scene eventually consumed him.