Tag Archives: Football

Lessons Learned From Coaching

For this week’s challenge, I invite you to breathe new life into the established genre of the end-of-year countdown list. – Daily Post Weekly Challenge The weekly writing challenge was to come up with some sort of list or count … Continue reading

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The Super Bowl is Here

This Sunday is the big game – the Super Bowl. Obviously the game is important. It’s what we American football fans look forward to all year long. And usually I have an idea who is going to win. But this … Continue reading

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Girls Playing Football

There is a petition available on Change.org asking for signatures to petition the Philadelphia CYO to allow a girl to play in the tackle football league which she has played in in previous seasons. You can view and sign the … Continue reading

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Te’o – Victim or Perpetrator?

I wrote the other day about sometimes sports stars transcending their sport into real life. Well, this current story with Manti Te’o is probably the most bizarre sports story that I have ever heard of. http://espn.go.com/college-football/story/_/id/8854472/teammate-manti-teo-says-player-played-girlfriend-angle Earlier in the year … Continue reading

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Brain Disease Blamed For Ex-NFL Player Suicide

Former NFL player Junior Seau took his own life last May at the age of 43. His family donated his brain to the National Institute of Health who has learned that he had a brain disease that came from hits … Continue reading

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The Notre Dame Scandal

You have heard all about the horrible Penn State problems with Jerry Sandusky. But have you heard about the rape accusations against Notre Dame? Probably not. http://www.thenation.com/blog/172042/notre-dame-and-penn-state-two-rape-scandals-only-one-cry-justice# Two separate women have been possibly assaulted by two players from the Notre … Continue reading

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Positively Impacting Lives

Tell us about a teacher who had a real impact on your life, either for the better or the worse. How is your life different today because of him or her? – Daily Prompt I recently found myself being thankful … Continue reading

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NFL Star Retiring To Be Involved with his Children

Ray Lewis, middle linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens, has announced he is retiring at the end of the season. http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/8803174/ray-lewis-baltimore-ravens-says-retiring-season I was never a huge Ray Lewis fan. For one, he plays in the same division as the Bengals and … Continue reading

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My Bucket List

What’s the 11th item on your bucket list? – Daily Prompt I saw the daily prompt for today and my first reaction was 11th? I don’t even have a 10th! Certainly I had a few things I’d like to do … Continue reading

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It’s Official. My Vacation is Over.

I had the last week and a half off to be home with my wife and daughter. And I loved every minute of it. It started with Christmas parties on Saturday and Sunday. Saturday with my family, Sunday with the … Continue reading

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