Tag Archives: Sports

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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Starting Over

Weekly Writing Challenge – In this week’s writing challenge, we’re asking you to write a short piece of creative writing (fiction/poetry/prose poetry/freeform mindjazz/whatever floats your boat) on the theme of Starting Over. When I read the challenge of writing about starting … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Hero Worship

Head to your favorite online news source. Pick an article with a headline that grabs you. Now, write a short story based on the article. – Daily Prompt I like when the Daily Prompts coincide with something I was already bantering … Continue reading

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Indoor Soccer Season Is Here!

Today is the start of a new sports season at the YMCA. It’s the first day of practice for indoor soccer. I am coaching a group of 5 and 6 year olds. I enjoy coaching and working with the kids. … Continue reading

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No Hall of Famers This Year

The Baseball Writers of America vote each year on any new players who should be elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame. A player has to receive 75% of the writers voting for them in order to be elected into … 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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