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Coach K Gets 1K

NEW YORK– Duke’s Hall of Fame coach Mike Krzyzewski attempted to downplay his historic 1,000th career victory before and after the Blue Devils defeated St. John’s 78-67, Sunday afternoon at before a sellout crowd of 19,812 at the sold out Garden. But it was hard, with his assistants and players embracing him on the sidelines […]

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21 Ways To Build A Meaningful Legacy

Choose serving over being served Step outside yourself and into others Actively seek excellence in all things you do Show the world something it has never seen before Be a trend setter Add value to the lives of others Engage people who challenge you rather than affirm you Systematically stretch yourself Step outside your comfort […]

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Salvaging A Rough Season

I’ve been through 2 single-digit-win seasons as an assistant coach in college, and I suffered through a 3-19 season as a high school head coach. Those 3 seasons were miserable (for everyone except the windfall-profit-receiving owners of the bars and liquor stores near my residence), and I have thought about them often since then and […]

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Bill Belichick & Deflategate

No, I don’t know Bill Belichick, though I saw him several times in 1965-66, when I was Plebe Basketball Coach at the U.S. Naval Academy and his father, Steve Belichick, was on the football staff with head coach Bill Elias, a group which also included TV star Lee Corso. Bill was a 13-year old kid […]

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Power 5 Autonomy Is Now In Control

College athletics finally raised the green curtain of Oz this past weekend after the university presidents of Power 5 football-driven conferences passed legislation that will benefit their interests while creating the illusion of giving student athletes a place at the grown ups’ table. The rich and powerful agreed on a package of autonomous legislation at […]

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2015 Hoophall Classic Recap

SPRINGFIELD, Ma. – The best – at least in terms of a noisy crowd and down-to-the-wire result – was saved for last Saturday during the Spalding HoopHall Classic in Blake Arena on the Springfield College campus. In the finale of a seven-game schedule (that tipped at 11 a.m.), local program Putnam Vocational Technical Academy came […]

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Urban Meyer And Ohio State

Urban Meyer might leave Ohio State for the NFL? Please. Unless the man has suddenly been overcome by insanity, that is not going to happen. He would truly be out of his mind to leave Ohio State for some down-and-out franchise in the NFL. Money? Please. The man has enough to support his family and […]

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Trouble In New York

Derek Fisher just shot himself in the foot with this comment. He says that the reason the New York Knicks are the worst team in the NBA, with a mind-boggling 5-34 record, is that the team has not accepted and learned the Phil Jackson Triangle Offense, intimating that Jackson’s credibility hurt the learning process. That […]

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Conflict

A powerful unsettling word It’s resolution’s the sweetest Thing you’ve ever heard Whether at work or at play When it’s over, it makes your day Listen “objectively,” and you will see There is no “real” conflict Between You and Me Just a “difference of Opinion” And that’s Ok Release your “frustration” Toss it away Get […]

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