Mind games: How Covid-19 Has Changed Athletes Mental Approach to Sports

Finally! We’re starting to see signs of hope when it comes to the resumption of sports around the globe. But as leagues are knocking on the door of getting back to work, how are athletes going to deal with change? Covid-19 has turned our world upside down and that includes the sports world, too. ForContinue reading “Mind games: How Covid-19 Has Changed Athletes Mental Approach to Sports”

“Ben is not going to put that video out there if he doesn’t feel he’s 100% ready to go.”

All it took was 38 seconds to inject life into Steeler Nation when Ben Roethlisberger released a video showing him firing passes to teammates this past week at a Pittsburgh high school and so I spoke with someone who knows just how impressive that was to see. He spent four seasons with the Pittsburgh SteelersContinue reading ““Ben is not going to put that video out there if he doesn’t feel he’s 100% ready to go.””

The early 90’s Cowboys are on same level as Jordan’s Bulls, my conversation with Tony Casillas

Sports fans have been captivated by “The Last Dance” on ESPN over the past five weeks and while I enjoyed every minute of the documentary, another team, in another sport was on my mind the entire time. The early 90’s Dallas Cowboys. That group won Super Bowls in 1992, 1993 & 1995, plus if theyContinue reading “The early 90’s Cowboys are on same level as Jordan’s Bulls, my conversation with Tony Casillas”

Mike Tomlin’s biggest fight isn’t on the football field

He owns the second best winning percentage (.642) among active NFL coaches behind only Bill Belichick. In fact, he hasn’t had a losing season in 13 years as the head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Mike Tomlin is highly regarded across the country as one of the very best to do what he does, butContinue reading “Mike Tomlin’s biggest fight isn’t on the football field”

The Tom-pa Bay Bucs Are Everything

Dear Sports Gods, Please let the 2020 NFL season happen without interruption. Signed, Everyone For the first time in nearly two decades the NFL appears to be WIDE open and that’s because of the Tom Brady-Patriots divorce. How many Super Bowls did Brady and Belichick play in? A lot. But now the “usual suspects” comeContinue reading “The Tom-pa Bay Bucs Are Everything”

Squint and you just might see sports

Today is a good day. Quarantine is about to pay off. And sports are trending in the right direction for a return to the United States. Major League Baseball is expected to give a return-to-play proposal to the MLBPA within a week and teams have encouraged players to gear up for a second dose ofContinue reading “Squint and you just might see sports”