Last month I wrote on how we should “get the facts” first and let things play out, rather than spouting about what we heard and posting it on Twitter, message boards and various social media platforms, without confirming it. Sadly, many of us that can’t seem to abide by this, because we’re back at square one. Now, here’s my four cents worth, a few … More “Just the Facts Ma’am”
Recently, I watched an interview of former Oakland Raiders quarterback Jamarcus Russell. Russell was the first pick in the NFL Draft several years ago. Since the end of last season, Russell was released by the Raiders and was arrested in July for possession of a controlled substance known as “purple drank.” NFL critics and fans … More We All Need “Coaching”
Post-script from the ESPYs: I was thinking of something that has been on my mind since Wednesday night, after Aaron Thomas’ acceptance speech. How many professional athletes and coaches who were in attendance at the Nokia Theater for the ESPYs is going to “take heart” to what Aaron said? Maybe it’s me, but how likely … More In one ear and out the other
The old cliche “spring roared in like a lion” will be considered as the greatest understatement of 2010. Several weeks ago, it was Todd Lickliter leaving (not by his own choice) and Fran McCaffery enters. Today, it’s Greg McDermott who has decided to leave Iowa State and will be named the new men’s basketball coach … More A Good Divorce
Here is the 1st “recycled” post in honor of #NBPRD! The following was my first ever blog post, titled “Indiana wants him, but he may not go back there” which talks about the rumors that former Iowa coach Steve Alford could return to Indiana, where he was a star player. This was written on February … More “Indiana wants him, but he may not go back there” #NBPRD
Myron Rolle was a defensive back for the Florida State football team. On Saturday afternoon, he took part in the annual NFL pre-draft combine, which tests college players in physical and mental skills to determine who is ready to play in the National Football League. Rolle is resuming playing football after an one-year break. There … More Too Smart For the Coach?