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Wisdom for Coaches From Maya Angelou

Wisdom for Coaches From Maya Angelou

Sports pages these days are littered with stories of coaches being investigated and even sued for various forms of mistreatment of their athletes. On the one hand, many think the flurry of accusations come from a generation of athletes who can’t handle demanding coaching because they are used to being coddled. On the other hand,

4 Keys to Oregon State’s Team Culture

So many vivid pictures of March Madness history play in my mind: Villanova upsetting Georgetown, La Tech’s short sleeve uniforms, Jimmy V looking for someone to hug, Pat Summitt’s orange suit, Laettner’s turn-around jumper and Charlotte Smith’s shot that lifted UNC to the title. It’s still one of my favorite times of the year, but

From Worst to World Series

From Worst to World Series: Dayton Moore’s Process You may or may not have heard of Dayton Moore, but if you follow professional baseball, you have heard of the Kansas City Royals.  Once the laughing stock of Major League Baseball, the Royals have gone from baseball’s worst team to one of baseball’s hottest teams, fresh

Stuck in Negativity? Read This.

Mix stress with some unexpected losses or injuries and BOOM! Negativity can sprout up in no time. It’s so easy to fall into a negative mindset, sometimes we don’t even realize it’s happening. But before you know it, you’re finding it harder and harder to get out of bed. For most of us, positivity requires