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Doing What Your Opponent Refuses to Do

Doing What Your Opponent Refuses to Do

A Letter to my team recently:Please immediately share this with your player and print out for future reference. I promised the boys that I would send this to them. Today on Facebook: Yesterday, I told a story of Mike Piazza. As a high schooler he woke up his Uncle and LA Dodger Manager Tommy Lasorda pre-dawn....

Not a Label

Not a Label

Image via Wikipedia The Coach: Ernie, this is Floyd Little. Floyd, this is… Floyd: Ernie Davis….2,386 yards,360 carries, 6.6 yards a carry. Ernie Davis: You good at math, huh? Floyd: You see, my plan is to be just like you,best Negro running back in the NCAA, Heisman Trophy all the way. Then the NFL, make some...

Gentlemen, this is a Football

Gentlemen, this is a Football

Image via Wikipedia “Gentlemen, this is a football”, Vintage Vince Lombardi. I never really got this message other than getting back to basics. The message became real however when I read Pete Carroll’s new book. Winning Forever. He writes, “USC won fifty three straight games when we had a positive turnover ratio.” And he goes onto...