Simple Protest for College Athletes

https://sports.vice.com/en_us/article/the-one-simple-protest-strategy-that-could-change-college-sports-for-good

William S. Wilson of Vice Sports has a really interesting take on what college athletes can do if they want to protest the fact that they don’t get paid.

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Pete Carill Quotes

http://www.princetonbasketball.com/?p=11863

So much beauty in here from Pete Carill

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Arnold Palmer

http://www.nj.com/golf/index.ssf/2013/04/masters_2013_how_does_arnold_p.html

How did the legend order his own drink?  Steve Politi with the answer from the 2013 Masters

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The Packers Special Teams Coach is Brilliant

http://deadspin.com/this-is-a-brilliant-way-to-exploit-the-rulebook-1787079645

Love when coaches are smart enough to teach their players how to take advantage of the rule book.  Packers special teams gains 37 yards by being smart.

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Finding Value Within Your Team

Had a great conversation with Bridgton Academy coach Whit Lesure this past week when on the road watching a workout.  We were talking about all the unheralded guys we’ve coached who turned out to be a lot better than we thought.  The really tough kid who’s maybe not as talented as some of the other […]

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Women’s Basketball Coaches “Boycott”

https://www.si.com/college-basketball/2016/09/23/womens-college-basketball-recruiting-boycott

Women’s basketball coaches taking a stand against recruiting issues they don’t like.

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9/11 Home Run

http://nypost.com/2016/09/10/how-ex-met-michael-cuddyers-heroics-saved-his-teammate-from-911-disaster/

Remarkable story about how a home run Michael Cuddyer hit in the minor leagues saved his teammates life just before 9/11.

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The Myth of Home Field Advantage

http://dataomaha.com/bigstory/sports/college-footballs-greatest-myth

Really interesting data on what has happened to the home field advantage in college football.

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"There’s a reason that Coach could be so tough on his players, so demanding and yet never lose them: Because we knew he cared about us. We knew that our lives beyond the court mattered to him. Whenever I was struggling with something – an injury, a personal problem – I’d walk into his office, sit down, talk and he’d be willing to talk until the sun rose in the morning. He never was too busy for his players. He was there for us, and always saw his role in our lives that way."

Gary Harris

Playing For Tom Izzo

http://sports.yahoo.com/news/what-it-means-to-play-for-tom-izzo-152848464.html

Gary Harris on what it meant to him to play for Tom Izzo.

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