Blueprint for a Rebuild

Some interesting stuff on rebuilding college football programs. http://www.sbnation.com/longform/2014/8/20/5990929/college-football-coaches-programs-bob-stoops-bill-snyder

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NBA Shooting Coaches

TrueHoop’s David Nurse takes a look at what he thinks is the key ingredient to success in the NBA. http://hoopshype.com/columns/david-nurse/shooting-the-key-ingredient-to-championships

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Strength From Distress

“I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection.  It is the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.” – Thomas Paine

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Will Power

Awesome, inspiring video from E60 about wrestler Willie Burton, who competes with cerebral palsy. http://espn.go.com/video/clip?id=11914982

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A Great Phone Call

I got a great phone call the other day from Jerry Welsh, Tim Welsh’s father.  Coach Welsh is one of the best people I have ever met in the coaching business, and ever since I took over as the head coach at RIC he has called me every year at the beginning of the season […]

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The Tough Loss

In November we flew out to Northern Illinois for a Sunday afternoon game.  Still trying to establish a new culture here at Maine, we hadn’t won a game yet, and hadn’t been playing well.  We came out and competed really hard, and played our best first half of the season.  We continued to play well […]

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Owen and Haatchi

Incredibly touching story from E60 on a boy and his dog.  Great way to start the new year. http://espn.go.com/video/clip?id=11914982

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Late Time Out

Time outs late in close games can be very hectic.  Like everything else you do late in games, it’s important to practice it.  Simulate game-like timeouts in practice, so you can get used to getting a clear, direct message across in 20-30 seconds.  And you can train your team to focus and receive the message properly. […]

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Catching Kayla

Incredible story of a high school distance runner who has Multiple Sclerosis, and her coach. http://espn.go.com/video/clip?id=11909407

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