As if it wasn't bad enough that center DeMarcus Cousins has been out for almost three weeks with viral meningitis. The Kings fired head coach Michael Malone early this week that sent shock waves throughout the organization. No clear reason why he was fired other than the loses accumulating without ...
December 31, 2014support
One of the things I look at when I observe officiating teams is how they handle transitions. This is every bit as important to good officiating work as puck support on the forecheck or backcheck is to playing winning hockey on the ice. Support your teammates and be mindful of ...
December 30, 2014support
Over the many years that I've been working in the field of sport psychology, I have championed the benefits of mental training for sports to thousands of athletes. This work has ranged from talks to junior programs to ongoing consulting with individual athletes and teams. As many of you know from ...
December 29, 2014support
Although Lebron James is known as an NBA star, he's been making a name for himself as an athlete who's concerned with social consciousness, and he's already impressed one influential figure: the president of the United States. As flagged by ABC News, President Barack Obama told People ...
December 28, 2014support
Tony Romo is not going to win the NFL MVP this season, that much is clear. There are too many other great quarterbacks having monstrous seasons: Aaron Rodgers, Tom Brady and Andrew Luck, to name a few. And his teammate in the Dallas Cowboys backfield, running back DeMarco Murray, is ...
December 27, 2014support
Chris Wondolowski wants to explain. Really, he does. He wants to go back for a moment to that afternoon in Salvador, Brazil, and that plot of grass just outside the six-yard box in the Arena Fonte Nova, to the tie game against Belgium and the 92nd-minute header from Jermaine Jones ...
December 26, 2014support
Tom Brady is a three-time Super Bowl champion, millionaire, spouse of Gisele Bundchen and certain Hall of Fame quarterback. Still, Brady can be a very angry man, especially when he’s losing a football game on national television, leading him to let loose a stream of a certain four-letter ...
December 25, 2014support
* Garcia loses confidence in FIFA ethics commission's independence * Investigator says soccer's governing body lacks leadership * UEFA chief Platini calls resignation another step backwards (Adds comment from former official whose allegations over World Cup bids were examined by investigator, FBI probe background) By Brian Homewood and Mark Hosenball MARRAKECH, Morocco, Dec 17 ...
December 24, 2014support
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Citing a pattern of behavior and off-field issues, San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke informed defensive lineman Ray McDonald that he was released Wednesday amid a sexual assault investigation by San Jose police. Baalke spoke with McDonald and his agent by phone around 11:30 a.m. ...
December 23, 2014support
I met Thierry Henry very early on, 20 years ago, when I was the manager for the under-17 French team, then for the under-18s with whom we won the European championship. On the under-20s French squad, he was even captain. Back then, three things struck me about him: first, his ...
December 22, 2014support