This is one of my favorite weekends in sports…the first weekend of March Madness. There are so many games televised that I don’t have to leave my LazyBoy for three solid days. I usually get the chance to cheer for Continue reading Small Universities and March Madness
An event during this year’s cross-country running season reinforced the point of an article I wrote several years ago called “Injuries- Check Outside Activities.” (PE Update members can find it using the search bar). The point of the article was, Continue reading Sports Injuries Often Occur Off the Field
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about listening to Muhammad Ali fights on the radio. As you might guess, I’m a fan of Ali. His pre-fight poetic predictions were renowned and have yet to be topped in the world Continue reading Muhammad Ali & the World’s Shortest Poem
When I was a teenager in the early 70’s, long-play records were state-of-the-art and the radio played an important role in the lives of every North American teenager. A fixture in our living room back then was a large console Continue reading Internet Sports Broadcast Brings Back Memories of Ali & Frazier
With Clemens-Gate and the Mitchell report, performance-enhancing drugs are again major headlines in the media. For track coaches like me, the revelations about professional baseball players taking performance enhancers is no surprise at all. Since the Ben Johnson affair, track Continue reading Performance Enhancing Drugs – Who Is Hurt the Most?
I usually don’t go to Super Bowl parties. In my experience, you really never get to watch the game – there’s too much chit-chat going on to concentrate. However, last night, I made an exception. My university women’s track team Continue reading Watching the Super Bowl With A Group of Girls