Category: Sports

  • Charles Woodson: from clubfoot to the Super Bowl

    Being born with a congenital deformity can be devastating. As a parent, you may have a hard time understanding why, how, and what to do. Allowing your child to suffer or fight is incomprehensible and you shouldn’t have to sit around and do nothing. When Charles Woodson was born with clubfoot, his father probably never […]

  • Massive Bench Press: The Countdown Bench Press Workout

    Bench Press Countdown Workout This is a bench press workout that my training partner and I used prior to the 2008 British Bench Press Championships where I weighed 225kg gross. This was my biggest bench in the rough and I proved to myself that my training principles worked. The training consists of four workouts in […]

  • A touch of R&B and soul Part II

    Rump shaker, party maker, Quincy and Ray said “good times roll.” With unconditional beats and beats, “Juice” is the flavor of your choice to drink. The riffs of the trumpet section are Jackson type with a touch of earth, wind and fire; along with funky guitar riffs from James Brown. The rhythmic arrangements are made […]

  • The Dick Leftridge Story: A Forgotten or Simply Ignored Pioneer

    Quick, raise your hand, how many of you have heard of Dick Leftridge before today? I must confess that I never heard of Mr. Leftridge until recently when I was contacted by his son Jack Richard Leftridge Jr. The younger namesake is on a quest for his father’s name and accomplishments to be remembered and […]

  • Ness’s Notes (January 11)

    Was it really just a week ago that Texas beat USC 41-38 in the Rose Bowl? Is it possible that Vince Young is as good in the NFL as he was in his two Rose Bowl appearances? Did the ‘monkey’ finally get off Mack Brown’s back? To end the CFB season, keep in mind that […]

  • Professional Sports Schools and Ivy League

    Many high school athletes choose a college based on the likelihood that the one they choose will increase their chances for a professional career. Similarly, many high school students choose a school based on the likelihood that it will help them rise to the top of their chosen field after completing their studies. You may […]

  • Brett Favre Backups: Over the Years

    Often times when a great player plays quarterback for a franchise for a long time, it is interesting to see who played as a backup for him. Who became your own starting quarterback? Who had started elsewhere but was ending their career here? Here we see backups for Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre through […]

  • The return home of the goalkeeper from his three Stanley glasses is very emotional

    Cris Collinsworth wondered during the Super Bowl last Sunday how many Pittsburgh fans were upset, even though the season had ended nearly a month ago for her beloved Steelers. The announcer was referring to the two controversial sacks that drew video criticism, only to be confirmed touchdowns for the Philadelphia Eagles. Their opponents, the New […]

  • Fantasy Football Draft Picks: To Trade Or Not To Trade?

    Trading order picks in the draft can be an interesting conundrum for many fantasy football players. This short article describes what it means to trade selections, why people do it, and when it makes sense for them to do so. Of course, this only applies to the traditional snake eraser format. Receiving your fantasy football […]