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Don’t Be A Sore Loser

Athletes are competitive.  They enter and play their sports to win.  Sometimes that competitive nature causes people to have adverse reactions to losing.  Losing causes some people to cry; some to get angry; and some to quit.  Losing even causes some to accuse the...

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Why Being Coachable Is the Key To Your Success

Think back on your first recruiting trip… or your first recruiting call. I bet one of the first things that coach asked you was “Are you coachable?” And of course you wanting to make a good impression said “yes! I’m coachable.” But, are you really, though? Do you...

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Amaiya Zafar, The Fighter

Today we’re talking with a pretty fierce and courageous young woman. At the age of sixteen boxer Amaiya Zafar is literally and figuratively fighting her way into the boxing ring. In honoring her Muslim faith, Amaiya has chosen to train and compete while wearing a...

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Mastering Your Mind Muscle

How true is that? The same wind blows on us all, but it’s not the wind that matters the most it’s the set of our sail. It’s our mindset and how we handle things in life (good or bad). If you have an untrained mind you will have an unproductive life. There are peaks...

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The King and I

Muhammad Ali’s Greatness Not Only Shook The World, It Also Created One That Gave Me A Purpose In Life   The King is gone, but his greatness will live on forever. Waking up last Saturday mo(u)rning to the news that Muhammad Ali transitioned to...

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LA Dodgers Celebrate African American History

Covered by Wayne Neal | Journalist | USA Today for Minorities in Sports Minorities in Sports members (Erica Sherman, Matt Duncan and Wayne Neal) attended an African American History month Luncheon hosted by the LA Dodgers at Dodger Stadium. The purpose of the luncheon...

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WNBA Players in NBA All-Star Skills Challenge?

This past weekend in New Orleans, an interesting concept was brought up—how can the WNBA be incorporated more into the NBA’s All-Star Game festivities? Of course, The W will have its own midseason party to prepare for when the league’s top players descend on Seattle...

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A Brand Within A Brand: One on One with Curls & Sports

The art of sports writing has evolved over the last ten years. One thing that has remained a standard in the industry is the fight for minorities to break through the cracks and prove that we deserve the same opportunities as our peers. The continuous fight for...

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Be A Student of the Game

By: Pasha Cook| Author| Speaker| Coach | CHAMPS U I haven’t opened a book in years! Said no one that was seriously hungry for success. If you’re reading this, I’m assuming you’re an athlete, and most of us athletes have been participating in sports for the majority of...

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A Conversation With Natasha Hastings (Pt. 1)

A CONVERSATION WITH NATASHA HASTINGS You see the bright lipstick and platinum blonde hair. You know about the Olympic gold medals and World Championship medals. It’s no doubt that she is a force in women’s sports. But are you seeing what she wants you to see and do...

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A Conversation With Natasha Hastings (Pt. 2)

A CONVERSATION WITH NATASHA HASTINGS Cecelia Townes Natasha Hastings is fast. She’s beautiful. We all know that. Beyond those things though, there’s so much more that we should know. She’s purposeful, she’s determined and she’s focused on winning on and off the track....

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