motivational


The Iowa Wave – the greatest new tradition in college football

In a previous post, I took a look at some of the great traditions in sports.  Since that time, a new tradition seems to have taken off:  “The Iowa Wave.”  If you’re an avid college football fan like I am, then you’ve likely seen the heart-warming story from Iowa City, […]


Perseverance pays off for USC’s Jake Olson

Later today, the #15 ranked USC Trojans will open their 2018 season against the UNLV Rebels.  In last year’s season opener, we witnessed the amazing story of Jake Olson (#61) who is USC’s backup long snapper. You may remember Jake snapping the final PAT against Western Michigan just one year ago. […]


Jim Kelly’s 5 words and 4 F’s to live by

Just as much as I love sports, I love a feel-good story. So, it’s no wonder that I look forward to the annual ESPY (Excellence in Sports Yearly Awards) show, which recognizes individual and team athletic achievement and other sports-related performances. This year’s show was hosted by race car driver, […]


GoPro Sports Motivation – Ready, Go!

So what are you doing today?!  If you need some motivation to get outdoors for some adventure, GoPro’s videos should get you going!  If you’re not familiar with GoPro, it’s a sports camera, which is often associated with outdoor sports.  Many professional and amateur athletes attach it to a helmet, surf-board, […]


A story of perseverance and determination of Olympic proportions.

The 2016 Summer Olympics are upon us and there are many inspiring stories about the athletes who will compete, but few match that of Irish gymnast Kieran Behan.  When he was just a child, Kieran told his mother that he would be an olympic athlete.  However, he did not know […]