Five years ago, Johnny Manziel was just a south Texas, high school football hero. Now he is a 23-year-old who desperately needs help.
Nonetheless, he dominated in high school. During his time at quarterback for Tivy High School, he racked up 153 touchdowns and accolades galore. While his high school career was successful, he was not highly recruited. Read More
The Golden State Warriors just lost the NBA Finals. They just pulled off one of the best two-season stretches in NBA history. They are 171-37 since the start of the 2014-2015 season, including the playoffs. Somehow the narrative along the way has been that Stephen Curry, their most iconic player, is an underdog and underachieved in the Finals. Read More
The public outcry about violence against women committed by athletes, for many Americans, began in 2014. When we saw Ray Rice hit his wife in the elevator, on video, it opened our eyes to how ugly domestic violence truly is. Read More
For sports fans, media, and organizations there is no end. There is always a next play, game or season. For players, their career is only so long, so while they strive for excellence, I hope they learn from the experience. There is a lot to learn from sports. I encourage every child to participate, because good or bad, there are infinite lessons to learn. One of the biggest lessons of them all, no matter how successful you are, people will want more. Prime example; LeBron Raymone James. Read More