“I never thought of losing, but now that it’s happened, the only thing is to do it right. That’s my obligation to all the people who believe in me. We all have to take defeats in life.” — Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali was “The Greatest.” Everyone knows that, but there’s something that seems to be lost inContinue reading “All of the Greats Take Losses”
I’ve been thinking about something.
“Brady didn’t play a snap his freshman year in high school even though his team was 0-8 and didn’t score an offensive touchdown. He had to send out tapes to get colleges interested. Manning was overwhelmed by scholarship offers. They have taken different paths but wound up in the same place as two of theContinue reading “The Shifting Narrative of the Manning/Brady Rivalry”
It’s nearly 2016, so that means it’s been a decade since three of the greatest athletes in American sports history were in their absolute primes. Kobe Bryant was leading a scrub-filled Lakers team that year, which included his absurd 81-point game in January, 2006. 2006 was the year Peyton Manning finally got over the hump,Continue reading “Kobe, Peyton & Tiger Make Us Face Our Own Mortality”
My daughter is only three, but I often worry about her.
It appears that one of the greatest sports careers in history is finally over. After an atrocious day with four interceptions and a 0.0 passer rating (and a torn plantar fascia), Peyton Manning was benched yesterday. Whether he plays again this season or not, it’s clear that age, injuries, and the punishing nature of theContinue reading “The 5 Best Peyton Manning Commercials”