Featuring sports-related articles from Brad Weisman.
Pat Tillman (11/6/1976-4/22/2004) was not your ordinary NFL football player by any means. In fact, Pat was a student in the classroom and a student of life. He spent the vast part of his life learning as much as he could about the many interests that surrounded his big brain.
It is not commmon for everyones kid to be an overachiever in athletics. I suspect it is even less common to have a few kids that show promise in the very same discipline. Well…..it becomes even more narrow to think more than one of your kids could be olympic
I don’t even like the Packers. I do like Aaron Rodgers and I respect there well traveled fans. Actually it cracks me up when they state there are well traveling fans. Just because they see a decent amount of Green Bay or Pittsburgh Steelers jerseys at these stadiums two-thousand or
Imagine having a job for years and reporting to the same location everyday. Let me caveat that with not knowing if you will be reporting to the same location everyday. Yup, that is correct when I state the Arizona (formerly Phoenix) Coyotes have been in limbo with ownership ever since
Who says you have to be tall to be a national figure in college basketball? Who says it’s impossible to do the impossible? For one thing, Howie Carl did what was considered impossible back in the day. From scoring 47pts in a college game (a record that held for some
As the college football season is just around the corner you can’t help but notice the preseason rankings. Ohio State once again makes its way to number 2 in the early rankings. However, it is important to realize great teams like Ohio State are not just loaded with great talent,
Many kids dream of being a professional athlete in their early years. It is a great thing to dream big and let reality find you over time. However, those dreams do become reality for some, and others have visions of something that extends beyond sports. Peter Ezugwu is what one
Tom had a deep voice that always seem to come out with authority. He was not mad or trying to control the situation at all. In fact, he was pretty laid back with just about everyone until he hit the field and track. I had one English class with
Many kids dream of being a professional athlete in their early years. It is a great thing to dream big and let reality find you over time. However, those dreams do become reality for some and others have visions of something that extends beyond “sports”. Peter Ezugwu is what one
It was a matter of just minutes that I learned Peter Ezugwu (the gentle giant) is much more than a former athlete. I suppose it was not hard to notice his 6ft 8 stature when he walked through the door, however I could just as easily feel the depth