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Featuring sports-related articles from Brad Weisman.

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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

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  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

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Christopher Nielsen was alive before any of us were born. Affectionately known as “Chris” and when on the field or ice “Nielsen”.  I think he lurked the planet before even g-d arrived. Is that possible – well if you knew Chris you would be the first to say it is possible. I

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Is it possible that feet are the starting point for superior athletes? It is a good question that Gary Marinovich has placed emphasis on training the best of athletes at the highest level. The Marinovich name carried weight in football long before Todd Marinovich hit the field at USC. No

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  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

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As college football approaches it is important to see how some athletes make big changes when they step away from the game. Todd Marinovich has been in the news quite bit for his downfall and getting back on his feet. He was a star at USC and made it into

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As we continue to watch the NHL playoffs we see the players just getting better. Players like Sidney Crosby, Alex Ovechkin and Conner McDavid have only made the playoffs more exciting and the game has changed. Each year the players get bigger…..faster….and stronger. The playoff games are the hardest fought

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published Mar 22nd 2017, 10:30 am, by Tariq Panja (Bloomberg) — European soccer’s governing body is looking again at introducing a Major League Baseball-style luxury tax as it tries to find ways of restricting the continent’s richest teams from hoarding the game’s top talent. Action needs to be taken to

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As a kid and teenager taking a jolt to the head meant nothing. You got back up and played the game. If you could see stars you were in fact excited and if you saw fireworks it was a treat. Perhaps there is nothing comical about seeing either. In fact,

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published Dec 12th 2016, 5:38 am, by Drake Bennett (Bloomberg Pursuits) — “Do you smoke?” Ali MacGrain asks in his Scottish brogue. We’re standing on skis, I somewhat unsteadily, in bright morning sunlight on a lower flank of Northstar California Resort. MacGrain teaches skiing here, and though his accent doesn’t

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