Entries for August 2011

Taking Back Their Game

Tuesday, August 30, 2011
“I’d also like to see the high school coaches rededicate themselves to teaching humility, civility and respect for the opposition, the public and the media . . .”
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A Half Billion Fans

Friday, August 26, 2011
 It’s an American tradition like nowhere else in the world; and it’s helping to strengthen schools, students and communities of all kinds and in all places. 
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Dream Team

Tuesday, August 23, 2011
FORTUNE magazine is unveiling its “Executive Dream Team” of what it calls “corporate all-stars,” extending the sports metaphor even further.
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Enforceability

Friday, August 19, 2011
We’ve been reading the opinions of people outside school sports that there need to be more rules for school sports, particularly regarding practices. 
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Football by the Numbers

Football by the Numbers
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
The hottest numbers in Michigan high school football are 7 and 8.
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Do The Opposite

Friday, August 12, 2011
It is almost to the point where if I see non-school sports do one thing, I recommend school programs do the opposite.
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Fundamentals vs. Fads

Tuesday, August 9, 2011
My vacationing mind then jumped quickly across the ocean and centuries to my working preoccupation with the essentials of school-based sports. 
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Norway

Friday, August 5, 2011
One of the very many rich benefits of international travel is that it can be – and always is for me – a humbling experience.
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Continuing the Conversation

Tuesday, August 2, 2011
Now as I complete a second year of blogging, I think of Hemingway’s description of his own work and how perfect he would be for today’s blogosphere which, 104 weeks ago, I joined with twice-weekly postings. 
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