Is Del Potro’s decision reproachable, when he is deciding which course of action would be best for himself, as opposed to to his country?
We like to promote sportsmanship and a spirit of fair play. But when it comes to identifying the world’s best athletes, what’s agape got to do with it?
Be assured Coach Kidd and Coach Tomlin, none of these competitors cared any less about winning than you did, but unlike you they would not have considered cheating. As a parent, which sort of coach would you prefer for your child?
Do coaches have any power at all when star players earn several multiples what they do? Who wins in a battle between Coach — Please Fire Me — Shanahan and King Robert Griffin The Third? When can the coach bench the king?
I don’t know anyone who thinks winning is “the only thing”. Not even Vince Lombardi, to whom that mis-used quote is credited, believed that.
Civility, integrity, and gallantry constrain the amoral drive to simply win or succeed, whether on Wall Street, the football field, or in battle.
Are those who support our two political parties really any different from fans who buy expensive tickets, eat expensive hot dogs, drink expensive beer and wear expensive jerseys?
Do campaign busses differ from Jetsmobiles?
“I love his game,” Mickelson said. “I love everything about it. It’s not about pretty. It’s not about making the most perfect swing. It’s about hitting shots. And that’s what he did under pressure. I love and respect that.”
“There’s a certain number of guys out here like Bones who do this job not for the money or for any other reason but to help their players become the greatest they can be,” Wood said, referring to Mackay by his nickname.
Three of the top sprinters in track and field, including the American Tyson Gay, on Sunday revealed that they had tested positive for banned substances, a new embarrassment for a sport that has had dozens of doping violations in recent years.