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?
A late night talk show host suggested that Mandela was the only politician whose death would actually be mourned. Could this relate to his choice to lead his entire country rather than just his party?
What if the purpose of Title IX had been to bring male participation in sports up to the level of female participation? What if team sports had begun more as female activities later to be emulated by males than male activities later to be emulated by females?
“He also made it plain the moment would come — he didn’t know when — when the players had so bought into the idea of playing not just with but for each other as well as the staff, the coaches and the United States of America that they would know, they would just know, what to do and how to do it. That, he made clear, was what a team was about.”
Have you ever noticed how self-important rule makers and governing bodies can be? Here are some excerpts from a soon-to-be-forgotten story about a rider who won’t finish the Tour de France.
More than four million golfers have given up golf in recent years, and the primary culprit, researchers say, is the tedious pace of play.
According to this article, spying is so much a part of the America’s Cup as to be a tradition.
How about other sports?
The sport’s guiding principle — referred to as “spirit of the game” — calls for players to make their own officiating decisions and settle disputes on their own.
Home runs and scoring in college baseball dropped precipitously after the N.C.A.A. reduced the pop in aluminum bats in 2011. And the ball doesn’t carry at TD Ameritrade Park, which opened the same year the new bats were introduced, as it did at Rosenblatt Stadium, the old site.