Cheaters Never Win… Or Do They?

In 2017, the Houston Astros won the World Series. It was the first time they won the championship in their storied history. What a moment! The players went crazy, jumping up and down at the mound after they closed out the victory. There was just one problem – they cheated. You see, the catcher on the team provides signs between …

Community Buys Volleyball Referee a New Car

Lemuel Buster, is a 76-year-old volleyball referee in Paulding County, Georgia. Earlier this year, his car broke down and he missed a game. He then had to rent a car to make it to the next game. When the athletes and their parents heard about Mr. Buster’s troubles, they banded together to help. When he arrived for the next game, …

Pete Frates Dies at 34

If you don’t know who Pete Frates was, I hope you will not be able to say that in 10 minutes. Pete was the man behind the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge that raised over $220 million for ALS. Pete was an above average athlete who captained the Boston College Eagle Baseball Team. While playing minor league baseball, he began to …

Deion Has a Message for Coaches and Sports Parents

Deion Sanders was one of the best NFL players of all time, which is why he is in the Hall of Fame. He also played 9 years in Major League Baseball.  In retirement, he has a message for parents and for coaches. The message is simple – don’t let athletes get away with breaking the rules. Hold them accountable. It …

1 Hole of Inspiration and Amazement!

Gary Woodland, the defending champion at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, invited a special golfer to play the world-famous 16th hole with him. The special guest was Amy Bockerstette, a special Olympics athlete. Woodland didn’t know what to expect, but it seemed like great fun. Amy teed up the ball and hit it well. She then chipped it out of …

High School Football Coach Suspended for Running Up Score – Fair?

In late October, 2019, 6-0 Plainedge High School played 6-0 South Side High School. It was a battle of unbeatens. The winner had the upper hand for the conference championship and for the state playoff picture. As it turns out, it wasn’t that much of a competition. At the end of the 3rd quarter, Plainedge was up by a score …

USA Powerlifting Bans Trans Women From Competing as Women – Fair or Not Fair?

In late 2018, USA Powerlifting clarified their policy on trans women (male transitioning to female) competing against women. The following statement was released: “Male-to-female transgenders are not allowed to compete as females in our static strength sport as it is a direct competitive advantage. Pressed for clarification, Dr. Kristopher Hunt, the chair of USA Powerlifting’s committee wrote a follow-up. “The fact …

Female Football Coach Sets Goal of Coaching in the NFL

Samantha Mullet is the offensive coordinator at Bear Lake High School in Northern Michigan. She received the job in 2017. “We always went to football games as a family,” Mullet said. “Football is something I’ve loved forever, for as long as I can remember. I’m really grateful to be able to turn a passion into a career.” Mullet is a …

Intentional Acts of Kindness

Joe’s Perspective: This video contains example after example of people acting with kindness. They didn’t have to do it. They chose to do it. The made someone’s day, they changed someone’s life, they made a difference. So can you. It might not be on video or reported somewhere, but you’ll know, which is all that counts. Be kind! ‘nough said. …

“A Small, Tiny, Organic, Nice Gesture of Kindness”

At the request of Coach Lewis, shelter dogs accompanied members of the St. Joseph Cross Country team on an afternoon run. Truthfully, prior to the run, the athletes weren’t all that excited about the upcoming run. However, once the runners met the dogs, things changed. Coach Lewis explained, “It was great. The Kids loved it. The dogs loved it. Once …