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Hands

Tom BradyFootball

A football in my hands is worth about $20.A football in Tom Brady’s hands is worth about $15 million.It depends on whose hands it’s in. A basketball in my hands is worth about $25. A basketball in Shaquille O’Neal’s hands is worth about $30 million. It depends on whose hands it’s in. …

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Why Athletes Can’t Have Regular jobs

Joe Theismann

1. Chicago Cubs outfielder Andre Dawson on being a role model:“I wan’ all dem kids to do what I do, to look up to me. I wan’ all the kids to copulate me.” 2. New Orleans Saints RB George Rogers when asked about the upcoming season:  “I want to rush for 1,000 …

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It’s All in the State of Your Mind

Marathon

I’ve never talked about this before. Doing so now is a result of my sister Lorraine reminding of these events that happened over 50 years ago. While running high school track during my sophomore year in the spring of 1955, I pulled up with a pulled hip muscle. The coach …

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1971 Paul VI High School Football Team: United by the Impossible Dream

This true sports story, submitted by former coach Jack Bottinger, was inspired by the 1971 Paul VI High School football team.
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Sometimes while sitting doing nothing in these retirement years, our minds wander, and at times, recall events from the past that make us all tingly inside. I had one of those moments yesterday. These moments always seem to occur around the beginning of each new football season. I believe this was triggered by the oldie The Impossible Dream that was playing on the radio yesterday afternoon!

You may not get all tingly inside and emotional, but some of these football moments were very special to me, and of course, to the many folks involved at the time.

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