“Perhaps everybody has something to say about you. But the most important thing is what YOU say about you.” –Gina Parris If there’s one thing we learn from the world of sports, it’s that opinions run wild. Athletes and teams are under public scrutiny and judgment. One day a well-loved UFC fighter told me [...]
Note: This post first appeared in 2006, but since my most recent post included a photo of Jordan Parris on his college team, this old one caught my eye and made me chuckle. How time flies. -Gina THE POSTURE OF DEFEAT “Strike three!” The inning was over and the player headed to the dugout, head [...]
They went 4 separate ways after playing baseball at Tullahoma high school: In 2009, left handed pitcher Josh Bryant took his JUCO scholarship at top-ranked Walters State, before heading to Cookeville. Then in 2010, pitcher Jacob Honea went to Motlow, where he excelled on the mound. Also in 2010, catcher Jordan Parris headed to Columbia [...]
Changing is hard. It implies that something is wrong with the way
you are right now, and it means moving into the unfamiliar.
Perhaps most challenging – it means overcoming the power of HABIT!
It’s difficult for me to watch the interview Lance Armstrong held with Oprah Winfrey. Here is a man who cheated by using performance-enhancing drugs. And finally, he admits the truth. Apparently he never learned the mantra, “Cheaters never prosper.” Perhaps cheating could be forgiven, but this is not an ordinary cheater. This is a man [...]