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Highest level

Coach Rick From the Sidelines: At the Highest Level By Rick Lewis Coach Rick’s “From the Sidelines” “At the highest level” If you ask any young prospect who plays basketball, where he would like to play in college, the general response will be, “at the highest level.” Every young player has his or her sights … Continue reading

Playground hoops on the decline?

http://espn.go.com/espn/feature/story/_/id/11216972/playground-basketball-dying

5 Things Every Basketball Point Guard Should Know

Posted by: Kyle Ohman In: Basketball Coaching, Basketball Player Training Articles 15 Oct 2013 Comments: 1 Playing the point guard position in basketball comes with a lot of responsibilities. The position comes with an added role of leadership and being able to get the team organized on the offensive and defensive end, as well as … Continue reading

Five scholarship offers

Did you know that Tim Duncan, David Robinson, and Steve Nash had a combined 5 scholarship offers?

Don Barksdale

2day in Black History:1953 Don Barksdale becomes first Black person to play in an NBA All-Star Game #KnowledgeisPower pic.twitter.com/Pe7Smd7OYy — MagicJohnsonFDN (@MagicJohnsonFDN) January 13, 2014

See what your university gets from Nike, Adidas or Under Armour (Database)

The contract between Nike and the University of Oklahoma stipulates a swoosh must appear on the football team’s equipment truck. That’s one of the hundreds of facts I uncovered while reporting a series of stories about the massive deals between universities and footwear giants. The series began this summer when I filed public records requests … Continue reading

Though unpaid, top players worth millions to University

PRINT | E-MAIL | LETTER TO THE EDITOR By ZACH HELFAND, Daily Sports Editor Published December 7, 2013 For comparison, that’s more than 10 times the $26,345 it averages in academic spending for all students. CLICK TO EXPAND: CLICK TO READ: MORE LIKE THIS From the Daily: A minor compensation Pay for play: Why colleges … Continue reading

Dedication, Determination and Discipline

@Quote_Soup: We all have dreams. But in order 2 make dreams into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, & discipline. -Jesse Owens

Coaching Basketball

@BballCoachMac: The moment we as coaches can stop coaching ego’s, roles, agendas and can start coaching basketball, you have a great team – Brad Stevens

Winning verses losing

“In order to win, we pay with energy and effort and discipline. If we lose, we pay in disappointment, discontent, and lack of fulfillment.” — Maya Angelou

RTB Sports

"Sports Is Our Passion Here"

Sophia Associates: Women's Leadership, Executive Coaching, Cohort Learning, Training

Leadership Development, Team Development, Personal Development, Executive Coaching

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WINNING IDEAS - Tien Wong's Blog

On Leadership and Hypergrowth in the Entrepreneurial Economy