Coming Back Stronger: Unleashing the Hidden Power of Adversity

When a potentially career-ending shoulder injury left quarterback Drew Brees without a team—and facing the daunting task of having to learn to throw a football all over again—coaches around the NFL wondered, Will he ever come back? After Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, leaving more than 80 percent of the city underwater, many wondered, Will … Continue reading Coming Back Stronger: Unleashing the Hidden Power of Adversity

The Betrayal: The 1919 World Series and the Birth of Modern Baseball

In the most famous scandal of sports history, eight Chicago White Sox players--including Shoeless Joe Jackson--agreed to throw the 1919 World Series to the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for the promise of $20,000 each from gamblers reportedly working for New York mobster Arnold Rothstein. Heavily favored, Chicago lost the Series five games to three. Although … Continue reading The Betrayal: The 1919 World Series and the Birth of Modern Baseball