Heather Cox Owes No Apology for Jameis Winston Interview

Whether or not Florida State freshman QB Jameis Winston is completely innocent or was the beneficiary of a police coverup in the case of his being an alleged sexual offender will be debated and talked about forever. Forget there were no charges filed following what appeared to be a complete and exhaustive investigation by authorities [...]

Heather Cox Owes No Apology for Jameis Winston Interview 2018-01-01T01:16:57+00:00

Vince Wilfork: How to Be a Class Act in the NFL & Life

New England Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork has risen to be one of the top players in the NFL at his position. While being a menacing human being on the field, Wilfork has been the epitome of class in a sport where there are far too many examples of crass and egotistical behavior. Look him [...]

Vince Wilfork: How to Be a Class Act in the NFL & Life 2018-01-01T01:17:08+00:00

Utah Football Coach Sets New High Standard For Players Image

Why do we not see more of this? Here we have a High School football coach who has decided enough is enough, and slapped his players with a punishment that truly hits them where they live. And, according to the story, it has support of the parents. From our image standpoint, I cannot stand and [...]

Utah Football Coach Sets New High Standard For Players Image 2018-01-01T01:17:08+00:00

Ex-NFL QB Steve Young Puts Image & Beliefs Before Religion

There is perhaps no more interesting and controversial crossroads than the one featuring organized sports and alternative lifestyles. Athletes, mostly male, have been seen as the macho jocks who would just as soon spit on "sissies" as they would crush an opposing player. Female athletes seen as embracing a lesbian lifestyle have been viewed salaciously [...]

Ex-NFL QB Steve Young Puts Image & Beliefs Before Religion 2018-01-01T01:17:09+00:00

Beauty Pageant Contestant Builds “Knockout” Excellent Image

The last thing anyone would expect a beauty pageant contestant to do is trade left hooks and knockout punches. But Anna Crutchfield is following her dream, and in the process building an excellent image. Let's remove the pugilistic aspect of this for a moment. Crutchfield has been an excellent representative for her region, her family [...]

Beauty Pageant Contestant Builds “Knockout” Excellent Image 2018-01-01T01:17:11+00:00

Controversy: State Your Position & Don’t Back Down

Granted, this may be something of a confusing statement based on the advice that you should always apologize immediately when saying something that might offend. But at the core, this is very different and much more impactful. If you're going to weigh in on a touchy and controversial subject, the key is to state your [...]

Controversy: State Your Position & Don’t Back Down 2018-01-01T01:17:12+00:00

Zimmerman Case: Making an Intelligent Controversial Comment

Charles Barkley has always been one to speak his mind and not care about the consequences. The former NBA star once posed for a Sports Illustrated cover clothed in chains. Needless to say the figure of a black man in chains created howls of comments, but Barkley was OK with it. He had already reached [...]

Zimmerman Case: Making an Intelligent Controversial Comment 2018-01-01T01:17:14+00:00

The Perfect Pitch: Neil Diamond Helps to Heal Boston

For those who've been hiding under a rock for several decades, or at the very least don't pay attention to baseball, there is a tradition at Fenway Park in Boston that can make first-timers wonder "what just happened and why?", but has become one of those endearing moments in American sports lore. How did "Sweet [...]

The Perfect Pitch: Neil Diamond Helps to Heal Boston 2018-01-01T01:17:24+00:00

Paisley Song “Accidental Racist”: Be Prepped for Anger & Controversy

Brad Paisley is one of the top country music performers in America. His new album "Wheelhouse", released in April 2013, was much anticipated and had fans sitting on the edge of their download buttons waiting for it. When it hit the airwaves and Internet on April 9th, I doubt even Paisley was prepared for what [...]

Paisley Song “Accidental Racist”: Be Prepped for Anger & Controversy 2018-01-01T01:17:28+00:00

“Find a Princeton Husband” & Stand By Your Comments

Here's a comment destined to immediately be contested and hammered by critics. A professional woman who graduated from Princeton in 1977 telling young women attending the college today to be smart and make sure they use their time college to educated themselves AND get a Princeton husband. On the surface, it's somewhat amusing and might [...]

“Find a Princeton Husband” & Stand By Your Comments 2018-01-01T01:17:31+00:00