This is Jimmy V week.

I did not know Jim Valvano. I never saw him play, never saw him coach. When he was cutting down the nets after winning the 1983 NCAA Basketball Tournament I was only 12 years old. I was unaware of Jim Valvano’s entire existence until this: It is odd going from being unaware of someone to feeling…

Still Standing

We all have challenges. Each man, woman and child has their own unique trials to overcome. College graduation. Job problems. Personal tragedies. No matter if you are a professional athlete, soccer mom or the child down the street there are things going on in your life. Things that seem overwhelming to each of us, things…

We are Boston

“This is our F***ing City.” These were the words of ‘Big Papi’ David Ortiz before the Boston Red Sox played their game this last Saturday, the first sporting event in Boston after an emotional day which saw much of the Boston area on lockdown and afraid. This was not about the 35,152 in attendance at Fenway…

4th Down and Forever

Life. Sports. For some they go hand in hand. We live it, breathe it, love it. We put in the work.  We grind.  We hustle. Eventually it all comes down to that one moment, that one challenge. It is 4th down.  4th down and forever. What we do from this point on matters.  Whether it…