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As Seen Through a Big Loss by the Ohio State Buckeyes   It happens—a bad day at the office, a bad meeting, a lost case. In football, you might lose 31-0 on a big stage, as the Ohio State Buckeyes just did. The game was miserable to...

in sports and in business   We are at a point in the football season where people like to say this or that team got lucky—that So-and-So wouldn’t have won the game if not for this and that. Sometimes it’s an insult, a way to dismiss somebody’s...

As sports fans, we start every season with a minimal-at-best chance of watching our beloved teams win their respective championships. Take the Buffalo Bills, for example—they’ve never won the Super Bowl. That’s a zero percent success rate. Or say you’ve been a Dallas Cowboys fan for...

The Committee for the College Football Playoff announced the four teams that will participate in this years’ playoff. You can bet that certain people—the players, fans, athletic directors, and coaches of some of the other teams—are pretty angry right now. They think the chance should...

In sports, we often talk about home field advantage. Of course, players prefer to sleep in their own beds and to play in front of their own fans. And playing at home really does confer an advantage as far as who wins. But what does this...

For Your Business In both college football and the NFL, young players often start out on special teams before going on to positions like running back, wide receiver, or safety. It’s not that special teams are unimportant—they can and do decide games—but since these positions carry...

Watch a football game closely. When a team scores a long touchdown, watch the secondary’s reaction. If you watch closely enough, sometimes you will see him point fingers immediately or do something else that clearly singles out another player—a teammate! Watch a quarterback throw the ball...

We all have them—New Year’s resolutions. We tell ourselves we’ll go to the gym, wake up early, eat better, or whatever else. It’s not a bad thing. In fact, it’s a very good thing. And if the first day of a new year makes it...

And you should too   Cal Ripken, Jr., the Hall of Fame Third Baseman for the Baltimore Orioles, is known for his hitting, fielding, and his nickname, Iron Man (due to his consecutive game streak of 2,632 games, beating Lou Gehrig's record of 2,130 games). He is...

You win some and you lose some, we all know that. But sometimes a loss feels different. Worse. While watching an Ohio State Buckeyes game recently, the announcer talked about an interview he did with the Buckeyes coach, Urban Meyer, in which Meyer opened up about...