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March Madness is here, the grueling six-game playoffs of college basketball. Many factors lead to success, including talent, matchups, and hard work, but in the end, the team that gets on a hot streak will be crowned National Champions. Experts have argued for years over whether...

I have a colleague, Tom Hamilton, an entrepreneur who maintains a blog for his company, Hamilton Edwards, and recently posted something that made me think about Sportsepreneur. I thought it would be good to summarize it for you and then send you to his website so...

You’ve seen it before. It’s third and two. If the defense stops them, the momentum will turn.The quarterback calls out his cadence--the stadium thunders--this is it!Except…The defense jumps offsides before the play even happens. 5 yard penalty. First down for the offense.This is what I...

Picture yourself as a high school student who is exceptionally good at football. In walks a college football coach. He is going to try to convince you to join his program. He tells you: We have won 2 conference championships in the past 5 years We send players...

The 5th grade boys basketball team that I coach finished its season recently. We won one game! More importantly, memories were made and lessons were learned—lessons that reach far beyond boys’ basketball.   1. Focus on the fundamentals Not once throughout the season did we face a team...

During a recent drive I caught some of Coach Mike Krzyzewski’s show on SiriusXM. While I’d heard the show before, this time I was really struck by how well informed he is, not just about college basketball and other sports, but about business in general....

I am not a die-hard NASCAR fan, but it has always amazed me how closely the people involved with racing work together. Watch the pit crews, for example; every movement is so carefully choreographed that they can refuel, change tires, even make minor repairs, all...

Professional sports is often all business. While there are moments of happiness, too many people forget to have fun and enjoy the journey. And then along comes the Carolina Panthers. The Panthers celebrate all their successes on the field, from first downs on. And since they...

Playoff football! The drama, the passion, the excitement… It’s 4th & One. You have to gain the yard to stay in the game. You simply have no choice. As you watch playoff football games, you will see teams go for it on 4th & One because in that moment...

How often do you hear stories about young players in sports frustrated by how little they get to play? When high school players move up to college, or college players turn pro, all of a sudden they’re not stars anymore. As “the new kid on...