Choking Under Pressure

Growing up, I loved playing baseball. I was actually kinda good at the game, but there was one particular situation that I almost always failed in... Executing under pressure. I still remember the 2 outs, down by 1 scenario that every baseball player dreams of. What'd I do? I struck out for the first time all game. The final out scenario when I got an easy popup at first … Read More

Passion: Catch It

My South Carolina Gamecocks (well, I say "my", but I don't own em or play for em) won the College World Series last night. Living fairly close to Columbia SC, I've gotten a chance to experience the celebration first hand. With the local sports radio station phone lines ringing off the hook from callers wanting to celebrate and talk about their Gamecocks and with what I've … Read More

Touching or Weird?

I don't know how many of you caught this game last weekend. Towards the end of the game, one of West Virginia's greatest players of all time went down with an injury. His head coach went onto the floor to console him. I've heard a few people talk about how awkward of a moment it was, and I've heard some talk about how touching of a moment it was. Watch and then … Read More