Las Vegas Raiders DE Carl Nassib became the first active NFL player to come out as gay when he made the announcement, and pledged a $100,000 donation to the Trevor Project, on Instagram on Monday. Mina Kimes joins SportsCenter to discuss the importance of Nassib’s announcement.
Dr. Jerry Lynch is more than a conventional sports psychologist. He combines Eastern thought, Native American tradition, Christian mysticism and western psychology to help coaches, parents and their athletes to create confidence, mental toughness and inspiration for competitive events.
“Your only job is to help your players be better.” That single idea had a huge impact on Tony Dungy when he heard it from one of his earliest mentors, and it led him to develop the successful leadership style so admired by players and coaches throughout the NFL.
Olympic rowers Gary and Paul O’Donovan may be the face of Irish rowing and Skibbereen Rowing Club, and have enormously increased the popularity of rowing in Ireland, but they're just one piece of a much larger jigsaw.
With profound simplicity, Coach John Wooden redefines success and urges us all to pursue the best in ourselves. In this inspiring talk he shares the advice he gave his players at UCLA, quotes poetry and remembers his father’s wisdom.