Tag Archives: Anxiety

Mentally Hurt
At only 24 years old, Derrick Rose has already been named an all star, MVP, super star, and has his own shoe line with Adidas. But with glory comes pain, in Derrick’s case physical and mental pain from a devastating knee injury. The result was a torn ACL in last year’s first round of the playoffs against the Philadelphia 76ers. After almost a year of rehab and training, he has been officially cleared to play by doctors just a few days ago. However, he says he is not yet ready to take the everyday beat down...
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Big Duck From a Small Pond
Chip Kelly is one of the hottest coaches in the world of football right now. Coming off another impressive season as the head Duck in Oregon, many NFL teams are in strong pursuit to reel in his services. Many questions surround the style of Kelly’s coaching philosophy as whether it will transfer to the NFL and be as effective as it has been in the college ranks. I’m sure NFL teams would love to see 50 plus points thrown up on the scoreboard each week as it would equate to wins and fatter pockets. As teams of...
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Staying Focused Despite Haas-tile Conditions
Last week, Bill Haas beat Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley in a two-hole playoff to win the 2012 Northern Trust Open. Although it was Haas’ steady play throughout the week that allowed him to have the chance at victory, it was his mental thinking and preparation that really put the trophy in his hands. When Haas made his par on the 18th hole during the final round, he had the clubhouse lead at 7 under. There were only two players who could catch him – Mickelson and Bradley. To do so, one of them would have...
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