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He put both fists on my chest and drove me back towards the quarterback. F*ck. I messed up and it was my fault. A player from the other team had given me a bull rush in the last preseason game of the year. All of a...

What's the character of your team? Five and a half weeks into our Super Bowl season we had a guy “join up” to replace a player who we all really liked. Do we treat the new player with disdain because he came in and disrupted our...

All successful people have ‘away games’ in their lives. Their away games aren’t EVERY week. That’s not how they work. They’re once or twice a month. They’re the times when you put in your headphones, take a nap, or catch up on a favorite TV show. They’re the...

Everyone’s looking for a shortcut, and this one shortcut will creep into your business if you’re not actively monitoring it. It’s more of a psychology-driven behavior disguised as a survival tactic. Don’t let it fool you.   Is sandbagging ruining your business?   Listen up, because you’ve got to...

The Rockne Awards recognize people who, in the 86 years since the Notre Dame coach’s death, have emulated his positive character traits, such as champion, courage, perseverance, loyalty and service – and to inspire others to do the same. Ryan was a guest of honor...

It was week 11 of the 2015 season and we were playing the Chicago Bears… There was a classic Chicago-style blizzard and we were the only flight landing that night. Time was scarce, so when we finally got to our hotel, Coach Kubiak changed things up on...