Archive for March, 2009

A common theme in the teaching philosophy of two of the most successful coaches in recent memory is putting unexpected pressures on their athletes. Bob Bowman guided Michael Phelps to a record breaking eight gold medals at the Beijing Games and Bill Belichick has led his New England Patriots to four Super Bowls in the […]


The rumors continue to swirl around the one of the world’s most famous athletes. For the anti-doping crowd, Lance Armstrong has long been a person of suspicion. Despite being one of the most tested athletes in the world, the conspiracy theorists, the haters and frankly, those with a dash of reason in their world outlook, […]


<!–[if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 <![endif]–><!–[if !mso]> <! st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } –> <!–[endif]–> <!–[endif]–> Eleven years ago, my wife made me move to the suburbs. I wasn’t crazy about the idea, in fact, I was quite content living in our Cambridge MA condo. More than anything I hated giving up the familiarity I had […]