Motivational Stories

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16-Year-Old Olympian Sydney McLaughlin's Road to Rio, In Her Own Words

Less than a month ago, 16-year-old Sydney McLaughlin was like any other high school athlete, albeit a very accomplished one. The rising senior tra...

By: Brian Sabin

Olympic Beach Volleyball Player Lauren Fendrick Reveals How She's Preparing for the Rio Games

American women have dominated beach volleyball at the Olympics, winning Gold in the previous three quadrennial Games. However, with the retirement...

By: Andy Haley

Prepare to Be Inspired by Ray Lewis' Motivational Speech to High School Football Players

Last Saturday, when Ray Lewis walked onto the field at the University of Miami, a hush fell over the crowd of high school football players. Speak...

By: Cameron Fields

How Texans WR Braxton Miller is Prepping for His NFL Debut

Braxton Miller is arguably one of the most intriguing athletes chosen in the 2016 NFL Draft. He was selected in the third round by the Houston Texan...

By: Andy Haley

Why I Am More Proud Of The Olympics I Failed Than The One I Succeeded

Go ahead, tell me that I failed.It's been a week since the rowing team has been named, and my heart sinks every time I hear the word OLYMPICS. I...

By: Sara Hendershot

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What it Was Like Growing Up as Rob Gronkowski

All-Pro tight end Rob Gronkowski and his brothers Gordie, Dan, Chris and Glenn talk about what it was like growing up in the Gronkowski house.

Rob Gronkowski and His Brothers Talk About Their Incredible Athletic Development

All-Pro tight end Rob Gronkowski and his brothers Gordie, Dan, Chris and Glenn talk about how they trained when they were growing up to develop their incredible athleticism.

How Phoenix Suns First-Round Draft Pick Skal Labissiere Elevated His Game to Reach the NBA

Making it to the NBA isn't easy and Skal Labissiere explains what it took for him to become a first-round draft pick.

How Doing the Little Things Right Powered Dallas Mavericks Rookie Kyle Collinsworth's Path to Pro Basketball

Kyle Collinsworth is getting ready for his rookie season with the Dallas Mavericks. He shares his mindset of doing all the little things right to improve his game.

Denver Nuggets First-Round Draft Pick Juan Hernangomez Explains What Weapons He’ll Bring to the Team

Denver Nuggets first-round draft pick Juan Hernangomez talks about his strengths on the court and how they will help his new team.