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Kobe Bryant Reveals How He Handled Starting Just 7 Games in His First Two NBA Seasons

18 All-Star selections. 11 All-NBA First Team appearances. 5 NBA Championships. With all the incredible accolades Kobe Bryant accumulated ove...

Youth Sports Coaches Need to Take the Negativity out of 'Accountability'

Every coach I've ever met talks about accountability at one point or another. However, many of them use it largely in negative terms: "You did some...

What Athletes DON'T Do Matters, too

Athletes tend to have a very active mindset. What do we need to do to win? We've gotta train. We've gotta watch film. We've gotta practi...

How Young Athletes Can Productively Push Past Mistakes

Mistakes. We all make them, even without the stress of competition looming. We make wrong turns, we drop things we didn't intend, and we say things...

Time Machine Advice: What 8 Pro Athletes Would Tell Their 16-Year-Old Self

Over the past year, I've interviewed dozens of current and former pro and olympic athletes. One of my favorite questions to ask these accomplished ...