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There’s a new NBA Season right around the corner.
But who cares about Lebron James or Derrick Rose when there’s inflatable mascots dancing around at halftime? That, my friends, is where the joy is.
I can’t explain to you why mascots make me smile so much. They just do. Hopefully this video of ridiculous inflatable NBA Mascots wobbling around the court will make you smile too.
Celebrate the weekend, the fall weather, basketball, and all your many blessings with the same abandonment to joy as a mascot.
Last year saw marks the launch of the SEC Network, the latest in a line of 24 hour sports networks. It joined the relatively new Fox Sports 1 and NBC Sports Network as well as the already established ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPNews, and about 100 other “all sports, all the time” channels.
Sports dominate the American culture like nothing else. You could say sports rule the day because of fantasy teams, or because of geographical rivalries, or because live sports are “DVR-proof”.
You might even say sports rule the day simply because of the thrill of victory. But I think it’s the opposite. Continue reading
Win or go home.
It’s the mantra that will be in the head of every NCAA Basketball player as the annual March Madness tournament begins this morning.
If you don’t win the next game then you’re done. You’re heading home; there’s nothing left for you.
“Going home” is usually equivalent to losing. Only losers go home; winners keep on playing. Winners do not retreat. Continue reading