Athletics

Winners or Losers?

 – by Walt Mueller ©1997, The Center for Parent/Youth Understanding   I learned some amazing lessons about life when I was a starting forward on the worst basketball team in the history of the world. We were a sloppy group…
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Pressure Points

 – by Chris Wagner ©2004, The Center for Parent/Youth Understanding Last month, the world’s greatest athletes gathered in Greece to display their God-given talents, gifts and abilities. As the world watched, each athlete and team felt immense pressure to perform their best, positively…
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Steroid Abuse – Getting Bigger

 – by Doug West ©2003, The Center for Parent/Youth Understanding   In the increasingly competitive and lucrative world of pro sports, more and more players feeling the pressure to get the competitive edge are trying to increase performance through synthetic and, often…
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Turf Worship

– By Walt Mueller ©2008, The Center for Parent/Youth Understanding Last May, my 22-year-old son walked off an athletic field for the last time. I had tears in my eyes because it was over for him. I had a smile…
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