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Olympic Resilience and How We Can All Be Gold Medalists this Summer

While there won’t be any Gold Medals won this summer with the 2020 Tokyo Olympics postponed, that doesn’t mean we should forget the Olympic mindset that athletes bring to the world stage every couple of years. The focus, determination, and resiliency of olympians are traits that we all should try to emulate as we navigateContinue reading “Olympic Resilience and How We Can All Be Gold Medalists this Summer”

Breaking the Transfer Stigma: Masters Pursuits and NBA dreams

The biggest criticism of the NCAA Transfer Portal, since it was created in 2019, has been the idea that it makes it too easy for student-athletes to transfer. Some people in the collegiate athletics sphere claim that this makes recruiting less valuable, and rewards players who sit on the bench for a year and decideContinue reading “Breaking the Transfer Stigma: Masters Pursuits and NBA dreams”

Forging your path: Navigating being a student-athlete (featuring Churon Lanier)

My name is Churon Lanier Martin and I attended Gettysburg College. I played for the men’s basketball team for three years. I enjoyed my experience, and I hope to offer some wisdom that will aid you on your own.

Dear High School Athletes: This Is What You CAN Be Doing to Get Yourself Recruited Right Now

There are a lot of can’ts in the world right now: can’t go to school, can’t have any sort of social gatherings, can’t touch your face, can’t practice with your team, can’t go play pickup, can’t even go shoot hoops at the park by yourself because the rims are covered. While all of these thingsContinue reading “Dear High School Athletes: This Is What You CAN Be Doing to Get Yourself Recruited Right Now”

Backyard Sports 2020: How to fill the sports-sized hole in your life

As the social distancing guidelines continue to roll out on what seems like a daily basis, this past week saw the closing of 80 basketball courts in New York City. It was becoming evident to NYC officials and Mayor De Blasio that pretty much nothing, not even a global pandemic, could stop the young ballersContinue reading “Backyard Sports 2020: How to fill the sports-sized hole in your life”