Deflated Reputations: An Ethicist’s Take on Tom Brady’s Actions

by Dave Keller Yesterday was not a good day for Tom Brady. Lots of folks are weighing in today on the NFL’s report from yesterday (known as the Wells Report) regarding the infamous “Deflate-Gate” incident where the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots were accused of attempting to gain an unfair advantage by intentionally altering … Continue reading “Deflated Reputations: An Ethicist’s Take on Tom Brady’s Actions”

Coaching for Character: Tips from Dale Murphy’s Writing

For most American sports fans, this is an incredibly exciting week. It marks the beginning of the men’s and women’s NCAA College Basketball tournaments (a.k.a. “March Madness”). Each year, these tournaments bring a unique blend of drama, heartwarming human-interest stories, intriguing match-ups, and — each year without fail — upsets by underdog teams. For some, … Continue reading “Coaching for Character: Tips from Dale Murphy’s Writing”

Character Development: On and Off the Field

By Tip Fallon, graduate of a National School of Character, Roosevelt High School It is remarkable how the seemingly smallest incidents can make a lasting impact when it comes to character development.  Over 15 years ago, I was playing on my high school soccer team and we traveled to an out-of-county school for a game. … Continue reading “Character Development: On and Off the Field”

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