The skills of kicking and punting are based on directing a kicked or punted football at a target or toward a particular position on the football field. Every time the kicker or punter aligns in position to kick or punt and focuses on his reference points, he should quickly visualize the flight path of the football going directly to the target. The alignment routine gives the kicker or punter something constructive to do when the game is on the line and the kicker or punter must focus solely...
On that night a young, fast-talking heavyweight contender named Cassius Clay took on Sonny Liston, one of the most feared heavyweight champions in boxing history. When the fight started, Clay came out fast, firing his jabs and making Liston miss with wild swings. Liston surrendered between the sixth and seventh rounds, sitting on his stool--and Cassius Clay was the new heavyweight champion of the world.
A standout high school football player and wrestler in Barrington, Illinois, Wood earned a football scholar-ship to the University of Wisconsin. “My passions are combat sports, and football and wrestling are at the top of the list,” said Wood, who has studied all forms of wrestling, from high school to college to the pro ranks in the early days, as few others ever have. Phil set a tremendous example in wrestling tough.
Money isn’t everything… at least according to Texas football coach Mack Brown. Despite the Longhorn Network generating $300 million in revenue over 20 years for the school, Brown doesn’t like the channel because he feels it gives opponents a competitive advantage. USC may have just posted record athletic department revenues of $84 million, but that pales in comparison to the $150 million Texas generated last year.