Archive | October, 2009
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Oct

A-Rod Turns Pressure Into Pleasure

New Yorker that I am, I was rooting for my hometeam last night as they trounced the Angels 10-1 in their bid to win the American League Pennant.  But I’m not posting today to gloat but to talk about a specific moment during the game.   It was the top of the fifth inning and Alex […]

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18
Oct

Jonas Salk and Capitalism: a love story

In “Capitalism: A love Story” by Michael Moore, he shows how Jonas Salk, the inventor of the polio vaccination did not patent his “multi-million” dollar invention. Salk was asked why he did patent his vaccination, to which he responded, ” that would be like patenting the Sun”. He did not want to profit off what […]

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03
Oct

Lance Armstrong and Livestrong

Oct 2 was the 13th year anniversary of Lance Armstrong’s cancer diagnosis. As the saying goes, it was a blessing in disguise.  In many cases, we hear that but don’t really see the blessing-only the disguise. But for Lance, his cancer helped him win the Tour de France. Unbelievable as it may sound, the cancer […]

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02
Oct

Roger Maris and 61 Dingers

On this day in 1961, Roger Maris from the NY Yankees broke the impenetrable mark of 60 Home runs by Babe Ruth-Roger hit 61 that season in a 162 game season. Many fans and experts say that Roger did not deserve the accolades awarded to him because the “Babe” hit his homers in 8 fewer […]

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01
Oct

Dr. Gregg on the Peter Kessler Show

This morning (Oct 1), I was on the Peter Kessler Show on the PGA tour network on XM/Sirius. If you did not get to hear it, we covered some cool and interesting topics. First, Peter spoke about how Arnold Palmer complimented Jack Nicklaus as having the best mental game in the business as well as […]

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