The storyline has gotten a lot of attention these last couple of weeks, but as most anyone who follows sports know, this weekend’s Super Bowl will be the first ever pitting two brothers against each other as the head coach of the competing teams. Jim Harbaugh’s San Francisco 49ers are slight favorites over older brother John Harbaugh’s Baltimore Ravens.
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The road to greatness in sports often looks to us like an unbroken string of successes.
We don’t often see or remember the failures nor do we remember how they were handled.
In the NFC Championship game three weeks ago, San Francisco 49’ers wide receiver and punt returner Kyle Williams mishandled two punts that led directly to a touchdown and a field goal…and indirectly to his team being eliminated from the playoffs.
- What Off-Season?
- They are always working towards the next game…
It’s one the most memorable scenes in one of Hollywood’s most memorable movies. A large African-American teenager named Michael Oher is walking down the street, hunched over against the cold, when an affluent family in a silver BMW pulls up next to him. The mother, played wonderfully in the movie by Sandra Bullock, asks where he is headed. It is the scene where everything changes — for the young man, for the family, and for the tremendous story that unfolds in The Blind Side.
But as poignant a moment as that was, it didn’t adequately shed light on what made Michael Oher GREAT.