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Richard Sherman:"...A Little Further Than Football"

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"We are born into this world to do and act a certain way.   We actually have a...universal right to "be ourselves"...from The Tao of Public Service

    

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  A Critical Moment

 

Something very important happened the other day, almost without notice that--as Richard Sherman says--goes much further than football.     

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In response to Richard Sherman's alleged rant, Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times wrote an article about Coach Pete Carroll's response.   In the article he wrote:

 

Carroll said he talked to Sherman on Monday, and that Sherman "didn't feel right" about the way he presented himself and for taking away from the teams performance.    

"I told them this weekend, we don't let them be themselves, we celebrate them being themselves, and we cheerlead for them to be themselves," Carroll said. "And we try to bring out the very best that they have to offer""

   

 

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The Secret of Success

 

This excerpt from Coach Carroll's larger comment reveals him to be a disciple of Coach John Wooden, who is often quoted as saying:

 

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Eric Z. Lucas is an alumnus of Stanford University (Creative Writing Major: 1972-1975), the University of Washington (1981: BA English Literature and Elementary Education) and Harvard Law School, J.D. 1986. Since law school he has been a public (more...)
 

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