1. Rotate It Like Ronaldo?

    From: Sports Are 80 Percent Mental "Rotate it like Ronaldo" just doesn't have the same ring to it as "Bend it like Beckham", but the curving free kick is still one of the most exciting plays in soccer/football...

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  2. Baseball Brains: Fielding Into the World Series

    From: Sports Are 80 Percent Mental With the crack of the bat, the ball sails deep into the outfield. The center fielder starts his run back and to the right, trying to keep his eyes on the ball through its flight path...

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  3. Baseball Brains: Hitting Into the World Series

    From: Sports Are 80 Percent Mental Ted Williams, arguably the greatest baseball hitter of all time, once said, "I think without question the hardest single thing to do in sport is to hit a baseball...

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  4. Baseball Brains: Pitching into the World Series

    From: Sports Are 80 Percent Mental With the MLB League Championship Series' beginning this week, 26 teams are wondering what it takes to reach the "final four" of baseball, which leads to the World Series...

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  5. The Big Mo' - Momentum In Sports

    From: Sports Are 80 Percent Mental A player can feel it during a game when they hit a game-changing home run or when they go 0 for 4 at the plate...

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  6. Retirement Rebound - The Return of Torres, Favre and Armstrong

    From: Sports Are 80 Percent Mental Maybe its the fear of turning 40. Maybe its the feeling of unfinished business. Maybe its the fire in the belly that has not quite extinguished...

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  7. Putt With Your Brain (Part 2)

    From: Putt With Your Brain - Part 2Sports Are 80 Percent Mental If there is a poster child sport for our favorite phrase, "Sports Are 80 Percent Mental", it must be golf...

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  8. Putt With Your Brain - Part 1

    From: Putt With Your Brain - Part 1Sports Are 80 Percent Mental If Mark Twain thinks golf is "a good walk spoiled", then putting must be a brief pause to make you reconsider ever walking again...

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  9. Watching Sports Is Good For Your Brain

    From: Watching Sports Is Good For Your BrainSports Are 80 Percent Mental When was the last time you listened to a sporting event on the radio? If given a choice between watching the ...

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  10. Video Games Move From The Family Room To The Locker Room

    From: Video Games Move From the Family Room to the Locker RoomSports Are 80 Percent Mental It sounds like a sales job from a 12 year old; "Actually, Dad, this is not just another video game...

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  11. Starbucks' Secret Sports Supplement

    From: Starbucks' Secret Sports SupplementSports Are 80 Percent Mental For an athlete, it seems to good to be true...

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  12. Inside An Olympian's Brain

    From: Inside An Olympian's BrainSports Are 80 Percent Mental Michael Phelps, Nastia Liukin, Misty May-Treanor and Lin Dan are four Olympic athletes who have each spent most of their ...

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  13. Imagine Winning Gold In Beijing

    From: Imagine Winning Gold In BeijingSports Are 80 Percent Mental Imagine winning a gold medal at the Beijing Olympics. No really, go ahead, close your eyes and visualize it...

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  14. Lifting The Fog Of Sports Concussions

    From: Lifting The Fog Of Sports ConcussionsSports Are 80 Percent Mental As the puck was cleared to the other end of the ice, my 9-year old son's hockey teammates raced after it. Then, I saw him...

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  15. HGH - Human Growth Hoax?

    From: HGH - Human Growth Hoax? Sports Are 80 Percent Mental Athletes, both professional and amateur, as well as the general public are convinced that human growth hormone (HGH), Erythropoietin ...

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  16. Sideline Raging Soccer Moms (and Dads!)

    From: Sideline Raging Soccer Moms (and Dads!) Sports Are 80 Percent Mental Visit any youth soccer field, baseball diamond, basketball court or football field and you will likely see them: parents behaving badly...

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  17. Does Practice Make Perfect?

    From: Does Practice Make Perfect? Sports Are 80 Percent Mental For years, sport science and motor control research has added support to the fundamental assertions that "practice makes perfect" and "repetition is the mother of habit"...

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  18. Winning Olympic Gold With Sport Science

    From: Winning Olympic Gold With Sport Science Sports Are 80 Percent Mental Its something that every coach and every athlete of every sport is searching for... the EDGE...

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  19. Brains Over Brawn in Sports

    From Brains Over Brawn In Sports Sports Are 80 Percent Mental Sometimes, during my daily browsing of the Web for news and interesting angles on the sport science world, I get lucky and hit a home run...

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  20. Stats Vs. Hunches: The Moneyball Era In Sports

    From: Stats Vs. Hunches - The Moneyball Era In Sports Sports Are 80 Percent Mental Most baseball general managers live in obscurity most of their careers...

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  21. Play Better Golf By Playing Bigger Holes

    From: Play Better Golf By Playing Bigger Holes Sports Are 80 Percent Mental Here are some quotes we have all heard (or said ourselves) on the golf course or at the ball diamond...

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