Travis Meyer was in a slump. Despite practicing up to eight hours nearly every day, his golf game had been suffering for months. Meyer, 27, was ecstatic when he turned pro in 2008, and he had some decent results in various tournaments, including Carolinas Pro Golf Tour and the eGolf Professional Tour.
The recent untimely death of Dan Wheldon (former Indianapolis 500 winner) is a stark reminder of the danger NASCAR and Indy Car drivers face every time they strap on their helmets and get behind the wheel.
Abusive Fans Make it Tougher to Recruit High School Sports Refs
RALEIGH, N.C. Irate high school sports fans, raised on instant replay and more willing than ever to aggressively second-guess calls against their teams, are heaping so much abuse on referees that it is becoming hard for North Carolina and other states to recruit new officials as the current group edges toward retirement.
Dr. Shaun Tyrance, a former Garner Senior High quarterback, got the idea of writing a book about how to successfully navigate the first year of college life while he was an academic advisor for N.C. State football players.
What It Takes to Get Back in a Race Car After a Huge Accident
To borrow an old line about racing drivers, there are three kinds: Those who have crashed, those who will crash, and those who are crashing right now. It happens. Set out to chase limits on track, and eventually you’ll find them. But repairing your psyche afterward can be harder than ironing out the sheetmetal.
Statistics show the No. 1 New Year’s resolution is to lose weight. According to the Huffington Post, that goal accounts for 38 percent of all resolutions. Of the 45 percent of Americans who make resolutions each year, only 8 percent make their goal.