During the off season last April, Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn wanted to expose his team to a different kind of training — so he brought in the Navy SEALs. Over a week of training, the Falcons practiced exercises that promoted team-building and resilience from the men whose lives literally depend on those two strengths in order to do their jobs.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.
Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jason Winn
Normally, I’m a huge keeping fan of politics separate from sports, but in this case, an exception is warranted. On Super Bowl Sunday, 41st President George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara will flip the coin before the game.