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Sharon Robinson and Branch B. Rickey III Will Discuss Cultural Legacies of Branch Rickey and Jackie Robinson

Sharon Robinson and Branch B. Rickey III Will Discuss Cultural Legacies of Branch Rickey and Jackie Robinson

EVENT: Sharon Robinson, daughter of the late Jackie Robinson and an educational consultant for Major League Baseball, and Branch B. Rickey III, grandson of the late Branch Rickey and president of the Pacific Coast League, will speak as part of a forum for The University of Texas at Austin College of Communication's Texas Program in…   » Continue Reading

Baseball Front Offices Slow to Trust Independent Bloggers, Research Shows

Independent bloggers represent the least trusted media type and are the most likely to be turned down for press pass requests, according to the first academic study to assess the sentiments of media-credentialing executives in sports organizations toward new media coverage.

Athlete’s mental toughness as important as physical strength, say sport psychologists

Athlete’s mental toughness as important as physical strength, say sport psychologists

Don't Even Think About It: Former baseball player Ray Knight said, 'Concentration is the ability to think about absolutely nothing when it is absolutely necessary' and very succinctly summed up about half of the tenets of sport psychology. Much-loved Longhorn and coaching legend Darrell Royal summed up the other half when he stated, 'Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.'