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21 Life Lessons Learned From Some Of The World’s Greatest Sports Coaches

For people who dont play or like sports, sports metaphors are frustrating, obnoxious or cliche. Of course, they think this at their loss. Even the ancient philosophers from Seneca to Epictetus to Socrates loved to reference sports. Wrestling, gymnastics, boxing, runningyou cant crack an ancient text and not find them connecting philosophy to metaphors about sparring, about competing in the …

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Conor McGregor meets his biggest fan, an Irish NYPD officer

UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor will fight Eddie Alvarez on Saturday.Image: Michael Reaves/Getty Images For a guy who makes millions to kick, punch and wrestle other people, Conor McGregor sure seems like a nice guy. The Irish mixed martial arts fighter, who will fight in UFC’s main event on Saturday at Madison Square Garden, met one of his biggest fans …

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Ronda Rousey’s 48-second UFC loss has people wondering if she’ll retire

Ronda Rousey with her mother, AnnMaria De Mars, after the fight, with coach Edmond Tarverdyan in the background.Image: AP Photo/John Locher After more than a year of anticipation, the fate of the most famous UFC fighter to date, Ronda Rousey, was decided in just 48 seconds on Friday. Brazilian fighter Amanda Nunes defended her women’s bantamweight champion title by dispatching Rousey …

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