David Isaac

AFL: Lights out for the Power!

Before the game started last Saturday night between the 4-0 Arizona Rattlers and the 3-1 Pittsburgh Power, the question that was swirling around the AFL was:  Who wins when an immovable object meets an unstoppable force.   Of course, the immoveable … Continue reading

Three Steps to eliminate frustration in Sports, Business & Life

In today’s fast pace world, most people are racing towards their dreams and running from their nightmares at the same time.  Sadly, if you are like most people, you are probably trying to outrace your nightmares to the finish line. For … Continue reading

King of the Hill: Aaron Hill another cycle

It is a statistic that is not talked about much because of the rarity of its occurrence.  Yet, Aaron Hill, not only hit for the cycle only a few weeks ago on Monday, June 18th to become the 5th Dback … Continue reading

1967, 1988, 1993 and 2012: Key dates in the life and times of the Los Angeles Kings

When the Los Angeles Kings Franchise came into being in 1967, there was great anticipation of success.  Jack Kent Cooke, the owner of the Kings built a new arena called the Forum in Inglewood California where the Kings played for 32 years until the team … Continue reading

Peak Performance – Are Positive Thoughts Enough?

Books, publications, and seminars on positive thinking have bombarded the general public, businesses and sports teams for years. Yet, why are people still inconsistent in their success and even worse, why does success seem to elude the great majority of … Continue reading

“The Thrill of Victory and the Agony of Defeat”: The Stanley Cup Playoffs

ABC’s Wide World of Sports that ran from 1961 to 1998 opened the program by using the popular phrase – “The Thrill of Victory and the Agony of Defeat”.    Although this popular TV show is no longer on the air, … Continue reading

Mercury 102 Japan National Team 73

Some things just don’t change.  “Pushing the Pace”, high tempo and fast pace offense and great coaching, effective management and passionate fans.  This was evident for the first game of the year (Preseason) when the Phoenix Mercury took on the … Continue reading

Two Wins In One Day!

On a day that Gary Bettman, the commissioner for the NHL had a press conference at Jobing.com arena announcing that a deal to buy the Coyotes was perhaps weeks away, the Coyotes went out and beat the Nashville Predators in … Continue reading

“Refuse to Lose”

There are many things in life that are unpredictable.  Like  Boston and Vancouver being knocked out in the first round in this years playoffs (Both were in the Stanley Cup finals last year).  Like the ending of the movie the … Continue reading

Coyotes-Predators Preview: 4th game 5/4/12

Sometimes apparent easy decisions are not so easy.  Coach Barry Trotz of the Nashville Predators has a difficult decision to make.  Will he play top forwards Alexander Radulov and Andrei Kostitsyn for game four of round two in the Stanley … Continue reading