Get in the Game

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. read more

The Psychology of Auto Racing

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. read more

Refs Say "A Culture of Abuse"

John Jay-Cross River Athletic (N.Y.) Director Chris McCarthy spends the majority of his time at his school’s sporting events watching the parents in the stands rather than the athletes in the game….read more

Abusive Fans Make it Tougher to Recruit High School Sports Refs

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..  read more

Garner Author Takes on Hot Topic

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.  read more

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.  read more

In Depth: Nyaka Nlampti Interview

TWC News anchor Rob Boisvert sits down with sports psychologist Dr. Nyaka Niilampti about the mindset of the Carolina Panthers as they prepare for the NFC championship game.  read more

For weight loss, 1st month can be hardest

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. read more

Football Head Injuries Create Need for Therapists

The United States is obsessed with football, and especially the National Football League (NFL). Between the artistry of the game and fantasy football fanatics, the NFL has become America’s pastime.  read more

Man-to-man education on domestic violence could be the key that fits the right lock

The United States is obsessed with football, and especially the National Football League (NFL). Between the artistry of the game and fantasy football fanatics, the NFL has become America’s pastime.  read more

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