Foul Play: The Effectiveness of Trash Talk

Physical speed, strength and skill aren’t the only measures of how well athletes can thrive in their respective sports. A witty combination of words allows an athlete to sneak into an opponent’s head, throwing them off and making victory more important.  There’s the physical game and then there’s the mental game, known as trash talk.  Trash talking describes friendly banter…

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Profiles, Sports

New All-Star Up to Bat : Hunter Barco

“No one in my family has ever played baseball” Barco said. His dad was a kicker for Florida State and his mom a cheerleader at Florida Southern, “Baseball didn’t run in the family, I played t-ball when I was younger like most little kids do and I’ve loved it ever since. I keep playing now because I love the game…

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