I think it is time to stop pulling our punches. Because we have been bull-whipped with political correctness, most people are afraid to state what is obvious.
Ask any coach and he will tell you. The most disappointing thing about the job is an under-performing effort by his team. Getting beat is nothing to be ashamed of. Heck, that is the essence of athletics, or as the intro to ABC’s Wide World of Sports used to trumpet, “The thrill of victory and the agony of defeat. The human drama of athletic competition.” The agony of defeat is what makes winning so enjoyable. No one wants to be on the losing side. But it is especially true when we should have won. Those are the defeats that make coaching so gut-wrenching. There is no feeling like walking off of the field after your team has “let one get away.”
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