sportsI really think more fledgling novelists – and many current and even established novelists – should get out into the real world and cover local politics, sports, culture, and crime and write it up on deadline. C. J. Box Previous Post My commitment to Atlanta and passion for sports and competition make this acquisition a perfect fit for me. Next Post A mind at peace, a mind centered and not focused on harming others, is stronger than any physical force in the universe. Anyone could be in the orchestra, or sports team, or arts club at my school. It was precisely the kind of inclusivity that now meets with a sort of scorn and derision as a prizes-for-all culture that generates only mediocrity. There’s something so insulting about the idea that including lots of people means mediocrity. I love sports – if I’m not acting, I’m probably doing sports. I grew up playing sports. There is a clear line between success and failure. I was never into sports, and my passion was the arts as long as I could remember. I pick projects according to how fascinating they are to me, and it has resulted in a broad reach. My records are actually in five different sports: balloons, airplanes, airships, gliders, and sailboats. All pro sports, as well as the NCAA, should thank God every day we have sports betting here… We have the only agency in the world that regulates the honesty of games. Sport must be amateur or it is not sport. Sports played professionally are entertainment. I don’t pay much attention to sports. The Olympic Games must not be an end in itself, they must be a means of creating a vast programme of physical education and sports competitions for all young people.