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Biggest Loser: Who really lost to win May 21, 2009 — Being 'Fit to Fight' took on a whole new meaning for Team Andrews members who chose to participate in the base-wide, eight-week-long, 316th Force Support Squadron supported, Biggest Loser competition.For Capt. Sarah Frances Robbins, 779th Medical Group nurse, it served a very significant purpose."I signed up for the Biggest Loser to increase my MORE

NFL Draft: Winners and losers May 8, 2009 — Winners:Philadelphia Eagles The Philadelphia Eagles had this year's best draft. After seeing what supposed heir apparent Kevin Kolb did in his limited playing time last season (17-34, 144 yards, 0 TD 4 INT), the Eagles realized pretty quickly that not only do they need to retain Donovan McNabb, but they need to give him some more weapons. They MORE

A collection of sports thoughts May 4, 2009 — Considering this past week was one of the high points of the year for us sports junkies (NFL Draft, NHL and NBA first round matchups heating up and a good baseball rivalry weekend), I felt it only appropriate to make this week's column a collection of thoughts from around the sports world. OK, that's not exactly the whole truth. The truth is I had MORE

Baseball is more than flashy teams, expensive seats April 24, 2009 — Let's be honest: the Nationals aren't going to be good this year ... at all. They currently have the third worst earned run average (5.70) in the National League, no real closer and their best starting pitcher is 22-year-old Jordan Zimmerman, who has had one career start. Things aren't all bad however, especially from a fan's perspective. First of MORE

How will the National League shake out? April 17, 2009 — (Editor's note: This article is the second of a two part series).National League East - New York Mets:The Mets finished one game out of the playoffs, despite leading the Wild Card standings with five games to play. This "poor late season play" (loosely translated to "choking" in some languages) has been a common theme with the very talented Mets MORE

How will the American League shake out? April 10, 2009 — This is the first of a two part series. Next week will be the National League predictions.AL EAST-Boston Red SoxThe Red Sox went with a different offseason approach than their arch-enemy, the New York Yankees. After being outbid by the Bronx Bombers for star free agent Mark Teixeira, the Red Sox went with a more frugal approach to improving the MORE

Winning at losing: Winning at Being You April 3, 2009 — Perhaps our culture focuses too much on appearance and weight loss. We know we have been infected with this mindset when we look in the mirror and cringe at our bodies that have been ravaged by gravity and environment for 20, 30, 40 and 50 plus years, but our culture does not get it.You are wonderful, special, and unique because there is no one MORE

MLB 2009 preseason award predictions April 3, 2009 — The 2008 Major League Baseball season was definitely one to remember. Tim Lincecum and Dustin Pedroia showed the world they are no longer prospects. Josh Hamilton proved that sometimes people deserve a second chance and the Tampa Bay Rays reminded everyone that underdogs don't just exist in movies. Here are this year's predictions:American League MORE

Winning at losing: logging, counting calories March 27, 2009 — Editor's Note: The Air Force does not endorse any of the Web sites or books in this article. They are simply examples of resources available to the public.What happens when you make lifestyle changes and they still do not make a difference? What if you honestly cannot put your finger on a bad habit that may be keeping you from a goal weight?Enter MORE

MLB offseason: Who spent their time, money wisely? March 27, 2009 — New York YankeesThe Bronx Bombers offseason has been busy, to say the least. The Yankees are opening their new $1.3 billion dollar stadium, having closed the doors to 'the house that Ruth built' forever. The storybook ending would have had the Yankees win one last title in the old stadium. They couldn't even make it to October.The New York Yankees MORE

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