10 Ways to Help Children Who Have a Problem with Lying + MORE

10 Ways to Help Children Who Have a Problem with Lying + MORE

My Favorite Christmas Traditions

  Tonight, many excited children will pretend to be asleep as they listen for sounds on the rooftop. They will lie awake eager to catch a sight of the magical figure of Santa Claus. At some point, they will drift off but will probably wake up and run to the tree to see the presents he has left .... More »

ABUSIVE COACHES: Losing One’s Perspective During the Post-Game Handshake + MORE

When Coaches’ Misconduct Disrupts Post-Game Handshake Lines By Doug Abrams Late last month, the Omaha World-Herald reported that police ticketed a 52-year-old coach for suspected assault and battery on a 10-year-old opponent as the teams traded high-fives in the post-game handshake line after a fl.... More »

15 Fall Riddles and Jokes for Kids + MORE

  Riddles and jokes are a great way to help our children laugh and put their brains in motion at the same time. Add to that the fun of a festive season like fall, and you have one terrific opportunity to make some great memories with the kids. Here are some silly, and yes corny, jokes and riddl.... More »
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Seeing Is… Starting… To Believe (Video Link) + MORE

With one day of the Vector Mouthguards in the book – a lightning shortened one – and a warp speed implementation it was time to get this puppy up and running. The players had not lost a mouthguard overnight, which is quite amazing because they always seem to lose their other ones, and al.... More »

The Talent That Whispers + MORE

The scouts snickered. They looked at the time again. To this day the 5.28 second 40 yard dash time is one of the slowest for quarterbacks in the history of the NFL combine. His 24.5 inch vertical leap didn’t have them lining up at his door either. He had been a good, but not an The post The Talent.... More »
 
I was a teenager aching for summer. It was a cold winter afternoon and I was the only one home. Working on my golf swing in the middle of the living room seemed like a good idea at the time. The mechanics of my swing were perfect, but unfortunately I took a chunk out of the carpet. I quickly retreated to my room to await my parents’ return from work…

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Michael Schottey, NFL National Lead Writer, was awarded the 1st place 2014 Dick Connor Writing Award for News Writing by the Pro Football Writers of America, along with 3rd place in the Game Stories category. The 1st place award was for his column headlined “Reported NFL influence over ESPN latest blow to integrity on concussions…

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junior football tournaments 1410811048 1821899186 10 Ways to Help Children Who Have a Problem with Lying + MORECoachUp is pleased to welcome Julian Edelman of the New England Patriots to its Athlete Advisory Council. Edelman had his best year on the field in 2013 and is poised to have another standout year in 2014.
Edelman joins Boston Bruins President Cam Neely and Philadelphia 76ers player Nerlens Noel on the CoachUp Athlete Advisory Council…

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Tired of reading about all that is wrong in youth sports? So am I! That’s why I am teaming up with TeamSnap this fall for a Make It Right Campaign. Our goal, for the next few months, will be to share with you stories of people who are doing what they can to Make It Right…Read More

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