Imagine a basketball game with a packed gymnasium and everyone appears dressed for a Halloween costume parity. The crowd is totally silent until the home team, the Taylor University Knights, score the 10th point. And then, pandemonium ensues. The crowd erupts with noise and dance.
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It’s 2016–a new year with new seasons, new coaches, and new challenges as a sports parent. And if you are to keep the positive in your child’s youth sports experience, here are 5 things you absolutely must let go: Other people’s opinions of you If you are a parent who doesn.... More »
More stringent penalties for boarding and checking from behind in high school ice hockey have been approved for the 2014-15 season.
Acting at its April meeting in Indianapolis, the Ice Hockey Rules Committee of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) voted for changes to .... More »
I find myself in a peculiar situation in regards to the Vector Mouthguard; I have indeed benefited from the relationship as mentioned in the first post about this product. However, I have also been honest and blunt with them while… Continue reading →.... More »
As a sports parent, what do you say to your youngster who has just experienced “the agony of defeat” for the first time in their very young career?
That kind of parental experience inspired sportswriter Sam Weinman to write a new book with the provocative title, WIN AT LOSING: How Our .... More »
Block quotes look fancy. With their shading, italicizing and indenting, they give a quote attention and improve an article’s visual appeal—I’m not going to pretend otherwise.
But there’s a right way and a wrong way to look fancy. And when it comes to block quotes, there are certain, objective steps we have to take to implement them properly, guidelines to ensure that our usage across the site is as consistent and sensible as possible…
And then there were four: Connecticut, Florida, Kentucky and Wisconsin. To get to this point, the Men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament has already delivered some shining moments, as it does every year. Here were some of our favorites.
2014 NCAA Tournament Shining Moments
1.) St. Joseph’s coach Phil Martelli’s grandson does some coaching of his own…
Too often, young athletes focus too much on outcomes, such as the score, the win, or their statistics.
The problem? This prevents them from playing in the moment and hurts confidence. When they focus too much on winning and statistics, it’s easy to get disappointed and lose their optimal level of intensity…