Over the last couple of weeks, Matt Stanmyre and his colleague Chris Baxter of NJAdvanceMedia (NJ.com) unleashed a series of investigative columns examining why so many hundreds of HS, college, and local park and rec fields — all covered with beautiful lush green artificial turf – is see.... More »
What do the Collingwood Magpies, the New Zealand All Blacks, Barcelona Football Club and the New York Yankees have in common? They’re all members of author Sam Walker’s list of the 16 greatest sports teams ever. It’s not the talent, the coach, or the strategy that made these teams great –.... More »
Enough of this nonsense about not loving to win and not hating to lose. This is competition! It’s what sports is all about! Learn more about how you can keep your child playing and having fun in youth sports!
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Used-Equipment Banks: One Way to Reduce Costs and Boost Enrollment
By Doug Abrams
Much has been written lately about the escalating costs of playing youth sports, particularly at the travel and elite levels. Commentators have described burdens imposed by interstate travel and lodging, handsomely .... More »
Suddenly, and seemingly overnight, Major League Baseball has woken up to the reality that kids all over America are losing interest in the national pastime.
Yes, baseball continues to be one of the nation’s most popular sports, but the reality is hard to dispute: According to one major media o.... More »
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Finding the Right Tech Balance on Vacation
In today’s uber-connected culture it seems everyone from preschoolers to baby boomers are glued to phones, tablets, laptops, and a whole host of other techno-gadgetry. There’s certainly a place for that in our busy lives –those tools are necessary components of business, school, and maintaining calendars…
“Here is my question,” a mother concerned with her 10 year-old son’s sports experience recently wrote me. “I am not afraid that my son will quit sports by the time he is 13. I am afraid that he will be denied the opportunity to play. My son is coordinated and coachable. He LOVES sports; we […