5 Drills to Include in Your Kids’ Summer Basketball Training + MORE

5 Drills to Include in Your Kids’ Summer Basketball Training + MORE
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How To Interview And Choose The Right Coach

As the summer winds down and you’re preparing for fall, it’s critical to ensure your kids have a coach whose style and philosophy builds their confidence. Whether your young athletes are already on a team or will be with a coach for the first time, it’s important to consider how a coach affec.... More »

COLLEGE RECRUITING: How to Prevent Your Athlete Making a Bad Choice of College

I have long subscribed to a theory – and I will tell you up front I have no numbers or research to prove this – so it’s just a hunch – but over the years, I have witnessed too many top HS athletes go on to college with huge sports expectations….only to become disillusioned when they ar.... More »

Dealing with My Daughter’s Boyfriend + MORE

  For a few weeks I kept hearing the name of this boy. He would come up in the car, or be the answer to the question, “Who are you texting?” Then one day there he was, strolling up to my car window as I dropped her off at a party. He was confident and pleasant, wearing glasses and a white t.... More »
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Can A Basketball Warmup Program Prevent Basketball Injuries?

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Specific basketball warmup programs focusing on balance and agility show reductions in lower extremity injury rates These warmup programs are attractive because .... More »

39 Clever Fantasy Football Names Ok With Mom

“Call Me Brady,” “The Touchdown Factory,” and “The Brees Knees” are just a few clever fantasy football names you might encounter in your league. Why the fascination with naming fantasy football teams? Whereas the winners of your fantasy league are typically hardco.... More »
The big news in journalism nerdworld right now—pretty much the only news—is the unceremonious firing of Jill Abramson as the executive editor of the New York Times. Publisher Arthur O. Sulzberger Jr. announced the firing to the newsroom Wednesday. Managing editor Dean Baquet was announced as Abramson’s replacement…

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Have you ever noticed a father’s reaction to his child’s birth in the movies?  Often tears of joy are shed.  His face shows all of his hopes and dreams coming true.  In every depiction, there is almost always an instant connection between father and child.
That may be a realistic response for some, but it is also common for fathers to feel no connection at all…

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This year’s NBA Playoffs have just been ridiculous! And no, I’m not talking about the Clippers ownership fiasco. I’m talking about the play on the court. I’m sure I’ve mentioned it before, but I love the game of basketball. I’ve played almost since I began to walk and talk, played in college, and play from time to time now…

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"I stay away from bagels and bread. They have too many carbs."

"I’m on the Paleo Diet; I don’t eat wheat or other grain foods."

"I don’t eat pasta dinners any more. I have a big salad instead."

 
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nfl flag football tournament 1400223370 1889629033 5 Drills to Include in Your Kids’ Summer Basketball Training + MOREEditor’s note:  With the NFL Draft just completed, football season is not as far away as you’d think.  To get you in that football frame of mind, take a peak at the following excerpt from an essay I wrote for USA Football:  “Football Fever:  Reflections of a Football Fan.”

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My love of football began by watching football games on TV with my dad and brother…

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