7 Days of Love Valentines Challenge + MORE

7 Days of Love Valentines Challenge + MORE

10 Signs You are a Stressed Out Sports Parent

Having kids in sports does not automatically turn you into a stressed out sports parent. In fact, I’ve known many parents who know how to enjoy the experience without letting it turn them into crazed moms and dads. Families with multiple kids playing multiple sports are more prone to the stres.... More »

TRENDS IN SPORTS: Why HS Football Continues to Lose Players

A few days ago, Ken Belson of the NY Times did a probing feature about the continuing decline of HS football numbers in this country. Ken happened to focus on Maplewood Richmond Heights HS, a HS school from the St. Louis suburban area, a public HS that just five years ago was competing for a Missour.... More »

DANGERS OF CONCUSSIONS: A Closer Look at Prevention in Youth Soccer + MORE

A New Safety Study Sheds New Light on Heading the Ball in Youth Soccer By Doug Abrams In Montreal’s Olympic Stadium and on television, soccer fans winced when United States midfielder Morgan Brian and German forward Alexandra Popp struck heads as each went airborne trying to head the ball in the W.... More »

DADS AS SPORTS PARENTS: Everything I Learned About Youth Sports I Learned from My Father

My Dad —  Hall of Fame Sportscaster Bob Wolff – passed away two weeks ago at the age of 96. My father was one of those rare individuals who knew exactly what he wanted to do with his life. He loved sports, and he loved talking about them on the air. And he not only had the good fortune .... More »

JJ Watt Quotes for Inspiration

These JJ Watt quotes will give you a taste of how the NFL star and humanitarian thinks. When Houston Texans’ defensive end Justin James Watt was able to raise over $33 million in relief efforts for Hurricane Harvey, it fulfilled what his mother taught him as a child. Popularly known as JJ Watt, Ju.... More »
 
Valentine’s Day is approaching and it can make or break some of us. If your wife is the super romantic type and you are not, this time of year can be a little nerve racking for you. One thing that is hard for me is making it more special and creative than just bringing home flowers and a card…

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Most of the events during the 2014 Sochi Olympics are going to be streaming live online. That’s 15 sports and 98 events. It’s going to be a lot to keep track of, and let’s be honest; we want to make sure we see the good stuff. There are 12 new events that have never been in the Winter Olympics before, including ski halfpipe, ski and snowboarding slopestyle, and team figure skating…

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Where is Tech Going With Concussions

– theconcussionblog.com

Technology is ever-expanding in all areas of our life; in my short time we have gone from land line phones and massive desktop computers that could play “Lemonade Stand” to handheld personal computers that is also a phone.  The point being that technology is amazing.  In the previous post we discussed how MRI now can […]

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Think back to the time you wrote your first essay in English class. If you were anything like me, your teachers probably harped on you to support your arguments with facts.
Regardless of the topic, that lesson was always drilled into my head.
And it’s become even more important since joining Bleacher Report’s Advanced Program in Sports Media…

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Concussions result in microscopic white matter and inflammatory changes to the brain, say three new studies.

The studies, published in the Journal of Neurosurgery, add to a growing body of research suggesting that concussion can no longer be thought of as a transient injury resulting in just a temporary disruption of brain function, but that it results in persistent structural and electrophysiological changes as well…

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