A career in sports media can go way beyond the press box + MORE

A career in sports media can go way beyond the press box + MORE

Marathons Are Tough On The Heart, But Training Helps + MORE

Now that it’s mid-April, thousands of amateur runners are realizing the time has come to get serious about their Spring marathon training plans.  The easier 4-6 mile weekday jogs increase quickly into 10-15 mile weekend long runs.  For those new to endurance distances, this jump in milea.... More »
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10 Youth Sports Travel Hacks for Parents + MORE

These travel hacks for youth sports parents provide shortcuts and ideas which will make the trip easier. With my daughter playing travel softball, my son playing travel basketball and my youngest playing travel volleyball and basketball, we traveled a lot for youth sports. We probably didn’t d.... More »
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Hootsuite’s six secrets of successful engagement on Twitter + MORE

On the Hootsuite Blog, Olsy Sorokina writes about six lessons the social media platform learned when it studied its most popular tweets. After listing the 10 most popular tweets and asking readers if they detected a pattern—full disclosure: This reader did not—Sorokina offers the six lessons. .... More »

5 Essential Ingredients for a Winning Team + MORE

Is your child on a winning team? Although youth sports should not be solely fixated winning games, it should be focused on building a winning culture. There is a difference between the two: a team that is obsessed with only winning games will do whatever it takes to make that happen, regardless of h.... More »

Stafan Fatsis on how access is playing out in the NFL’s troubles + MORE

This Slate piece by Stefan Fatsis is about how the NFL’s recent actions have caused the league to lose “its most loyal reporters,” but it also has some insights into the meaning of access, a subject we’ve discussed a lot in this space. “Roger Goodell and the NFL thought.... More »
youth football tournaments 1400921678 416440652 A career in sports media can go way beyond the press box + MOREDo you have sports kids who criticize themselves for making mistakes?
Do they hang onto a mistake for too long, talking about them or reminding themselves about how much they goofed up?
If so, it’s likely you have a perfectionist on your hands…
Many people think of perfectionism as being a positive quality: Perfectionists work hard and always show up on time…

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Michael Durant sat in the seat of his crashed “Super Six-Four” Blackhawk helicopter.  He had a broken femur and crushed some vertebrae in his spine.  He was the only conscious crew member of the aircraft that was now surrounded by Somali militia.  Enemy fire began to hit all around him…

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Memorial Day is almost here. The time has finally come for pool parties, cookouts, and backyard wiffle ball. But before you get too comfortable with the idea of summer vacation, ask yourself if you have a plan for your offseason summer workouts. The offseason is one of the most important times for young athletes to continue the work they put in during the season and build upon it…

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youth flag football tournaments 1400921685 8596892 A career in sports media can go way beyond the press box + MOREA lot of people think working in sports media is just sitting in a press box, enjoying the buffet and tweeting about what’s happening at a sporting event.
I grew up dreaming of working in sports, and I always thought it would be that easy because I loved nearly every sport. I do love my job, but I was way off with that assumption…

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