A profile of legendary columnist Jim Murray shows and tells + MORE

A profile of legendary columnist Jim Murray shows and tells + MORE

ATHLETIC DIRECTORS: Why are So Many Long-Time Coaches Being Let Go at Scarsdale High School? + MORE

Something very curious has been happening at prestigious Scarsdale (NY) HS over the last couple of years. Despite having some very successful athletic programs, at least half a dozen experienced head varsity coaches have been let go. And in all of the cases, nobody knows why. Even some of the dismis.... More »

4 Steps to Help Your Child Get PUMPED UP Before Games + MORE

This is Part 3 of a 3-part series, Help Your Child Have a Ball in Sports, brought to you by AER, the first Automatic Ball Pump. How does your child get pumped up before games? Perhaps he has a routine or listens to music, or simply sits alone to focus. Maybe her team has a cheer a creative...Read.... More »
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How Do Parental Expectations Hurt Young Athletes? + MORE

 How High Expectations Lead to Pressure in Young Athletes A recent NCAA poll of more than 21,000 current college athletes shed some interesting light on how pressured these athletes feel about making it big. The data, from NCAA’s GOALS Study of the Student-Athlete experience, and just reported in.... More »

Positive Parenting: Powerful Ways to Raise Healthy Kids + MORE

Everyone wants to be a positive parent. But what does that mean? The term positive parenting is becoming more widespread as the practice of parenting becomes influenced by research in the new scientific field of positive psychology. Simply put, positive parenting behaviors are those that nurture the.... More »

DANGERS OF THROWING TOO MANY FASTBALLS: A New Study Suggests Max Effort Causes Injuries

Last week, as you may recall, I interviewed Jeff Passan, the author of new bestselling book, THE ARM. And if there was one major takeaway from that show, it was that the world of pitching —  and trying to prevent arm injuries —  has never been more complicated. And now, in yesterday’.... More »
Has your child ever been on a sports team or program and wanted to quit halfway through? How did you handle this situation? Did you let him just do whatever he wanted? Or did you help him walk through the situation? It can be a tough and overwhelming situation if your child is deciding to quit…

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If you have a few minutes and love sportswriting, sit down with ‘Still No Cheering In The Press Box’: Jim Murray, Pulitzer Prize Winner by Elia Powers at Yahoo’s the PostGame.
That oddball headline is a clumsy reference to the classic 1974 book “No Cheering in the Press Box,” in which Jerome Holtzman interviewed 18 of his fellow sportswriters…

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