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

A profile of legendary columnist Jim Murray shows and tells + MORE
junior football tournaments 1420002101 1114934380 A profile of legendary columnist Jim Murray shows and tells + MORE

Teaching Goal Setting for Kids + MORE

  A study on Harvard MBA grads revealed that 3% of the grads made ten times as much as the other 97% combined. Wow! The difference was they had clear, written goals and plans to accomplish them. I wish someone had taught me this as a kid. I didn’t learn how to consistently practice goal s.... More »

12 Tips for Making a Recruiting Video for Your Athlete + MORE

If your child has aspirations to play in college, you may have already started making videos for schools. When my daughter was playing softball in high school, my husband began recording her as she played, and set out to make a video for college coaches. We sent it to several schools, and the poor r.... More »

WOC #19 Sam Walker, Best Selling Author of The Captain Class, The counterintuitive leadership qualities of the men and women who led the greatest teams of all time. + 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 »

HEROIC ATHLETES/COACHES: Rob Nelson and the Big League Chew Story

Every so often I hear a story that is so remarkable that I feel obliged to share it. And in this case, Rob Nelson – aka “Nellie” – happens to be an old teammate of mine from the college summer leagues. In short, Nellie was a soft-tossing left-handed pitcher out of Cornell who.... More »

How You Can Crush These Top 5 Challenges of Sports Parenting

The challenges of sports parenting do not stop when the game is over. They follow you wherever you go and intrude into any hour of the day. It’s enough to drive you crazy. But you don’t have to be a crazy sports parent! I’ll be the first to admit that there are challenges to parenting an..... 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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