A Simple 7 Step Family Emergency Plan + MORE

A Simple 7 Step Family Emergency Plan + 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 »

COLLEGE RECRUITING: The Process Only Becomes More Challenging

Wayne Mazzoni, long-time baseball coach at Sacred Heart University and an expert on the process of how HS athletes are recruiting to college programs, was on the show this AM, and as usual, we just didn’t have enough time to get to all the calls. But one recurring theme from the calls we did g.... More »
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The “Wild West” Of Concussion Treatment

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: If you have been diagnosed with a concussion and you are having continued symptoms after the concussion event you should be under care from a qualified neurologist .... More »
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Fantasy Football: 11 Winning Tips To Shock Your League + MORE

Writing “Fantasy Football: 11 Winning Tips to Shock your League” was long overdue. Now with the season nearly upon us is time for everyone to review these tips. Winning at fantasy football isn’t just about finishing first in your league and winning the Super Bowl. Sure, that’s a big .... More »
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Our Spine Stress Fracture Mini-Epidemic + MORE

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Stress fractures in the low back (lumbar spine) are injuries that can result in months off from sport and in some instances can lead to withdrawal from the sport.... More »
It’s that time of year again. While running in the morning with my wife I see the school buses driving through our neighborhood. We see parents waving good-bye as the kids head off to school. Back to school is here!
It’s the time to get readjusted to having schedules and various activities that were on hiatus over summer break…

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This is probably going to sound a little funny but I’ve been watching the old miniseries “Hollywood,” a documentary about the silent film industry, and it struck me that the transition to sound movies has some parallels in the media racket today.
I know. Crazy. Usually if you’re going to draw an analogy to the changes in media wrought by today’s technological innovation, the century-old industry you use involves horses…

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Proverbs 27:12 states, “A prudent person foresees the danger and takes precautions. The simpleton goes blindly on and suffers the consequences.” It is the responsibility of a dad to provide security for his family. The best way to do this is to think worst case scenario and know the threats in your area…

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Missing too many late bloomers in youth sports

– takingyoubeyondthegame.blogspot.com

In observing the youth sports culture over the past almost thirty years as a parent, it has been a relief in recent times to notice what I hope is a permanent shift in attitude.  There is at least a spoken commitment these days (we will have to wait and see if actions follow words) regarding the notion of developing young players for the long term…

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The 3 big, must-haves for any owner in a fantasy football league are as follows:

A drafting strategy – When to draft running backs? When to draft your QB? etc., etc.  Give strong consideration to that position’s point output in your scoring system and the relative strength of individual players compared to the field, e…

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