A few weeks ago, we were so pleased to support one of our very own as Tim Hightower returned to the NFL with the New Orleans Saints. Back then, a slew of injuries to the New Orleans Saints’ running backs gave Coach Tim a golden opportunity to prove that he was ready to contribute once again..... More »
Has your child ever struggled with how to respect a coach that’s hard to like? Has this ever happened to you? Your child plays on a team with a coach that, for whatever reason, you just can’t respect. You are frustrated with him or her, and your frustration rubs off on your child. The en.... More »
A Guest Post from Amy Tiemann, PhD
The new mobile game Pokémon Go has won the hearts and minds of millions of Americans with over 7 million downloads in its first week of release. This has happened so quickly that many parents are just catching up with this new craze.
What makes this game diff.... More »
The scouts snickered. They looked at the time again. To this day the 5.28 second 40 yard dash time is one of the slowest for quarterbacks in the history of the NFL combine. His 24.5 inch vertical leap didn’t have them lining up at his door either. He had been a good, but not an
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It was a real stunner when Mack Breed, the defensive coach at John Jay HS, came forth and acknowledged that he instructed his two defensive backs, Moreno and Rojas, to “hit” the ref and make him pay because the ref had made bad calls against John Jay all game.
And the two football player.... More »
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Can helmet design reduce the risk of concussion in football? Short answer: yes. Dr. Steven Rowson and colleagues recently published a study in the Journal of Neurosurgery to evaluate concussion risk and concussion rates using two different helmet designs…
Coaches Bully Their Players:
The American Academy of Pediatrics Weighs In
By Doug Abrams
This month’s issue of Pediatrics, the research journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, features “Bullying Behavior by Athletic Coaches,” a thoughtful article by three authors led by Dr. Nancy L. Swigonski of the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis…
Jeff Passan, covering the Winter Olympics for Yahoo Sports, has access. But he didn’t need it to get one of the best stories of the first weekend at Sochi. He just needed some creativity and ingenuity. If you get a choice, take those over access every time.
American Sage Kotsenburg won the first gold medal of the Games, in slopestyle snowboarding, thanks to his signature move, the “Holy Crail…
Several years ago I owned a small real estate company. When I started, I had zero experience and learned several lessons the hard way. One particular lesson was the importance of a solid foundation in a home.
Our company purchased homes in need of repair, fixed them up, and leased them to families…