ACCOUNTABILITY: What’s the Right Thing to Do When the Scorekeeper Messes Up?

ACCOUNTABILITY: What’s the Right Thing to Do When the Scorekeeper Messes Up?

SPORTSMANSHIP: HS Baseball Team Wins Game 82-0 + MORE

Well, this is just wrong. Numerous reports surfaced over the last couple of days where a HS varsity baseball team defeated an opponent 82-0. Here are the details. Old Rochester HS of Massachusetts wanted to add an extra game or two to its spring schedule, and their coach, Steve Carvalho, looked arou.... More »

DANGERS OF SOCIAL MEDIA: The Issues Only Continue to Grow in Size + MORE

LAST SUNDAY ON MY WFAN SPORTS EDGE RADIO SHOW, WE HAD A MOST SPIRITED DISCUSSION ABOUT THE GROWING – AND DISTURBING – IMPACT THAT SOCIAL MEDIA IS HAVING ON OUR KIDS — AND ESPECIALLY ON OUR STUDENT-ATHLETES. AS YOU MAY RECALL, I STARTED THE CONVERSATION LAST WEEK BY TALKING ABOUT JOSH HADER.... More »

Pitcher Puts Celebration On Hold To Console Friend

Watching high school sportsmanship on display can make nearly anyone a sports fan. There is a reason why fans are mesmerized by the world of sports. What makes sports so enchanting and so absorbing is not just the wins and losses, but also the how players play the game. That was on vivid display at .... More »

What Olympic Parents Want to Tell Sports Parents

Every two years, we are in awe of Olympians and inevitably, we meet some Olympic parents and hear their stories of sacrifice and support. There was a time, however, when those Olympic parents were sports parents much like you are. I doubt that most of them really grasped that someday their children .... More »
Ask any coach or parent, and one of the main issues in sports today is a sense of accountability.
That means that you need to measure up to – and own – your mistakes.
Being held accountable is often a painful and inconvenient process for the key person involved. But the reality is, it has to be done…

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