An Expert’s Take on Why Marriage Is Like Football + MORE

An Expert’s Take on Why Marriage Is Like Football + MORE

The Big Lead surveys sports media pros on the impact of Twitter

The Big Lead “surveyed 54 sports media twitter users anonymously about their thoughts and consumption” of the social-media platform, and the results are pretty interesting. Writer Ty Duffy spends three times as many words talking about “What is wrong with Twitter?” as he doe.... More »

COPING WITH ADVERSITY: What’s the Best Way to Give Feedback to Young Athletes (…and their Parents)? + MORE

One of the basic fundamentals that all coaches embrace – whether at the youth, travel, or HS level – is that a coach has to give feedback to one’s athletes. Problem is, it’s rare for a coach to be trained at any level on how to do this. In short, it’s just sort of ̶.... More »

INNOVATIONS IN SPORTS: Are We Handing Out Too Many Awards at the End-of-Season Banquets?

This may seem like an odd topic….but I’ve been wondering about it for a long time, and judging from the response to today’s show,it seems as though a lot of other sports fans/parents have been wondering about this growing trend as well. With the end of school year upon us, and with.... More »

ESPN Audio boss says something that explains everything: The listener is in charge

Richard Deitsch of Sports Illustrated interviewed Traug Keller, who leads ESPN Audio, for, as the headline puts it, “An in-depth look at ESPN Audio and the future of sports talk radio.” It’s a good interview, with Keller talking about ESPN’s top radio personalities, what the .... More »
flag football tournaments 1392799671 1779499561 An Expert’s Take on Why Marriage Is Like Football + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
I’m sure you’re watching at least a little bit of the Winter Olympics, and hopefully you’ve been impressed with some of the spectacular performances.  What’s interesting to me is that the outdoor events are in almost “tropical” conditions, at least as far as events conducted on snow are concerned! The athletes have devoted several years leading to this two-week competition and in many cases they’ve devoted their lives to get them to this point…

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Lindsay Gibbs leads off today’s edition of Shoutouts with a good story from the Winter OIympics. She did a great job of weaving biographical information into this recap and commentary on the women’s downhill in Sochi, the race that ended with a gold-medal tie.
That’s important in Olympics coverage, because as much as we all quickly become experts on these events and athletes, the vast majority of us had never heard of most of these people until a few days before the Games started—if not later than that…

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When you are watching huge men sprint up and down a football field trying to take one another’s heads off, I’m certain your marriage isn’t something that comes to mind. Unless you are supposed to be doing something for your wife and you’ve snuck off to watch the game instead.
But maybe there are some similarities to a football game and the love you have for your wife…

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