Analyst Mary Meeker gives state of the internet, internet listens + MORE

Analyst Mary Meeker gives state of the internet, internet listens + MORE
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How to Keep Youth Sports Competition Where it Belongs: in the Game + MORE

Although competition is a healthy and necessary part of youth sports, there is one very important fact that many parents, players, and coaches seem to forget: it should stay on the field–or court, or pool or green, or mat. Some people are competitive by nature–I get that, I live with fou.... More »
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SPORTS PARENTING TRENDS: Two Cases of Special Needs Athletes — Two Very Different Outcomes + MORE

A Tale of Two Cities: Special Needs Athletes and the High School Varsity By Doug Abrams   “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, . . . it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness.” — Charles Dickens,.... More »
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The Greatest Fictional Coach: Mickey Goldmill + MORE

We spent five weeks searching for the answer to the question: Who is the greatest fictional coach? The people have spoken! Mickey Goldmill received 52% of the vote compared to Eric Taylor’s 48%. Click play, and read up on Mickey Goldmill, the greatest fictional coach of all time. (SEE FULL BR.... More »

When Your Athlete is Too Hard on Him/Herself + MORE

Got a child who is a perfectionist? Who comes home too hard on him or herself after making mistakes in a game or practice? Who always focuses on what went wrong instead of what went right? Is your child struggling with being too hard on him or herself? Are you at a loss to know...Read More .... More »
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It Has Been A Long Time + MORE

Hello everyone, my name is Dustin Fink.  I am an athletic trainer and I have created a blog about concussions…  Wait, what? It has been a long time since I have gotten to this blogging thing, perhaps I needed to reintroduce myself.  As devout readers – that you all are – you hav.... More »
 
It’s time for June’s Basic Training! First, let us give you a big high five for saying “I’m in” to the All Pro Dad Basic Training 2014, and for taking action each month. If you are new or have fallen off of All Pro Dad’s Basic Training, click here to catch up. We know you can do it and we are rooting for you!
One of the main reasons basic training was started was to have a group of dads all striving for the same thing—to be better dads…

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The NBA Playoff conference finals are mid-series right now and there are a lot of stories about the game within the game. My hometown Pacers are facing elimination at the hands of the Miami Heat and the match-up between two players has been highlighted, and not necessarily for on-court reasons.
Who wins when it comes to trash talk?
Lance Stephenson and LeBron James have exchange some words on the court as well as off the court through the media…

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By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

University of Chicago business school professor Toby Moskowitz discusses his fascinating book, Scorecasting
The book is a “Freakonomics” type of analysis to some of our commonly held sports beliefs
The home field advantage is real
The “hot hand” is probably a myth
Challenge the “conventional wisdom”, especially what you hear from sports announcers

How many youth sports games have you attended when you were convinced the ref was a “homer”?  Particularly in sports such as soccer, where the referee is in charge of subjective parts of managing the game such as time added for injury, the behavior of the ref often favors the home team…

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Mary Meeker is an analyst whose annual report on the state of the internet is to people who care about such things kind of like what the first mock draft of the year is to NFL junkies. A former Wall Street securities analyst who now works for the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Meeker presented her report at the first Code Conference Wednesday in Southern California…

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Starting Your Athletes the Right Way

– changingthegameproject.com

(A child’s first contact and first impression of a sport goes a long way to determining whether or not he will fall in love with the game. As basketball great Steve Nash says, upon receiving his first ball and playing in his first organized league at age 13, “I felt like I had a new [...]

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