ANOTHER FATALITY: Basketball Ref Attacks, Kills Youth Coach + MORE

ANOTHER FATALITY: Basketball Ref Attacks, Kills Youth Coach + MORE

Sports Parenting Podcast: Why TEAM is so Important–in Sports and in Life + MORE

To listen to the podcast, click on the above arrow.  In this episode I am featuring Jenn Starkey of www.MVPleadershipAcademy.com and FastpitchFit.com. Jenn is a Best Selling Author and the founder of FastpitchFit.com, a division of MVP Leadership Academy. She is here to help give you tools that.... More »

The BBC releases the first report from its Future of News project + MORE

This is pretty high-level, and because it’s about the BBC and the United Kingdom, it might seem a little foreign to American eyes, but I think it’s worth reading this Journalism.co.uk summary of the first report from the BBC Future of News project. If you want to go deep on the report it.... More »

TRENDS IN SPORTS: Why Running Track is Good for Your Child in So Many Ways

In what has become something of a tradition on NYC Marathon Sunday, I like to spend an hour talking on the air with long-time running coach, Joel Pasternack who is based in northern New Jersey. Joel is a veteran of many marathons, having competed and done very well in his races back in the day. I li.... More »

LEGAL CONCERNS: Residency Rules in School Districts Need to be Crystal Clear + MORE

What in the world is going on with the Wayne Hills HS football program over in NJ? For those of you in NJ who already follow HS football, chances are you already know the story. But for everyone else, let me see if I can summarize this briefly. The Wayne Hills football team — which is a large .... More »

DANGERS OF CONCUSSIONS: How State Laws Are Mandating Adult Education on This Important Issue

A New Study on Adult-Education Mandates In State Concussion Laws By Doug Abrams  Between 2009 and 2014, amid heightened public awareness about the serious consequences of concussions suffered in youth sports, every state and the District of Columbia enacted laws designed to promote prevention and t.... More »
I’m always stunned when I read of yet another terrible physical confrontation between a youth coach and a referee.
How in the world could emotions run so high that two grown-ups would end up with one of them dead?
Can you imagine? Just a few hours earlier, Joshua Adams, the 37-year-old ref - who is employed as a deputy sheriff in town – was getting ready to work an AAU game of 7th graders…

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The green grass glows almost like neon as the winter gray slowly fades away. Coats go back in the closet and snow blowers are stored in the shed until next year. Spring has arrived, and so has America’s oldest and most endearing pastime, baseball. This is a game built to stand the test of time and in that way mirrors what we all hope for our marriages…

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I want to share three pieces about writing that I’m hoping will be some combination of useful and entertaining. I’ll list them in order of their place on the utility-to-fun spectrum.
Not that it’s not fun, but 10 Content Tips from Sports Journalists on Contently is the most obviously useful…

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