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

ANOTHER FATALITY: Basketball Ref Attacks, Kills Youth Coach + MORE
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How to Respect a Coach That You Don’t Respect + 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 »

Small Steps, Big Changes: Easy Food Hacks for Healthier Kid Favorites

Creating Dishes Kids Will Honestly Ask For As parents, we’ve ALL been there. We’ve tried to lovingly craft a meal that’s different and healthy for our kids only to be met with a resounding ‘ewwwww….” from across the table. It can feel discouraging and sometimes even IMPOSSIBLE to get t.... More »

The Talent That Whispers + 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 The post The Talent.... More »

Why Do Men Cheat? + MORE

  In my opinion, the best movie about Vietnam is We Were Soldiers starring Mel Gibson. He plays lieutenant general Hal Moore who commanded the first major battle of that war known as the Battle of Ia Drang. Surrounded and facing overwhelming odds, Moore and his soldiers withstood the onslaught .... More »
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2014 NFL Concussion Report: Week 12 + MORE

The Concussion Blog Original, NFL Concussion Report, is a weekly compiling of the reported head injuries in the National Football League (posted when time allows).  Concussions are added to the list each week from multiple sources to give you the reader a picture of what is happening on the field..... 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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