One of your most important tasks as a parent is to teach your children skills that will help them excel in life. According to Vicki Caruana’s book, Giving Your Child the Excellence Edge, parents play an integral part in determining if their children will succeed—not only in school,.... More »
The national epidemic of “sexting” — HS kids sending photos of naked classmates via text messages — has become the latest trend in social media that coaches, parents, and the law have been struggling to deal with.
As law professor Doug Abrams pointed out on The Sports Edge th.... More »
Molly Knight, author of one of the big baseball books of the year, “The Best Team Money Can Buy,” about the Los Angeles Dodgers of the last few years, wrote about how she got her start in the sportswriting business for espnW last week.
She writes that she came late to writing, having dit.... More »
A common complaint from sports parents: The coach doesn’t give my child enough playing time, and it hurts her confidence.
When a coach doesn’t give a child a lot of playing time, it can really hurt her view of her abilities and skills. And that, in turn, can undermine her performance.
If a coach.... More »
The NCAA Basketball Tournament is a big deal, and understanding March Madness terms will help you talk conversationally with most basketball fans. The annual, three-week NCAA Division I Basketball Tournament accounts for over 85% of the NCAA’s annual revenues. It’s estimated that some $9 bil.... More »
You have to know your audience if you want to speak intelligently to them. That’s why reports like The Personal News Cycle: How Americans choose to get their news by the American Press Institute’s Media Insight Project can be so fascinating.
The report, released this week, is based on a “nationally representative telephone survey of 1,492 adults conducted from January 9 through February 16…
Are you ready for March Madness? I hope so because it’s here! Basketball heads are being a little less productive at work today as they try to catch some of the games. Some of you may have taken a March Madness day, and worked from home, or just stayed home period.
It is a fun and crazy time of year…
Tony Dungy was a professional football player, a professional football coach, and now a professional TV analyst. But there is one area in which he might be even more proud of being a pro. That is adoption. Tony and his wife Lauren have adopted six children, and it seems that each time was just as special as the first time…
There have been many firsts for me as a dad. The first time we found out we were going to have a baby. The first time the doctor said, “It’s a boy!” And the first time we dropped our daughter off at kindergarten (almost all three of us were in tears!).
Even with multiple children, it is still important to appreciate the first time each child experiences something new…