Appreciating All the First Experiences of Your Kids + MORE

Appreciating All the First Experiences of Your Kids + MORE

SPORT SAFETY: New Federal Lawsuit Charges Pop Warner Football As Source of Concussions

Concussions have been making headlines across the country for several years now, but this past week, a new lawsuit was filed that pits the family of a former football player against Pop Warner football. In short, this  focuses on a young man who played Pop Warner football for four years as a kid, b.... More »
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The Will to Compete: A High School Wrestler’s Story + MORE

Bryar Hebb is 15 years old from Fredonia, a small farming community in southeast Kansas. He is a farm kid. He has not had an easy road in life. When he was 2 years old, he was diagnosed with Legg-Perthes disease in the right hip. He is in constant pain. He pushed the pain aside because he wanted to .... More »

HS CODE OF CONDUCT: Can We Get Our Athletes to Think Ahead if We Toughen Up the School’s Code of Conduct? + MORE

It was a real stunner when Mack Breed, the defensive coach at John Jay HS, came forth and acknowledged that he instructed his two defensive backs, Moreno and Rojas, to “hit” the ref and make him pay because the ref had made bad calls against John Jay all game. And the two football player.... More »
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The Athletes Guide to Essential Self-Care + MORE

Many athletes like to pride themselves on being “tough” and pushing themselves to the limits. They are hyper-focused on their goals and apply all their energy towards the big game, race, or performance coming up in the near future or the end of the season. They wake up early to work out, put i.... More »

3 Ways to Protect Your Child When He’s Playing Outdoors

This post is sponsored by N’visible patch, a safe and effective way to protect your kids from but bites when playing outdoors.  With spring here and summer fast approaching, playing outdoors is an everyday event. Outdoor athletes face unique challenges as they not only battle sports opponents, th.... 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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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