ATHLETES/COACHES WHO CHEAT: Varsity Coach Puts Herself into HS Soccer Game + MORE

ATHLETES/COACHES WHO CHEAT: Varsity Coach Puts Herself into HS Soccer Game + MORE
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The Hottest Team in the NFL: The Vikings + MORE

With a 5 & 0 record, a sensational new stadium and a new quarterback leading the charge, the Vikings are the talk of the NFL. With Sunday’s dominating performance over the Houston Texans, and previous wins over the Carolina Panthers and arch nemesis the Green Bay Packers, the Vikes have establ.... More »

ANOTHER FATALITY: Basketball Ref Attacks, Kills Youth Coach + 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 -.... More »
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Good Sportsmanship for Kids + MORE

  To succeed in athletics, you must constantly push yourself to be the best both mentally and physically.  You must carry an edge and toughness with you to persevere through hard situations. But how do we raise children who have good sportsmanship when they are told to act tough, win at all co.... More »

SPORTSMANSHIP: HS Boys Lax Team Intrudes on Visiting Girls Before Playoff Game

Well, what happened the other day in Yorktown, NY? Depending on who you talk to, there was some sort of dust-up between the members of the Yorktown HS boys lax team…and the Somers HS girls lax team that clearly ruffled some feathers – especially on the Somers side. Many of the Somers parents.... More »
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How Sports Parents Can Motivate Kids Without Pressuring Them + MORE

Lisa Cohn here from The Ultimate Sports Parent. Just yesterday, my 7-year-old told me he didn’t want to go to gymnastics. He said he didn’t like doing the warm-up exercises and wasn’t going to go any more. But I know he loves his gymnastics class… I had a few options here. One, tell him.... More »
For this Spotlight Interview, we asked Coach Rick W. a few questions. Coach Rick coaches running and track and field with CoachUp. He has DI and DII college running and track and field coaching experience and was an All-American in D1 cross country.
Tell us about yourself.
I ran cross country and track & field starting as a sophomore in high school through college and for three years competitively after college…

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Every HS coach wants to put forth his or her best line-up on the field. That’s only natural and to be expected. After all, it’s the nature of competitive sports.
But what about an assistant varsity coach who consciously decides that the team’s best line-up includes…her? Even if she’s ineligible?
Apparently, that’s what happened a couple of weeks ago at Desoto County HS in southern Florida when Juany Gonzales, an asst varsity coach for the girls’ soccer program, found herself playing in a game against rival HS, Lemon Bay HS…

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Only about a quarter of youth aged 12 to 15 years get the 60 minutes per day of moderate-to-vigorous exercise recommended in the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines, finds a new study.[1]  
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