“Billionaire trouble” heads PBS MediaShift’s top 10 media stories of 2014 + MORE

“Billionaire trouble” heads PBS MediaShift’s top 10 media stories of 2014 + MORE

5 Things I Want My Kids to REALLY KNOW in 2018

  Whether you are a parent of a 5, 15, or 25-year-old, it’s always good to take a hard look at how you are doing at parenting. This year, I want to be sure that there are some things my kids really, really know, and in order for them to know these things, I will...Read More  &#.... More »

Don’t Raise a Dirty Player: 5 Steps to Cleanliness in Youth Sports

Virtue #3 Of the 52 Virtues Project: Cleanliness When I saw “cleanliness” on the list of 52 virtues, I was intrigued. I actually never thought of it as a virtue before. But the following explanation of cleanliness broadens the meaning; we’re not just talking about taking baths. Cleanliness mea.... More »
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Knee Cap Instability: Surgery Or Rehab?

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Knee cap instability is common in young athletes, especially in girls who participate in jumping, cutting, or pivoting sports Most mild instability issues and fi.... More »

What’s a Parent to do When Your Child Says, “Mom, Dad, I Can’t Do This!” + MORE

Youth sports can be such a roller coaster ride. And on those days when your child’s self-motivation is at the lowest point and he or she bemoans, “I just can’t do this,” here’s the other voice that needs to be playing in his head: the voice of  belief. Take 5 minutes a.... More »

10 New Year’s Resolutions for Sports Parents

I first posted these 10 resolutions for sports parents a couple of years ago, but in my opinion, we need to be reminded of them every year! Will you resolve to be positive sports parents in 2016? 1. Love your child before the game.Express your support and love in such a way that has no...Read M.... More »
Top 10 Must Do’s For College Recruiting
By Coach Wayne Mazzoni, NCAA Coach Since 1992
 

Choose The College First.  The fact is, more than a third of college freshmen athletes DO NOT play four years of their sport once in college.  There are a variety of reasons for this, but to pick a school from all those choices mostly for the sport/coach, if that college athletic career  does not work out, you will be quite unhappy…

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“You have competition every day because you’ve set such high standards for yourself that you have to go out every day and live up to that.” – Michael Jordan.
How do you raise your standards in a world that does everything it can to motivate you into lowering them? If you are anything like me, you have had victories and you have crashed and burned; however, I always want to do better for myself and for my family…

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MediaShift, PBS’s site covering the nexus of media and technology, has named its Top 10 Media Stories of 2014 as part of its 2014 Year in Review series, which looks like it’ll be a good one to keep an eye over the next couple of weeks.  
Writer Sonia Paul pegs “Billionaire Trouble” at No…

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To Listen to the Podcast, click on the arrow above. Playing time battles in youth sports are a never-ending source of conflict for parents, players and coaches. To address this issue, I’ve asked one of the most fair and–at the same time–competitive coaches I’ve ever known. He coached high school football for 28 years on all…

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