The Jones household is in desperate need of some dinner conversation starters. Five minutes into the meal, Tony (a.k.a. Dad), having patiently waited for the initial feeding frenzy to settle down, asks twelve-year-old Emily, “What’s new at school?”
“How about you, Jason.... More »
Every so often I hear a story that is so remarkable that I feel obliged to share it. And in this case, Rob Nelson – aka “Nellie” – happens to be an old teammate of mine from the college summer leagues.
In short, Nellie was a soft-tossing left-handed pitcher out of Cornell who.... More »
By Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Overuse injuries related to growth spurts are common in certain sports, especially sports involving jumping, sprinting, and rapid changes of direction
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Buzzer beater winning shots from half-court are cause for celebration. This story has that and a lot more.
Last year, Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School was taking on archrival Mount Airy in a high school basketball match-up in North Carolina.
Bishop McGuinness’ coach, as a way to motivate.... More »
Lieberman texted ESPN Radio’s Ian Fitzsimmons last night saying, “I am a King.”
One year after Becky Hammon became the first full-time female coach in the NBA, the Sacramento Kings announced Nancy Lieberman will be joining their team. The second female NBA assistant head coach is no strang.... More »
The stunning and frightening text message exchanges between Miami Dolphins football players Richie Incognito and two of his teammates towards teammate Jonathan Martin and an assistant trainer is not only eye-opening and sobering, but they really underscore how pervasive bullying is in this country. And especially in sports…
If you visit any gym, weight room or running track, you are sure to see the same critical training device being worn by athletes of all ages – a pair of headphones connected to their portable music. Without it, workouts seem out of sync, longer and more difficult. Researchers have told us for years that there is a motivational link between exercise and music, but an interesting new study has now discovered that the connection goes even deeper, especially when an athlete can create his or her own beat…