I was a teenager aching for summer. It was a cold winter afternoon and I was the only one home. Working on my golf swing in the middle of the living room seemed like a good idea at the time. The mechanics of my swing were perfect, but unfortunately I took a chunk out of the carpet. I quickly .... More »
Every time you go to a sporting event to watch your child play, there’s a good chance that’ll feel a strange metamorphosis take place. In a way, it’s almost as if an alien takes over your body. Your calm gives way to crazy and you are not even sure how or why it happens. Why […]
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By now you’ve probably heard of skier Lindsey Vonn. But did you know that she has now become the most successful American ski racer in history?
Superstar Lindsey Vonn
Lindsey Vonn has Olympic gold and bronze medals, two World Championship gold medals, seven World Cup season titles in the downhill,.... More »
As I discussed in length on my radio show this morning (and by the way, if you want to hear any of my shows, you can listen to the podcast at WFAN.com), the time has finally come to stand up and eradicate hazing from our schools.
Now, I write that, knowing full well that hazing is one of the most in.... More »
Like everything else, the cost of youth sports continues to climb. But there are ways to cut costs in youth sports. Here’s a few ideas: 1. Be choosy. Try one sport at a time per kid. Overloading kids’ schedules not only tires them out and leave them little time for creative freeplay; it al.... More »
The Jones tribe makes up an average American family. Dad runs a small technology business, Mom works part-time and spends the rest of her day trying to keep up with the kids, brother is in middle school plus every imaginable sports league, sister is in fifth-grade and is all about her friends…
Barefoot running has become a popular trend in recent years, infusing the market with many options for barefoot and minimal footwear. While running in these shoes may seem exciting and interesting, they also increase the workload that the body is used to doing, and force the body to stabilize and support itself in new ways…
Buzzfeed editor in chief Ben Smith visited the Nieman Foundation at Harvard back in February and gave a talk about the state of online media.
As we discuss all the time around here, online media changes quickly, and it’s been five months, but I think we can still derive some value out of this ancient document, “12 Things BuzzFeed’s Ben Smith Thinks You Should Know about Journalism…
“Boo-yah!” “Cool as the other side of the pillow.” “Like gravy on a biscuit, it’s all good.”
Stuart Scott’s catch phrases on ESPN SportsCenter are well known to sports fans. A sports journalist for ESPN since 1993, Scott is noted for anchoring the SportsCenter desk with a confidence that is built from knowing his stuff…