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Buyer Beware: Part III (Unequal Technologies Up To Its Old Tricks Again) + MORE

I was scanning my Inbox this morning when an email from Medco Sports Medicine caught my eye promoting the Unequal® Gyro Helmet Liner and Unequal® SOLO Helmet Liner with the claim, in big capital letters, that "HELMETS WITH UNEQUAL® PREDICT A SIGNIFICANTLY LOWER RISK OF CONCUSSIONS.".... More »
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The Nemesis In The Goal

I despised him, and him me, or so we thought. He was a nemesis without my ever defining him as such. All because of a game. And yet, given a few years and unique circumstances, he became a dear friend, even standing next to me years later at my wedding. All because of that same game. I attended Stan.... More »

Sports Technology–Wearable Technology

As many readers of this blog know, I have an affection for technology! Over the past few years, more and more technology is seeping into sports especially technology being integrated into clothing. Imbedded technology provides the opportunity to gather feedback on performance such as ground contact .... More »
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What to Say to Sports Kids After a Game + MORE

Communicating With Sports Kids After Games Sports parents often ask how to best communicate with their sports children after a game. This is a critical question; the messages that parents give their sports kids after a game can do wonders for their self-esteem and confidence, or on the contrary, do.... More »
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Stiffer Penalties for Boarding, Checking From Behind In High School Ice Hockey for 2014-2015 Season + MORE

More stringent penalties for boarding and checking from behind in high school ice hockey have been approved for the 2014-15 season. Acting at its April meeting in Indianapolis, the Ice Hockey Rules Committee of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) voted for changes to .... More »
It was a front-page story that ran in last Friday’s Wall Street Journal. According to some national studies, the Journal concluded that in all the four most popular sports in the country – football, soccer, baseball, and basketball –  the enrollment of kids ages 6-17 was done 4% from 2008 to 2012,
Knowing that millions of kids play sports in this country, that’s a fairly hefty number of youngsters not playing sports…

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youth flag football tournaments 1391394322 1276199049 COACH SPOTLIGHT INTERVIEW: COACH STEVE E. + MOREWe recently caught up with Coach Steve E. for a Spotlight article. Coach Steve coaches basketball with CoachUp. He has played basketball his entire life and is an experienced basketball coach at both the middle school and high school level.
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I have played basketball my entire life…

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