Writing “Fantasy Football: 11 Winning Tips to Shock your League” was long overdue. Now with the season nearly upon us is time for everyone to review these tips.
Winning at fantasy football isn’t just about finishing first in your league and winning the Super Bowl. Sure, that’s a big .... More »
If your child gets angry when playing sports, you’re not alone. I’d guess that most athletes do at one time or another. Your goal, as a sports parent should not necessarily be to expect your child to never get angry, but rather help them handle the anger…
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Repaying Favorite Coaches and Teachers Years Later
By Doug Abrams
My most recent column explained the enduring player-coach bond. “Behind only the parent-child and child-sibling bonds, the teacher-student bond can be one of life’s most lasting. Coaches are teachers, and players are their stude.... More »
Sixteen-year-old Atlanta-area first baseman Alex Norwood hit a dramatic grand slam in a winning cause on March 21, but his truly game-changing hit was none that never appeared on the scoreboard.
In a junior varsity game at Newtown High, the Rockdale County High junior came through in the clut.... More »
Kids and Sports–it all sounds so simple. But I’m afraid that the world of youth sports has become full of problems that are hard to solve. One of the unfortunate truths of life is that we usually see the problem and it’s answer very clearly–after the fact. The old adage hin.... More »
Kaiden Schroeder, a 9-year-old, was the MVP of K-State’s spring football game as he galloped in for a 30 yard touchdown on his only run. Led by a crew of blockers, Schroeder made some nifty moves on his way to the score. The entire celebrated around him as a couple players hoisted him up on their shoulder pads…
Absolutely fascinating discussion this AM on “The Sports Edge” on WFAN Sports Radio. The subject? Have we reached a juncture where coaches who rely upon screaming and yelling have become, well, outdated?
The opinons poured in from callers. Among the highlights:
> “Coaches need to be able to raise their voice in order to motivate kids today…