Several notable developments occurred this past week focusing on youth soccer – and most notably – on concussions and especially with girls and women who play soccer.
Let me start by giving you the headlines and we’ll go from there:
A new study, just published by the Journal of the American .... More »
Last week I introduced to you a great new fundraising tool called FlipGive. Today, I’m launching my own campaign, to show you how it works! I’ve started a campaign to raise money for Caps for Kids, an organization that buys caps for kids undergoing cancer treatment. My goal is to raise.... More »
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
A skilled sports knee surgeon or athletic trainer has about a 90% chance of accurately diagnosing an ACL tear on the sidelines immediately after an injury withou.... More »
Everybody knows the sport of lacrosse has grown dramatically in the last 15 years. Up until recently, the sport was something of a regional novelty, played primarily in the Eastern states, and especially by colleges such as Syracuse, Johns Hopkins, Maryland, and other schools in that region.
But the.... More »
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 »
The ESPN “30 for 30″ short “Judging Jewell” is an absolute must-watch for anyone even remotely involved with media. If you do nothing else this week to further your career in sports media, sit down and spend 21 minutes with this devastating documentary.
You want to see the real-life consequences of simply failing to properly attribute facts and assertions? Watch the sad, infuriating story of Richard Jewell…
In our house, I am the planner and my wife is spontaneous. Can you relate? Let me give you a scenario. You plan to make a quick grocery store run for three specific things before the game starts. While at the store your phone buzzes. It is your wife…
She calls after you’ve already waited 15 minutes in the check-out line, made your purchases, and just walked out of the store…
In late October, the president of an upstate New York Little League baseball program wrote “10 Truly Frightening Aspects of Youth Sports,” a thoughtful op-ed article that appeared in a few regional newspapers. Aspect number eight was “the lack of female coaches” in youth leagues and high school programs…