CoachUp Pic of the Month Contest + MORE

CoachUp Pic of the Month Contest + MORE
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Overthrowing: Abnormal Shoulder MRIs In Young Baseball Players Without Shoulder Pain

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A recent medical study showed that more than 50% of throwing shoulders in young baseball players without shoulder pain had MRI abnormalities These MRI issues have t.... More »
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Stingers and Burners In Football + MORE

Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University   Tim McAdams, M.D. Head Team Physician and Medical Director, San Francisco 49ers Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University   Key Points: Stinge.... More »
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PITCH COUNTS: Are They Really Working…or Resulting in Too Many HS Forfeits? + MORE

Now that we’re most than halfway through the HS baseball season, I thought it would be smart to review whether the state-by-state rules regarding pitch counts and limits are actually having a positive impact. And overall, I do think it’s very fair to say that the pitch count rules have – i.... More »
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It’s Time to End the Sideline Sportsanity + MORE

As soon as I stepped out of my car in the parking lot, I could hear it. It was a beautiful Saturday afternoon of travel soccer, but there it was. You know what I’m talking about: that sometimes beautiful, often times excruciating cacophony of sounds that we have come to know as “cheering for our.... More »

HOLDING KIDS BACK A YEAR IN SCHOOL: New Proposed NJ Bill Would Penalize Kids Who Repeat a Year

Why is this done? Why do parents decide to have their athlete repeat a year in middle school? Presumably it’s all about giving their young athlete an extra year of physical maturation and growth before they enter into HS competition. This is a topic that I have touched upon in in the past. The.... More »
youth flag football tournaments 1400134979 1133508347 CoachUp Pic of the Month Contest + MOREWe recently interviewed Khano Smith to gain some insight into his coaching philosophy and athletic background. Khano played professional soccer for several years including in the MLS on the New England Revolution and New York Red Bulls. He also played for the Bermudian national soccer team. He is currently a member of the New England Revolution Academy coaching staff in addition to providing private soccer coaching through CoachUp…

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CoachUp Pic of the Month Contest

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Spring is in full swing and you, our athletes and coaches, are getting outside and working hard to reach the next level. We love hearing your success stories and learning about how our coaches have helped so many athletes achieve their goals. That’s why we’re launching a new monthly contest to reward our athletes and coaches who share their stories with us…

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Confession: I’m Distracted

– allprodad.com

 
It was one of those unproductive days.  There were many things to do, but I had been distracted throughout the day.  A quick Facebook check had gone on too long.  A YouTube video someone emailed me turned into several.  A text to a friend turned into a long back and forth.  Hours flew by without much accomplishment…

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So how did we get to this point?
In other words, in the 1960s and 1970s, kids played sports after school or on the weekends pretty much on their own. Ask anybody today over the age of 50, and they’ll regale you with fond memories of how they would play from sun-up to sun-down playing ball……

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Bleacher Report reached a big milestone Tuesday. Founder Dave Finocchio tweeted the news. The numbers refer to unique visitors in the month of April, on all platforms:
For the 1st time in our history, http://t.co/8c3ZboiHCT was the 2nd largest sports website in the US (April-14) pic.twitter.com/teWa6AlGH9
— Dave Finocchio (@DaveFinocchio) May 13, 2014

Imagine if, 10 years ago, you’d said, “A site that does not exist at the moment is going to be the No…

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