DANGERS OF HAZING: How to Finally Put an End to This Abusive Behavior + MORE

DANGERS OF HAZING: How to Finally Put an End to This Abusive Behavior + MORE

Sportswriters, like all journalists, should have basic data skills + MORE

It’s been fun to watch the rest of the journalism world catch up to sports in its interest in numbers over the last few years. Sportswriters have been working with numbers for more than a century, but only recently have the non-sports types become fascinated with “data journalism.”.... More »
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Kids Are Still Playing The Same Day Of Concussion- Don’t Be That Guy!

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: More than a third of young athletes treated for concussions at a Texas sports clinic went back into the game after their injury despite safety recommendations Wh.... More »
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Will We Need To Rethink Tackle Football For 12-Year-Olds? + MORE

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A recently published scientific study showed that retired NFL players who started playing tackle football before age 12 scored substantially worse on tests of brain.... More »

TRENDS IN SPORTS: The Joy (and Benefits) of Running + MORE

Next Sunday morning is the 40th anniversary of the running of the NYC Marathon, and in what has become something of an annual tradition on my radio show, I like to spend at least one Sunday each year talking about the sport of running. The truth is, among all the various athletic endeavors you shoul.... More »
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The Psychology Of Words And The Young Athlete + MORE

Ken TaylorYoung athletes live in a pretty strange world. So many adults saying things to them but no one really communicating. Its hard enough for them to decipher one adult's vague instructions but then have to blend the mixed messages of parents and coaches.  Ken Taylor, former NFL cornerback.... More »
 
One day when I was playing with my son in his room, I noticed these interesting soft spots, almost dimples, in his wall. I thought there might be a leak somewhere, so I called a plumber. He confirmed that there wasn’t a leak, but I had subterranean termites eating the drywall. If I filled in the dimples and painted over them without calling an exterminator, it would look fine for a while, but I would have wasted my time…

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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 insidious epidemics in our schools, and that it exists all over the country…

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