DANGERS OF THROWING CURVE BALLS: An Interview with Jeff Passan, Best-selling Author of THE ARM + MORE

DANGERS OF THROWING CURVE BALLS: An Interview with Jeff Passan, Best-selling Author of THE ARM + MORE

YOUTH BASEBALL TRENDS: “Can’t Anybody Here Play This Game?”

When Casey Stengel was managing the hapless New York Mets in their first year of existence in 1962, Casey became so frustrated with his team’s lack of fundamental baseball that he once exclaimed in frustration: “Can’t anybody here play this game?” That moment was well over 50.... More »

MORE ON THE IMPORTANCE OF ADVERSITY: Every Athlete Will Encounter It – and What You Need to Say

Let me ask you this. What have you have learned, or your kids have learned, from dealing with adversity in sports. And along those lines, when your youngster runs into a setback, how do you – as an adult – let them handle this important life lesson? In my mind, when it comes to kids in sports .... More »
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Refueling After Training Or Games + MORE

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Muscle recovery after exercise requires a combination of carbs and protein. Muscle is believed to recover better if refueling starts in the first hour or two aft.... More »
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Curiosity: How Parents Foster Lifelong Learning in Children + MORE

Intellectual curiosity and learning go hand in hand. But let’s be honest… Curiosity isn’t what most of us first think about when it comes to our children’s education. We want our kids to do well in school so we usually focus on external measurements of learning and academic success — grade.... More »

How Parents and Coaches Can Help Cut Down on Concussions + MORE

On September 13, 2016, coaches and youth sports leaders around the world will participate in Team Up Day, a day designed to focus on cutting down on youth sports concussions. The straightforward, but powerful goal of Team Up Day is to make sure as many athletes as possible hear a simple speech. Th.... More »
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Over the years, I have received lots of requests from my WFAN listeners regarding booking guests for this show, but I have to admit, I received more requests for a book called THE ARM than for any other author.
THE ARM, which is subtitled Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports, is a fascinating, definitive, and stunning look at major league baseball and its obsession with not only scouring the world for young pitchers who throw 90-100 mph, but it’s also a detailed look at how fragile these young arms are, and are so susceptible to injury — especially Tommy John surgery…

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