Dealing with My Daughter’s Boyfriend + MORE

Dealing with My Daughter’s Boyfriend + MORE

PITCH COUNTS: Brand New Pitch Limits Start This Spring All Over the Country: Be Forewarned!

PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL PITCH COUNTS TO GO INTO EFFECT THIS SEASON By Steve Kallas In July 2016, the National Federation of State High School Associations (“NFHS”) announced that, beginning with the 2017 spring baseball season, each state member would have to institute a pitch count rule for high sch.... More »
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Enjoy the Moment and Don’t Blink + MORE

  It was a beautiful morning as I walked into the office after the weekend. I was relieved, but also deeply concerned. After a scare in my wife’s pregnancy, the doctors put her on bed rest for several months. She couldn’t work and our income was cut in half. “How are we going to make it?.... More »

Here’s How You Can Help Your Athlete Handle Sports Anger

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…      .... More »

SPORTS PARENTING TIPS: Coaching Kids is a Serious Responsibility

The response to Doug Abram’s column last week regarding “coaches who apologize” generated a remarkable number of downloads and hits, and that interest continued this AM on my radio show. The general consensus was that — especially with younger athletes (10 and under) — .... More »
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The 10 Best Seconds in Baseball This Year + MORE

The nominees for the best moment in baseball this year include no-hitters, walk-off homers, grand slam home runs, triple plays and outfielders gunning down base runners at home plate.  And, the winner of “The 10 Best Seconds in Baseball” is… A kid hugging his dad for catching a fo.... More »

The Mindset of High-Performers

– changingthegameproject.com

“I lost my starting spot on the soccer team. I’m just not good at soccer.” “I failed my math test. I’m just not good at math.” Ever heard such a statement form one of your kids? From one of your players? If so, it is very likely that the single greatest factor limiting their performance […

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Here’s an interesting interview with GigaOm senior writer Mathew Ingram, who gets mentioned on this blog from time to time and with whom, full disclosure, I once ate lunch.
Ingram covers the tech business for GigaOm, and in that role is a keen observer of changes in media. A longtime writer, editor and blogger for the Financial Times of Canada and, the Globe and Mail, he’s interested in both the rise of new media and the death of the newspaper…

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For a few weeks I kept hearing the name of this boy. He would come up in the car, or be the answer to the question, “Who are you texting?” Then one day there he was, strolling up to my car window as I dropped her off at a party. He was confident and pleasant, wearing glasses and a white tee shirt, and obviously knew who I was, as he extended his young hand towards mine…

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