Ending Sexual Abuse of Youth Athletes: Is It A “Sports Welfare” Issue? + MORE

Ending Sexual Abuse of Youth Athletes: Is It A “Sports Welfare” Issue? + MORE

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The 11 Best Mental Toughness Products from Dr. G + MORE

Many of the athletes, coaches, sports clubs, and organizations I’ve worked with over the years know me through live interaction or public speaking events. This personal approach has been the foundation of my work and has allowed me to experience the full range of challenges and achievements to t.... More »
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Why Youth Sports Leagues Should NOT Rely on FBI Fingerprint Checks Alone + MORE

The interest in and prevalence of youth sports background checks as a pre-employment and pre-volunteering measure is skyrocketing. The National Alliance for Youth Sports (NAYS) says this is attributed to two factors: the increased exposure of high-profile reports of child sexual abuse, such as at t.... More »
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The Greatest Fictional Coach Bracket + MORE

The Bracket (SEE FULL BRACKET) Some of the greatest coaches to grace the gridiron or pace the hardwood have been fictional. They hold a special place in pop culture history, and sometimes we wish they could hop out of the TV and give us a pep talk. Unfortunately the closest we can get is flipping on.... More »
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Advice from successful APSM candidates on how to pass B/R’s educational program’s application + MORE

Bleacher Report’s paid Advanced Program in Sports Media offers participants an opportunity to learn the ins and outs of digital sportswriting, boost their 21st-century sports reporting skills and test their knowledge while covering stories they care about. But admissions standards are very hig.... More »

I Never Thought it Would End THIS Way

By Karrick Dyer (this originally appeared on www.KarrickDyer.com and is reprinted with permission of @KarrickD) For anyone who has ever coached youth sports of any kind, from pee-wee to middle school, and even high school sports in some cases………I have a deep question that has been floating in .... More »

The Other Head Injury

– InstituteForSportCoaching.com

Concussions are very serious business for athletes and their families to deal with, however, there is another head injury that requires our attention as well–vision damage. Each year approximately 42,000 sports-related eye injuries require emergency room medical treatment–add in those that don’t and it is a significant risk athletes undertake while playing sports…

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#C4CT Concussion Summit 2014

– theconcussionblog.com

In a little over three weeks, Brewer Sports International (BSI) along with #C4CT (Coalition for Concussion Treatment) founding partner Amarantus BioScience will be hosting their 2nd Concussion Summit in New York, at the United Nations.  There have been many press releases on this event, and I have mentioned it a time or two on Twitter (and […]

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flag football tournaments 1389166807 804208398 Ending Sexual Abuse of Youth Athletes: Is It A “Sports Welfare” Issue? + MOREWith the 2014 Sochi Games right around the corner, of course P&G has a new commercial that gives tribute to sports Moms everywhere and the incredible journey athletes take to get to the Olympics. Take a look.

Obviously there are plenty of sports Dads that have picked up, dusted off and been there for their athletes, too, but as a Mom who has done the 5 am ice hockey practice shuttle, this definitely tugs at my heart strings…

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President, Sideline Sports Doc
With the increasing trend towards sport specialization, the young athlete is often faced with a high school sport followed by a club sport.  This can result in essentially a yearlong “season” resulting in very little down time for the young athlete…

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A small plagiarism controversy that flared up on Twitter Monday is a great illustration of why it’s so important to attribute properly. And if you’re going to err in attribution, err on the side of too much.
Darren Rovell of ESPN wrote a piece, based on his own reporting, that said that BCS Championship Game tickets were selling cheap on the secondary market…

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If you are not a part of a local All Pro Dad’s Day chapter, then find one or start one soon!  It is a great way to help grow the relationship with your kids. One local dad’s day located in the Indianapolis area had some special guests join them for breakfast.
Tony Dungy’s friends at Sunday Night Football on NBC brought their bus and some crew members to join…

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Though the wheels on Capitol Hill don’t turn as fast as Missy Franklin’s arms in the water, the months are ticking down to a full-blown congressional investigation of allegations of sexual abuse by coaches in swimming and other amateur sports which fall under the umbrella of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC)…

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“Young players play with a great deal of fairness and sportsmanship. Once they learn how important the game is to adults, they will learn how to cheat.” – Dr. Ron Quinn, Professor of Sports Ethics at Xavier University. My friend Ann Dewitt is a family therapist and parenting expert, as well as the host of […

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