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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What is Emotional Intelligence? Great Tools for Home and School

What is emotional intelligence? How do parents and teachers nurture it at home and in the classroom? What methods are working?    Emotional intelligence (EI for short) has become a popular term since Daniel Goleman authored his book with the same title in 1995. Several decades of research not on.... More »

Top Performing 2015-2016 NFL Teams + MORE

Top Performing 2015-2016 NFL Teams The 2015-16 NFL season is underway, and (with 11 weeks under the belt) enough time has passed to draw some conclusions about standings. There’s been a number of memorable games, including the victory of the Cincinnati Bengals over the Seattle Seahawks (27-24). Th.... More »
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Inspired by autistic student manager, Jason McElwain’s 20 points in 4 minutes of play at a high school basketball game, Sports Feel Good Stories was launched on February 2, 2009. Today, marks our 7th Anniversary. Yeah! Lots has changed since our early days. From an audience of friends and fami.... More »
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How You Can Spread the Positive in Youth Sports + MORE

Enough with focusing on the negativity in youth sports. Let’s concentrate on spreading the positive. Are you with me? I believe that all of us, together, can make a positive difference in our youth sports culture. And I’d like to ask for your help in doing that. In case you haven’t.... More »

NEW: Photo Certificates for Softball

These new Softball Photo Award Certificates enable you to easily create keepsake awards complete with a favorite photograph and personal words of praise. Choose from 20 different designs including individual player options and team options. “Our original Softball Award Certificates is one of o.... 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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