Enjoy the Moment and Don’t Blink + MORE

Enjoy the Moment and Don’t Blink + MORE

WOC #21 Nate Sanderson, Two-Time Iowa High School State Champion Basketball Coach, On The Art of Engaging Parents in a Winning Team Culture

If an athlete’s inner dialogue is made up of the voices they hear most often and most intensely in their daily lives, what are we as parents and coaches saying that can form a champion’s mind? Join us as we talk to Two-time Iowa High School State Basketball Championship winning coach, Nate Sande.... 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 »

Teach Your Child to Treat an Opponent Like a Sister!

Before you laugh and call me crazy, listen to what I mean when I say, “Treat Your Opponent Like a Sister”. It’s probably not what you are thinking!   Help Me Raise $500 for Caps for Kids! Caps for Kids is a program that gives autographed baseball caps to kids battling cancer. .... More »
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Ankle Braces Can Reduce The Number Of Ankle Sprains In Football And Basketball + MORE

Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University   Brian Cole, M.D. Head Team Physician, Chicago Bulls Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University, Chicago, IL Key Points: There is good evidence that lace-up ankle b.... More »

A treasure trove of social media advice from NPR’s Sandbox Tumblr + MORE

Want some tips on how to make the best use of social media? Well, they’re all over. Just sniff around. Want a gold mine? A “treasure trove”? Check out Melody Kramer’s Social Sandbox Mega Recap Post on her personal blog. The Social Sandbox is a Tumblr Kramer ran for NPR, whe.... More »
Another high-profile plagiarism case is in the media news this week. Our Bad Media, in a post credited only to the Twitter handles @blippoblappo and @crushingbort, accused foreign policy expert Fareed Zakaria of 12 instances of plagiarism committed before August 2012.
That date is when Zakaria was caught plagiarizing a Jill Lepore article in the New Yorker for his column in Time and a post at CNN…

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Six months ago my son was complaining about persistent back pain. He ended up being diagnosed with two small fractures in his lower back at the L-3 vertabrae. The pain and startling realization finally set in that his spring and summer sports activities would not happen. I remember standing in a hospital hallway feeling like a riptide had swept over me…

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#tbt Mouth Guard BS Research!

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This was originally posted in May, not a long throwback, but since football started I have been hit up with this question a lot.  So here is the “truth” about this research.  I love the effort and attempt to find a reason; however when you have a critical and FUNDAMENTAL flaws then present it in a way […]

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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?” I thought to myself…

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Don’t Blink

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It may seem like days pass slowly, but years somehow seem to fly by faster than a speeding bullet. That being said, it’s important to pay attention to the present moment and enjoy each day as it comes. Because, before long, those days will turn to years long gone. We love this song from Kenny Chesney and think you will too…

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nfl flag football tournament 1408704987 1195354155 Enjoy the Moment and Don’t Blink + MOREParents, what’s the best way to prepare your kids for the new season in sports?
It’s not about asking your kids to go out and practice every day. It’s not about lecturing your kids about the value of hard work and practice.
It’s all about finding ways to boost their happiness and confidence in sports…
If you do this, your kids will hang in there for the long haul and enjoy the many emotional, social and physical benefits of playing youth sports

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