“Explanatory journalism”: Are you part of the media’s hottest trend? + MORE

“Explanatory journalism”: Are you part of the media’s hottest trend? + MORE

5 Ways You Are Encouraging Entitlement in Your Athlete + MORE

No parent wants their child to grow up with an attitude of entitlement. How can you keep that from happening? I didn’t grow up with things being handed to me. I had to work hard. Serena Williams I’m not one bit surprised to hear this statement come out of Serena’s mouth. She’.... More »

Reducing Weight of Baseball May Increase Risk Of Injury To Youth Baseball Pitchers

  Using a lighter baseball would not significantly increase batted-ball impact injuries to position players in youth baseball, but would likely increase such injuries to pitchers, suggests a first-of-its-kind study. Studying reaction time among youth baseball players ages 9 to 13 in labora.... More »
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PITCH COUNTS: Are They Really Working…or Resulting in Too Many HS Forfeits? + MORE

Now that we’re most than halfway through the HS baseball season, I thought it would be smart to review whether the state-by-state rules regarding pitch counts and limits are actually having a positive impact. And overall, I do think it’s very fair to say that the pitch count rules have – i.... More »

How I Made Peace with My Child’s Lack of Playing Time

Lack of playing time is a cause for extreme concern for many sports parents. I know it was for me. Worrying about playing time kept me awake at night, made my stomach upset and sometimes made me irritable and negative. I suppose if it happened every season with every child, I would have gotten used..... More »

What should sportswriters do now that athletes don’t need them to speak directly to the public? + MORE

Ian Casselberry wrote about athletes speaking directly to the public on Awful Announcing. That’s hardly a new thing. Cristiano Renaldo has almost 33 million Twitter followers. That didn’t happen in a week. But in a post headlined Golden Tate goes first person to address rumors about Ru.... More »
youth sports 1406608083 1910421408 “Explanatory journalism”: Are you part of the media’s hottest trend? + MOREThe brain and the body go hand-in-hand when it comes to performance. If you think a race is stressful, your body will react by being tense and tight. When you’re having fun your body is loose and relaxed. Therefore, relaxation for athletes is imperative for personal enjoyment and performance success…

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Training Camps in NFL Open Up

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With the summer pilgrimage to training camps begun it is time to remind everyone that The Concussion Blog will be tracking the concussion injuries in the NFL for the fifth consecutive season.  It is our intention and has been our operating procedure to gather all the best data possible. This is not a “witch hunt” […]

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Ken Doctor, who writes about the journalism business, or, as he calls it, “Newsonomics,” for Nieman Lab and others, looked into the hot “movement” in journalism in a post headlined “The newsonomics of how and why.” By how and why, Doctor means explanatory journalism…

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