Familiar but solid advice from an SPJ sportswriting panel + MORE

Familiar but solid advice from an SPJ sportswriting panel + 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 »

How Should Your Child Treat Teammates Who Make Mistakes in the Game? + MORE

Your child’s teammates will make mistakes; everyone expects that. Maybe because your child knows that, he may not think about the best way to respond to a frustrated teammate when he comes off the field, court, or rink, or when he comes out of the pool, or off the mat or green. I really neve.... More »

SPORTSMANSHIP: When Things Start to Get Ugly at High School Sports…. + MORE

A Role for High School Athletes When Fans Resort to Slurs and Vulgarity By Doug Abrams Last Friday night, Catholic Memorial School downed Newton North High School, 77-73, in a hard-fought Massachusetts basketball division title matchup at Newton North High School. Catholic Memorial is an all-boys p.... More »

12 Tips for Making a Recruiting Video for Your Athlete + MORE

If your child has aspirations to play in college, you may have already started making videos for schools. When my daughter was playing softball in high school, my husband began recording her as she played, and set out to make a video for college coaches. We sent it to several schools, and the poor r.... More »
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NFL’s Best Rivalry: Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears

The two most storied NFL franchises.  The Black-and-Blue Division.  Coaches like Vince Lombardi and George Halas.  The venues: Lambeau Field and Soldier Field.  Players like Ditka, Farve, Nitchske, Sayers, Starr and Payton. Fan bases who love their teams.  Winning histories.  Championships. NF.... More »
You can follow the link below for the rebroadcast of the “summit” on concussions in sport held at the White House yesterday. There were some interesting thoughts passed along and it was great to hear the POTUS discuss athletic trainers and the need for them.  The next step in that “finger” of concussion care is […]

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It took a while for freelance reporter Rebecca Aguilar to create a Storify about a March 29 panel at a regional Society of Professional Journalists conference in Houston. But it was worth the wait.
The panel, “How to Hit a Home Run: Mastering the Sports Beat,” featured Houston Chronicle columnist Jerome Solomon, sports reporter David Nuño of Houston TV station KTRK and Ted Dunnam, sports editor at Houston Community Newspapers…

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