Familiar but solid advice from an SPJ sportswriting panel + MORE

Familiar but solid advice from an SPJ sportswriting panel + MORE
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The Shortest Workout Part 2: Blood Flow Restriction Exercise + MORE

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) training involves use of KAATSU bands or pressure cuffs to temporarily restrict blood flow during resistance exercises This type of tra.... More »

ABUSIVE COACHES: When HS Coaches Want Kids to Practice Their Sport….All Year Round

We all know about the ongoing tug-of-war between HS varsity coaches and travel team coaches, and how all coaches are eager to have their top athletes dedicate the bulk of their practice and game time to each coach’s respective sport. We know about all of this from the battles between HS varsit.... More »

California Senator wants to ban tobacco from youth sports + MORE

California Senator wants to ban tobacco from youth sports Out in California, lawmakers and State Senator Richard Pan are trying to introduce a new bill that would change everything in youth sports. No, it doesn’t have to do with goal-scoring or rule changes on the field; instead, it has everyt.... More »
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How To Be Relentlessly Positive In Youth Sports + MORE

We recently spoke with KC Wilder, a former collegiate All-American in cycling, a mental training coach and Positive Coaching Alliance trainer. Young athletes are likely to be happier in a positive environment, says Wilder, who is also a sports mom. “We are raising confidence and lowering anxi.... More »

Stafan Fatsis on how access is playing out in the NFL’s troubles + MORE

This Slate piece by Stefan Fatsis is about how the NFL’s recent actions have caused the league to lose “its most loyal reporters,” but it also has some insights into the meaning of access, a subject we’ve discussed a lot in this space. “Roger Goodell and the NFL thought.... 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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