Good Sportsmanship for Kids + MORE

Good Sportsmanship for Kids + MORE
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Leaving a Legacy Like the Story of St. Patrick + MORE

  Today we celebrate the life of the 5th century holy man St. Patrick of Ireland. When Patrick was a teenager, he was a Roman living in Britain and went by the name Patricius. He was from a well-off family. It was around this time that he was abducted to primitive Ireland and forced to work as .... More »
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The “Wild West” Of Concussion Treatment

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: If you have been diagnosed with a concussion and you are having continued symptoms after the concussion event you should be under care from a qualified neurologist .... More »

What to Look for in Your Kids’ Sports Drink

What’s the best kids’ sports drink for your child to consume? There are so many that claim to be the best, how’s a parent to know? Let’s start with a simpler question: are sports drinks even necessary? A couple of weeks ago, I was one of the speakers at the Elite Soccer Summi.... More »
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Good news on pay for freelance writers from the Awl’s Noah Davis—but don’t get used to it + MORE

Noah Davis opens his piece about freelance writing at the Awl, headlined “If You Don’t Click on This Story, I Don’t Get Paid,” on an optimistic note. “I have interviewed more than twenty writers, editors, media people, and journalism professors about the state of being .... More »
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Constantly Learning and Watching: There is a Time to Act + MORE

It has been a truly busy season – in regards to injuries – where I perform my “day job”.  I was going over some records that I keep and this season has been the busiest in my 15 years.  In fact, when discussing with peers they too have had a high volume of injuries in [R.... More »

Good Sportsmanship for Kids


To succeed in athletics, you must constantly push yourself to be the best both mentally and physically.  You must carry an edge and toughness with you to persevere through hard situations. But how do we raise children who have good sportsmanship when they are told to act tough, win at all costs, and show very little compassion towards opponents and teammates? Our spokesman Tony Dungy was a master of this in the NFL…

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nfl flag football tournament 1400310012 1299514640 Good Sportsmanship for Kids + MOREThe social-media landscape can seem daunting if you’re new to it. That’s why I knew I had some catching up to do when I, a lifetime non-user of Twitter, was assigned to analyze the Twitter buzz surrounding an NFL draft prospect as part of the Advanced Program in Sports Media.
I had a few things going for me…

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