HEROIC ATHLETES/COACHES: Kids Sports + Charitable Causes = Winning Tradition + MORE

HEROIC ATHLETES/COACHES: Kids Sports + Charitable Causes = Winning Tradition + MORE

So you want to be a beat writer? Grantland’s Curtis shows how the sausage is made + MORE

Bryan Curtis, who is an essential voice on the media beat at Grantland, told the story last week behind the recent tensions between the Oklahoma Thunder’s two big stars and the media. Distant Thunder: What Did Oklahoma City’s Media Do to Piss Off Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant? is a loo.... More »

WOC #15 Julie Foudy, Two-Time World Cup Champion and ESPN Analyst, on Choosing to Matter

Julie Foudy is a two-time FIFA Women’s World Cup champion and Olympic gold medalist. She played for the United States women’s national soccer team from 1987–2004. Foudy finished her international career with 271 caps and served as the team’s captain from 2000–2004 as well as th.... More »

Positive Parenting: Powerful Ways to Raise Healthy Kids + MORE

Everyone wants to be a positive parent. But what does that mean? The term positive parenting is becoming more widespread as the practice of parenting becomes influenced by research in the new scientific field of positive psychology. Simply put, positive parenting behaviors are those that nurture the.... More »
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Yes, Sometimes You Really Should See A Doctor + MORE

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Very broadly speaking, see a physician if you have a nagging physical ailment that you’re just not sure about For acute injuries on the field of play there are so.... More »
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11 Myths About Playing Sports in College + MORE

There’s a lot of hype, misinformation, and unrealistic expectations when it comes to playing sports in college. I did my homework and found the top college recruiting myths that need to be busted. Parents and athletes, take note: Myth #1: High school coaches will get you recruited. Your athlete is.... More »
 
Donating to Youth By Year’s End:  The Potency of Private Giving
By Doug Abrams
 
On November 3, the Meriden (Conn.) Record-Journal ran a brief story about the 20th Hysterical Comedy show, which took place in Wallingford a few nights later.  The twice-a-year event typically draws audiences of more than 400 people…

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The Best Books of 2014

– changingthegameproject.com

As you may know, I am an avid reader, especially when it comes to youth sports, psychology, coaching, leadership and sport science. I buy a lot of books, and I drive my wife crazy because our bookshelves are overflowing, yet still I purchase more. And every year, I like to compile a list of the [...]

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