How internet publishing is like building a house on an earthquake fault + MORE

How internet publishing is like building a house on an earthquake fault + MORE

TRAVEL TEAMS: The End of HS Sports Is Upon Us….

For years I’ve been preaching about the approaching end of traditional high school varsity sports, and I really do think “the end is near.” Who to blame? The lure and seduction of travel teams. It’s happening right now as US Soccer Academy and other travel soccer programs al.... More »
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When Sports Kids Don’t Get Enough Playing Time + MORE

When sports kids don’t get enough playing time, it can really hurt their confidence, motivation, and self-esteem. They feel as if the coaches don’t value them. They worry that they’re doing everything wrong. As sports parents, you can help your young athletes when they feel this way. First of.... More »

A treasure trove of social media advice from NPR’s Sandbox Tumblr + MORE

Want some tips on how to make the best use of social media? Well, they’re all over. Just sniff around. Want a gold mine? A “treasure trove”? Check out Melody Kramer’s Social Sandbox Mega Recap Post on her personal blog. The Social Sandbox is a Tumblr Kramer ran for NPR, whe.... More »

VIDEO: Your Greatest Opponent as an Athlete + MORE

Athletes: your toughest opponent is YOURSELF! I'm all for striving to be the best you can be. But when you try to be perfect, then fail and beat yourself up, you're actually slowing your progress down. I explain more in this video.   [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0oiZ2HsDi50] .... More »
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#tbt: Eye Opener from 2012: Was it overlooked? + MORE

Originally titled “Bombshell Found in Sports Illustrated Vault” this post appeared on July 4, 2012…  To this day, it may be one of the most poignant articles I have written about the road we have been down.  I believe that this post still rings true, two years later, in regards t.... More »
Here’s an interesting tidbit that I read in the Wall Street Journal, and it was so stunning, I felt compelled to share it with you:
“More than 400 men’s basketball players have decided to transfer since the regular season ended in March, according to ESPN, and the NCAA says about 40% of Division I men’s basketball players leave the schools where they initially signed by the end of their sophomore year…

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10 Signs of Alcoholism

– allprodad.com

 
When we think of drug problems, we don’t tend to dwell on alcoholism. We think of the many hard drugs that plague our communities, but we don’t consider the shiny can of beer in our grocery store as a drug. Alcohol is the number one drug problem in America, and there are over 12 million alcoholics in our country…

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The thought for the day comes from John Herman, writing in The Awl.
The New Internet Gods Have No Mercy is a short essay, worth reading, inspired by the decline of MetaFilter, “one of the great online communities of the 2000s,” which has recently announced layoffs.
According to a blog post at MetaFilter, “A year and a half ago, we woke up one day to see a 40% decrease in revenue and traffic to Ask MetaFilter, likely the result of ongoing Google index updates…

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kids football tournaments 1400747162 1867939784 How internet publishing is like building a house on an earthquake fault + MOREWe are pleased to announce that professional basketball player Nerlens Noel will join CoachUp’s new Athlete Advisory Council. Noel was drafted sixth overall in the 2013 NBA draft and currently plays for the Philadelphia 76ers.
Noel will support CoachUp’s mission of helping athletes gain access to coaches who will help them improve their skills and develop their confidence…

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