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
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HEROIC ATHLETES/COACHES: Some Role Models You Should Tell Your Athletes About… + MORE

 What to Tell Children When Professional Athletes Stray By Doug Abrams   The past few years have exposed a darker side of professional sports, in full view of children who follow their favorite stars. In bygone decades, some players were no angels but sportswriters chose silence over public re.... More »

Sports Parenting Podcast: Practical Advice from a Sports Dad Who’s in the Trenches + MORE

To listen to the podcast, click on the above arrow. Today, I’m taking a break from talking with coaches and expertst to chat with a sports dad who’s in the trenches of youth sports, where probably most of you are. Kevin Duy of Sports Dad Hub is a proud Sports Dad from St. Louis, Missou.... More »

When Sports Parents SHOULD Butt In

As the words in Ecclesiastes 3 say, “There is a time for everything,” and that is especially true for sports parents. There IS a time to butt in….          Related Stories8 Things Every Soccer Parent Needs to KnowHow to Deal with a Negative .... More »

JJ Watt Quotes for Inspiration

These JJ Watt quotes will give you a taste of how the NFL star and humanitarian thinks. When Houston Texans’ defensive end Justin James Watt was able to raise over $33 million in relief efforts for Hurricane Harvey, it fulfilled what his mother taught him as a child. Popularly known as JJ Watt, Ju.... More »

6 Ways to Give Your Athletes the Gift of Independence

Happy Independence Day! We celebrate this day in remembrance of our country breaking free from the control of Britain. But as parents, we struggle with the whole independence thing in our kids because our desire to be involved in their lives often keeps us from giving them the space to become autono.... 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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nfl flag football tournament 1400747158 1622861027 How internet publishing is like building a house on an earthquake fault + MORECar rides home from sporting events have caused more kids to give up a sport than injuries ever have.  Many youth sport participants have dreaded that time after the game, held captive in the family car with no immediate escape, when they’re forced to listen to their parent’s analysis of the game and their performance…

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10 Signs of Alcoholism


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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