Do you ever worry that your child is overly competitive? Does he shut down after a bad game? Is she too hard on herself after making mistakes? Take a few minutes to listen to how to help a child with what I call “Competitive Spirit Syndrome”: Looking for a better w.... More »
A while back, I was having dinner with a group of friends. Most were married, but there were a handful of singles. Somehow the discussion turned to the frequency of married sex. The conversation was driven by the singles who were curious. How many times a week? How many times a month? They .... More »
A common complaint from sports parents: The coach doesn’t give my child enough playing time, and it hurts her confidence.
When a coach doesn’t give a child a lot of playing time, it can really hurt her view of her abilities and skills. And that, in turn, can undermine her performance.
If a coach.... More »
Far too often when high-performing athletes begin to lag in their success rates, speed, or concentration in games or practice, coaches just don’t know how to handle it.
First they think it’s just a temporary hiccup and that the athlete will quickly recover, then they try aggression or stating .... More »
When Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still found out that his 4-year-old daughter Leah was diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer, he had to leave the team to be by her. The team was forced to open up his position to another player come final team cuts in September.
The Bengals could have left it at that. But.... More »
I can tell you there is more coming on this issue – from here and other platforms – but this Regressing (part of Deadspin) article really needs to be highlighted here for those seeking accurate concussion information. I would be remiss if I didn’t – virtually – give Kyle Wagner a “good game” for writing […]
Brewer Sports International and Amarantus Bio Science is continuing their efforts to collaborate and discuss the issue of traumatic brain injury, in particular concussion. In this version the focus will be on Alzheimer’s; The #C4CT Concussion Awareness Summit is being convened on July 31, 2014 to explore the potential link between TBI and Alzheimer’s disease…
Has your wife ever asked you to do something around the house typically for men and you didn’t know how? You may have acted like an expert and then created a disaster. You ended up wishing you had hired someone and your wife was not happy. Your Dow Jones of Manliess or Man Stock took a huge dip…
Football season’s start is just around the corner. To get you in the football frame of mind, here are a few funny football quotes.
You have to play this game like somebody just hit your mother with a two-by-four.
Three funny football quotes from Erma Bombeck
Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare…
Five years ago, I wrote that the “Future of Journalism is endless panel discussions about the Future of Journalism.” I’m not yet convinced I was wrong, but I still enjoyed this short video on Politico in which chief White House correspondent Mike Allen talks to Don Baer and Alan Murray about a study they’ve done about … well, you know…