INNOVATION IN SPORTS: Backyard Sports Eliminates Parental Pressures on Kids + MORE

INNOVATION IN SPORTS: Backyard Sports Eliminates Parental Pressures on Kids + MORE

Screen Time and Athletes: What Should a Parent Do?

This post contains affiliate links. Screen time and athletes is a nagging issue that parents have to deal with today. Too much screen time for kids isn’t life-threatening, but the effects of digital media abuse can add up over the years and turn into bad habits that become harder and harder for pa.... More »

DANGERS OF CONCUSSIONS: Parents Sue School District So Their Injured Son Can Play in Championship Game

Every so often, something happens in the course of amateur and youth sports that makes one pause….and makes one think about whether we as sports parent really do have our priorities in order. Let ask you this: if your son, a HS football player, had been diagnosed with a possible concussion, would .... More »

10 Unexpected Things You Can Expect in Youth Sports

Every youth sports parent should embark on the youth sports journey remembering the quote first uttered by playwright Oscar Wild: To expect the unexpected shows a thoroughly modern intellect.  Expect the unexpected is a perfect prediction of what will happen when your child plays sports. After 22.... More »

Your Child’s Back-to-School-Sports Check List + MORE

This post is sponsored by TeamSnap, a company that does its very best to make back to school sports as easy as possible by providing the best tools to help teams and parents run their organizations smoothly. There’s a lot of things to remember to do as your child heads back to school sports:.... More »

How to Recognize the Uncontrollables and Stay Focused on What Matters Most + MORE

When you go into a game focusing on one or more UC’s or “uncontrollables” three things will always happen to you. First, you will begin to get nervous and physically tense. Second, you will lose your self-confidence. Third, and as a direct result of these first two, your performance will qui.... More »
 

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Several years ago, Danny Bernstein, a former HS and college athlete, decided that he like what his own kids were going through in youth sports. Too much pressure on the kids to succeed, too many coaches pushing on the kids to excel. The element of fun had been squeezed out of the youth sports experience…

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junior football tournaments 1394988387 466094016 INNOVATION IN SPORTS: Backyard Sports Eliminates Parental Pressures on Kids + MOREWith Selection Sunday upon us and undoubtedly an exciting tournament about to play out, we thought it would be fun to take a video look at some of our favorite story lines from this year in men’s college basketball.  We narrowed it down to 5 stories, and here they are in particular order:
1.) Creighton’s “It’s raining 3s” outburst against Villanova…

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