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

INNOVATION IN SPORTS: Backyard Sports Eliminates Parental Pressures on Kids + MORE
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SPORTS PARENTING TRENDS: Two Cases of Special Needs Athletes — Two Very Different Outcomes + MORE

A Tale of Two Cities: Special Needs Athletes and the High School Varsity By Doug Abrams   “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, . . . it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness.” — Charles Dickens,.... More »

The Value of Sound to Coaches

When I first saw the title to this Sports Coach UK blog, I jumped to the conclusion that it was about listening to athletes’ performance as another means of gaining insight to their effort and technique. Boy, was I wrong! The blog describes how the sound of performance can be a useful reinforc.... More »

LEGAL CONCERNS: HS Basketball Player Tweets About Lack of Playing Time, Gets Cut, and Files Lawsuit

There was a lawsuit filed last week in Ohio that in so many ways has come to symbolize where we are these days in terms of HS sports in this country… In short – a former HS basketball player sued his varsity coaches, AD, principal, and the school district because he was cut from his team. And wh.... More »
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Why True Champions are “Sissies” + MORE

Champions are tough. They fight hard, play hard, work till they get it right and then keep working some more. Champions don’t back down and they are aggressive against opponents. And true champions are “sissies”. At least that’s what other competitors may call them when they .... 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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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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