There were only 28 seconds left in Game 6 of the 2013 NBA Finals between the San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat. The Spurs led by 5, and the game looked just about wrapped up. The Spurs were going to win the championship. Alas, it was not in the cards. The Heat got a couple more points, and a typical .... More »
Some great stories happening this past week on the basketball court.
Basketball Feel Good Story Roundup
Drake Student cans buzzer beater to win a new truck
At Drake University, as part of their “Bulldog Madness” half-time event, first year student Alex Tillinghast was chosen in a contest.... More »
For most parents, the biggest headaches in youth sports have nothing to do with playing time or a coach that plays your child in a position that you don’t like. The biggest headaches are the things that take up your time and energy and can potentially derail a smooth season. You know them well if..... More »
To listen to this episode, click on the above arrow. If your child plays basketball, and desires to keep playing through high school, perhaps even college, you must listen to what my guest, Kyle Ohman of BasketballHQ.com has to say. He has some great tips for parents, coaches and athletes about bask.... More »
Sports parenting sometimes requires an honest reality check. Every parent wants their child to have success. But success doesn’t look the same for every athlete and it certainly doesn’t mean that your child is going to play in the pros, or even in college. This post is an excerpt from my.... More »
For most families, other than our home, the most important asset we own is our car. Family life requires reliable transportation and there is no getting around that fact. Every time we leave our driveway headed to our jobs, practices, meetings and churches, it’s taking a toll on the car. Proper maintenance is essential, and that gets very expensive when we add up the costs…
The Olympics are just a few days away and the commercials, trailers and other press are really doing a great job of overshadowing the fact that Sochi may or may not really be ready for an event of this size.
The BBC trailer for the Sochi games is so awesome. Words to describe it – Haunting. Inspiring…
Time is running short for this conference as well, but I thought I would provide another opportunity for people to gain valuable information in the dynamic concussion issue. A friend of the blog, Katherine Snedaker, is putting on a novel conference; based around the return to learn aspect of concussions…
Note: We asked B/R writers who did not have formal journalism training to tell us how they learned about sportswriting.
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While I never took any journalism classes in high school or at the collegiate level, I always thought myself a good writer. When I attended Santa Clara University, my major was history…
I was tipped off by a fellow athletic trainer in a state where this .pdf (click first link below) is being circulated around. I find it interesting in the wake of the American Football Coaches Association meeting that this is being titled the way it is. Concussions in Football is how it is titled on the […]