Shaquem Griffin was the feel good story of the 2018 NFL Draft Combine. The NFL keeps discovering new talent every now and then. It is not just team performances that keep football fans fascinated by the stories. The individual stories, where athletes rise from the ground to attain glory is what fans.... More »
The 24-hour rule was established at a high school where my husband taught and coached for many years. The rule was simply this: if you have a problem with the coach after a game, wait 24 hours before talking to him or her. Unfortunately, parents didn’t always abide by the rule and the result .... More »
By Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Football kickoffs are the plays most likely to result in serious injury to players
The NFL, NCAA, and high school federations recognize this and have taken a number.... More »
Want some tips on how to make the best use of social media? Well, they’re all over. Just sniff around.
Want a gold mine? A “treasure trove”? Check out Melody Kramer’s Social Sandbox Mega Recap Post on her personal blog. The Social Sandbox is a Tumblr Kramer ran for NPR, whe.... More »
One of the best weekends of the entire year is upon us, CoachUp friends — the NFL Wildcard Round! While the favorites like the New England Patriots and Carolina Panthers are taking a much needed week to regroup, eight teams will face-off starting tomorrow for the right to move on towards etern.... More »
Sensible New Jersey Law Permits Retired Coaches to Continue Coaching
By Doug Abrams
On July 30, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed a bill that, effective immediately, permits interscholastic teacher-coaches to continue coaching without interruption when they retire as teachers. For continuing to accept their coaching stipends, the coaches would not lose benefits that they have otherwise earned under the state’s teacher retirement pension system…
Question: What should I eat before I exercise or play sports?
Answer: This is a question athletes of all ages and abilities most commonly ask when I’m presenting a sports nutrition workshop. While most people expect a simple response, such as "Eat a banana" or "Have a slice of toast," the answer is actually complex and depends on many factors…