March Basic Training: Spend One-on-One Time with Your Kids + MORE

March Basic Training: Spend One-on-One Time with Your Kids + MORE

Green Bay Packers: Schedule, Meme, Tickets

The Green Bay Packers. Even folks that don’t know a field goal is worth 3 points know what the Packers are all about. When the nickname of your host city is “Titletown,” it’s not difficult to understand that there’s a rich history of championships. The smallest town to host an NFL .... More »
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Persistent Post-Concussion Symptoms Reported By Children And Teens May Be Exaggerated Or Feigned, Study Finds + MORE

  Some children and adolescents who continue to report symptoms weeks and months after suffering a concussion may be exaggerating or feigning symptoms in order to get out of schoolwork or sports or for other reasons unrelated to their injury, says a new study in the journal Pediatrics. read .... More »
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Daydreaming: Mindless or Meaningful? + MORE

As a child, daydreaming was one of my favorite activities. Or should I say, non-activities? I spent hours alone in my room with random thoughts wandering through my mind. I loved to think about patterns, people, and the mysteries of how things were connected. My parents believed I was doing homework.... More »

Why Praise is Not Always Good + MORE

In this culture of positivity, we’ve gone a tad overboard with the importance of praise. Here’s why it needs to be balanced with some critiquing… Are you struggling with a specific problem in your parenting? Do you feel like you’ve hit a wall and just don’t know how to .... More »

A MOMENT TO REFLECT: Marking 20 Years of Sports Parenting Talk on WFAN Sports Radio

This Sunday AM marks my 20th year on the air at WFAN, and I wanted to pause for a moment to reflect on the issue of sports parenting and how it’s evolved – at least from my point of view – over the last two decades. Now, many of you know I first became drawn to the field of sports .... More »
By now you should be well on your way to becoming a better dad with the All Pro Dad Basic Training 2014!  In January you created the daily habit of huddling up with your kids, and in February you hit the books to study fatherhood. For those new to the All Pro Dad Basic Training, click here to catch up…

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A big feature article ran this week in The New York Times with the headline: “Brain Trauma Extends to the Soccer Field.” The reporter, John Branch, did a solid job in covering the tragic story of 29-year-old former soccer player, Patrick Grange, who passed away recently from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease)…

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I visited the sportswriting class of Gary Pomerantz at Stanford University Wednesday. Toward the end of the class, Pomerantz asked me what I would do if I were the students’ age today. In other words, what advice did I have for them?
I rattled off some things that would be familiar to readers of this blog: read and write a lot, make every word count, find and do things that
everyone else isn’t doing, stay current with what’s going on in the media business and so on…

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