Mirror’s Oliver Holt kicks off “Inside Football Media” week + MORE

Mirror’s Oliver Holt kicks off “Inside Football Media” week + MORE

SmartTeams Talk Short: Sports Specialization Strongly Linked With Much Greater Risk Of Serious Overuse Injury + MORE

Neeru Jayanthi, M.D., Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, Medical Director, Primary Care Sports Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, says research shows that there is a significant association between sport specializ.... More »
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PITCH COUNTS: Are They Really Working…or Resulting in Too Many HS Forfeits? + MORE

Now that we’re most than halfway through the HS baseball season, I thought it would be smart to review whether the state-by-state rules regarding pitch counts and limits are actually having a positive impact. And overall, I do think it’s very fair to say that the pitch count rules have – i.... More »

Sports Parenting Podcast: A Fitness Performance Coach Talks to Parents + MORE

To listen to the podcast, click on the above arrow. In this episode I am featuring Mike Guevara of www.thefactorytraining.com. Mike is not just any fitness coach, he happens to be the fitness coach of Victoria Azarenka, who just beat Serena Williams yesterday in the BNP Paribas Open title in Ind.... More »
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ABUSIVE COACHES: “Steph Curry….Stay Away from My Students!” + MORE

Sometimes, a teacher means well, but the words they choose unfortunately just don’t come out the right way. And because of that, I’m going to give Matt Amaral, a teacher at Mount Eden HS in Hayward, CA, a break on this. Let me explain why. Back in May, Amaral wrote a letter to NBA MVP St.... More »
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ACL Surgery in Growing Adolescent Kids

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: We are seeing more ACL injuries in young growing athletes than we used to several decades ago, and more young athletes choose to have early ACL surgery ACL surge.... More »
It’s “Inside the Football Media” week at Bleacher Report. World Football editor Will Tidey is talking to some of the sport’s top writers and on-air talent via Google hangout. The week kicks off today with Oliver Holt of the Daily Mirror.
One of my favorite parts of the 25-minute interview is their discussion of Twitter, especially when Tidey refers to Holt’s 230,000 followers and says, “In essence, it’s like the Rolling Stones playing on Copacabana Beach, the number of people that are seeing what you tweet…

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Playing Golf Fore Fun

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The Masters has concluded and at least in my neck of the woods, the snow has melted for the last time this season. This means it is officially golf season! There is something about getting up before the sun rises to be the first on the course with my Dad, sneaking out early from work to build relationships with co-workers, or playing some competitive fun games with my buddies during Thursday night Men’s League…

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The Dad Marathon

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Being a dad is one of the most amazing, yet most challenging experiences a man will have in his life. Ups and downs of all types happen from the first time we hold our small children in our arms, to the time we see them don a cap and gown, to the time they leave our home to build one of their own…

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Half the fun of any trip is getting there, right? Well, maybe not if you envision mile after mile of whining, choruses of “are we there yet” or refereeing backseat battles. But it doesn’t have to be a dreaded experience. Here are some tips to help you make the most of long road trips with your family:
Plan Ahead of Time

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