Mission Summer: The Summer Glow + MORE

Mission Summer: The Summer Glow + MORE
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Syracuse honoring 1996 Final Four squad + CoachUp Coach Elimu Nelson + MORE

Syracuse University will honor the 1996 team prior to their game against Pittsburgh on February 20th. Their magical run to the Finals is one of the most historic months in March Madness history and one of our own was along for the ride. Elimu Nelson, one of CoachUp’s highest ranking basketb.... More »

When You Think Your Child isn’t Trying Hard Enough

For some parents, sitting and watching their child play sports is a practice in self-control. Especially when your child isn’t trying hard enough, at least in your mind she’s not. Your frustrations either comes out in what you yell to your child or in your body language as you sigh loud.... More »

The Culture Code: Our 2017 Book of the Year (Plus Other Staff Picks)

It’s that time of year again, our final blog where we review our favorite books of 2017. There were some amazing books out there this year, and the choices were tough. This year, we also brought in some staff favorites to add to our master list. Hopefully, you can find a great read for the The pos.... More »

For Athletes in Weight-Sensitive Sports: Food for Thought + MORE

While many athletes yearn to be leaner and lighter, some athletes have to be leaner and lighter. If you compete in a sport with weight classes (i.e., wrestling, lightweight rowing) or in a sport that is sensitive to weight (cycling, running), you likely put pressure on yourself to achieve a weight .... More »
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Lionel Messi and the Will to Compete + MORE

Lionel Messi lay battered on the turf. As he raised his head from the grass, he spit out a mouthful of blood and a tooth. He’d just taken an elbow to the face, one of many kicks, elbows, and bruises he would endure that day. Soon after another player was given a red card for The post Lionel Messi .... More »
It’s not every day you get a chance to look at the inner workings of the New York Times. But Luke Vnenchak, the paper’s director of technology, gave us just such an opportunity this week on the Times’ Open blog.
And by inner workings, I really mean the guts of the operation. Vnenchak described, in great detail, how the Times’ content management system, called Scoop, works, why it works the way it does, and how the Times hopes to continue to develop the CMS in the future…

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Good morning, dads.  Summer has arrived and your kids are home from school.  Many suffer from increasing boredom.  We are here to give you activities to fill the summer with action.  Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to make this the best summer ever for your kids by carrying out these activities…

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5 Highlights from World Cup 2014

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national flag football tournament 1403198583 2045474700 Mission Summer: The Summer Glow + MOREThe first week of World Cup 2014 has been just what soccer fans have desired – close games, no shortage of goals and good play.  After the first week, we’ve identified our:
5 Highlights from World Cup 2014
5. Japanese supporters taking being a good fan to the next level.  After a disappointing loss to the Ivory Coast, Japanese fans stayed after the game to help clean up their area of the stands…

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This past weekend I gained a much better appreciation for what my son experiences when he plays youth sports. His team was playing in his little league baseball playoffs. We were playing from the loser’s bracket after losing our first, then winning our two straight games.
We ended up losing our game this weekend, and I take the blame (I wrote about it in more detail here)…

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 1403198579 1222539863 Mission Summer: The Summer Glow + MOREMary, a sports mom, says she’s at a loss about how to help her talented 16-year-old baseball player overcome his perfectionism and start playing well again.
“He has always been a very strong baseball player. He is a pitcher who hitters don’t like to face and a strong hitter. He pitched games where he would strike out 16 of the 18 batters he would face…

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This past Saturday the 2014 College World Series (CWS) got underway in Omaha, Nebraska.  For almost sixty five years now the champion of the college baseball world has been determined in Omaha. A tradition that started back in 1950, the College World Series has been one of the most historic sporting events during the year…

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Good morning dads.  Summer has arrived and your kids are home from school.  Many suffer from increasing boredom.  We are here to give you activities to fill the summer with action.  Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to make this the best summer ever for your kids by carrying out these activities…

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This post is by guest journalist, Terry Ott.  You may remember some of his work posted here previously in the seven-part series looking into concussions and possible long-term issues (you can click on links within the post to read all parts).  With the Canadian Football League avoiding a work stoppage by ratifying a new collective bargaining agreement […]

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