Mission Summer: The Summer Glow + MORE

Mission Summer: The Summer Glow + MORE

NFHS Approves Ten Rules Changes For High School Field Hockey + MORE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  INDIANAPOLIS, IN (February 23, 2015) - With appropriate open space and no players approaching, high school field hockey players will be permitted to raise their sticks above the shoulders to stop, receive and deflect or play the ball. The revision of Rule 3-2-11 was one.... More »
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6 Tips for Raising Independent Children

As parents, it feels good—great even —when our kids NEED us. When they turn to us for guidance, affection, even that peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Those are all good things. We do have to remind ourselves, however, our long-term parenting goal is to guide our kids from being totally depen.... More »
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Don’t Fall for these 10 Youth Sports Myths + MORE

Remember how youth sports was when you were a kid? It seems like the experience was a less complicated. Unfortunately, today’s youth sports experience is not so cut and dry as it was when kids were just in it for the pure enjoyment of the game. These days, parents enter with a host of expect.... More »

Two Ways for Your Young Athlete to Face Pain

Is your young athlete facing pain right now? Maybe they are not getting the playing time they want, having trouble getting along with teammates, at odds with their coach, or disappointed with their own performance. The pain of disappointments and frustrations are inevitable in youth sports and you a.... More »
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Here’s a Plan to Help Keep Your Child From Quitting Sports + MORE

It all starts out so innocent and fun, doesn’t it? What happens? How can we keep kids from quitting youth sports? Learn more about how you can keep your child playing and having fun in youth sports!         Related StoriesHow to Make This the Best Year of Y.... 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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