Mission Summer: The Summer Glow + MORE

Mission Summer: The Summer Glow + MORE

Why Your Kids Should Play Only One Sport…Each Season + MORE

My family is wrapping up one of the busiest seasons we’ve had. The summer time should be a time to unwind and relax, but for us, I have to admit, it has been a grind. And most of it has been self-induced. It’s probably the challenge that plagues most sports loving families. Multiple kids.... More »
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5 Players to Watch in the 2016-2017 NFL Season + MORE

5 Players to Watch in the 2016-2017 NFL Season With the NFL season quickly approaching again, there are many questions left to ask — decidedly, however, none of those include the 5 Super Bowl Contenders or 3 Reasons Why The Broncos Won’t Repeat. Why? Well, it’s simple: nobody.... More »

So you want to be a beat writer? Grantland’s Curtis shows how the sausage is made + MORE

Bryan Curtis, who is an essential voice on the media beat at Grantland, told the story last week behind the recent tensions between the Oklahoma Thunder’s two big stars and the media. Distant Thunder: What Did Oklahoma City’s Media Do to Piss Off Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant? is a loo.... 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 »

Sports Parenting Podcast: A Discussion Every Parent and Coach Should Hear about Athletes and Body Image + MORE

To listen to the podcast, click on the above arrow. Whether you are a parent or a coach, you need to know that many athletes–yes, boys too–struggle with body image. For some, it leads to eating disorders. Today’s podcast guest is a young woman who fought an eating disorder for 10 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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